Faculty Publications, Presentations and Honors

Congratulations to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty for their notable publications, presentations and honors.

Assistant Professor Christopher Albi (History, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) published a book review of Crisis in an Atlantic Empire: Spain and New Spain, 1808-1810, by Barbara H. Stein and Stanley J. Stein, in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies.


Associate Professor Inge Anema (Communication Disorders) coauthored the paper “The Role of Language Proficiency and Linguistic Distance in Cross-linguistic Treatment Effects in Aphasia” with Peggy Conner, Mira Goral, Katy Borodkin, Yair Haendler, Monica Knoph, Carmen Mustelier, Elizabeth Paluska, Yana Melnikova and Mariola Moeyaert. The paper, published online in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, is a single case study of a multilingual speaker with aphasia who received treatment in his first language, Dutch. They assessed the extent to which levels of language proficiency and degree of linguistic distance between treated and non-treated languages influence cross-language generalization and changes in levels of language activation and inhibition following treatment.

Associate Professor Madeleine Arseneault (Philosophy) published the article “Intentionality and Publicity” in the academic journal Protosociology: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research.


Associate Professor Gregory Bray (Digital Media and Journalism) published “She Laughs By Night: Mad Love, The New 52, and Noir” in The Ascendance of Harley Quinn: Essays on DC’s Enigmatic Villain. Bray also produced and directed “Hanna Barbera at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Featuring Fred Seibert,” which earned the Broadcast Education Association’s Award of Excellence in the Faculty/Student Video category.

The play, “Kennedy at Colonus: The Journey of Robert F. Kennedy,” by Lecturer Larry Carr (English), was published as an e-book by Bookmobile and Lightwood Press.


Assistant Professor Nathen Clerici (Languages, Literatures, & Cultures) published the article “Performance and Nonsense: Osaki Midori’s ‘Strange Love’” in Japanese Language and Literature.


Associate Professor Heinz Insu Fenkl (English, Asian Studies) joined author Min Jin Lee in reading from The Accusation by Bandi, believed to be the first piece of dissident fiction ever smuggled out of North Korea, during the New York Public Library event “The Accusation: Dissident Fiction from North Korea.” Fenkl also read from his autobiographical novel, Memory of My Ghost Brother and its sequel, the forthcoming, Skull Water, during his February talk “Words, Ghosts, Songs” at Marist College.

Lecturer Paul Fenouillet (Languages, Literatures & Cultures; Latin American and Caribbean Studies) published poetry in the November 2017 issue of the French literary review Filigranes.


Associate Professor Michael Gayle (Psychology) and Professor Jonathan Raskin (Psychology) coauthored the article “Do Counselors Really Want an Alternative?” in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.


Professor Eugene Heath (Philosophy) edited, with Byron Kaldis and Alexei Marcoux, The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics. Kaldis, who now teaches at the National Technical University of Athens (Greece), also taught in the Philosophy Department at New Paltz, from 1993-1995, as a visiting professor.

Professor Mary Holland (English) published the chapter “Materiality in the Late Age of Print” in American Literature in Transition: 1990-2000.



Assistant Professor Sharina Maillo-Pozo (Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) and Professor Anne R. Roschelle (Sociology, Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) received a contract for their book Tracing the Legacy of Camila Henriquez Ureña Through Translation and Beyond from the Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (the national library of the Dominican Republic) and CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.

Associate Professor Benjamin Junge (Anthropology, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) coauthored, with Charles H. Klein and Sean T. Mitchell, the article “Naming Brazil’s Previously Poor: ‘New Middle Class’ as an Economic, Political, and Experiential Category,” published in Economic Anthropology.


Professor Louis Roper (History) was elected as a fellow of the New York Academy of History, a non-profit organization consisting of people who have distinguished themselves in the practice of New York history. Membership, by invitation only, is limited to persons with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in New York history as authors, archivists, public historians, teachers, librarians, administrators, and similar achievements.

Assistant Professor Lynne Telesca (Communication Disorders) co-presented “Effective Writing Interventions for Elementary and Secondary Students: SLPs and Expository Writing” at the 2017 American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention in Los Angeles, California.


Associate Professor Michael Vargas (History) authored the forthcoming book Constructing Catalan Identity: Memory, Imagination, and the Medieval.