New faculty members for 2010-11: Part 4Tweet
Jay L. Newberry, a visiting instructor in the Geography Department, specializes in refugee population distributions and urban social geographies.
Newberry, from Burton, W. Va., received his bachelor’s degree in urban planning from West Virginia University and a master’s degree in urban geography from Marshall University.
At Binghamton, Newberry will teach Urban Geography: Race and Place; Urban and Regional Planning; and Introduction to Geography.
Newberry likes to read, draw, build computers and hike.
Erin Washburn, an assistant professor of literacy education in the School of Education, will teach Literacy Assessment and Instruction, and Content Area Literacy at Binghamton.
Washburn, of San Antonio, Texas, received her undergraduate degree in speech communications from Baylor University. She did her graduate work in literacy education at Texas A&M University.
She has served as an instructor at Texas A&M University and as a K-12 classroom teacher in Texas.
Washburn specializes in teacher preparation and knowledge, reading-related learning disabilities, and reading and socio-emotional learning and assessment.
She enjoys traveling, reading and hiking.