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Fit to Print: August 2020

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This summer, Pace professors have been on the forefront regarding the latest local and national developments surrounding the many social and economics implications of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and much more.

"I'm an optimist because I know our region has been here before: This century, it has been buffeted by the devastation of 9/11, the inundation after Hurricane Sandy, and the collapse caused by the Great Recession."

—Pace President Marvin Krislov, published an article in Newsday titled "College in the Fall?" He was also featured in a Fast Company article titled "Ivanka, Coronavirus, and the Messy Truth About the 'Skills Gap.'

"So many people use Twitter as a trusted news source and Twitter is not that. It’s a platform for everybody and anybody to broadcast their message."

—Seidenberg Dean Jonathan Hill, DPS, featured in a News12 video segement about a Twitter security breach, and public trust. 

“We anticipate there will be a fair amount of issues around stalled identity development and around loss of many milestones.”

Counseling Center Director Richard Shadick, PhD, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article titled "Colleges Brace for Potential Increased Need for Mental Health Services."

"Like COVID-19, 60 percent of viruses that infect humans and 75 percent of recent infectious diseases are 'zoonotic,' meaning they originate in animals."

—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor David N. Cassuto, JD, published an article in The Hill titled "Torturing Fewer Animals Will Mean Burying Fewer People." 

“I don’t think that the theaters are going to be successful.”

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Leslie Garfield Tenzer, JDquoted in a Variety article about the legal battle between the state of New Jersey and its movie theaters.

"But as social networks refine their policies and update algorithms for detecting extremism, they overlook a major source of hateful content: gun talk."

—Dyson Associate Professor Adam Klein, PhD, published an article in Ridgefield Press titled "Social Networks Aim to Erase Hate, But Miss the Target on Guns." 

Lubin Professor Frank Colella, JD, LLM, CPA, was quoted in a news story published in Tax Notes on final preparer tax identification number (PTIN) regulations issued by the IRS. Colella also testified at the hearing on the proposed PTIN regulations back in May. His article "Pinch-Hitting for the IRS: Second Circuit Adopts Phantom Regulations to Curb a Monster Abuse of Financial Derivatives," was recently published in The Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review.

"Coping with the current and long-term consequences of the pandemic for underrepresented communities requires courageous and communal action from the entire scientific community."

Patch featured Dyson Assistant Professor Anne Toomey, PhD, and Assistant Professor Monica Palta, PhD, in an article titled "Pace U Researchers Champion Call to Protect Scientific Diversity."

“I think every generation thinks that things are worse for either their particular generation or the next generation.”

—Dyson Clinical Associate Professor Linda Olzewski, PsyD, quoted in a San Diego Union-Tribune article about Generation Z 

PPA Professor of Music Lee Evans, EdD's newest print book, Beautiful Art Songs for Solo Piano is now available for pre-order from Amazon, for an August 13 release, The book is also available immediately on the iPad specific platform SuperScore Music App.

“Her being fictional shouldn’t prevent her from getting a degree.”

—Clinical Assistant Professor of Film and Screen Studies Jon Danzinger was featured in a New York Times article titled "Duchess Goldblatt is a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Twitter Account."

“They compound each other—our brain and mind are in a relationship.”

—Dyson Associate Professor Leora Trub, PhD, was featured in a Bustle article titled "What Happens to Your Body When You Have a Stress Dream."

Dyson Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice Darrin Porcher, PhD, was featured in Cheddar Businesses' Cheddar News Wrap regarding the uptick in gun violence in New York City. He was also featured in CBS New York and OAN regarding news and developments regarding the NYPD. 

"It is a personal preference, but it is also a matter of how healthy an individual is and what they do for a living."

—Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, was featured in Credit Donkey's "Mattress Buying Guide."

"In less than two weeks, thousands of recent law graduates will sit down in hotel ballrooms, convention centers and large classrooms to take the test that they have been training for three (or more years) to take."

—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professors Bridget Crawford, JD, and Emily Gold Waldman, JD, published an article in New York Law Journal "Tampons and Pads Should Be Allowed at the Bar Exam." Crawford was also quoted in an Associated Press article about defamation suits against President Trump regarding rulings on his tax returns. 

Lubin Accounting Professor Steven Mezzio, PhD, CPA, was named by the National Beta Alpha Psi headquarters and RSM, an international CPA firm, as Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Advisor of the Year for 2020.