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Spotlight on Faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH, NY __Faculty at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh are often engaged in research and other projects that they present at conferences around the world. This work is often published in professional journals or other publications. Staff members at SUNY Plattsburgh also participate in professional workshops, seminars and conferences. Below are a few listings of such work by faculty and staff at SUNY Plattsburgh. 

Dr. Fernando Iturburu , associate professor of foreign languages and literature, published an interview with Ecuadorian writer Miguel Donoso Pareja in the literary magazine, C tedra, of the Puebla, Mexico newspaper, Síntesis. His paper "Heterosexualidad y diferencias generacionales en la literatura ecuatoriana" on Ecuadorian gay literature will also be published in Revista Iberoamericana (IILI-University of Pittsburgh).

Dr. Thomas Morrissey , distinguished teaching professor and chair of English, is the winner of this year's Mary Kay Bray Award for his review of Pamela Sargent's "The Shore of Women in SFRA." The award is given by the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) for the best essay/review/article published in the SFRA Review for the previous year. The award was presented at the annual meeting in White Plains, N.Y., in June.

Dr. Sam Northshield , professor of mathematics, attended and presented at the 44th International Symposium on Functional Equations held in Louisville, Ky., in May. His presentation was titled, "On Two Types of Exotic Addition." He also attended and spoke at the 12th International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and their Applications, which was held in San Francisco, Calif., in July. His presentation was titled, "Summing across Pascal's Triangle."

Arlene Sabo , University Police chief, made a presentation with Rich Allen from Mountain Lake PBS at the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators 48th annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Fla., in June. Their session was titled, "Hazing Examined."

Dr. Richard Schnell , distinguished service professor of counselor education, has been re-appointed by the New York State Board of Regents to a five-year term on the State Board for Mental Health Practitioners. With Schnell's re-appointment, SUNY Plattsburgh will be represented at the highest level of clinical practice standards implementation in New York State.

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