Adjunct Faculty Members

Martin Christiansen, Adjunct Professor. Courses taught: Composition and Business Writing. M.A. in English/Literature, Central Michigan University, 1988. Martin teaches the full range of English and Humanities courses at SUNY Delhi and Morrisville State College at the Norwich campus, as well as Composition and Literature at SUNY Oneonta. He also serves as book production editor for one international theological publishing organization and as webmaster for another.

Eva Davidson, Adjunct Professor. Courses taught: Intro to Creative Writing, FYS "Scarcity." B.A. Sarah Lawrence College, 1983; M.F.A. Warren Wilson College Program for Writers, 1988. A practicing poet, Eva Davidson has collaborated on several operas and choral works with her sister, composer Tina Davidson. Her poems have been adapted as lyrics and premiered in the operas Billy and Zelda (OperaDelaware 1998) and Summer of the Swans (Capitol Opera, Harrisburg 2009). She has co-written a screenplay, Crossing, and has two working manuscripts of poems, Soon It Will Be Dark, and Dawn Birds. A third opera, Pearl, is in development with author Mary Gordon.   

Alice Lichtenstein, Adjunct Professor. Courses taught: Intro. to Creative Writing, Fiction Workshop. B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., Boston University.  Alice Lichtenstein was named the Boston University Fellow in Creative Writing. She has received a New York Foundation of the Arts Grant in Fiction and has twice been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony. She has taught at Boston University, Wheaton College, Lesley College, and the Harvard University Summer School. Her first novel, The Genius of the World (Zoland Books, 2000), a Booksense 76 selection in paperback fiction, was favorably reviewed in The New York Times Review of Books and on National Public Radio; her new novel, Lost, was published by Scribner in March 2010. Lichtenstein has published short stories in several literary journals. Her story "Dead Friends" appears in the current issue of Post Road (Winter 2010); "White Ladies," will appear in Short Story this summer.

Brian Madden, Adjunct Professor. Courses taught: Public Speaking. A fifty-year veteran network broadcast anchor/reporter, news and sports (CNN, FOX TV, ABC, WCBS, NBC radio). On-camera fundraiser, documentaries writer/producer/narrator, public speaker, jazz musician/band leader. Teaching at the college level since 1999. MaddenB@hartwick.edu

Jo Mish, Adjunct Professor.  Courses taught: Creative Writing and Letterpress Printing & the Book Arts.  B.A. in Sociology and Russian Literature, Hartwick College, 1971.  Mish has taught at Hartwick College for over 30 years. His courses include Creative Writing, Letterpress Printing & the Book Arts and International Folkdance. He also works extensively in the local (K-12) Arts In Education Program and edits two (K-12) literary and art magazines covering the works of students from 30 area schools. He was an editor and printer at Swamp Press and now holds that same position at Serpent & Eagle Press. These presses produce fine, handset and hand printed editions of poetry and art. He has five boks of poetry and short stories to his credit.

Carol Silverberg, Adjunct Professor. Courses taught: Composition and Advanced Acting. B.A. in Theatre, Pace University, 1989; M.A. in Theatre, Binghamton University, 1995; Ph.D. in English, Binghamton University, 2009.

Karyn Zapach, Adjunct Professor.  Courses taught: American Literature: Beginnings to Civil War, American Literature: Civil War to Present, Frontier and Wilderness in American Literature, and Composition. Education:  M.A. in English, Binghamton University, 2002. B.A. in English and Economics, Hartwick College, 1999. Professor Zapach also teaches College Writing and Literature courses at Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY. She continues to pursue her interest in combining English and Economics, and published an article on Faulkner and the Civil War in the journal Essays in Economics & Business History. Other areas of study that she brings into the classroom include Wilderness Literature and the American West, along with Traditional Andean Culture and Shamanism. Email:  Zapachk@hartwick.edu