Allan B. Goldstein, NYU Tandon School of Engineering Senior Lecturer, teams student innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs with disabled community members to create digital stories that make society care and remember.
Being a sibling of a survivor of the notorious Willowbrook State School for the Mentally Retarded, his personal experience writing explores the social barriers impeding an inclusive society. Goldstein is on the screening committee of the Sprout Film Festival, which features films by and about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CUNY School of Professional Studies2015
Master of Arts, Disability Studies
- LOST AND FOUND, STORIES FROM NEW YORK, VOL.2, edited by Thomas Beller, Thomas Beller Neighborhood Books, dist. by WW Norton, July 2009
- THICKER THAN WATER, ESSAYS BY ADULT SIBLINGS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, edited by Don Meyer, Woodbine House, May 2009
Experiential Learning: establishing ties with community members, not-for-profits, BIDs, and government leaders to match their needs with NYU-Tandon's capabilities for professor developed project-based courses.
- Bing Wang, documentary filmmaker, The Ability Exchange
- Dr. Jim Lawler, Professor of Information Technology, Seidenberg of CSI, Pace University--Disability Studies; Pace Faculty Institute presentations; NYS ARC
- Amy Bittinger, Director of Operations, Family Support Services, UCP of NYC
- Peter Cobb, Director of Community Outreach, UCP of NYC,
- Linda Temple, Exec. Director, Heartshare
ADAPT Community Network, Amy Bittinger, VP Family Services
HeartShare Human Services of New York, Linda Temple, Exec. Director
- Chronicle of Higher Education innaugural list of Teaching Innovators (Nov. 2017),
- WPIX Changemaker 2017,
- CUNY SPS Alumni Spotlight,
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award-- NYU, 2016-2017,
- New York Observer "Top of the Class,"
- Jacobs Excellence in Education Award--NYU-Tandon School of Engineering, 2012,
- Omicron Delta Kappa--University of Denver, 1971