New Grants Awarded 2022

Office of Academic Affairs

Dr. Arthur Corradetti
Micro-Credential Development
New York Jobs CEO Council

Art & Design Department

Prof. Kebedech Tekleab
Blue & Gray: This Era of Exile
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B

Biological Sciences & Geology Department

Dr. Rondi Davies
The Provenance and Ages of Glacial Sediments on Long Island
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Sarbani Ghoshal
Adropin transgenesis protects against cognitive impairment due to metabolic dysregulation
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 A

Dr. Susan McLaughlin
Implementation of RNA interference to explore the role of polycystins and calcium sensing receptors in Hydra feeding behaviors
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Andrew Nguyen
Examining the functions of STAT3 in modulating the redux potential and apoptosis
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Amos Orlofsky
Regulation of host amino acid transporters by an intracellular parasite
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Christopher Roblodowski
Functional Characterization of the Actin-binding domain of the Drosophila Protein Dunc115
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Monica Trujillo (In collaboration with Queens College)
Trapping and Concentrating Viruses from Wastewater
CUNY Office of Research - Interdisciplinary Research Grant (IRG)

Business Department

Dr. Roumen Vragov
Theoretical Examination of Voting Strategies in Electronic Refverendum Mechanisms
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Chemistry Department

Dr. Sujun Wei
The Design and Synthesis of Novel BODIPY Derivatives as the n-Type Materials in Organic Solares Cells
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Zhou Zhou
Synthesis of Cyanine Dyes with Double Activation Sites
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Communications, Theatre, & Media Production Department

Dr. Christina Saindon
We've Never Met, but Let's be Friends: An Airbnb Superhost Story
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

 

Engineering Technology Department

Dr. Guozhen An
Personality Recognition using Big-Five model and MBTI model
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Raymond Lam
Temperature Effects on Tensile Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Three-Dimensional (3D) Printed Thermoplastics
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

English Department

Dr. Raquel Corona
Measuring the Impact of the Common Read at Queensborough Community College
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B

Documenting Dominican Women’s Sexual Resistance: Building a Digital Repository for Their Stories
Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowships

Dr. Melissa Dennihy
Pandemic Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning During and After COVID-19
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B
 
Dr. Vartan Messier
Errancies of Desire: Monstrous Masculinities Across the Atlantic - Preparation Costs
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Cara Murray
Technological Insecurity at the Bombay Mechanics' Institute: 1857-1897 
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Angela Ridinger-Dotterman
Casting Representations of Disability in The 9 Fridas and Frida: Stroke of Passion
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. William Ryan
"Act of Humanity": Black Suffering, Black Caregiving, and the Medical Case Study in the Yellow Fever Debate"
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Ilse Schrynemakers
Developing a QCC Academic E-Handbook for College Success
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Elizabeth Toohey
Reporting from Queens: Why Our Students Need Journalism and Why Journalism Needs Our Students
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B

Prof. Irvin Weathersby
In Open Contempt: Engaging Expressions of White Supremacy in Art and Public Space
Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowships

Foreign Languages & Literatures Department

Dr. Melida Sanchez
Josefa Acevedo de Gómez: A Biography
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Health, Physical Education & Dance

Dr. Andrea Salis
Dr. Parisa Assassi (Biological Sciences & Geology)
IPE Curricula Integration Effort
CUNY - University Dean for Health & Human Services

History Department

Dr. Timothy Keogh
Suburbs in Black and White: Struggling to Live and Work in Postwar Long Island
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

The Kurt R. Schmeller Library

Prof. Mi-Seon Kim
STEM Faculty and the ACRL Framework: A CUNY Wide Study
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B

Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Dr. Wenjian Liu
Bayesian Reconstruction of Asymmetric Models on Two Dimensional Regular Grids
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Dr. Susana Pinheiro
On a model for two competing pathogen strains with infection history
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional B

Dr. Biao Wang
Minimal surfaces of Riemann type in hyperbolic space
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

Music Department

Dr. Scott Litroff
Creating the Smooth Jazz Sound: An Exploration of Popular Music
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 52 Traditional B

Physics Department

Dr. Jillian Bellovary (on behalf of the CUNY Graduate Center)
CUNY Masters in Astrophysics Bridge Program
Simons Foundation

Verifying a New Method to Discover AGN in Dwarf Galaxies
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) - CHANDRA General Observer Program

Dr. M. Chantale Damas (In collaboration with the City College of New York)
AISat: AN Artificial Intelligence (AI) Satellite Imagery powered CubeSat for science applications
CUNY Office of Research - Interdisciplinary Research Grant (IRG)

Dr. Kimberly Riegel
Dr. Tak Cheung
Dr. David Lieberman
A Community College REU Site for Physics Applications in Astronomy/Biology and Physics Education Research
National Science Foundation - Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU)

Social Sciences Department

Dr. Gabriel Lataianu
Flores Agreement under Siege - The Implications of Weaking the Flores Agreement for Immigrant Children in the US (2018-2020)
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A
 
Dr. Jody Resko
Reimagining OUr Campus After COVID: A Community College Service-Learning Project
Professional Staff Congress – The City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) 53 Traditional A

 

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center exterior lit up at nightOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Russian Ballet performing at the Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.