World-Class Faculty Conduct Important Research and Serve as Industry Experts
NEW YORK, NY-August 28, 2014 - Baruch's faculty are among the most distinguished and widely known in their fields. The College's professors come from industry, government, and the academic worlds to teach our students, conduct important research, and serve as experts in their industries. Here are some examples of our world-class faculty.
John V. Maciuika, Associate Professor in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize by The American Academy in Rome. Professor Maciuika, in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, was presented with a prize in the category of “Historic Preservation and Conservation,” for his work with “The Eternal Palace: Transformations and Reconstructions of the Berlin ‘Stadtschloss,’ 1450-2020.” Read more.
C. Justice Tillman, Assistant Professor of Management in the Zicklin School of Business, has conducted research in the areas of human resource management and organizational behavior, management psychology, decision-making processes, ethical behavior, personality, and leadership. He has over 15 years of progressive management experience in the quick service restaurant industry. He will be featured in a future issue Management Monthly for his work in management education.
Deborah Balk, Associate Director of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research in Baruch's School of Public Affairs, was recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for her three-year research project entitled "Multi-Scale Processes Determining Spatial Population Distribution." The project is a collaboration with the Population Council and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Professor Balk also teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center (in the Sociology and Economics Programs).
On July 1, Baruch College welcomed Dean Fenwick Huss as Dean of the Zicklin School of Business and Professor of Accountancy. Dr. Huss has long shown his leadership an expertise in global education. He has assisted universities in Russia, the Ukraine and Sub-Saharan Africa in restructuring their business programs. In addition, he served as director to the Robinson College's USAID-funded development programs in South Africa, Ghana and Egypt. He has lectured extensively on the topic of business information needs in the People's Republic of China. Read more.
About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.