Recent Graduate Student Placement


High, Michael, Lecturer, Fordham University in the Dept. of Communication and Media Studies

Nooney, Laine, Postdoctoral Associateship, Intel Science & Technology Center for Social Computing (ISTC-SC) at New York University


Ma, Lunpeng, Assistant Professor, tenure track, Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia


Haga, Tadahiko. Lecturer, ESL, Keiai University, Chiba, Japan


Hung, Tzu-hui Celina. Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Comparative Literature, Andrew M. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities

Jacobo, Jayson. Ateneo de Manila University, Assistant Professor, Tenured, Department of Filipino, School of Humanities

Jiang, Wentao. Tsinghua University (Beijing, China), Post Doctoral position in the Dept. of Chinese, Assistant to the Tsinghua-Columbia Center for Translingual and Transcultural Studies


DuBois, Marlene. Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY. Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor, Department of English and Humanities

Toke, Lilla. Assistant Professor, tenure-track, CUNY, LaGuardia Community College, English


Latif, Amir. Marlboro College. Professor of Religion, tenure-track


Lu, Xiaoning. School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), Department of Languages of China & Inner Asia. Lecturer, tenure-track

Thomas, Ketty. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. Associate Professor, English & Rhetoric


Bakola, Emily. Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. Lecturer, American Literature & Culture

Kim, Hyo. Medgar Evers College (CUNY). Assistant Professor, tenure-track

Skrodzka-Bates, Agnes. Clemson University, Associate Professor, English

Szolosi, Stephen. Director of Campus Ministry Gonzaga College High School


Albanese, Jennifer. SUNY, Stony Brook, Lecturer, Writing Program


Fabry, Andrea. Senior Manager of Institutional Gifts at the Morgan Library & Museum

Leming, Mary. Huntington High School, ESL teacher, tenure-track

Pittman, Michael. Albany College of Pharmacy, Associate Professor, Humanities


Dalleo, Rafe. Florida Atlantic University, Associate Professor, English

Edwin, Steve. New Jersey City University, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, English

Gilbert, Deborah Anne. Modesto Junior College, Assistant Professor, English

Wo, Chingling. Sonoma State University, Associate Professor, English


Anshen, David. University of Texas - Pan American, Associate Professor, English

Gilbert, Deborah. State University of San Jose, Instructor, Interdisciplinary Studies

Janis, Michael. Morehouse College (GA), Associate Professor, English

Mathews, Cristina. Bloomsberg University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, English

Slade, Andrew. University of Dayton,Associate Professor and Chair, English


Choe, Youngjeen. Yonsei University (Korea), Associate Professor, tenure-track, English

Kendall, Stuart. California College of the Arts, Critical Studies, Program Chair, Professor

Silvers, Laury. University of Toronto, Sessional Professor, Department for the Study of Religion


Andrade, Maria. Universidad de los Andes (Columbia), Associate Professor, Literature

Huang, Tsung-yi. National Taiwan Normal University, Associate Professor, Geography

Kleypas, Kathryn. American Univerity of Kuwait, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, English and Literature

Li, Chi-she. National Taiwan Normal University, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Literature

Marderness, William. SUNY, Stony Brook, Lecturer, Writing Program

Ogi, Fusami. Chikushi Jogakuen College, Fukuoka, Japan, Associate Professor, English


Calvin, Ritch. SUNY Stony Brook, Assistant Professor, Cultural Analysis and Theory

Statkiewicz, Max. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature


Juarbe, Rosa Maria. University of Puerto Rico

Lutz, John. C.W. Post, Chair, Assistant Professor, English

Park, Jin Young. American University, Washington, Associate Professor, Philosophy & Religion


Hurley, Leslie. CUNY Bronx Community College, Assistant Professor, tenure-track

Lin, Tricia. Southern Connecticut State University, Director and Professor, tenured, Women's Studies

Moukhlis, Salah. Professor & Chair, Literature and Writing Studies, California State University San Marcos


Hey, Damian. Molloy College, Professor, English

Krapp, John. Hofstra University, Associate Professor, Comparative Literatures and Languages

Li, Chen-ya. National Central University of Taiwan, tenure-track

Mucher, Walter A.  University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, Associate Professor, Humanities

Wishnia, Kenneth. Suffolk Community College, Professor, English


Sharma, Shailja.  DePaul University, Chicago, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Research, Faculty Development and Graduate Studies, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Lin, Wenchi. Director, Taiwan Film Institute (formerly Chinese Taipei Film Archive) Professor, English Department at the National Central University, Taiwan

Melaney, William. Professor and Chair, Department of English and Comparative Literature, American University in Cairo

Montilla, Claudia. Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), Associate Professor of Literature and Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities

Muller, Charles A. University of Tokyo, Professor, Center for Evolving Humanities


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Spring 2016


CAT Graduate Colloquium

Wednesday, March 23rd, from 1:00 - 2:20 in Frey Hall 105.

Our speakers include: 

Kathryn Silverstein, "Crime, Time, and the Corporeal in Julia Kristeva's Possessions"

Mark Pingree, "Cosmic Pessimism: Catastrophe, Trauma and Extinction"

Shruti Mukherjee, "Activism during Siege: Rise of Hindu Nationalist Right Wing in India"

CAT Graduate Colloquium

Wednesday, February 10th, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 

Humanities Institute, Room#1008

Speakers and Titles: 

Spatiality, Cognitive Ecology, Here 

Professor John Lutterbie, "Gutters and Panels"

David Rodriguez, "Environment at Scale"


Fall 2015

Cultural Analysis and Theory -Graduate Student Conference


2015 Stony Brook University, Dept. of Cultural Analysis and Theory, Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

SBU Manhattan

387 Park Avenue South, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10016


2015 CAT Colloquium

Wednesday, October 28th, from 1:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Humanities Institute room#1008

Speakers and Titles:

Professor E.K. Tan, “From Exile to Queer Homecoming: Chen Xue’s A Wife’s Diary (2012)"

Yalda Hamidi, “'Diasporic Literature as a Feminist Genre: Re-reading Persepolis and Reading Lolita in Tehran"


Co-Sponsored Events:

Black History Month

Keynote speaker Sonia Sanchez poet, educator, and lecturer on Black Culture and Literature, Women’s Liberation and Racial Justice. 

Wednesday, January 27
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Student Activities Center Gelber Auditorium

DANTE WORLDS Echoes, Places, Questions -- A Conference on the 750th Anniversary of Dante's Birth 
Wednesday,  December 2, 2015 
Charles B. Wang Lecture Hall 29:30 am to 5:30 pm

English Graduate Student Conference - Spring 2016
Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities

Kadji Amin published "'Blesser' le spectateur blanc américain: Les Nègres aux États-Unis, 1961-64 et 2003" in Études françaises.

Kadji Amin has been awarded a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on SEX at the University of Pennsylvania Humanities Forum for the 2015-16 academic year.

Kadji Amin has been awarded a Humanities Institute at Stony Brook Faculty Fellowship for Spring semester of 2015 for the completion of his book, Queer Attachments.

Raiford Guins "Punk archaeologists" explain that they went looking for more than just video-game cartridges in a New Mexico landfill.  

Nancy Hiemstra has been selected to receive the 2014-15 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.

Robert Harvey has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor.

Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood is curating a film series at the IWM in Vienna.


Marcus Brock has been selected to receive the Turner Conference Travel Award to participation in the "Audiovisualtopia" taking place in Madrid, Spain beginning on 10/23/2015. 

Beth Tsai has been selected to receive the 2014-15 Graduate and Faculty Research Program in the Arts, Humanities and Lettered Social Sciences.

Kudos Newsletter 

        May 2016

The Humanities Institute

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