2012-2013 Faculty and Staff News

Erica Kipp

Erica Kipp Research Article Published in Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechology

Erica Kipp, adjunct assistant professor of biology and health sciences and director of laboratory safety and services, co-authored a research article about the toxicity of select plant extracts to microbial and cervical cancer cells that was published in the Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology.

Nancy Reagin

Nancy Reagin Interview

History Professor Nancy Reagin, PhD, was interviewed by BBC Radio's Jamillah about her new book titled, Star Wars and History. Along with Star Wars, Dr. Reagin also discussed George Lucas and historical influences.

Susan Herman

Susan Herman Co-Edits Book

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Security Susan Herman co-edited the 4th edition of Victims of Crime, a compilation of the latest research on victimization published by Sage.

Joanne Zipay

Joanna Zipay Receives Honor

Performing Arts Adjunct Professor Joanne Zipay, was honored as Writer and Director of Living History by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network's Awards for Excellence Program for writing and directing the public program "On the Side of Angels". Professor Zipay is a part of the Mount Gulian Historic Site Beacon (Dutchess County).

Dr. Matthew Bolton

Matthew Bolton, PhD, featured on ICRAC and the Global Policy Journal

Matthew Bolton, PhD, Political Science professor, is featured on ICRAC (International Committee for Robot Arms Control) and the Global Policy Journal for his article about the debate for the limitation or ban of robotic weapons. Dr. Bolton provides key principles in which this likely impending convention should cover. >> Read more

Chris Malone

Chris Malone’s Presidential Debate Opinions now on iTunes

Associate Professor and Chair for the Department of Political Science, Chris Malone, has been providing podcasts of the presidential debates thanks to Hudson Valley Talk Radio. Malone gives his opinions on both the candidates and their vice presidents from the first debate to a post-election review.
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Presidential Debate

Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate Watch 2012

Throughout the month of October students, professors and alumni watched history be made during the presidential debates of the 2012 election. Before each live airing of the debate professors such as Nancy Reagin, PhD, Matthew Bolton, PhD and Emily Welty, PhD weighed in educated opinions with other students on hot button topics such as women’s rights and foreign affairs. >> View the photos

Chris Malone

Chris Malone Talks About His Opinions on the Last Two Presidential Debates

Chris Malone writes a series of articles on The Hill and delivers comparisons to past debates and gives opinions on how both candidates handled themselves during these last two debates. >> Read more

Performing Arts

Brian Friedman Named Choreographer in Residence at Pace University

Brian Friedman, one of the country’s most prominent choreographers, will teach master classes to all Pace University commercial dance students on Sept. 19 and 20 as an artist in residence. >> Read more

Andres Villagra

Thinkfinity Grant Supports Spanish Web site Designed for Prospective Students

Associate Dean Andrés Villagrá, PhD and students developed a Web site prototype called, “Qué pasa en Pace?!!! Contacto Pace University Spanish Applet” enabling prospective spanish-speaking students to communicate with native spanish speakers and learn the benefits of attending Pace University.

Emily Welty

Sustained Peace and Reconciliation Needed in Post War Sri Lanka

Emily Welty, PhD, Peace and Justice Studies Program Director was quoted by the World Council of Churches on the need for “greater participation by local communities in developing sustained peace and reconciliation rather than a military-controlled approach in development” in a post war Sri Lanka.

Nancy Reagin

Sherlock Holmes Fans were the Original Groupies

Nancy Reagin, PhD, Professor of Women and Gender Studies and History interviewed in an article published by the Iowa City Gazette explains how one of the first organized fan communities was for Sherlock Holmes.