Research News

For SUNY Oswego professors and students, research and scholarship greatly enhance the college experience, their personal knowledge and ultimately the world's body of information. Through faculty projects, student opportunities, faculty-student collaborations, faculty honors and books, members of the SUNY Oswego campus community are garnering recognition and making a difference.

Faculty Projects

Fulbright enables professor to research, teach in Moldova

Lenuta Giukin of SUNY Oswego’s modern languages and literatures faculty won a five-month Fulbright Scholarship last fall to Moldova in Eastern Europe, where she taught and did research on the burgeoning film industry in the Romanian- and Russian-influenced nation.

Student Opportunities

Student team probes bitcoins with an eye on manias of past

Bitcoins, a digital currency with a brief but volatile history as an investment, have come under the scrutiny of five SUNY Oswego undergraduates in an upper-level finance class who will make a Quest presentation on the topic April 9.

Faculty-Student Collaborations

Oswego researcher wins NSF grant to probe mass-extinction puzzle

SUNY Oswego earth sciences faculty member and paleontologist Diana Boyer has received a three-year, $52,000 National Science Foundation grant to advance understanding of a mass extinction whose evidence lies in ancient layers of black shale in Western New York and Eastern Ohio.

Faculty Honors

Friedman, Wan earn top SUNY Oswego awards for research

Dr. Barry A. Friedman, professor of management in SUNY Oswego’s School of Business and author of more than 35 peer-reviewed articles on topics as diverse as corporate reputation and parents’ school satisfaction, is this year’s recipient of the college President’s Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity.

Books and Publications

Professor's book tracks paths to Congress for ethnic politicians

A SUNY Oswego political science faculty member published her first book last month, using a database she built from scratch and years of research to construct a micro-political model for the rise of ethnic minorities in Congress, full of their stories and creative electoral strategies.

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