Office Number: A507H

Office Tel:718-518-4137

Courses Teaching:
General Chemistry I (CHE210)

Areas of Expertise:
Neuroscience/Science Teaching and Learning

Publications (most recent years only):

  • Reyes, S., Nunez Rodriguez N., Brennan S (2023) The Development of Capstone Assignments Using a Faculty Community of Practice Model All Cultivating Capstones (Chapter 12, pages 7579) in the book: Ketcham, C.J. (2023) Cultivating Capstones: Designing HighQuality Culminating Experiences for Student Learning ISBN (pbk): 9781642674170, ISBN (ebook): 9781642674194. The Stylus/CEL Series on Engaged Learning, Sterling, Virginia.
  • Wong Carriera A, MoralesValiente C, Manzanero Puebla A, Núñez Rodríguez N. (2022) Un instrumento psicométrico para los procedimientos de Extensión Universitaria ante la pandemia de COVID19. Estudios del Desarrollo Social: Cuba y América Latina. ISSN 23080132 Vol. 10, No. Especial 2, 2022: 4551.
  • PujolFerran, M., DiSanto, J., NúñezRodríguez, N., & Morales, A. (2019) Plurilingual pedagogies across the college curriculum:  Four case studies.  NYState TESOL Journal, Idiom, 49 (2), 1824.
  • Nunez Rodriguez N, DiSanto J, Varelas A, Brennan S, Ialongo E, Wolfe K (2017) Building Understanding of HighSchool Students’ Transition to College. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 29(2), 402411.
  • Pujol M, DiSanto J, Nunez Rodriguez N, Morales A (2016) Exploring Plurilingual Pedagogies across the College Curriculum. Canadian Modern Language Review 72(4): 53049.
  • Nunez Rodriguez N, Brennan S, DiSanto J, Varelas A, Hutchins C (2015) Center for Teaching and Learning on Tour: Sharing, Reflecting on and Documenting Effective Strategies. Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning. 7, 423.

Grants and Fellowships (most recent years only):

  • Nunez Rodriguez N, London A (2023) Animating Science Labs: DigitalMedia Students as cocreators of Science Curriculum. Hostos Research Center (HRC) Committee of Sponsored Programs and Grants (CSPG), ($10,000).
  • Nunez Rodriguez N, Alaniz E (2022) Dissecting the Effectiveness of Online Modality for Teaching Lab Courses Required for NonScience Majors: What works? 2022 IDEAS Project Award Program. Hostos Research Center (HRC) Committee of Sponsored Programs and Grants (CSPG), ($2,000).
  • Reyes S, Nunez Rodriguez N, Brennan S (2022) Purpose and Sustainability: Lessons Learned from the Interrogation of Title V Program Legacy at Hostos beyond the Funding Period. 2022 ADELANTE Project Award Program. Hostos Research Center (HRC) Committee of Sponsored Programs and Grants (CSPG), ($7,000).
  • DiSanto J, Marck G, Ford M, Nunez Rodriguez N, Varelas A (2022) Pilot Program to Support MidCareer Faculty Seeking Promotion. CUNY ($5,000).
  • Nunez Rodriguez N, 20172020 Fulbright Specialist, Fulbright Specialist Program on Chemistry Education, Classroom Management and Assessment.
  • Cox D (coPI), Birshtein B (coPI), Nunez Rodriguez N (subaward, PI), Redenti S (subaward, PI) 20182023 NIH IRACDA Grant: Bronx Einstein Training in Teaching and Research (in collaboration with Lehman College and Albert Einstein Institute). Applicant Organization: Albert Einstein College of Medicine. $3,029,763. Award Number: 2 K12 GM10277907A1.
  • Nunez Rodriguez N, Rodriguez Y (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) We Are Our Brothers’ Keeper – Together We Achieve More IIV ($52,186/year), Black Male Initiative, CUNY.


  • Sancho Cardiel M, Nunez Rodriguez N (2023) Transforming Teaching Practices beyond Disciplines and Modality: A Spotlight on Online Blackboard Redesign. SoTL Commons Conference, Georgia Southern University, Savannah, Georgia
  • DiSanto J, Varelas A, Nunez Rodriguez N (2023) The Value of Interoperable Teaching Practices to Document Post-Pandemic Classroom Realities. SoTL Commons Conference, Georgia Southern University, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Manzanero Puebla AL, Claudia Morales-Valiente C, Núñez Rodríguez N, Wong Carriera A (2023) Universidad, Cultura y Desarrollo. Un estudio de caso. Simposio Internacional Educación Superior, Sociedad y Desarrollo, Havana, 2023.
  • DiSanto J, Varelas A, Nunez Rodriguez N (2023) Using Agnostic Course Design to Cross Modalities Drexel University's Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment, Drexel University, Philadelphia. 
  • Reyes S, Nunez Rodriguez N, Brennan S (2022) 2022 Lessons Learned from a Title V Program Impact on a Community College General Education Program Indianapolis Assessment Institute. Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Nunez Rodriguez N (2022) Igniting Faculty Passion for Teaching through Simple Research Questions Can Facilitate the Documentation of Student Academic Progress. SoTL Commons Conference on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Savannah, GA.
  • Bravo MM, Peterson E, Jaureguiberry A, Nunez Rodriguez N (2022) Cultural and Scientific Exchanges between college students from PuertoRican and Chilean can enhance scientific knowledge and transversal skills across courses.VI Meeting on Teaching Experiences. Universidad de San Sebastian. Santiago de Chile. Chile (Virtual Event).
  • Nunez Rodriguez N (2021) Chemistry for All: Relevance Matters (Plenary Speaker) Middle Atlantic Assoc. of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers. 53rd Annual Meeting. Pace University, NY.
  • Wolfe K, Nunez Rodriguez N, Brennan S (2021) Building and institutionalizing sustainable self-study practices during a pandemic. 2021 Drexel Assessment Conference.
  • Rivera-Peña B, Ivanova A, Nunez Rodriguez N (2021) STEM instructor educational approach evolution: from online strategies during in-person instruction to solely online strategies during Emergency Remote Teaching. 2021-National NIH IRACDA Conference, New Jersey/New York.
  • Jaureguiberry-Bravo M, Nunez Rodriguez N, Araya T, González R and, Bravo-Zehnder MM (2021) Cultural/Scientific Educational Innovation to Promote Professional Human Growth Through Biological Sciences. 2021-National NIH IRACDA Conference, New Jersey/New York.
  • Delgado-Cruzata L , Nunez-Rodriguez N,  (2019) OER in STEM: A Flexible model to update resources. Fall 2019-Faculty Development Day. John Jay College of CUNY. Oral Presentation.
  • Bhansali P, Bernardo T, Nunez Rodriguez N (2018), Seeing the VALUE in Numbers: A Quantitative Reasoning Assessment Study in a Chemistry Course. 5th Drexel University Assessment Conference, Phil, PA.

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Member, Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education, 2019-2020
  • Fulbright Specialist in STEM Education, Fulbright, 2018-2020
  • Member, International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014-2017
  • Member, Two-year-Chemistry Education Consortium-Division of Chemical Education-American Chemical Society, 2007-2014
  • Member, American Society for Cell Biology, 2007-2012