John M. Dixon

Dixon, John M. Associate Professor

John Dixon is a historian of early America and the early modern Atlantic world. His research interests include intellectual and cultural history, the Enlightenment, New York history, and American Jewish history. 

A former associate editor of the Marcus Garvey and UNIA Papers, Professor Dixon received his Ph.D. in American history from

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Janet Dudley

Dudley, Janet Professor

Professor Janet Ng Dudley is Professor of Asian Literature in the Department of English.  Her area of specialization is 20th Century Chinese Literature.  Dr. Dudley’s recent research interests include contemporary urban cultures in East Asia, especially Hong Kong, and Japan.  Professor Dudley was chairperson of the English Department from 2004-2007.  She has been on Read more..
Valkiria Duran-Narucki

Duran-Narucki, Valkiria Lecturer

Originally from Costa Rica, Valkiria Durán-Narucki came to the United States thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship from the US Department of State. She obtained a master’s degree from New York University with an emphasis in Community Psychology, and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of CUNY in Environmental Psychology. Her

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Sean Edgecomb

Edgecomb, Sean Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance

Professor Edgecomb is a hybrid scholar/artist who teaches broadly across theatre and performance studies as well as queer/intersectionality studies at CSI and through his appointment as a faculty member at the the Ph.D. Program in Theatre and Performance at The Graduate Center. He regularly directs faculty productions and also teaches acting and devising.

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James Falkin

Falkin, James Lecturer

James Falkin joined the College of Staten Island in 1997 and was promoted to Lecturer in 2008. Dr. Falkin teaches courses in Political Theory, International Relations, and Developmental Politics. He is a member both of the Political Science Department and the Department of International Studies. In 2008 Dr. Falkin won

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Feola, Maryann S Professor

Maryann S. Feola received her Ph.D. at the Graduate School of the City University of New York, where she pursued her interests in the various cultural aspects of the Renaissance. Her research includes sixteenth and seventeenth-century radical writers, including Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, early Quakers writers, and the literature of

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Chiara Ferrari

Ferrari, Chiara Associate Professor

Chiara Ferrari is a specialist in nineteenth and twentieth century Italian literature.  Her research and teaching interests include fascism and culture, gender studies, autobiography, travel and transnational narratives, and critical theory.  She has taught at the College of William and Mary and New York University.

Professor Ferrari is currently working on

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Richard Flanagan

Flanagan, Richard Professor

Richard Flanagan joined the College in 1999 after working for several years as a teacher and curriculum developer at a not-for-profit that prepared students from historically underrepresented groups for opportunities in higher education.  He teaches courses in American politics, public policy and administration, and urban studies. Professor Flanagan serves as

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Sandra Gambetti

Gambetti, Sandra Associate Professor

Interests: Hellenistic period, focusing in particular on Hellenistic Judaism, Alexandria in Egypt, and on one author, Philo of Alexandria.

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David A. Gerstner

Gerstner, David A. Professor

David A. Gerstner is Professor of Cinema Studies at the City University of New York’s College of Staten Island. He also serves as a member of the doctoral faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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