The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University®

Staff & Students

NCSS Administration

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Lawrence Levy
Lawrence Levy
Executive Dean of Suburban Studies
Vice President of Economic Development and Professional Studies
101 Oak Street Center
Phone: (516) 463-9770 | Fax: (516) 463-3907
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Christopher Niedt
Christopher Niedt, Ph.D.
Academic Director
202 Davison Hall
Phone: (516) 463-4073 | Fax: (516) 463-6250
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Deborah Tinnirello
Deborah Tinnirello
Senior Assistant Dean of Administration
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Ina Katz
Ina Katz
101 Oak Street Center, Room 102
Phone: 516-463-9939 | Fax: 516-463-4797
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Affiliated Faculty

Mary Ann Allison, Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations: community revitalization, historic preservation and oral histories, youth-run farmers' markets, social justice in suburban areas, media-triggered social evolution

Craig Dalton, Department of Geography and Global Studies: GIScience, big data, social justice movements/organizations, use of location-aware devices in our everyday lives

Jacqueline Grennon Brooks, Department of Curriculum and Teaching: school renewal, teaching/learning dynamic, STEAM education, family learning, scientific literacy

Russell Burke, Department of Biology: urban ecology, urban coyotes, urban herpetology, urban wildlife

Craig Burnett, Department of Political Science

Lisa Filippi, Department of Biology

Carol Fletcher, Department of Journalism: suburban poverty, educational disparities, healthcare

Sandra Garren, Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability: energy, greenhouse gas management, water quality policy, GIScience

Peter Goodman, Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations: culture in the suburbs

Martine Hackett, Department of Health Professions: health equity, maternal child health, community based participatory research

Nancy Richner, Hofstra University Museum of Art

William Mangino, Department of Sociology: education, inequality, race, social networks

Jenny Roberts, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences: literacy of children and adults with disabilities, community literacy, library setting for literacy enhancement

Daniel R. Rubey, Hofstra Library: photography, literature, arts, cultural studies

Ron Sarno, Department of Biology: urban/suburban ecology, rodent pest control

Marc Silver, Department of Sociology: Housing, education, class and racial/ethnic inequalities, regional and community economic development

Geri Solomon, Director of Special Collections, Hofstra Library: history of Long Island, History of Hofstra University, Long Island's land development, history of Long Island's suburbs

Eustace Thompson, Department of Teacher Education Programs

Debra Willett, Special Collections, Hofstra Library


Student Research Associates

Graduate

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Lauren D'Orsa
Lauren D'Orsa
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Jared Garfinkel
Jared Garfinkel
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Keshanti Nandlall
Keshanti Nandlall
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Elizabeth Peterson
Elizabeth Peterson
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Undergraduate

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Sarah Lippman
Sarah Lippman
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Joseph Murphy
Joseph Murphy
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Amit Nath
Amit Nath
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Jakob Sacket
Jakob Sacket
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Anastasia Yankopoulos
Anastasia Yankopoulos
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