Snapshots: Faculty Research, Creative Works and Recognitions

Sociology professor Tim Delaney, founder of the college’s annual observance of National Sportsmanship Day, edited a new cross-disciplinary book, Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (McFarland & Co., 2016).

Through years of research and consolidating lessons learned from rampages in schools, movie theaters and malls, Jaclyn Schildkraut of Oswego’s public justice faculty co-authored with H. Jaymi Elsass of Texas State University a book, Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities (Praeger Frederick A., 2016).

Jaclyn Schildkraut

The new edition of Drawing Essentials: A Complete Guide to Drawing, a textbook published by Oxford University Press, profiles mixed-media artist Juan Perdiguero of the SUNY Oswego art faculty among about 20 others in an appendix of top talents influencing modern drawing.

From left: Maria Murray, Michelle Duffy, Joanne O’Toole ’91 and Kristen Munger M’93

Kristen Munger M’93, associate dean of the School of Education, edited and co-authored, Steps for Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice, a new Open SUNY textbook on research-driven literacy teaching practices, with SUNY Oswego School of Education curriculum and instruction faculty members Maria Murray and Joanne O’Toole ’91, and former member Elizabeth Stevens, now at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Kristen Eichhorn

SUNY Oswego music professor Eric Schmitz—whose father Alan is a professor at the University of Northern Iowa School of Music and brother Christopher is on the faculty of Mercer University’s Town­send School of Music—recently recorded ACE Composers: 21st Century Cham­ber Music by Alan, Christopher & Eric Schmitz (Ravello Records, 2016), a collection linked by both bloodline and connections to popular genres.

Eric Schmitz

The American Council on Education named Kristen Eichhorn, professor of communication studies at SUNY Oswego and faculty fellow in the college’s President’s Office, an ACE Fellow for academic year 2016-17. During the yearlong fellowship, she will investigate campus culture and its relationship to greater efficiency and productivity.

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