Ten Baruch Faculty Members Honored By CUNY’s 2006 Salute To Scholars

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New York, NY – November 22, 2006—Ten Baruch College faculty and staff members will be honored in CUNY’s 2006 Salute to Scholars. In 2005-06, 231 CUNY faculty members achieved outstanding national recognition for their research, scholarship, and other accomplishments. The annual event celebrates CUNY’s extraordinary faculty while informing the larger community about their exceptional accomplishments.

This year the ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 28, at The New York Historical Society's Dexter Hall located on the Second Floor of Two West 77th Street, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

CUNY’s Research Foundation figures indicate that faculty researchers have been increasingly successful in attracting funding for their scholarship. In 2004, CUNY faculty and staff garnered more than $318 million in contracts and research awards.

The following Baruch faculty and staff members will be honored:

Shoshanna Sofaer
Professor-Public Affairs

The Atlantic Philanthropies; External Evaluation of Atlantic Philanthropies Sub-Program; Families USA Foundation; Internal Evaluation of HAP| Families USA Foundation; External Evaluation of Atlantic Philanthropies Sub-Program| American Hospice Foundation; Comparative Quality of Hospice Services

Robert Smith
Associate Professor-Public Affairs

International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association; Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New Immigrants

Jun Wang
Assistant Professor-Economics

Financial Management Association; Managerial Career Concerns and Risk Management

Theodore Joyce
Professor-Economics

Institute for Research on Poverty; Evidence from the Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System

Arthur Apter
Professor-Mathematics

National Science Foundation; Mid-Atlantic Mathematical Logic Seminar

Karen Gourgey
Director-Computer Center for Visually Impaired People

U.S. Department of Education; Promoting Educational Excellence for Students with Disabilities

James DeFilippis
Assistant Professor-Black & Hispanic Studies

Russell Sage Foundation; Off the Radar: Unregulated Jobs in Chicago and New York City –Phase Two

James Coyle
Associate Professor-Marketing and International Business

NASD Investor Education Foundation; Young Investor Online Guide

June O’Neill
Director and Professor-Center for the Study of Business and Government

The Achelis Foundation; Health Policy Research and the Uninsured

Barbara Katz-Rothman
Professor-Sociology and Anthropology

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Investigator Award in Health Policy Research, Heel Sticks and Amnios Disjunctures and Discrepancies in Prenatal and Newborn Genetic Screening

 

 

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