With $2.2 Million, Husband and Wife Research Team Study Speech Effects of Parkinson’s Sufferers

For Diana Sidtis, NYU Steinhardt Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, and her husband, John J. Sidtis, research professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, the mystery of how DBS affected the “low, soft, and breathy” speech of those living with the illness remains a driving force behind their research. […]

Marion Nestle Talks 2012 Farm Bill and What it Means for Everyone

Later this month, Steinhardt’s own Marion Nestle will be participating in Fales Library’s latest panel, “How Would Julia Child Vote on the 2012 Farm Bill: Culinarian Interests and Obligations.” Professor Nestle explains the complexities of this important piece of legislation to At-A-Glance. 1). First and foremost, what is the 2012 Farm Bill? It’s the latest […]

We Recognize Steinhardt’s Extraordinary Students

“In this picture, I’m traveling in a Chinook U.S. military helicopter. I had never been in a helicopter before. I had been chosen to serve as “a bridge between Afghans and Americans” on the U.S. ambassador’s diplomatic mission to a Taliban stronghold after an incident that resulted in civilian casualties. I had arrived in Kabul […]

Undergraduate Research: Alyssa Deitchman on Economic Shock

Alyssa Deitchman is a graduating senior in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology. She is a co-editor of Applied Psychology’s online publication, OPUS as well as a recipient of Steinhardt’s John W. Withers award and a President’s Service Award for her contributions in applied psychology. Your research is called, ‘Household Economic Shock and the Academic Experiences […]

Dissertation Profile: Angus Shiva Mungal on Teacher Preparation

Earning a doctorate this week is Angus Shiva Mungal, whose dissertation “Competition or Partnerships?  Faculty Perceptions of Alternative and Professionalized Teacher Preparation Programs,” explores how faculty members understand the influences of alternative teacher preparation programs. “My study focuses on how faculty envision the changes to teacher preparation and the ways that teacher preparation programs are […]

Alejtin Berisha, Visiting Scholar from Kosovo, Reflects on a Semester at NYU Steinhardt

Alejtin Berisha, the executive director of Universum University College in Kosovo, spent the semester as a visiting scholar at the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy, supported by a fellowship from the U.S. Department of State’s Junior Faculty Development Program.  Berisha is the founder and Managing Editor of International Journal of Balkan Policy Research. What […]