Fit to Print: September 2020
If it's in the news, you could be sure Pace professors have been weighing in. Read all about what your colleagues are sharing with the world at large in this month's edition of Fit to Print.
"This is a college class that is living through history. That experience will bind the Class of 2024 together, and it will set these students up for remarkable, meaningful, productive lives. They’re jumping forward into a transforming world, and they will be ready to lead it."
—Pace University President Marvin Krislov, published in his Forbes column titled "To the Class of 2024: You're Going to Change the World."
“At Pace we have always trained lawyers to meet the challenges of the world that they are entering professionally. We will continue this work in an even more focused way taking the time to a) educate ourselves about what the community needs from lawyers right now b) examine what we teach our students and how we teach it c) connect students with opportunities to do antiracism and social justice work both on campus and off."
—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Dean Horace Anderson, JD, published "Pace Statement on Social Justice" in Westchester Lawyer.
—Dyson Assistant Professor Kiku Huckle, PhD, was featured in a News12 segment titled "Women's Right to Vote: A Power and Politics Special."
"These two major events in history serve as the catalyst to reveal existing systemic issues. One story is the impact of COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on Black communities; the other is unheard voices begging for changes in policy."
—College of Health Professions Assistant Professor Kyomi Gregory, PhD published in a American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) op-ed titled, “Moving Forward as a Profession in a Time of Uncertainty.”
Lubin Professor Pritha Dutta, PhD, was recently interviewed by The MBA Cohort. The organization’s mission is to facilitate networking opportunities for MBA students and alumni in New York and Connecticut. Dutta’s paper, “Competition for Medical Supplies Under Stochastic Demand in the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Generalized Nash Equilibrium Framework,” analyzes shortages in medical supplies during the pandemic through the lens of game theory.
"We are particularly concerned about the extraordinary amount of personal data being collected, about the user, in plaintext…the app stores user data in an unencrypted format on the device.”
—Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems Professor Darren Hayes, PhD, quoted in a Readers Digest article titled "The Dangers of TikTok that Are Worth Your Attention."
“The very important part right now is getting the science right, and making sure that we’re producing the vaccine that’s actually going to be safe and help people against Covid-19.”
—College of Health Professions Assistant Professor Ana Amaya, DrPH, quoted in a Vox article titled "Is Russia First to a COVID-19 Vaccine? Not So Fast."
Lubin Distinguished Professor, Eric Kessler, PhD, recently had his book, Wise Leadership: A Toolbox for Sustainable Success (Routledge, July 2020), published.
“The more dysregulated our state is, the more we're going to be inclined to do the things that will feel like they’ll have high reward in the moment but may actually hurt us in the end.”
—Dyson Associate Professor Leora Trub, PhD, quoted in a Vice News article titled "Why Do I Keep Texting People Who I Know Aren't That Into Me?"
Lubin Accounting Professor Steven Mezzio, PhD, CPA, recently co-authored an article on cloud computing in the June 2020 CPA Journal.
"The hype right now exceeds the reality."
—Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, quoted in a Wall Street Journal article titled "Entrepreneuers Question the Value of Social Media."
“We need to have that manpower in place, and what it’s going to require is a greater amount of overtime.”
—Dyson Adjunct Professor Darrin Porcher, featured in a CBS New York clip about gun violence in New York City.
"US-China relations have evolved in ways beyond what has been anticipated, with many unforeseeable challenges."
—Dyson Professor, Joseph Tse-Hei Lee, PhD, published in a Tapei Times Online article titled "US Sanctions Undermine Diplomacy"
"Dissolution is “one of the weapons in her quiver, and if she doesn’t threaten to use it here, you would probably never use it, and it would make it harder for her to get the settlement that she wants.”
—Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor James Fishman, JD, quoted in a Washington Post article titled "The NRA Is a Cesspool. That Doesn't Mean it Should Be Dissolved."
Dyson Associate Professor Kimberly Collica-Cox, PhD published “Civic Engagement for the Future Criminal Justice Professional: Serving the Underserved in a Correctional Setting” in The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship and "A Token for Your Thoughts? Perceptions of Tokenism Among Female Corrections Executives” in Criminal Justice Review.
This fall, join the LBGTQA+ Centers on both campuses for workshops intended to better inform and educate individuals as to different LGBTQA+ identities, best allyship practices, and more. All are welcome!
Finance professor PV Viswanath talks with Opportunitas about the relationship between financial institutions and the health care system, the process of applying the interconnected aspects of disparate systems into a cohesive research analysis.
The Professor Is In: PV Viswanath
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ITS Updates: Fall 2020