The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, 2016
Dissertation Title: How Interactive Writing Media Influenced the Way First-Year Students Made Sense of their College Transition
Adviser: Colette Daiute, Committee: Stephen Brier, Patricia Brooks, Luke Waltzer, David Rindskopf
Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate, The Graduate Center, CUNY

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
M.A., Developmental Psychology, 2013
Thesis Title: How a Career Simulation Influenced Middle School Students’ Writing

Lehman College, CUNY, Bronx, NY
M.S. Ed., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2007
Thesis Title: English Only Versus Bilingual Education: Novice Bronx Teachers’ Perceptions and Practices

Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
B.A., Creative Writing and History, 2004

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kreniske, P. (in press) Developing a culture of commenting in a first-year seminar. Computers in Human Behavior.

Kreniske, P. (revised and resubmitted) How the medium influenced first-year writers’ expression of cognition and INTENSITY!!!

Kreniske, P. (under review) Developing voice: How the interactive features of two writing contexts influenced first-year college students’ voice.

Daiute, C. & Kreniske, P. (2016). Hopes, misunderstandings and possibilities of narrating for inclusive education. In Surian, A. (Ed.), Proceedings of openspaces for interaction and learning diversities. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Kreniske, P. (2014) How the San of southern Africa used digital media as educational and political tools. Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, 6.

Brooks, P. J. Dow, E. A. A.,  Jović, S., Kreniske, P., Panjwani, A., Sawyer, J., Schwartz, A. M., Shane-Simpson, C., Yannaco, F. D., & Ozlem Yuksel-Sokmen, P. O. (2014). Useful books and web sites for developing pedagogy in the teaching of psychology. In . J. N. Busler, B. C. Beins & W. Buskits (Eds.), Preparing the new psychology professoriate: Helping graduate students become competent teachers (2nd ed.) [E-Reader version, if applicable] (pp. 258-275). Retrieved from:

Dicker, R., Mah, J., Lopez, D., Tran, C. Reidy, R., Moore, M., Kreniske, P., Crane, I., Knudson, M. M., Li, Moon, Menza, R. Shuway, M., Alvidrez, J. (2011). Screening for mental illlness in a trauma center: Rooting out a risk factor for unintentional injury. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care, 70(6), pp 1337-1344.

Fellowships and Research Grants

Frances Degen Horowitz Dissertation Fellowship, The Graduate Center, 2015-2016
Language Learning Dissertation Grant, Language Learning: A Journal of Research in Language Studies, 2015
Writing Fellow, Baruch College, CUNY, 2014-2015
Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellow, The Graduate Center, 2010-2015
New Media Lab Social Justice Award, The Graduate Center, 2014
New Media Lab Digital Dissertation Grant, The Graduate Center, 2014
Doctoral Student Research Grant, The Graduate Center, 2014
Graduate Teaching Fellow, Hunter College, CUNY, 2011-14
CUNY Science Now Faculty Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2012
Presidential Research Fund, The Graduate Center, 2010
New York City Teaching Fellow, 2005-2007

Academic Teaching Experience

Hunter College Adjunct Instructor, 2015-2016
Baruch College Writing Fellow, 2014
Hunter College Graduate Teaching Fellow, 2011-2014

K-12 Credentials and Certifications

California Clear Single Subject Credential: English
California Clear Crosscultural Certificate:Language, and Academic Development
New York State Professional Certificate: English to Speakers of Other Languages K-12
New York State Professional Certificate: English Language Arts 7-12

Current Positions

Research Associate, The Graduate Center, CUNY

OpenLab Community Facilitator, The New York City College of Technology, CUNY

Full CV (2016-10-7)