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New York City Office - Room W-480, 1 Pace Plaza
Pleasantville Office - Room 119, Goldstein Academic Center
[Jessica Magaldi]  

Business Honors Program Director, New York City

Professor Jessica Magaldi
Office: W-476, 1 Pace Plaza, New York City
Telephone: 212-618-6445

Jessica A. Magaldi is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. She teaches Business Law and Advanced Business Law, as well as a number of specialty law classes including Cyberlaw, Employment Law and International Law on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Professor Magaldi also teaches in the iPace Program, the online BBA completion program, as well as the Center for Global Business. Prior to coming to Pace, Professor Magaldi taught doctrinal and legal writing courses at the law school level and, in 2005, she was a visiting Professor at Western New England School of Law. In addition to her teaching, Professor Magaldi is a business and legal consultant, specializing in technology and intellectual property law and transactions. She advises clients on substantive legal issues and also works with in house legal departments on business process reengineering and employee training. Professor Magaldi was recently engaged by NYSE Euronext to manage Project Pearl, the company's Strategic Intellectual Property Initiative. Professor Magaldi has extensive experience in technology and intellectual property transactions and teaching and training. Professor Magaldi received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the New York University Review of Law and Social Change.

[Melissa Cardon ]  
Business Honors Program Director, Pleasantville

Dr. Melissa Cardon
Office: Room 112, Goldstein Academic Center, Pleasantville
Telephone: 914-773-3618

Melissa Cardon teaches managerial and organizational concepts, human resource management, negotiations, and leadership in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Pace. She is an Assistant Professor of Management. Professor Cardon has earned the William G. Sharwell Award for dedication to the campus community in Pleasantville, and three teaching awards at her former University. Prior to joining Lubin, Professor Cardon was an HR analyst for Key Bank, where she managed organizational compliance with EEO/AA regulations, including recruiting, training, and compliance audit management. Her research focuses on unleashing human potential within entrepreneurial firms, including a dual interest in HR practices that maximize employee potential, and the emotional, relational, and cognitive aspects of entrepreneurs that contribute to optimizing their behavior and performance. Recent work of Professor Cardon's includes a focus on entrepreneurial passion, entrepreneurial failure, and the organizational attractiveness of small firms to applicants. Her work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Human Resources Management Review, and Human Resources Management, as well as several book chapters, and she has received several awards for both conceptual and empirical research studies.