Siona Wilson

Wilson, Siona Assistant Professor

A background in studio art has always informed Siona Wilson’s approach to teaching the history of art. In the classroom she emphasizes the sociality of artistic practice and this stems from having worked collaboratively with other artists. Art is made in dialogue with the surrounding culture and frequently this involves Read more..
John Wing

Wing, John Associate Professor

Dr. Wing specializes in environmental history and the history of early modern Spain (circa 1500-1800). He teaches courses on Spain and its empire, Early Modern Europe, the Atlantic World, and Environmental History.

His book, Roots of Empire, examines the intersection of forest exploitation and the expansion of royal power

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Professor Wong's portrait

Wong, Cindy Hing-Yuk Professor

Cindy Wong has worked on domestic and global issues within an interdisciplinary framework that draws on communications, media studies, anthropology, cultural studies, and documentary production.  Drawing on her background in Hong Kong – where she was born and raised – and her research experience in East Asia, Europe, Latin America and

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Dr. Ming Xia

Xia, Ming Professor

Ming Xia is a Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science and Global Affairs, the College of Staten Island, the City University of New York and a doctoral faculty member at the CUNY Graduate Center.

He received his degrees from Fudan University and Temple University. He once taught at

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Yesil, Bilge Associate Professor

Bilge Yesil is an Associate Professor of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island and Doctoral Faculty of Middle Eastern Studies at The Graduate Center. Yesil's research interest is in global media and communication with a particular focus on Turkey and the Middle East, global internet policies, online surveillance and censorship.

Her book, Media in Read more..

Leora Yetnikoff

Yetnikoff, Leora Assistant Professor

Should adolescents be held criminally responsible for illegal behavior? In attending to this question, loaded with practical, societal and moral ramifications, the judicial system has increasingly come to rely on developmental neuroscience and psychology research (Steinberg 2013, Nat Neurosci Rev, 14: 513 - 518). That adolescents are prone to impulsive

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Oswaldo Zavala

Zavala, Oswaldo Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture


  • 20thand 21stCentury Mexican Literary and Cultural Studies
  • US-Mexico Border and North/South Studies
  • Latin American Literary and Critical Theory
  • Mexican Journalism and Media Culture
  • Neoliberalism, Geopolitics and Violence in Latin America
  • 20thand 21stCentury Latin American Narrative 
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Alexander Zevin

Zevin, Alexander Assistant Professor

History of Britain and Empire; History of Liberalism; Economic History Read more..
Ying Zhu

Zhu, Ying Professor

Dr. Ying Zhu is a professor in the Department of Media Culture. She has published eight books, including Two Billion Eyes: The Story of China Central Television (New Press, 2014). Her first research monograph, Chinese Cinema during the Era of Reform: The Ingenuity of the System (2003) initiated the study

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