Faculty Experts

Arcadia University faculty Jonathan Shandell

Apr 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shandell Provides Guidance on History of African American Theater in MSNBC Podcast

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Jonathan Shandell provided research guidance for an episode of MSNBC’s podcast, “Into America,” a show about being Black in America. Into America produced a four-part series for Black History Month, “Harlem on my Mind,” which investigated the legacies of four...

Headshot of Dr. Marianne Miserandino

Apr 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miserandino Co-Authors Study on Cardiovascular Risks

Dr. Marianne Miserandino, chair and professor of Psychology, co-authored the paper “‘Listen and Learn:’ participant input in program planning for a low-income urban population at cardiovascular risk,” which was published by the BMC Public Health journal. The study, co-authored by Assistant...

Two Arcadia students watch as male teacher stretches back of student on PT table

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present at 100th Annual Combined Sections Meeting

The Department of Physical Therapy participated in the 100th annual Combined Sections Meeting hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), which was held virtually this year throughout February and March.  Eleven core Arcadia faculty, two adjunct faculty, at least seven...

Arcadia University faculty member Augusto Macalalag

Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Macalalag Co-Authors Study on Pedagogical Content Knowledge with Doctoral Candidates

Dr. Augusto Macalalag, associate professor of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education, recently co-authored the study “Development of Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge during Lesson Planning of Socioscientific Issues,” which was published in the International...

Arcadia University faculty member Peter Appelbaum

Mar 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Appelbaum Publishes on Preparing Mathematics Learners for Global Crises

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor of Education, had an article, “Embracing Dystopia: Mathematics Education in the COVID Era,” accepted for publication in the spring edition of Educational Studies in Mathematics. This article was co-authored by Charoula Stathopoulou,...

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Mar 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Scott, Krug ’20M Explore Opioid Crisis in Forensic Science Journal

Dr. Karen Scott, director of the Forensic Science program, and Forensic Science alumnus Sam Krug ’20M had their advanced review, “A toxicological exploration of the opioid crisis,” published in the August issue of the WIREs Forensic Science journal. In the paper, the two explore the origins of...

Arcadia University faculty member Chris Mullin

Mar 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Mullin Researches Impact of Student Media on Careers

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Dr. Chris Mullin ’20EdD, assistant professor of Media and Communication, wanted to know how student experience at collegiate papers and magazines impact career trajectories for women in media. She wondered if there was a link between this experience and the...

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Mar 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Publishes Paper with Alumnae on Caregiver Health

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor and chair of Public Health, co-authored an article in the Western Journal of Nursing Research with Dr. Freda Patterson ’00 and Adeline Hubbard '22M, '20MPH. “Caregiver Health by Context: Moderating Effects of Mental Health and Health Behaviors”...

Arcadia University Dr. Jennifer Riggan

Mar 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Publishes on “Risky” Eritrean Migration to Europe

Arcadia University Professor of International Studies in Historical and Political Studies Dr. Jennifer Riggan has researched for years on Eritrea’s policies in terms of nationalism, education, and refugee migrations. Her most recent piece on the subject, about why refugees from the East Africa...

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Feb 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miller Publishes Paper in Nutrients Journal

Dr. Melissa Miller, visiting assistant professor of Public Health, recently published an article in the journal Nutrients, titled, “A Randomized Controlled Trial Testing the Effectiveness of Coping with Cancer in the Kitchen, a Nutrition Education Program for Cancer Survivors.” The paper...

Arcadia University professor Alex Otieno

Feb 11, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Otieno Examines Health Disparities and Human Rights

This semester, Alex Otieno, assistant professor of Sociology, is continuing his long standing concerns around recognizing and promoting the role of culture and institutions in facilitating and, sometimes, resisting social transformation.  He is using his courses and role as co-facilitator...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Doreen Loury

Feb 9, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Discusses the Fight for Racial and Social Justice

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 During a live interview on Feb. 2 with WURD Radio’s The Source with Andrea Lawful Sanders, Dr. Doreen Loury, director of the Pan African Studies Program and assistant professor of Sociology, discussed her upbringing in Columbus, Ohio and recent racial and social...