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Faculty-Staff Achievements

September 21, 2022

Julia Routbort Baskin, associate dean of student affairs for health and wellness, has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Ballston Spa Central School District’s Board of Education. As reported by Saratoga Today, she will fill the office, left open by a resignation, until the next regular school district election. 

Stephen Ives, associate professor of health and human physiological sciences, published a research paper in the Microvascular Research Journal titled “Does sex influence near-infrared spectroscopy-derived indicators of microvascular reactivity and the response to acute dietary capsaicin.” The article’s lead author is Kendall Zaleski’ 22. Other contributors included Alexs Matias ’17, Abena Gyampo ’23, Meaghan Lynch ’19, Brian Lora ’21, Tawn Tomasi ’22, Emma Basso ’19, Emma Finegan ’19, Jack Schickler ’19, and collaborators from the University of Verona. 

James J. Kennelly, professor of management and business, participated in a panel discussion titled “Fifty Years of the Kerry Group” during the Listowel Writers Week Festival in County Kerry, Ireland,, in June.  He also presented the paper “Everything happens someplace: Place attachment and responsible management behavior“ at the biennial meeting of the Group for Research in Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN) in Amsterdam. 

Lucas Perello, visiting assistant professor of political science, published the article, “Why Chileans Might Vote to Keep Their Dictatorship-Era Constitution” (with Will Freeman) in Foreign PolicyHe also presented at the 118th American Political Science Association Conference in Montréal. The presentation's title was "Partisanship and Party System Change in Central American Democracies, 2006-2020." 

Masami Tamagawa, senior teaching professor of Japanese, published a review of the book “Regimes of Desires: Young Gay Men, Media, and Masculinity in Tokyo” by Thomas Baudinette in the journal Gender and Society. 


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