Dr. Peter Kabachnik

Kabachnik, Peter Professor

Dr. Kabachnik is a Professor of Geography in the Department of Political Science and Global Affairs and Coordinator of the Geography program at the College of Staten Island-The City University of New York (CUNY) and a member of the Earth and Environmental Sciences program graduate faculty at The Graduate Center-The

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Kahan, Sylvia Professor

Sylvia Kahan teaches courses in music history, music theory, and keyboard musicianship, as well as giving private instruction in piano and chamber music. In her teaching, she foregrounds the interconnections of the historical and cultural forces that shape music composition, music analysis, and performance practice. Many of her courses include

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Dalia Kandiyoti

Kandiyoti, Dalia Professor

Dalia Kandiyoti researches and teaches comparative diaspora studies, American Studies, hemispheric studies, and world literature.  Her recent research has focused on contemporary Sephardi culture and literature in multiple languages.

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Cary Karacas

Karacas, Cary Associate Professor

Cary Karacas is a cultural geographer who specializes in modern Japan, East Asian urbanization, issues related to how memories of catastrophic loss are inscribed upon the urban landscape, and the civilian experience of aerial bombing during war.

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lana karasik

Karasik, Lana Associate Professor

Dr. Karasik and her research team is interested in how culture and childrearing practices shape infants' learning opportunities thereby affecting developmental outcomes. How does culture affect which skills infants acquire and when? How do cultural practices shape opportunities for infants to practice crawling, walking, and using cultural artifacts and objects?

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Frederick Kaufman

Kaufman, Frederick Professor

Frederick Kaufman is an Associate Professor of English and Journalism at College of Staten Island and at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism. Kaufman's nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, New York Magazine, Harper's, The New Yorker, Gourmet, Gentleman's Quarterly, Read more..
Hosu Kim

Kim, Hosu Assistant Professor

Dr. Kim joined the faculty of SASW in 2009 after she taught at Fordham University (2007-08) and Drake University (2008-09) as a visiting assistant professor. Her research interests include:  Transnational Adoption, Reproductive Politics, Affect, Bodies, Performance, and Information Technologies. In addition to her academic teaching, Professor Kim  worked for five years as Read more..
Natalie L. Kimball

Kimball, Natalie L. Assistant Professor

Professor Kimball’s research interests include the histories of gender and sexuality and race and ethnicity in twentieth-century Latin America. Their book traces the history of unwanted pregnancy and abortion in Bolivia's highland cities of La Paz and El Alto between 1952 and 2010. Drawing on oral interviews and medical records, the book examines the

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Andrew Lambert

Lambert, Andrew Assistant Professor

Professor Lambert’s research focuses on the intersections of contemporary ethical theory and Confucian thought, particularly the relationship between conceptions of moral conduct and personal attachment.  

He has been a Mombusho scholar at Kyoto University, and a visiting scholar at Peking University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He

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Catherine J. Lavender

Lavender, Catherine J. Associate Professor

Professor Catherine Lavender moved east to Staten Island to join the faculty in History at CSI in 1996.  Since 1998, she has served as the Director of the American Studies Program.  She served as Coordinator of the Master of Arts in History Program from 2002 to 2009, and has been a member

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