The Mount Saint Mary College Faculty Library Committee and the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center recently celebrated the achievements of faculty, staff, and alumni who have published books, articles, and essays in the last year.
Sonya Abbye Taylor, associate professor of Education and Chair of the Division of Education; Lindsay Byer, a Mount alumna; Gina R. Evers, director of the both the college’s Writing Center and the First Year Experience program; Kathleen Murray, Mount alumna; Ludmila Smirnova, professor emerita of Education; and Marie-Therese Sulit, associate professor of English and director of the Honors Program; wrote “Commitment to Collaboration: The Course for Change,” in Recipes to Combat the Isms for Educational Leadership Preparation Programs, Volume I. ICPEL Publications, 2022. Abbye Taylor also wrote “What the World Needs Now: The Power of Collaboration” in Short-takes: Metacognition Ah-Ha Moments - Improve with Metacognition, 2022.
Christina Alvey, associate professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Division of Mathematics and Information Technology, wrote “Investigating Mathematics Pre-service Teachers' Knowledge for Teaching: Focus on Quadratic Equations” in Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 24(2), 2022.
Victor Azuaje, professor of Hispanic Studies, wrote “Hybrid Teaching is Not a Limbo Nor a Multiverse” in Toward a Critical Instructional Design, Hybrid Pedagogic, 2022.
Dee Berlinghoff, professor Emerita of Education, wrote “Practice-Based Standards for the Preparation of Special Educators” (co-edited with Virginia McLaughlin) for the Council for Exceptional Children, 2022; and “Designing EPPs Aligned with CEC’s 2020 Initial Practice-Based K-12 Standards” in Journal of Special Education Preparation, 2(3), 2022.
Mount alumni and sisters Mary Ellen Doherty and Elizabeth Scannell-Desch (Nursing Alumni Liaison), and alumna Kathleen Murray, wrote “Post-Traumatic Growth in Women Who Have Experienced the Loss of Their Partner or Spouse” in Nursing Forum, 57, 2022.
Gina R. Evers, director of the Writing Center and the First Year Experience program, wrote “Vulnerability as a Connector” in Short-takes: Metacognition Ah-Ha Moments - Improve with Metacognition, 2022. She also wrote several poems that were published in Gival Press, issue 163, 2022: “Afterlife,” “Learning to Read Tarot” and “ArLiJo.”
Denise A. Garofalo, librarian for Systems and Catalog Services, wrote several poems, including “Rejuvenated,” “It’s Never Too Late,” “Is It Spring,” and “Wind,” that were published by Hudson Valley Writers Guild in 2022.
Dean Goldberg, retired professor of Digital Media and Film Studies and former director of Communication, Art, and Digital Media, wrote “’A Very Dangerous Citizen’ Abraham Polonsky, Film Noir and ‘the Jewish question’” in Film International 19.3, 2022.
Evan Merkhofer, associate professor of Biology and Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences, wrote “Student Attitudes Contribute to the Effectiveness of a Genomics CURE” in Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 23(2), 2022; and “Instructional Models for Course-Based Research Experience (CRE) Teaching” in CBE - Life Sciences Education, 21(1), 2022.
Micah Gideon Modell, assistant professor of Information Technology, wrote “Blockly-DS: Blocks Programming for Data Science with Visual, Statistical, Descriptive and Predictive Analysis,” Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, 2022.
Ludmila Smirnova, professor emerita of Education, wrote The Power of ‘Ah-Ha Moments’ in Collaboration in Short-takes: Metacognition Ah-Ha Moments - Improve with Metacognition, 2022.
Marie-Therese Sulit, associate professor of English and director of the Mount’s Honors Program, wrote “Metacognition with Faith, Trust, and Joy in the Collaborative Process” in Short-takes: Metacognition Ah-Ha Moments - Improve with Metacognition, 2022.
Moira Tolan, professor of Business, wrote “Sustainability Accounting and Reporting: The Evolution of Management Accountability,” co-authored with former Mount professor Tracey Niemotko, Kendall Hunt, 2022.
Nancy Von Rosk, professor of English, wrote “A Writerly Communion: Browning, Balzac and Catholicism in Edith Wharton’s ‘The Duchess at Prayer’ in Re-Reading the Age of Innovation: Victorians, Moderns and Literary Newness, Routledge, 2022.
The Mount Faculty Library Committee of 2022-23 consisted of Linda Kelly, assistant professor of Nursing and School of Nursing Chair; Lawrence Force, professor of Psychology and codirector of the Center on Aging and Disability Policy; Denise McCarroll, instructor of Information Technology; Vivian Milczarski, director of the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center; and Thomas Sarro, professor of Biology.