The Academic Minute for 2020.03.30-2020.04.03

The Academic Minute from 03.30 – 04.03

Monday, March 30th
Bonnie A. Green East Stroudsburg University
Oppositional Mindset
Bonnie A Green, Ph.D. is an experimental psychologist who specializing in research in the Science of Success, particularly as it relates to academic achievement and reducing recidivism. Through the application of cognitive development, psychometrics, and mathematical modeling, Bonnie is seeking ways to improve educational access, achievement, and success for ALL students, Kindergarten through college, while also seeking ways to assure a healthy transition for people re-entering society following incarceration.

Tuesday, March 31st
Simon Haeder – Penn State University
Public Hospitals and the Development of the U.S. Healthcare System
Simon F. Haeder is an assistant professor of public policy. Prior to joining the Penn State School of Public Policy, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy & Politics at West Virginia University. His teaching and research interests include the public policymaking process, regulatory politics, lobbying, and interest group politics, and healthcare policy.

Wednesday, April 1st
Upal Ghosh – University of Baltimore Maryland County
PCBs
My research group explores fundamental process mechanisms that control pollutant fate in soils, sediments, and aquatic environments. We use multidisciplinary tools to investigate exposure and bioavailability of organic and metal pollutants to organisms. The new understanding is used to develop novel remediation technologies and site-specific remediation goals. Recent projects have focused on contaminants such as PCBs, PAHs, pesticides, dioxins, and mercury and fall under three broad categories: 1) assessment of pollutant fate and bioavailability, 2) analytical methods for the assessment of pollutant bioavailability, 3) development, demonstration, and technology transition of novel remediation technologies for polluted sediments.

Thursday, April 2nd
James McGrath – Butler University
Mandaeans
James F. McGrath is Clarence L. Goodwin Chair in New Testament Language and Literature. His PhD from the University of Durham became the basis for his first book, John’s Apologetic Christology, published by Cambridge University Press in the SNTS Monograph Series. He has also written a “prequel” about the broader context of monotheism and Christology in ancient Judaism and Christianity, The Only True God: Early Christian Monotheism in Its Jewish Context, published by University of Illinois Press.

Friday, April 3rd
Doug Bosse – University of Richmond
Shareholders and Stakeholders
Doug Bosse is Professor of Strategic Management and the David Meade White Jr. Chair in Business at the Robins School of Business at University of Richmond. Doug is also Chair of the Management Department. He received his Ph.D. from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Doug’s scholarly work appears in Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Business Horizons, and Technovation, among others.

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