Stetson University in the News, March 13-19, 2020
• Susan Peppers-Bates, PhD, associate philosophy professor, was quoted in The Kansas City Star article, “Of course it isn’t racist for Honey Pot founder to want to inspire black girls” on March 18. “Structural systems of racial disadvantage that allow hateful people to enact their bias constitute racism,” Peppers-Bates said. “A woman who achieves success in the face of such a system deserves celebrating. That many white women remain oblivious to their own racially based privilege is sad.”
• Andy Dehnart, visiting assistant professor of journalism, published the article “9 comforting, even quiet reality shows to watch or stream right now” at Reality Blurred on March 13.
• T. Wayne Bailey, PhD, professor emeritus of political science, was quoted in the March 15 Daytona Beach News-Journal article “Volusia-Flagler primary: What you need to know.”
• Adjunct instructor of history Peggy MacDonald, PhD, was featured in the WUFT Channel 5 PBS-affiliate article “Gainesville Celebrates The Female Pioneers Of Florida At The Matheson Museum” on March 13.
• Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy wrote a March 12 opinion piece for Talk Points Memo, called “What Edgar Allan Poe’s Death And Voter Fraud Myths Have In Common.” Torres-Spelliscy was quoted in a March 13 article on Vox, called “Trump’s coronavirus national emergency declaration, briefly explained.” She was featured, along with her book Political Brands, in a March 13 piece on Medium, called “When Brands Drive Out Truth: Law Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy on Political Brands, Fake News, Dark Money, and Quid Pro Quos.” Also, she was mentioned in a March 17 article on Business Insider, called “American climate activists are recruiting their German counterparts to save Bernie Sanders’ candidacy.” The article appeared in Business Insider Australia, India, Germany, Netherlands, Ghana and United Kingdom.
• Jay Wolfson, adjunct professor wrote an open letter, titled “What a Tampa Bay public health expert is telling his family and friends,” which was published March 17 in the Tampa Bay Times.
• Law Professor Rebecca C. Morgan wrote the following articles for the Elder Law Prof Blog:
- March 5: Do You Know Enough About the Legal Issues Surrounding Subsidized Housing?
- March 8: Ga. Needs to Do More To Protect Vulnerable Elders
- March 9: Have You Had The Talk With Your Parents?
- March 10: ACTEC Journal Call for Papers
- March 10: 3-D Printed House!
- March 12: Geographic Life Expectancy Gaps
- March 13: AG Initiative vs. Financial Exploitation
- March 16: Social Distancing = Social Isolation = Social Recession?
- March 16: Short article about Agents Using POA to Commit Financial Exploitation
- March 18: How to Stay in Touch with the Elders in Our Lives
• Law Professor Ellen S. Podgor wrote the following articles for the White Collar Crime Prof Blog:
- March 5: Court Will Review Unredacted Mueller Report – “Candor” and “Credibility” Matters
- March 10: Should Congress Be Allowed to Obtain President Trump’s Financial Information? (This piece was also featured on SCOTUSblog.)
- March 19: He Did What?
• Alumna Kim Kaluba published the article “How Data Preparation Can Accelerate AI” on March 13 at the Transforming Data With Intelligence website.
• Alumna Abigail Pressler was hired as NCB Management Services Inc.’s general counsel and a member of the executive team. In that role, she will lead NCB’s legal, compliance and enterprise risk management functions, reporting to President/CEO Ralph Liberio, according to a March 17 announcement.
• Alumna Lisa Keegan was hired by Bucknell University as vice president for Enrollment Management, according to a March 14 announcement.
• Alumna Emily Walsh joined Kubicki Draper in the law firm’s Jacksonville office as an associate attorney, according to the Jacksonville Daily Record.
• Alumnus Vincent A. Citro became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America, according to a March 12 announcement.
• Fergeson Skipper, P.A. named alumna Michelle Lajoie Hermey president of the law firm, according to a March 9 announcement in the Southwest Florida Herald-Tribune. Hermey has been with firm since 1994.