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A Talk with Pace's Distinguished Professors

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On Wednesday, February 24, and Wednesday, March 31, join Eric Kessler, PhD and Bennett Gershman, JD, for their Distinguished Professor presentations, hosted by the Office of Research.

The title of Distinguished Professor is the highest honor Pace University bestows upon a faculty member who has a sustained record of extensive, extraordinary contributions in research, teaching and service. It requires independent recommendations from nationally and internationally known scholars in the candidate's field. 

In honor of this year's Distinguished Professors—Eric Kessler, PhD, and Bennett Gershman, JD—the Office of Research is hosting presentations by each professor. Each presentation will last one hour, and focus on a subject related each professor's area of expertise. 

Save the Date:

Eric Kessler
Wednesday, February 24
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m.
Wise Leadership

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Meeting ID: 928 5323 0977
Password: 115968

Bennett Gershman
Wednesday March 31
12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Repairing the Damage: To Our Constitution, Our Democracy, Our Way of Life

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Meeting ID: 927 2608 1383
Password: 766704

About Pace's Distinguished Professors:

Eric H. Kessler: Professor Eric H. Kessler is the Henry George Scholar and Professor in the management and management science department in the Lubin School of Business on the New York City Campus. Kessler is an internationally recognized authority on organization management and global leadership. As a management researcher, he is the worldwide General Editor of the Encyclopedia of Management Theory and Choice book award winner who has published six critically acclaimed books that have sold in 70+ countries, including the new title, Wise Leadership: A Toolbox for Sustainable Success. He also has over 120 combined academic papers and presentations that have earned numerous awards and appeared in many of the field’s top outlets.

Bennett Gershman: A professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law since Pace's Law School was founded in 1976, Gershman has written four books, over 75 articles in law journals, and hundreds of book reviews, essays, and op-ed pieces. His treatise, Prosecutorial Misconduct, initially published in 1985 and now in its 2nd edition, has become a preeminent resource for scholars and practitioners seeking guidance on wrongful convictions. As a leading authority in the country on prosecutorial misconduct, Professor Gershman is continuously called upon by the news media for his expertise. He is routinely quoted by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as by a host of local publications. He has served as an expert witness on prosecutorial misconduct in numerous criminal cases, and has devoted much of his time to training prosecutors and judges

To learn more about each professor, please visit the Office of the Provost Distinguished Professor webpage