Faculty Experts

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professors

Dr. James R. Ebert, Earth Sciences Department
Expertise: Sedimentology, sedimentary petrology, stratigraphy, Silurian-Devonian boundary biostratigraphy, geosciences education, research with undergraduates

Dr. Lawrence Guzy, Psychology Department
Expertise: Hypergravitational space travel, human space exploration, spatial disorientation, motion sickness, sensation and perception, transportation safety, human factors and ergonomics

Dr. Ashok Malhotra, Philosophy Department
Expertise: Indo-International School Project, Indian relief efforts, existentialism, Asian philosophy, philosophy and psychology of yoga

Dr. Patrick Meanor, English Department
Expertise: Contemporary British and American literature, notably authors John Cheever, Bruce Chatwin, Fielding Dawson, and Guy Davenport

Dr. John Relethford, Anthropology Department
Expertise: Biological anthropology, genetics and human origins, demographic change and population relationships in Ireland

SUNY Distinguished Service Professors

Dr. F. Daniel Larkin, History Department

Expertise: Early New York State transportation, notably railroads and canals, particularly the Erie Canal; nineteenth and early twentieth century United States, NY State and local history

Dr. Willard Harman, Biology Department
Expertise: Ecological topics, both aquatic and terrestrial and limnological as they relate to lake management; Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY

Dr. Janet Nepkie, Music Department
Expertise: String Studio - Violoncello, Catskill Symphony, Music Industry Communication, Legal Issues in the Music Industry and Music Industry Internship

Dr. Gretchen Sullivan Sorin, Cooperstown Graduate Program
Expertise: Cooperstown Graduate Program Museums, arts and culture, 1950s American history, African American history, African American art history, African American automobility, African American travel and the Negro Motorist’ Green Book, Jim Crow history, 18th century taverns, drinking in Colonial America


Last updated: 4/20/11