Class Notes Spring 2019
Judith Cromwell (GSAS ’73) is the author of Good Queen Anne: Appraising the Life and Reign of the Last Stuart Monarch (McFarland & Company Inc, March 19, 2019)
Eileen P. O'Toole (WSC ’80) is the author of the 2019 New York Rent Regulation Checklist, a comprehensive guide to rent control and rent stabilization published by The Habitat Group.
Christopher Fulton (IFA ’83) is the author of The Social Documentary Photography of Milton Rogovin (University Press of Kentucky).
Lillian Carrero (SPS ’87, ’89) self-published a variety of novels and short story collections including WLCDRS presenta… Telenovela Traiciones (Betrayal), Equilibria, Song Book: Lyrics and Stories, Ghost Stories: A Collection of Short Stories on Death and Dying, and Bored of Education or Help! Get Me Out of Here: What Every Parent and Taxpayer Needs to Know.
Ira Helderman (TSOA ’98) is the author of Prescribing Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion (UNC Press).
Vidette Todaro-Franceschi (MEYERS ’98) is the author of her third book, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing: Enhancing Professional Quality of Life (Springer).
Anna Francese Gass (CAS ’01) is the author of Heirloom Kitchen: Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women.
Robert Hatch-Miller (TSOA ’04) directed and produced a feature documentary premiering at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival about a beloved and influential indie record store Other Music. Other Music was located just a few blocks from NYU and helped launch the career of many new artists but sadly closed in 2016 after more than 20 years in business.
Wayne Uffleman (CAS ’05) has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm's New York office.
Mark Imhof (STERN ’06) established Dog Guy Foundation, Inc. (""DGF""), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity which hires groomers to groom and bathe the shelter animals to improve their looks, attitude, and chance for being adopted.
Lauren Giudice (CAS ’08) has joined Carlton Fields Orlando office as an associate.
Athisin Poolsawaddi (CAS ’12) founded an addiction and mental health rehab called the Dawn in 2017.
William Josephson (SPS ’14) has returned from a Habitat for Humanity "Build" project in Battambang, Cambodia in which participants fund-raised and oversaw the construction of a bamboo house for a family of four whose home was not habitable.
Marianne Olaniran (GPH ’14) and her husband, Dr. Kabir Olaniran, welcomed their second child, Jeremiah, in December 2018.
John M. Radosta (GSAS ’92) has collaborated with Keith Nainby on a study of the first singer/songwriter Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan in Performance: Song, Stage, and Screen (Lexington Press).
Andrew S. Buzin (STERN ’00) has been nominated for Public Justice's 2019 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, which is presented to the attorney or legal team that made the most outstanding contribution to the public interest through precedent-setting or otherwise extraordinary litigation concluded within the last year.
Arlene Arin Hahn (LAW ’00) was recently a guest on the Bloomberg Deals Report to discuss technology M&A.
Paul Troncone (TANDON ’05) has published a new book, Cybersecurity Ops with Bash: Attack, Defend, and Analyze from the Command Line (O'Reilly).
Tania Pabon Acosta (CAS ’09) recently published her essay "Self-Contained" in online magazine Cosmonauts Ave.
Veronica Manning (SPS ’10) is currently the Executive Director of The Jubilee Center, an afterschool academic enrichment nonprofit in Hoboken, and has just received her Master's in Public Administration from NYU Wagner.
Ijeoma Opara (SSSW ’14) received a Ph.D. in Family Science and Human Development from Montclair State University and will begin her appointment as an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare in the fall.
Robert E. Wenk (CAS ’59) is the author of Relationship Testing 1.01.
Peter Alpert (LAW ’65) is the author of three novels based on cases from his legal practice, including Runaway: A Tragedy of Youth, The Vanishing Chemist, and Unexpected: A Tale of Deception.
Gregory Belok (DEN ’71) is happy to announce that his son, Hal Michael Belok, DDS, continues the family legacy at NYU College of Dentistry with his graduation with the class of 2018. His son, Max Sidney Belok, a first grandson for Dr. Gregory Belok, was born on July 24, 2018 and is presently being groomed to take his place as the third generation at NYUCD with the class of 2043.
Mary Ann Picone (CAS ’80) is the editor and contributing author of the textbook Multiple Sclerosis for the Non-Neurologist along with Dr. Rock Positano (CAS '81).
Clark W. Lackert (LAW ’83) has joined Carlton Fields's New York office as a shareholder; he is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property group.
Philip Karter (LAW ’84) was ranked in the 2019 Chambers USA Guide as a top-tier attorney in Tax Controversy (Band 3) nationwide.
Reyna Franco (STERN ’93) was elected President of the New York State Dietetic Association for the year of 2019-2020 and received the 2019 Distinguished Dietitian of the Year award from the Greater New York Dietetic Association.
Michael O. Weinberg (STERN ’93) is now Head of Hedge Funds and Alternative Alpha, at APG US, a Pension Asset Manager.
Liberty Aldrich (LAW ’95) received the Kathryn McDonald Award for her work with NYC Family Court.
Juan F. Vasquez (LAW ’02) was ranked in the 2019 Chambers USA Guide as a top-tier attorney in Tax Controversy (Band 4) nationwide, and Tax Litigation (Band 2) in Texas.
Stacey Roshan (CAS ’04) has published her first book, Tech with Heart: Leveraging Technology to Empower Student Voice, Ease Anxiety, & Create Compassionate Classrooms (Dave Burgess Consulting, Incorporated).
Cornelius Sheridan (STERN ’11) and Emmie Wang (STERN '11) are engaged and have a wedding date in October.
Kristin Elizabeth Cohen (STEINHARDT ’14) was recently appointed Associate Dean for Student Administration at New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine's Jonesboro, Arkansas location.