November 2015: Fit to Print
From feminist theory to laundromat sadness, Pace faculty and staff are making the news.
Dyson Assistant Professor Emily Bent, PhD, received a three-year, $45,000 research grant from the Feminist Majority Foundation for her book manuscript project, Feminist Girls: The New Politics of Gender and Age at the United Nations, which is based on a five-year qualitative study of girls’ political participation at the UN.
Dyson Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Media, Communication, and Visual Arts program Robert Klaeger recently judged Nonprofit Westchester's #GivingTuesday video contest. Click here to see the winners.
Pace Counseling Center Director Richard Shadick, PhD, was recently awarded the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) Award for Excellence in Counseling Center Scholarship—in recognition of his work to advance campus mental health and student development.
Dyson Professor Roger Salerno, PhD, was quoted in a Today article titled “Here’s Why Laundromats Can Make You Sad.”
Dyson Professor and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant recipient Nigel Yarlett, PhD, presented his paper “Method for the Continuous Culture of Cryptosporidium parvum” in Beijing, China, at the 2015 Grand Challenges Meeting—an initiative set up by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
CHP Assistant Professor Marie Charles, MA, BSN, was interviewed on air by WPIX for a news story regarding a controversial job listing from a healthcare company, and whether or not that listing violated civil rights and labor laws.
Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, was quoted in a TechNewsWorld article about the latest update to the iMac line.
Seidenberg Professor and Director of Cybersecurity Darren Hayes, DPS, was quoted in an American Banker article called “Why the ABA Got Hacked—and What It Means for Banks.”
Dyson Professor Meghana Nayak, PhD, has published a book called Who is Worthy of Protection? Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics, which explores gender-based asylum within the framework of feminist international relations theory.
Dyson Professor Anthony Mancini, PhD, co-authored an article called “Can People Benefit from Acute Stress? Social Support, Psychological Improvement, and Resilience after the Virginia Tech Campus Shootings,” in the journal Clinical Psychological Science.
Lubin Professor Charles Tang, PhD, co-authored a follow-up to his recently published research study, “Assessing Financial Reporting Quality of Family Firms: The Auditors' Perspective,” in which he offers a complementary perspective on their original paper.
Lubin Professor Joseph Salerno, PhD, recently gave a lecture on “Money and the State” at the College of the Bahamas in Nassau, sponsored by the Nassau Institute.
Dyson Professor Lee Evans, EdD, published two articles—“Precursors to a Precursor of Jazz” and “Teaching Melodic Transposition: Its Value and Most Effective Procedure”—in the fall 2015 issue of Piano Guild Notes.
Lubin Professor Eric Kessler, PhD, was recently re-appointed to the US Fulbright National Screening Committee.
Dyson Assistant Professor Anna Shostya, PhD, and student Bridget McCabe presented a paper titled "Ambient Air Pollution Clean-up in China: Predicting a Turning Point," at the International Atlantic Economic Society Conference, held on October 9 in Boston.
Dyson Assistant Professor Durahn Taylor, PhD, hosted a lecture on the Vietnam War at the Chappaqua Library this past October, as part of a lecture series focusing on major topics and events of the 1960s.
CHP Clinical Education Labs Director Patty Myers, MS, MT (ASCP), CLS, will be presenting a new cutting-edge educational program on preventing medication errors at the Society for Simulation in Health Care conference in San Diego in January 2016.
Lubin Professor John Y. Lee, PhD, received a 2015 Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence for his Outstanding Author Contribution on his paper “The Profitability and Performance Measurement of US Regional Banks Using the Predictive Focus of the Fundamental Analysis Research,” which was published in Volume 24 of the academic journal Advances in Management Accounting.
Lubin Clinical Associate Professor Harvey B. Markovitz, Clinical Assistant Professor Deborah Fain, and Professor Dennis Sandler, PhD, presented their paper, "Investigating the Place of Traditional Sales Skills Education in a Direct Marketing Context: Have We Entered the Age of the Integrated Marketing Maven?" at the Marketing EDGE Research Summit in Boston on October 3.
Lubin Professor Robert G. Vambery, PhD, had his paper “The Rise of the Renminbi from Convertible Toward Reserve Currency Status as a Result of the China-US Trade Relationship,” published in the Journal of Global Business and Technology. He also served as a United States Country Co-Chair of the 17th Annual International Conference of the Global Business and Technology Association in Lisbon-Leira, Portugal, as well as presented “Overcoming Challenges to American Competitiveness and Meeting the Challenges of Revitalizing Globalization,” at the Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference in Venice, Italy.
Our Federal Reserve Challenge team has been dominating the competition—and the rest of the country is taking notice!
A National Powerhouse
The holiday season is in full swing, but Pace faculty are still hard at work researching and weighing in on a number of important issues. Grab a coffee and settle in, because this month’s Fit to Print is chock-full of insights.
Fit to Print: December 2017
Pace University’s 2017 #GivingTuesday was an enormous success and we are truly grateful for everyone who participated to make it possible.