Mar. 2, 2015


Floriano, Lascell and Tang Receive SUNY Excellence in Adjunct Teaching Awards

Feb. 24, 2015


Patrick X. Rault, associate professor of mathematics at SUNY Geneseo, has received the prestigious Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to recognize the quality of his undergraduate teaching. The award ceremony will take place at the upcoming 100th anniversary conference of the MAA in Washington, D.C.

Feb. 18, 2015

Justin Behrend

SUNY Geneseo faculty member Justin Behrend’s just-published book “Reconstructing Democracy” examines how politically engaged former slaves established a new system of governance in the South after the Civil War.

Geneseo In the News
Feb. 10, 2015


David Robertson, associate professor and chair of the Department of Geography, was recently featured on Buffalo TV station WGRZ describing his research on the Genesee Oaks. A cultural-historical geographer, David's research shows that Geneseo's renowned old growth oak trees are remnants of a Seneca-maintained oak savanna that survived 19th century pioneer land clearance due to the progressive land management policies of the Wadsworth family. David says the project adds to our understanding of the geography and history of the Genesee Valley and advances awareness of Native American environmental agency and landscape heritage in eastern North America. He is now collaborating with natural scientists from the University at Buffalo on a National Science Foundation grant to fund expansion of the project using geospatial modeling and dendrochronology, scientifically studying the annual rings of trees to determine the dates and chronological order of past events.

Jan. 12, 2015


SUNY Geneseo Professor of History Emilye Crosby has authored two separate articles that provide historical perspective on the current American historical film "Selma," the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work to secure equal voting rights via the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, leading to the signing of the Voting Rights Act. Crosby has an article titled "The Selma Voting Rights Struggle: 15 Key Points from Bottom-Up History and Why It Matters Today" on the "Teaching for Change" website. A shorter version, titled "Ten Things You Should Know About Selma Before You See the Film," is published on the news website "Common Dreams."

Jan. 7, 2015


Geneseo Interim President Carol S. Long's essay on the future of the liberal arts is featured on the front page of "University Business" website and in the Professional Opinion section of the current issue.