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December: Fit to Print

News Story

Pace professors share their expertise on everything from business ethics and computer forensics to hip-hop and hobbits.

Lubin Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab Bruce Bachenheimer was quoted in a New York Post article on entrepreneurship programs for veterans in November. He was also featured in the Mashable article “The Girl Scout troop teaching girls to be CEOs” on November 9.

“Measures of Corporate Social Performance and Ethical Business Decisions: A Review and Critique” by Lubin Associate Professor Susanna Cahn, PhD, was published in the Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.

Lubin Associate Professor David Gertner, PhD, and alumnus Jeffrey Repace, DPS, received the Best Paper Award from the Academy of Business Research for “The Influence of Perceived Brand Age and Cognitive Age Upon Brand Selection,” presented at the group’s fall conference in October. Gertner presented another co-authored paper, “The Coca-Cola Company and the Fight Against Obesity: A Case Study,” at the ABR’s fall international conference in September. Both papers are expected to be published in peer-reviewed journals.

Seidenberg’s Assistant Professor and Director of Cybersecurity Darren R. Hayes, DPS, is author of the book A Practical Guide to Computer Forensics Investigations, scheduled for publication later this month by Pearson Higher Ed.

Associate Professor of Marketing Carl Malinowski presented a paper on “Marketing Ethics: Differences Between Male and Female Graduate Students” at the annual conference of the American Society for Competitiveness in October. The paper was published in the refereed journal Competition Forum.

Dyson College Associate Professor of Political Science Chris Malone, PhD, and Adjunct Professor of Political Science George Martinez co-edited and contributed to the new book The Organic Globalizer: Hip Hop, Political Development, and Movement Culture, published in November by Bloomsbury Press. Political Science and American Studies major Davina Anderson ’15 co-authored a chapter about race, class, and hip hop in the Occupy Movement with Malone and Martinez.

Lubin Professor Joseph M. Pastore Jr., PhD, was invited to speak at the Sarah Lawrence College Community Outreach and Service-Learning Symposium on “Opportunities and Inequalities:  Moving Beyond the U.S. v. Yonkers Desegregation Case,” in late October. Pastore served the U.S. District Court of New York (Southern District) as the Court-appointed Monitor and Special Master in the case.

Dyson College Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and History Nancy Reagin, PhD, is co-editor of the book The Hobbit and History, published in November. It is the fifth book in a pop culture and history series published by Wiley & Sons. Martha Driver, PhD, distinguished professor of English at Pace, contributed a chapter. The book contains J.R.R. Tolkien's own original watercolor drawings of Smaug the dragon, hobbits, and other characters.

Lubin Assistant Professor Ping Wang co-authored a paper titled “Relative Performance Evaluation: Evidence from Warnings and Tip-offs,” which was accepted for the 2015 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) mid-year meeting. She will be presenting the paper in January in Nashville. Professor Wang was also the co-author of “2014 Goodwill Impairment Losses and CEO Compensation,” published in the Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance.

Nigel Yarlett, PhD, Dyson College professor and director of Haskins Laboratories, received a $200,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the continuous culture of the parasite cryptosporidium, which will allow for the testing of effective therapies. “Crypto” is a leading cause of death among children in the developing world.