Allen, David Assistant Professor
David Allen’s research has focused on collaborative teacher inquiry, facilitation of teacher learning groups, and authentic assessment of student learning. He is currently studying professional learning practices in schools and school districts. He also studies collective creation processes in the theater arts, and looks for ways to connect these toRead more..
Arievitch, Igor Professor
Igor Arievitch joined the Department of Education at CSI as full professor in 2001. Prior to that, for a number of years he was doing research and teaching at the universities of Moscow (Russia), Leiden (The Netherlands), and Bern (Switzerland).
Dr. Arievitch is a developmental and educational psychologist working within the
Bérci, Margaret E. Associate ProfessorPrior to coming to CSI, Margaret E. Bérci, a professor of teacher education, gained practical, philosophical and theoretical experience with the various levels of education during sixteen years of teaching in Alberta, the Canadian province that has been a leader in education reform in the Social Studies. Her courses at CSI Read more..
Curinga, Rebecca Assistant ProfessorRebecca Curinga received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her research focused on the development of English literacy skills in high school emergent bilinguals. In particular, her research suggests that an awareness of morphological structures in the home language can contribute Read more..
Epshteyn, Mikhail Associate Professor
Mikhail Epshteyn was born in Leningrad, USSR, at November, 21 1965. He studied at the at Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute, Leningrad, USSR, 1983 – 1990, M.S., Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science, 1990. Dr. Epshteyn defended his thesis at 1998, Russian State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia (Ph.D. in Education, EducationalRead more..
Fellner, Gene Assistant Professor
After getting his bachelor’s degree in political science and teaching certification from Boston University, Gene Fellner joined the Attica Brothers Legal Defense, the organization defending the 61 prisoners accused of leading the 1971 Attica Prison uprising. Years later, when the trials were over, he began his career as a fineRead more..
Gold, Kenneth Associate Professor and Dean of School of Education
Dr. Gold is the Dean of Education at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York CUNY. He holds an appointment as an Associate Professor in its Department of Educational Studies and in the CUNY Graduate Center’s doctoral program in Urban Education. He is currently completing “The Forgotten Borough,” aRead more..
Grant, Rachel Associate Professor
As a scholar my work is informed by critical race and critical multicultural theory, womanist and feminist theory, critical multiculturalism, and sociocultural theory. My research interests reflect critical pedagogical approaches to literacy and academic achievement for linguistically and racially diverse students with a particular focus on urban settings.Read more..