NYU Steinhardt Remembers Charles B. Hayes, Professor Who Studied Equity in Schooling

Charles B. Hayes, Steinhardt professor emeritus and former professor of educational administration, died on January 10, 2011. He was 87 years old. During a 25-year career at NYU, Hayes chaired more than 100 doctoral dissertations, distinguishing himself as a devoted teacher and mentor. He also played a critical role in developing Steinhardt’s program in educational […]

Kathy Heins Joins Steinhardt School as Director of Development

Kathy Heins has been appointed director of development.Heins, who currently serves as director of development and public affairs at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), will join Steinhardt in February. At IFA, Heins has been responsible for fundraising, alumni affairs, public relations, and strategic planning for the institute’s capital campaign. IFA, located with NYU’s Faculty […]

What’s a Tiffin? Krishnendu Ray of Food Studies, Explains

“It’s a vertical version of a horizontal meal,” explains Krishnendu Ray in a recent article about how Indian food delivered in tiffin containers are revolutionizing the office lunch in Canada. … A food studies scholar with interests in the social, historical and cultural contexts of food, he is the author of The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households (Temple University, 2004).

Audio Feature: A Retrospective on Joel Klein Featuring NYU Steinhardt Faculty

Chancellor Joel Klein has led the NYC Department of Education since 2002 and will step down at the end of 2010. A new book by Harvard Education Press includes 11 evidence-based analyses from scholars who have looked retrospectively at Klein’s tenure. The project was spearheaded by the American Institutes for Research, and was first presented […]

Shondel Nero to Present on Caribbean Creole English at TESOL Convention

Shondel J. Nero, associate professor and director of Steinhardt’s program in multilingual mullticultural studies, has been named a plenary speaker for the 2011 TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Convention in New Orleans.Nero will present ‘Encounters With Caribbean Creole English: Language, Identities, and Pedagogy.” Nero, whose research examines the politics, challenges, and […]