Ñusta Carranza Ko, assistant professor in The University of Baltimore's School of Public and International Affairs and a specialist in human rights and transitional justice processes in Latin America and East Asia, writes in The Washington Post that the recent social unrest in Peru is a clear signal that the Peruvian people will no longer accept political instability as a way of life.
Eusebio Scornavacca, the Parsons Professor of Digital Innovation and director of the Center for Digital Communication Commerce and Culture in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says it is vital to carefully consider projects that align with the University's goals of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. "Failing to acknowledge and respond the societal calls for environmental justice as well as the transformation in the economic landscape brought by the digital age, and the global pandemic, is likely to result in furthering inequalities in the region," says Scornavacca, the current holder of the Thompson Chair of Management Information Systems.
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Kalyan Singhal, the McCurdy Professor of Innovation and Supply-Chain in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has joined with colleagues at two other institutions to launch Management and Business Review, a journal intended to rival the Harvard Business Review. MBR will address questions facing contemporary business and management leaders, scholars, and students. The inaugural issue includes 27 articles on topics ranging from adaptive space to reimagining capitalism, from strategy to climate change, from digital transformation to leadership and organizational change.
Josiah Guthland, a combat veteran of the Second Persian Gulf War in Iraq and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal with Valor and a Purple Heart, and currently an admissions officer at Carroll Community College, has been named director of The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at The University of Baltimore.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will host a panel discussion, "Aftermath of an Election: Constitutional Perspectives," on Nov. 18. Law faculty, including Profs. Kim Wehle, Gilda Daniels, Charles Tiefer and Gregory Dolin, will review the 2020 presidential election – how it went, what we know of the outcome, and implications for the future. They will discuss voter suppression efforts, the roles of the U.S. Postal Service, the Electoral College and the Supreme Court, and much more. School of Law Dean Ronald Weich will moderate the discussion.
Writing in the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer, Charles Alan Lyles, the Henry A. Rosenberg Professor of Government, Business and Nonprofit Partnerships in the University of Baltimore's College of Public Affairs, writes that the time has come for the country to overcome its fears, embrace education, and begin the process of healing its wounds.
Roberto Cavazos, a lecturer and an executive in residence in the field of date science in the Merrick School of Business, has been named program director of the school's M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and the specialization in Risk Management and Insurance.
In back-to-back articles in The Baltimore Sun, University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs Dean Roger Hartley and Executive in Residence John Willis assess the state of Maryland and Baltimore politics, and pronounce the political and electoral process in good shape.