Larry Sullivan co-authored (with Kimberly Collica of Pace University) the peer-reviewed article, “Why Retribution Matters: Progression Not Regression,” in Theory in Action vol. 10, no. 2, April 2017. His section on “Prison Writing” was accepted for publication in The Oxford Bibliography of American Literature. He is Editor-in-Chief of the recently published annual Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement: Global Perspectives (John Jay Press, 2017). He was Series Consultant and wrote the forward to the nine-volume The Prison System (Mason Crest, 2017). He wrote the review for The Morgan Library and Museum’s Sept. 9, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017 exhibition, “Charlotte Bronte: An Independent Will,” which appeared in newsletter of the Society for the History of Reading, Authorship, and Publishing (SHARP) in Spring 2017.

Kathleen Collins contributed a review of We were feminists once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the buying and selling of a political movement by Andi Zeisler to the Journal of Popular Culture (vol. 50, no. 2), 2017, 417–420. She was promoted to full professor effective this Fall.

Marta Bladek reviewed Amy-Katerini Prodromou’s Navigating Loss in Contemporary Women’s Memoirs for the journal Biography (vol. 40, no. 2).

Jeffrey Kroessler presented “The Preservation Moment: Gentrification Saved New York!” at the Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference at Salve Regina University. His article, “One Staff, Two Branches: the Queens Borough Public Library and New York City’s Fiscal Crisis of the 1970s,” will appear in the Spring 2018 issue of Libraries: Culture, History, and Society.

Robin Davis attended the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in June at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. She published an Internet Connection column, “The Library and the LMS,” in Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian (forthcoming).

Maureen Richards published her article “Stronger Together: Increasing Connections Between Academic and Public Libraries” in Collaborative Librarianship (vol. 9, no. 2).  She also presented “Taking it to the next level: Proven strategies for moving from topic to research question to a well-constructed research paper” as part of the Fall and Spring 2017 Saturday Speaker Series, MPA Careers in collaboration with MPA Faculty at John Jay College.

November 2017

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