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May 2017: Fit to Print

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Our faculty and staff are winning awards and weighing in military action, homeland security, education technology, and more in this month’s Fit to Print.

Lubin Professor David Gertner, PhD, recently presented his investigation “Brazilian Adolescents’ Attitudes Towards Health and Obesity: Implications for Research and Public Health Campaigns” at the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans.

Lubin Professor Robert Vambery, PhD, won a Best Paper Award at the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans for his presentation “When Does a Trade Deficit Provide a Surplus?” Vambery also was the lead speaker at a mid-day lecture program at the Museum of American Finance on the topic “Debts, Deficits, and the Almighty Dollar in a World of Changing Globalization” on April 5.

Lubin Professors Steven Mezzio, PhD, and Matthew Reidenbach, PhD, were faculty co-advisors to a Lubin School of Business team of six undergraduate students in a regional and national competition sponsored by Deloitte. The team won first place in the East Region Competition and came in second, out of five other schools, in the national championship that took place at the Deloitte University in Dallas this past March.

Lubin Professor Jessica A. Magaldi, JD, won a Best Paper award at the 2017 MBAA International conference. The paper, “How the NLRB’s Decisions in Cases Involving Social Media Have Narrowed the Definition of Concerted Activity…Whether Employees 'Like' it or Not,” co-authored with Jonathan S. Sales, JD, MBA, and Elizabeth A. Cameron, JD, MBA, was also accepted for publication in the University of Toledo Law Review, winter 2018 issue. Additionally, Magaldi was selected as one of 12 national Periclean Faculty Leaders by Project Pericles. 

Seidenberg Dean Jonathan Hill, DPS, was quoted in the Westchester County Business Journal and Downtown Express about the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security naming Pace as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for another five years. He also discussed in TechRepublic how the new law for internet service providers (ISPs) could put business users at a greater risk for having their search histories sold or made public, and spoke on the new law in a Network World article.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor David Cassuto, JD, weighed in on a WAMC/Northeast Public Radio article on Newburgh residents seeking to sue the city over PFOS water contamination.

Dyson Professor Farrokh Hormozi, PhD, was quoted in Westchester Magazine about how the middle class in Westchester is changing.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Thomas McDonnell, JD, discussed the regulation of proposed weaponized drones for police in Connecticut in a CBS New York video.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Michael Mushlin, JD, was quoted in the New York Daily News about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to endorse the central recommendation of an independent commission and close the sprawling jail complex on Rikers Island.

Lubin Professor Larry Chiagouris, PhD, was quoted in the Associated Press about advertisers pulling out of Bill O’Relly’s show and the strategy behind it. He was also quoted in another Associated Press article about Pepsi pulling its widely mocked video advertisement.

Dyson Associate Professor and Director of Pace's International Disarmament Institute Matthew Bolton, PhD, commented in Mother Jones magazine upon the deployment of the largest conventional bomb in the American arsenal.

Associate Vice President of IT Beth Gordon was mentioned in an EdScoop article title "For Higher Ed CIOs, Edtech is the Perfect Disruption."

Dyson History Professor Joseph Lee, PhD, was interviewed and quoted by an article on China in The Philadelphia Inquirer titled "In China, A Religious Revival." 

Dyson Associate Professor of Media and Communication Arts Allen Oren has produced a new PBS documentary The Four Sons and all Their Sons: A Passover Tale, which premiered in April.  

Dyson Assistant Professor Adam Klein, PhD, was interviewed for The Academic Minute, hosted by the President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, to discuss the emergence of hate groups online.