Faculty Books and Creative Works

Our faculty are not only accomplished scholars, but also prolific and award-winning authors and creators.

Each year, faculty publish books on topics ranging from history and literature, to psychology and health. Our faculty in the visual and media arts produce works of physical and multimedia art that premiere in exhibitions throughout the region, nation and world. 

Recent Authors

Amanda Frisken, Professor of American Studies/Media & Communications
"How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism"
University of Illinois Press (2020)

Jasmine Mitchell, Assistant Professor of American Studies/Media & Communications
"Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media." 
University of Illinois Press (2020)

Laura Limonic, Associate Professor of Sociology
"Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States."
Wayne State University Press (2019)

Carol Quirke, Professor of American Studies
"Dorothea Lange, Documentary Photography, and Twentieth-Century America: Reinventing Self and Nation"
Routledge (2019)

Jingyi Song, Professor of History and Philosophy
"Denver’s Chinatown 1875-1900: Gone But Not Forgotten" and "Shaping and Reshaping Chinese American Identity: New York's Chinese in the Years of the Depression and World War II."
Brill Academic Publishing (2019)

Christopher Hobson, Professor of English
"James Baldwin and the Heavenly City: Prophecy, Apocalypse, and Doubt"
Michigan State University Press (2018)

Llana Barber, Associate Professor of American Studies/Media & Communications
"Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000."
University of North Carolina Press (2017)

Jacqueline Emery, Associate Professor of English
"Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press" (Editor)
University of Nebraska Press (2017)

Fernando Espinoza, Professor of Chemistry & Physics/Adolescence Education
“Wave Motion as Inquiry: The Physics and Applications of Light and Sound”
Springer Link (2017)

Xavier Marechaux, Associate Professor of History & Philosophy/Adolescence Education
“Noces Révolutionnaires: Le mariage des prêtres en France, 1789-1815 [Revolutionary weddings: The marriage of priests in France, 1789-1815]”
Editions Vendémiaire (2017)

Rose Muzio, Associate Professor of Politics, Economics & Law
"Radical Imagination, Radical Humanity: Puerto Rican Political Activism in New York."
SUNY Press (2017)

Nicole Seiben, Assistant Professor of English/Adolescence Education
"Writing Hope Strategies for Writing Success in Secondary Schools"
Brill|Sense (2017)

Jessica L. Williams, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
"Media, Performative Identity, and the New American Freak Show"
Palgrave Macmillan (2017) 

Carolyn Cocca, Professor of Politics, Economics and Law 
“Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation.” 
Bloomsbury Academic (2016)

Peter Ikeler, Associate Professor, Sociology 
"Hard Sell: Work and Resistance in Retail Chains"
ILR Press (2016)

Recent Creative Works

Fred Fleisher, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
A Little Thing presented in “SPRING FORWARD”
Arcade Project (2020)

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
“General Store”
SPRING/BREAK Art Show NYC, (2020)

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
Phantasmachina 
TFLR Contemporary Art Fair 14C, Jersey City, NJ (2020)

Fred Fleisher, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
New York City: Redux
McKinney Arts (2019)

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
“Two-Channel Video Festival”
Skowhegan NYC,  New York, NY (2019)

Fred Fleisher, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
Soft News
SMUSH Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (2018)

Fred Fleisher, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
Ancien Regimes
The Village West Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (2018)

Fred Fleisher, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
Fall Residency Artists Group Exhibition
Con Artist Collective, New York City (2018)

Eric Hagan, Assistant Professor of  Visual Arts
“People's Choice Salon Show”
Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y. (2018) 

Eric Hagan, Assistant Professor of  Visual Arts
“BMCC Makerspace Art Show”
New York, N.Y. (2018)

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
“OS18”
Flamboyan Theater, New York, N.Y. (2018) 

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
“Open Door”
The Clemente LES Gallery, New York, N.Y. (2018)

Tricia McLaughlin, Professor of Visual Arts
“Fun and War Games”
Westchester Gallery, Peekskill, N.Y. (2018)

Laura Chipley, Assistant Professor of American Studies/Media & Communications
“Self Storage”
Flux Factory, Queens, N.Y. (2017)

Patricia A. Harris, Associate Professor of Visual Arts
Woodstock Byrdcliff Guild Benefit Exhibition
Woodstock, N.Y. (2017) 

Patricia A. Harris, Associate Professor of Visual Arts
“It’s Happening, Celebration of 50 Years of Public Art”
Central Park, N.Y. (2017) 

Patricia A. Harris, Associate Professor of Visual Arts
"Visual Narratives”
Loft Artists Association, Stamford, Conn. (2017)