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Kyle Riismandel

Academic Leadership and Administration 

-Director, Graduate Program in American Studies, Rutgers-Newark University, August 2021 – Present

  • Chief academic and administrative officer of the Program supervising 21 PhD students, 10 MA students, 1 administrative assistant 
  • Chair: Admissions Committee; American Studies Advisory Council 

-Interim Director, Law, Technology, and Culture Program, New Jersey Institute of Technology/Rutgers-Newark, Federated Department of History, Fall 2019 – Summer 2021 

  • Supervise 40+ majors including academic advising, internship placement, law school application 

-Fellow, Institute for Teaching Excellence, NJIT, Fall 2015 – Summer 2021, Founding Member
-Teaching Mentor, New Faculty Orientation, NJIT, Fall 2015 – Summer 2021
-History and Humanities Departmental Reorganization Committee, NJIT, Fall 2019 – Summer 2021
-Shared Governance Leadership and Administration
-President, Lecturers and Educators Congress, Fall 2015 – Summer 2021, Founding Member
-LEC Representative, Faculty Senate, NJIT, Fall 2013 – Summer 2021, Founding Member
-Instructional Staff Representative, Campus Climate Working Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, NJIT, Fall 2020 – Summer 2021
-LEC representative, COVID-19 Advisory Committee, NJIT, Spring 2020 – Summer 2021
-LEC representative, Committee on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities, NJIT, 2016 – Summer 2021 

Click here for Kyle’s capstone project poster