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Brodsky, Mitchell

Brodsky, Mitchell

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Health and Human Performance

Office Location: HP-203


Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  New York University  Health Education  1991 
MA  New York University  Human Sexuality, Marriage and Family Life Education  1975 
BS  Indiana University of Pennsylvania  Elementary Education  1972 
Human Sexuality pertains to gender issues, gender roles, sexual orientation, sexual behaviors, communication, etc. Family Life Education pertains to preparing students to develop positive behaviors that encourage healthy family living. Men’s Issues pertains to all things involving living life as a male in this society.

Areas of Expertise

Human Sexuality
Family Life Education
Men’s Issues

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Brodsky. "My Journey to Effective Pedagogy." DisCover:A Journal of Scholarly Teaching. 3 2011: 101-105.

Brodsky. "Is York College Safe For Everyone?." Pandora's Box. Spring 2012: 6.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Brodsky. "Mack's Follies: Unfinished Business." Does Anyone Remember when Sex Was Fun?: Positive Sexuaality in the age of AIDS. 1990: .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Kenya, Brodsky, Divale, Allegrante, Fullilove. "Effects of Immigration on Selected Health Risk Behaviors of Black College Students." Journal of American Health. 2003: .

Brodsky. "TheYoung Male Experience With Treatment for Non-Seminomatous Testicular Cancer." Sexuality and Disability. 1999: .

Brodsky. "Testicular Survivors' Impressions of the Impact of the Disease on Their Lives." Qualitative Health Research. 1995: .

Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Brodsky. "Don't Skimp on Sex Education." West Windsor & Plainsboro News. 2003: 2.

Brodsky. "Intoxicated by my Illness." The New York Times Magazine. January 21, 1990: 6.

Brodsky. "Hard Road." The New York Times. Section 8 2003: 11.

Brodsky. "Out of the Woods, Into the Dark." The New York Times. Section D March 24, 2015: 3.

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"SIECUS Report" May 1978: .

"SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

"SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

"SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.

"SIECUS Report" 1976: 5.


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" BUDS " March 17, 2014: Villagers Theatre:New Playwrights Series. Community theatre goers.

" Addressing Homophobia and Homo-Negativity in the Classroom " March 2012: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

" Engaging Students in Classroom Discussion (Panel) " March 2011: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

" Discipline and Classroom Management (joint workshop) " May 2010: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

" Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum: Sharing and Exploring New Methodologies " October 2009: York Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

" Sexuality and Early Childhood (joint presentation) " October 1997: Nassau County Association for the Education of Young Children.

" The Masculine Mystique " March 1995: Nassau Community College Women's Center.

" Issues of Masculinity " January 1995: Planned Parenthood of NYC. Parent Education Program: Health Issues of Men (H.I.M.).

" Domestic Violence " December 1994: Collaborators for Change: York College.

" Breast Cancer: Building an Awareness " November 1994: Health Promotion Center: York College.

" Empowerment, Values Clarification and other Frightening Concepts in Human Sexuality " November 1994: Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (37th Annual meeting).

" Human Sexuality: Teaching Strategies in a Multi-Cultural Urban School of Higher Learning " August 1994: West Virginia University Committee on Sexual Awareness.

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Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Eta Sigma Gamma: National Health Education Honorary, 80 Chapters Nationwide: 2012.

York College Athletics Award: For Tireless Dedication & Commitment to the Success to York College Athletics: 2009.


PSC CUNY Grant Award, Heterosexism Among College Students #6-68524. 2000: $1,500.

PSC CUNY Grant Award, Behavior Risk Factors Among College Students #6-67484. 1999: $1,500.

Henry Meissner Research Grant Award, Testicular Cancer Survivor's Impressions of the Impact of the Disease on their Lives. 1995: $500.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Community Dispute Resolution Services: 1994-1998.