Roundtable Presentations

Table 1: Integrating Community Service into Business and Professional Education

Presenters: Dr. Eric Patton, Chair and Associate Professor of Management, Saint Joseph’s University, Dr. Anthony DelConte, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing, Saint Joseph’s University, and Saint Joseph’s University Service Learning Students TBD.

 Table 2: Using Nationally Representative Data to Analyze Education Policy

Presenters: Dr. Laura M. Crispin, Assistant Professor of Economics, Saint Joseph’s University, Mr. Patrick Ryan, economics/psychology double major, Class of 2018, Saint Joseph’s University and Mr. Alexander Velazquez, economics/political science double major, Class of 2020, Saint Joseph’s University.

Table 3: Children’s Understanding of Social Issues: Implications for Relationships

Presenters: Dr. Clare Conry-Murray, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Saint Joseph’s University, Dr. Stefanie Sinno, Associate Professor of Psychology, Muhlenberg College, and Ms. Kendra O’Donnell, MS in Psychology, Saint Joseph’s University candidate.

Table 4: Writing and Publishing Books on Current Social Justice Issues of Hatred, Racism and War

Presenters: Dr. Owen Gilman, Professor of English, Saint Joseph’s University, and Dr. Terrance Furin, Affiliate Professor of Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University.

Table 5: Current Issues Facing Professionals Serving English Learners, Struggling Readers, Families of Children with Disabilities, and Science and Math Students in High Need Schools – and Possible Solutions

Presenters: Dr. Nina L. Nilsson, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Saint Joseph’s University,  Dr. Ailing Kong, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Saint Joseph’s University,  Dr. Stacy Olitsky, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Saint Joseph’s University,  and Dr. Mary Erin (Mollie) Sheppard, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Saint Joseph’s University

Table 6: The Campus Yard: Addressing Accessibility, Inclusion, and Diversity through Campus Space:

Presenters: Dr. Chris Heasley, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Saint Joseph’s University, Ms. Nancy Rogo Trainer, Associate Vice President Planning and Design, Drexel University and University Architect and Adjunct Assistant Professor, and Ms. Christine Marsal, Partner MGA Partners Architects. 

Table 7: Trends and Challenges in Higher Education:  Faculty Developers Share their Perspectives:

Presenters: Dr. Usha Rao, Director, Office of Teaching and Learning, Saint Joseph’s University, Dr. Jeffrey Ashley, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning, and Dr. Ian Petrie, Senior Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Pennsylvania.

 Table 8: The Impact of Aerobic Exercise on the Behavior and Academic Performance of Children with Disabilities

Presenters: Dr. Cheryl L. George, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Saint Joseph’s University, Ms. Allyson Coughlin, graduate student in MS in Education, Saint Joseph’s University, and Ms. Deana Gialanella, graduate student in MS in Education with a concentration in High Incidence disabilities and Wilson Reading certification, Saint Joseph’s University.

Table 9: Student Participation in the Classroom: Second Language Teaching and Learning

Presenters: Dr. Jennifer Ewald, Associate Professor of Linguistics and TESOL, Saint Joseph’s University, and Dr. Carlo Cinaglia, Visiting Professor in Modern and Classical Languages and ESL, Saint Joseph’s University.

 Table 10: Visual Processing and Analytics for Educator

Presenters: Dr. Sara Girotto, University of the Sciences, Dr. Marcello Balduccini, Assistant Professor of Decision & System Sciences, Saint Joseph’s University, Dr. Kathleen Campbell Garwood, Assistant Professor of Decision & System Sciences, Saint Joseph’s University, and Dr. Virginia Miori, Associate Professor of Decision & System Sciences, Saint Joseph’s University.

Table 11: Research Funding Opportunities: Federal vs. Private Funding

Presenters: Mr. Thomas Kaeo, Director, Office of Research Services, Saint Joseph’s University, Ms. Christina Phillips-Ramos, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Saint Joseph’s University, and Dr. Patricia Eget, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Saint joseph’s University.

Table 12: Mathematics and Sports: Developing Embodied Curriculum to Support Mathematical Modeling Learning.

Presenters: Dr. Tetyana Berezovski, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Director, Graduate Programs in Mathematics Education, Saint Joseph’s University, and Ms. Lauren Hall, mathematics and education double major, Saint Joseph’s University