DR. BORIA SAX,
Franklin Avenue, 2F
A widely published,
critically acclaimed author and scholar, whose specialties include animal
studies and online learning.
- Published or had accepted ten books of
scholarship, one memoir, three study guides, three chapbooks of poetry, on
collection of poetry and prose, one reference book, and two books of
translations (See record of publications at http://www.boriasax.com).
- Had two scholarly books named to list of
“outstanding academic titles of the year” compiled by the journal Choice.
- Had books published in Japanese, Czech, French, Korean,
Turkish, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese translation.
- Won the 2010
Eisenstein-DeLacy award for "best scholarly article" from the
National Congress of Independent Scholars (NCIS).
- Published over 300 shorter pieces including
articles, poetry, sections of reference books, research reports,
translations, reviews, and flyers for public distribution.
- On the editorial board of Grimm Reaper Press.
WORK IN ONLINE
- Founded the Wizards Program of online
supplemental instructors at Mercy College in 2000.
- Won a Sloan-C Award for “Online Learning
Effectiveness” in 2002.
- Listed as a Consultant on Online Learning by the
- Have served as an evaluator for grants in online
learning including a grant for over $1,000,000 to the Sloan-C headquarters
at Olin and Babson
- Published many articles on online learning in
journals such as JALN and Teaching and Learning.
- Guest edited special issues, devoted to
storytelling and to online learning, of the journal On the Horizon.
- Co-chair of a Sloan-C 2006 initiative to provide
a national program of training/certification for online faculty.
- Member of the final panel at 2007 Sloan-C
- Won the Humane Society of the United States’
award for the “best new course” of 2007.
in German and Intellectual History, SUNY Buffalo
in German; SUNY Buffalo
in Philosophy and English; University
RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE
PRISON/HUDSON LINK Fall
2006 - Present
College Instructor – American
History, Philosophy, European History, English
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Full Professor – Philosophy (Promoted 2008)
Summer 2006 - 2009
Adjunct Faculty Member –
Humanities and English
MERCY COLLEGE, Dobbs Ferry, NY 1999
Director of Online Research,
Development and Training
WITHOUT WALLS OF SKIDMORE COLLEGE 2004
Adjunct Faculty Member
AWARDS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Invited speaker at The Hastings Institute, the
Staten Island Zoo, the National Zoo of the Smithsonian, the Rockwell
Museum, Lehman College, The New York Botanical Garden, Rutgers University,
Duke University, Yale University, the Whitechapel
Gallery and many other institutions (see record of speaking engagements at
- Appeared on the Television program Nova in a
program entitled “Spies, Lies and Atomic Secrets” (2000) and on the
History channel in a program entitled “Rats, Bats, and Bugs” (2003).
- On May 22, 1984, addressed Commission on
Security and cooperation of the United States Congress on independent
peace movements in Eastern Europe.
- Authored a report on East German compliance with
the UN Covenants that was presented to the United Nations in Geneva on July 17, 1984.
- Founder and first President of the non-profit
organization Nature in Legend and Story (NILAS, inc.), dedicated “to
promote understanding of traditional bonds between human beings and the
- Featured writer at the Sharing the Words 99
Festival in Treadwell,
- Received grants from Pace University,
NYCH and other places.
- Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America, 1999-present; in
Marquis Who’s Who in American