NEW YORK, NY – May 21, 2013 –Baruch College hosted a reception on May 17 to acknowledge the research and achievements of Baruch’s Eugene M. Lang Foundation Junior Faculty Research Fellows, past and present.
Eugene Lang, president of the Foundation and Lauren McGrail, associate director of the Foundation were on hand to meet with President Mitchel B. Wallerstein, Baruch faculty and administrators.
The Lang Foundation Fellowships are competitively awarded to junior faculty members each year to help support their scholarly research and creative projects and enable them to make significant contributions to their academic disciplines. Since the program began in 1998, more than 100 of Baruch’s junior faculty members have received support in the form of funds to support their scholarly research and publication (travel, research assistance, other expenses related to research and publication).
The 2013-2014 Lang Fellows are: Cristina Balboa, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs; Sean Crocket, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics; Catherine Good, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Edyta Greer, PhD, Assistant Professor of Computational Chemistry, Mahima Hada, PhD, Assistant Professor of Marketing; and Sean O’Toole, PhD, Assistant Professor of English.
The reception included research presentations by past Lang Fellows Robin Root, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology (Lang Fellow in 2006-07 and 2008-09); Weilei (Stone) Shi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Management in the Zicklin School of Business (Lang Fellow in 2011-12); and Chester Zarnoch, PhD, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science in the Department of Natural Sciences, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences (Lang Fellow in 2009-10).
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