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Faculty News and Notes - November 2017

Honors and Awards:

Thomas Hatch was the key note speaker at the Third Annual Dongsan Forum in Daegu, South Korea. 

Richard Jochum is an Artist-in-Resident at CUNY’s Baruch College for the Fall of 2017.

Kimberly Noble was featured by the American Psychological Association #ThankAScientist campaign.

Amra Sabic-El-Rayess is a recipient of the U.S. State Department’s grant that will support her work and travel to Azerbaijan in 2018. The strategic objective of her work is to help facilitate political reforms in the country, including respect for human rights, citizen participation, rule of law, transparency and effective participation of diverse actors and institutions in the democratic development of Azerbaijan. 

Journal Articles:

Eble, Alex., Boone, P., & Elbourne, D. (2017). On minimizing the risk of bias in randomized controlled trials in economics. The World Bank Economic Review, 31(3), 687-707.

Roegman, R., Allen, D., & Hatch, Thomas. (2017). The elusiveness of equity: Evolution of instructional rounds in a superintendent’s network. American Journal of Education, 124(1), 127-159.

Jochum, Richard. (2017). Lessons learned: Art education in an expanded field. Journal for Research in Art Education, 18(3), 25-58.

Watson, V. & Knight-Manuel, Michelle. (2017). Challenging popularized narratives of immigrant youth from West Africa: Examining social processes of navigating identities and engaging civically. Review of Research in Education, 41(1), 279-310.

Kuhn, Deanna., & Modrek, A. (2017). Do reasoning limitations undermine discourse? Thinking & Reasoning, 1-20, DOI: 10.1080/13546783.2017.1388846

Bartlett, L., Mendenhall, Mary., & Ghaffar-Kucher, A. (2017). Culture in acculturation: Refugee youth’s schooling experiences in international schools in New York City. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 60, 109-119.

Rajan, Sonali., Vasudevan, Lalitha.V., Ruggles, K.V., Brown, B., & Verdeli, Helen. (2017). Firearms in K-12 schools: What is the responsibility of the education community? Teachers College Record.

Rajan, Sonali., Roberts, K., Guerra, L., Pirsch, M., & Morrell, Ernest. (2017) Integrating health education into core curriculum middle school classrooms: Successes, challenges, and implications for urban youth. Journal of School Health.

Lerch, Julia., Russell, Susan Garnett., & Ramirez, F. (2017). Depictions of the nation in post-conflict countries: A cross-national analysis. Social Forces, 96(1), 153-180.


Onol, I., & Jochum, Richard. (Eds.). (2017). Richard Jochum: Endless bodies of work. Vienna, Austria: Austrian Frederick and Lillian Kiesler Foundation.

Jochum, Richard. (Ed.). (2017). Art school critique 2.0. Annandale, New Jersey: Ragged Sky Press.

Kuhn, Deanna. (2017). Building our best future: Thinking critically about ourselves and our world. New York NY: Wessex Learning.

Book Chapter

Han, ZhaoHong. (2017). The theoretical landscape of second language acquisition. In I. Keckskes & C. Sun (Eds.), Key issues in Chinese as a second language research (pp. 3-26). New York: Routledge.

Public Communication

Jochum, Richard. (2017, August/September). Making curriculum for Makerspaces. AET-Column for NAEA-News, 59(4), 21.

Catalog: Richard Jochum, 2017: In: Jens Ramsing and Charlotte Bonde, Artparken Katalog. Gæsteatelier HollufGård, Odense.

Catalog: Richard Jochum, 2017: In: Art Yellow Book #3, Editor-in-Chief Leejin Kim. CICA Museum Press, Gimpo, Korea, pp. 50-51.

Solo Exhibition: Richard Jochum. The New Playground. Curated by Katherine Behar and Zhenzhen Qi. New Media Art Space Gallery, Baruch College, New York, United States. September 6 - December 1, 2017

Solo Exhibition: 80% Know 20% Am. LeoKuelbsCollection Presents: Richard Jochum. Fata Morgana, Berlin, Germany. June 30 - July 3, 2017

Richard Jochum Public Art Projects:

  • Tree Trunks. Land art project. ArtPark Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, Odense, Denmark. 2017 onwards
  • Rock Candy. Land art project. ArtPark Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, Odense, Denmark. 2017 onwards"

Han, ZhaoHong. (2017, October). Plenary speech: Systems thinking in second language acquisition research and teaching. The 14th International Conference on Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (ICCSL 14). Jinan, China.


Faculty Achievement in Grant Monies Received as reported by the Office of Grants and Contracts:

New grant monies

Project Director

Project Title



George Bonanno

Veterans and Theatre Institute Evaluation

Theatre Communications Group

$ 5,000

Carol Hammer

Early Language and Literacy Professional Development for Teachers of English Learners

United States Department of Education

$ 540,915

Michelle Troche

Treatments for Supernuclear Palsy


$ 99,918

Helena Verdeli

Decreasing Maternal Depression in Uganda

Food for the Hungry

$ 30,000

Priscilla Wohlstetter

Charter Schools Join the Fight for Integration: Implementation and Outcomes

Walton Family Foundation


Renewal grant monies

Project Director

Project Title



Carol Hammer

Development of the Bilingual Assessment of Phonological Awareness

United States Department of Education

$ 345,151

Priscilla Wohlstetter

Developing an Accountability Model Aligned with the Common Core

United States Department of Education

$ 71,029

Supplement grant monies

Project Director

Project Title



Aaron Pallas

Center for Public Research Leadership

Columbia University

$ 28,144

Ruth Vinz

New Haven Magnet Schools

New Haven Public Schools

$ 24,300

Ruth Vinz

Pelham Public Schools

Pelham Public Schools

$ 5,250

Priscilla Wohlstetter

Survey Research Initiative

E3 Civic High School



$ 650