Hofstra Faculty Publications, Awards & Leadership Appointments

We congratulate the following faculty for the publication of their work, awards and leadership appointments
Hofstra Faculty Publications
MEENA BOSE
Professor of Political Science; Director, Peter S. Kalikow Center for Public Policy and Public Service Programs, Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Editor,The George W. Bush Presidency, Volume I:
The Constitution, Politics, and Policy Making
Co-editor, withRICHARD HIMELFARB, Professor of Political Science, The George W. Bush Presidency, Volume II: Domestic Policy
Co-editor, withPAUL FRITZ, Associate Professor of Political Science, The George W. Bush Presidency: Volume III, Foreign Policy

Nova Science Publishers, 2016
ALAFAIR BURKE
Professor of Law
The Sleeping Beauty Killer
Co-author with Mary Higgins Clark
RUSSELL CHUN
Assistant Professor of Journalism,
Media Studies, and Public Relations
Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book
Adobe Press, 2017
STEVEN R. COSTENOBLE
Professor of Mathematics;
Senior Associate Dean for Budget and Accounting
and STEFAN WANER
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Equivariant Ordinary Homology
and Cohomology, Lecture
Notes in Mathematics, v. 2178
Springer International Publishing, 2016
LISA DeTORA
Assistant Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric; Director, STEM Writing
Editor, Regulatory Writing: An Overview
Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, 2017
BRENDA ELSEY
Associate Professor of History; Co-director, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program
and STANISLAO PUGLIESE
Professor of History; Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian-American Studies
Football and the Boundaries of History: Critical Studies in Soccer
Palgrave, 2017
FERNANDO ESPINOZA
Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Wave Motion as Inquiry: The Physics and Applications of Light and Sound
Springer, 2017 
CAROLE FERRAND
Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences; Chair and Graduate Program Director, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences
Speech Science: An Integrated Approach to Theory and Clinical Practice, 4th ed.
Pearson Education, 2018
VALERIA LUISELLI
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures
Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions
Coffee House Press, 2017
REBECCA A. NATOW
Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education
Higher Education Rulemaking: The Politics of Creating Regulatory Policy
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
BENJAMIN RIFKIN
Professor of Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics; Dean, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences
Panorama: Intermediate Russian Language and Culture
Co-author with Evgeny Dengub, Susanna Nazarova
Georgetown University Press, 2017
CINDY ROSENTHAL
Professor of Drama and Dance

Co-editor,The Sixties, Center Stage: Mainstream and Popular Performances in a Turbulent Decade (with James Harding, University of Maryland)
Ellen Stewart Presents: Fifty Years of La MaMa Experimental Theatre(awarded Furthermore grant in publishing) University of Michigan Press, 2017

SANTIAGO SLABODSKY
Assistant Professor of Religion;
Florence and Robert Kaufman Chair in Jewish Studies
Caribbean Philosophical Association 2017 Frantz Fanon Outstanding Book Award for Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking
G. STUART SMITH
Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman
McFarland, 2017
STEVEN D. SMITH
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Languages and Linguistics
Man and Animal in Severan Rome: The Literary Imagination of Claudius Aelianus (Greek Culture in the Roman World) Cambridge University Press,
paperback, 2017
BARBARA STARK
Professor of Law and John DeWitt Gregory Research Scholar
Editor, Human Rights and Children
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017
BENITA SAMPEDRO VIZCAYA
Associate Professor of Spanish;
Co-director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program
Rerouting Galician Studies: Multidisciplinary Interventions
Palgrave MacMillian, 2017
JINGSU CHRISTINA WU
Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Entertainment and Politics in Contemporary China
Palgrave MacMillan, 2017
HOFSTRA FACULTY AWARDS and LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
KARA ALAIMO
Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations

Titan of the Future Award, World Communication Forum Gala, 2017
“50 Game-Changers of PR,” PR News, 2017

HERMAN A. BERLINER
Dean, Frank G. Zarb School of Business
LIST (Long Island Software and Technology Network) Long Island SummIT Award
SCOTT BRINTON
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
Executive Editor, Herald Community Newspapers
EDWARD COFFIELD
Assistant Professor of Health Professions
Leadership in Education Award, Healthcare Leaders of New York, 2017
ANIRUDDHA DESHPANDE
Assistant Professor of Audiology
2016-17 Leadership Development Program, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ADAM DURST
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
2017-2019 Scholar Program, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP), University of California, Santa Barbara
ANDREA ROSSO EFTHYMIOU
Assistant Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric
Chair, National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (Reaching Out: Revising Writing Center Spaces and Identities, Hofstra University, October 2017)
BRENDA ELSEY
Associate Professor of History;
Co-director, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program
2017-18 Fulbright Scholar in Argentina (for research on the history of gender, sexuality, and sport in Latin America)
ANITA FELDMAN
Associate Professor of Drama and Dance; Director, Dance Education Program
Outstanding Post Secondary Dance Educator Award, New York State Dance Education Association, 2016
ELLEN TASHIE FRISINA
Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
Outstanding Mentor, Public Relations Professionals of Long Island, 2017
DAVID FRYLING
Professor of Music; Director of Choral Studies
2016-17 American Prize in Conducting – Chorus, College and University Division
RAYMOND GREENWELL
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Lifetime Achievement Award, Annual Meeting of the Metropolitan
New York Section of the Mathematical Association of America
JENNIFER GUNDLACH
Clinical Professor of Law
2017 Deborah L. Rhode Award,
American Association of Law Schools, Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities
RUSSELL HARBAUGH
Assistant Professor of Radio, Television, Film
Director and co-writer of feature film
Life After Love – April 2017 premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
MARK L’EPLATTENIER
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Chair, Physician Assistant Education Association psychiatry examination
PHILLIS LEVIN
Professor of Enlish; Poet-in-Residence
Finalist, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, for her fifth collection of poems, Mr. Memory & Other Poems
THEO LIEBMANN
Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs
2017 Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare
CARINA LOSCALZO
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies; Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program
Newsletter editor, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
ANDREA PERKINS NERLICH
Associate Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions
President’s Award, The National Council on Rehabilitation Education, 2017; Inaugural 40 Under Forty Award, Springfield College, 2016
ANTHONY SANTELLA
Associate Professor of Health Professions; Director, Master of Public Health Program
Elected Governing Councilor, HIV/AIDS Section, American Public Health Association
COMILA SHAHANI-DENNING
Professor of Psychology; Director, MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program
Secretary, New York Metropolitan Association of Applied Psychology (METRO)
GAIL SIMMONS
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Biology

The Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO) Digital Fellows Program
Butterfly Award, Girls Inc. of Long Island

SHAWN THELEN
Professor of Marketing and International Business
2016 Marketing Education Review Article of the Year (with co-author Dr. Earl D. Honeycutt Jr., of Elon University)
DAVID WAYNE
Adjunct Associate Professor of Mathematics
Long Island Math Educators Hall of Fame
PHYLLIS ZAGANO
Senior Research Associate-in-Residence, Department of Religion
Vatican Commission on Women Deacons

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