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Benedito, Roberto

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  University At Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo  Anthropology  1994 
    MA  University At Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo  Anthropology  1989 
    JD  College of Law, University of the Philippines  Law  1985 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, City University of New York  Assistant Professor  Anthropology  2017 - Present 
    York College, City University of New York  Doctoral Lecturer  Cultural Diversity Program  2009 – 2017 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, City University of New York  Adjunct Assistant Professor  Cultural Diversity Program  1995 - 2009 
    College of Law, University of the Philippines  Research Assistant  Indigenous Philippine Law, Upland Citizens and Legal Representation  1983 – 1985 
    National Research Council of the Philippines  Research Assistant  Conflict Theory: Two Case Studies from the Middle East  1981 – 1982 
    Social and Humanities Research Council, University of the Philippines together with the East West Center Culture Learning Institute (Hawaii  Research Assistant  Interpersonal Interaction in the Pluralistic Society of Angeles City, Pampanga  1980 – 1982 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Supreme Court of the Philippines (R.T. CRT BR. 12)  Court Researcher  (1990-1992) 
    UNITED NATIONS, Geneva, Switzerland (Ecosoc and Human Rights Committee)  Intern  Summer (1989) 
    Department of Anthropology Library, University at Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo  Curator  1989 
    Philippine Constitutional Commission of 1986  Legal Adviser  1986 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  2017 to Present 
    Doctoral Lecturer  2009 – 2017 
    Adjunct Assistant Professor  1995- 2009 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

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    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Roberto Benedito. "The Emerging International Standard on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Issues and Implications for Mission Work in Third World Countries." Missiology: An International Review. Vol. XXIV, No.2 April 1996: .

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        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "A Comparative Study of Impeachment Proceedings in Nigeria and the Philippines" May 7, 2019: Keynote Speaker, Initiation Ceremony of The Tau Lambda Chapter Phi Alpha Theta - The National Honor Society in History.

    "Impeachment Proceedings: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and the Philippines" April 12-13, 2019: Moderator and Presentor, The 44th Annual Conference of the New York African Studies Association “The 50-Year Ripple: Black Studies - Sankofa Past Present and Future”.

    "More Alike Than Different: Why Our Diversity Is Our Strength!" March 31- April 1 2017: - Conference speaker/Workshop leader, SUNY Albany Asia Pacific American Conference sponsored by the Asian American Alliance.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program of 2019: Spring 2019.

    Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Anthropology, University At Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo: 1992-1993.

    Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Anthropology, University At Buffalo, SUNYat Buffalo: 1987-1990.

    Scholar-in-Residence, School of Law, University At Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo: 1987-1990.

    Justice Alex Reyes Scholarship, College of Law, University of the Philippines: 1981-1984.

    University of the Philippines Scholarship: 1976-1979.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Coordinator, Anthropology Discipline: Fall 2014 to Present.

      Coordinator, Cultural Diversity Program: Spring 2012 to Spring 2019.

      Chair, Anthropology Search Committee: Spring 2015.

      Represented the Department, Procurement training session: How to Topic: How to submit a Requisition in CUNYfirst: Feb 09, 2015.

      Represented the Department in the Records Retention and Disposition Meeting: May 4, 2010.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Coordinator, Anthropology Discipline: Fall 2014 to Present.

      Coordinator, Cultural Diversity Program: Spring 2012 to Spring 2019.

      Member, Undergraduate Research Advisory: Fall 2016 to Present.

      Member, Common Reader Committee: Fall 2015 to Present.

      Member, Campus Environment: Fall 2015 to Present.

      Member, Sociology Search Committee: Fall 2015.

      Chair, Anthropology Search Committee: Spring 2015.

      Member, Campus Environment: Spring 2011 to 2014.

      Member, Outcomes and Assessment Committee (Subcommittee on Student Learning): Fall 2009 to 2012.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Sponsor/Organizer Antropology Lecture Series: Dr. Celia Tuchman-Rosta entitled: “Symbols of the Nation: The Sweat and Sacrifice of Classical Dancers in Cambodia’s Tourism Industry.”: October 23, 2018.

    Panel moderator, York College, 9th Undergraduate Research Day: May 3, 2018.

    Invited Speaker representing the Common Reader Committee “The New Jim Crow: Achieving in the face of Oppressive Circumstances”The Percy E. Sutton SEEK Program: April 17, 2018.

    Panel moderator, York College, 8th Undergraduate Research Day: May 4, 2017.

    Conference speaker/Workshop leader: “More Alike Than Different: Why Our Diversity Is Our Strength!” at the SUNY Albany Asia Pacific American Conference sponsored by the Asian American Alliance: March 31- April 1 2017.

    Resource Presentor, “Is This a Muslim Exclusion Act: A Teach-In On Trump’s Executive Order #13769”: February 2, 2017.

    Represented Cultural Diversity and Anthropology in the 16th CUNY IT Conference at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY: 11/30/2017 - 12/01/2017.

    Attended, Mellon Emerging Scholars Conference “Creating Diverse and Inclusive Communities” Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Queens College: November 10-11, 2016.

    Represented Cultural Diversity and Anthropology in the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Workshop on Supporting Students with Testing Accommodations: October 13, 2016.

    Represented Cultural Diversity and Anthropology for conference on: “Resurgent Realities: East Coast Asian American Studies” Sponsored by CUNY Diversity Projects Development Fund: May 13, 2016.

    Sponsor, A Black History Month Jazz Celebration featuring Sean Juan Project and the GMT Express at the Milton G. Bassin Peforming Arts Center (in Collaboration with Male Initiative Program and York Student Government): Feb 16 2015, 6 PM.

    Represented CLDV and Anthropology to the 14th Annual CUNY IT Conference held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York: December 3-4, 2015..

    Seminar Leader, College Now faculty orientation: May 4, 2015.

    Coordinater and Sponsor, the Community Works New York City’s “Thunderbird American Indian Dancers” (in collaboration with Prof. Kay Neale and the Carribean Student Association): April 16, 2015.

    Represented Cultural Diversity on Seminar on Assessing General Education sponsored by the CUNY Assessment Council and Assessment Network of New York: Nov 14,2014.

    Coordinated and sponsored A Panel Discussion entitled “Take A Look at Human Rights in Iran” with guest speakers Rev. Linda C. Prendergast and Dr. Khalil Khani (with Prof. K. Neale): September 22, 2014.

    Represented Cultural Diversity, The Innocence Project (Elizabeth Webster and Nicole Harris “National litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice”: Feb 23, 2011.

    Assisted, Cultural Diversity sponsored Program “Under the Veil”: Nov 4, 2010.

    Sponsor/Host, World Mental Health Day (Speaker: Mr. Dan Coronel, AVP Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center): Oct 7, 2010.

    Facilitator, York College’s Freshman Reader Program (Outcast United): Sept 7, 2010.

    Assisted in the Cultural Diversity Program Special Black History Month Event: Feb 25, 2010.

    Assisted in Pulitzer Prize winner Ms. Lynn Nottage’s visit to York College Campus: Oct. 23, 2009.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      Anth415   Advanced Seminar in Anthropology 
      Anth303   Food and Culture 
      Anth393   Anthropology of Religion 
      Anth490   Independent Study 
      Anth101(Writing Intensive)   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 
      Anth101 Hybrid   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 
      Anth101 WEB   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 
      BLST490   Directed Study 
      Hist258 (Writing Intensive)   East Asia from 1800 to the Present 
      Hist257 J (Writing Intensive) 0643  East Asia to 19th Century 
      CLDV 101 SV1 (Writing Intensive) 0277  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 GH1 (Writing Intensive) 0270  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 XXX (Writing Intensive) 0274  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 SV (Writing Intensive) 0271  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 JK (Writing Intensive) 0264  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 EF (Writing Intensive) 0261  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 SV (Writing Intensive) 0263  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 CD (Writing Intensive) 0251  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 GH 0255  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 JK 1483  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 EF 0248  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 SV 0251  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
      CLDV 101 XXX 0262  Understanding Cultural Diversity 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Advanced Seminar in Anthropology, Anth415.

      Anthropology Seminar on Migrants, Migrations and Healthcare, Anth401.

      Food and Culture, Anth303.

      Anthropology of Religion, Anth393.

      Introduction to Multicultural Studies in the 21st Century, CLDV100 WEB.

      East Asia from 1800 to the Present, Hist258 (Writing Intensive).

      East Asia to 19th Century, History 257 Writing Intensive.

      Understanding Cultural Diversity, CLDV 101 Writing Intensive.