Faculty

Nov 29, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Brinker Publishes, Presents on Tax Info for Families of Those with Special Needs

Accounting professor Thomas M. Brinker Jr., LL.M., CPA/PFS, who serves as executive director of Arcadia’s MBA program and Chair for the American College’s Center for Special Needs Planning, recently has published and presented on tax issues of interest to families caring for individuals with...

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Nov 16, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Launches the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)

On Nov. 16, 2021, the anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) Project Team and the Provost’s Office at Arcadia University announced the establishment of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)--an interdisciplinary academic center that will bring together individuals from...

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Oct 8, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Velazco Discovers Species of Bat in Northern Peru Connected to Ancient Moche Culture

by Gabrielle Thomas '22   In 2012, Dr. Paul Velazco, now a visiting professor of Biology at Arcadia University, was in a desert in Northern Peru on a postdoctoral research expedition for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) when he made an extraordinary discovery. His...

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Aug 31, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Welcomes Back Students

From Aug. 25 through Aug. 29, Arcadia welcomed all first-year and transfer students to campus, as well as all returning students, for the 2021 fall semester. The University offered a full slate of fun events that helped ingratiate students into the Arcadia community and showcased its mission and...

Dr. Jill Pederson

Aug 30, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson, associate professor of Art History, this summer published "Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan" (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...

Dr. Richard Kaplan, adjunct professor of biology

Aug 12, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Kaplan on How COVID Impacted Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Consumption

By Katherine Haines '21, '22   The shift to remote work and school in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic led to significant changes in most people’s everyday routines. There were shortages at grocery stores, cancellations of trips and events, and an influx of information from the scientific...

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Jul 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Examines Curriculum, Professional Development in ABRI and JEDI Framework

Following a year of progression on its 41 Anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI), which were implemented by President Ajay Nair and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeff Rutenbeck in June 2020, Arcadia University faculty and staff are examining curriculum, scholarship, and...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Bruce Campbell

Dec 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell a Panelist in UK Fika Session

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education and director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, acted as a panelist for the Fika Sessions on Oct. 28. The Fika Session, a platform that creates a community for creative professionals to exchange...

Arcadia University professor Marc Brasof with Stereotytans bandmates

Nov 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Pushes for Social Justice Off and On Stage

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Dr. Marc Brasof’s commitment to social justice is no secret. The Associate Professor of Education and Director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education is also the 2020-23 Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education, which is funding Arcadia’s...

Arcadia University professor Marianne Miserandino

Sep 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miserandino Publishes Chapter on Psychology’s Internship Program

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Marianne Miserandino, chair and professor of Psychology, authored a chapter in the book, High Impact Educational Practices: A Review of Best Practices with Illustrative Examples, published by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.  Dr. Miserandino wrote...

A collage as part of Loeffler's mail art

Jul 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Sends Positivity Through Mail Art Project

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, created a mail art project titled “symbols of hope” in order to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the project, Loeffler crafted collages on her handmade...

Headshot of Dr. Phil McClure

Jul 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClure Receives Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award

Dr. Phil McClure, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, received the Biomechanics Special Interest Group of the Academy of Physical Therapy (APTA) Research’s Career Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award. Dr. McClure received the award for his expertise in shoulder biomechanics and...