Daniel Auld is the Academic Program Director in the Office of Undergraduate Studies and is responsi-ble for all student learning centers including the Foreign Language Lab. Daniel worked at Fordham University as an administrator and is completing a doctorate in educational psychology. Daniel’s most recent publication examined students’ motivational approaches to learning and preferences for traditional or online learning environments, which he presented at the June, 2010 American Association of University Professors Conference in Washington, DC.
Carmen Kynard is associate professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she interrogates race and the politics of writing instruction. She has published numerous articles and led many faculty professional development series. Her first book with SUNY Press (2013), Vernacular Insurrections: Race, Black Protest, and the New Century in Composition-Literacy Studies, makes Black Freedom a 21st century literacy movement. Her current project looks at the community cultural capital and critical literacies of Black female college students. She traces her research and teaching at her website, “Education, Liberation, and the Black Radical Tradition” (www.carmenkynard.org).