Global Thought Leadership

NYIT faculty and administration create and share their thought leadership throughout the world in a variety of forums, from presenting and lecturing on cutting-edge scholarly research, publishing in academic journals, writing op-eds for leading publications, or appearing in the media, to teaching the next generation of thought leaders in our very own classrooms.

Opinions and Editorials

Social Media and Satisfaction Among Students,” The Academic Minute (June 1, 2018), by Melanie Austin, O.T.D., assistant professor, occupational therapy, NYIT School of Health Professions.

Biometrics and Mobile Device Security,” The Academic Minute (May 31, 2018), by Kiran Balagani, Ph.D., associate professor, computer science, NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

Female Runners and Metabolism,” The Academic Minute (May 30, 2018), by Joanne Donoghue, Ph.D., assistant professor, osteopathic manual medicine, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Curbing Climate Change,” The Academic Minute (May 29, 2018), by Jeffrey Raven, associate professor, director, graduate program director, urban design, NYIT School of Architecture and Design.

Juveniles and the Prison System,” The Academic Minute (May 28, 2018), by Emily Restivo, Ph.D., associate professor, behavioral sciences, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

The Tricky Task of Friending (or Unfriending) a Colleague,” The Wall Street Journal (May 21, 2018), by Joshua Bienstock, J.D., assistant professor, HR management and labor relations, and Deborah Y. Cohn, Ph.D., associate professor, marketing, NYIT School of Management.

"How Many Toes Do Horses Have?," The Academic Minute (April 23, 2018), by Nikos Solounias, Ph.D., professor, anatomy and basic sciences, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"Psychological Ownership and Territoriality," The Academic Minute (April 13, 2018), by Colleen P. Kirk, assistant professor of marketing, NYIT School of Management.

"Many Scientific Studies Are Bogus, but Blockchain Can Help," Scientific American (April 11, 2018), by Hank Foley, Ph.D., president, NYIT.

"We Are Failing Puerto Rico: Why Short-Term Disaster Relief Is a Disaster," Salon (April 8, 2018), by Farzana Gandhi, AIA, LEED AP, associate professor of architecture, NYIT School of Architecture and Design.

"How Trump's Infrastructure Plan Will Crush Mass Transit and Make Our Cities Less Competitive," CNBC (March 29, 2018), by Nicholas D. Bloom, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of social science, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"Make NYCHA great again: A progressive mayor's obligation," Daily News (March 14, 2018), by Nicholas D. Bloom, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of social science, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"Employee Empowerment and Corporate Change," The Academic Minute (January 26, 2018) by Radoslaw Nowak, assistant professor of HR management and labor relations, NYIT School of Management.

"The Lack Of Female Executives Isn’t Just Bad For Women, It’s Bad For Business," International Business Times (January 12, 2018), by Radoslaw Nowak, assistant professor of HR management and labor relations, NYIT School of Management.

"Silicon Valley Unleashes The Viral Spreading Of Fake News," Investor’s Business Daily, (December 27, 2017), by Charles Matz, associate professor of architecture and interior design and director of NYIT's Center of Excellence in Data Visualization, Entertainment and Education Engineering.

"The Food Industry Needs to Stop Hiding Nutrition Information," The Hill, (December 14, 2017), by Mindy Haar, Ph.D., RDN, director, academic management, Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences and assistant dean, undergraduate affairs, School of Health Professions.

"Big Data Could Solve The College-Dropout Problem," The Washington Post Grade Point blog, (December 12, 2017), by Mark C. Hampton, vice president for planning, analytics, and decision support.

"To Curb Climate Change, Cities Need The Right Design," Forbes.com, (December 4, 2017), by Jeffrey Raven, associate professor, NYIT School of Architecture and Design and director of NYIT's M.S. in Architecture, Urban and Regional Design.

"Storytelling in Video Games,”The Academic Minute (November 3, 2017), by John Misak, assistant professor of English, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"LGBTQ Bullying,”The Academic Minute (October 20, 2017), by Daniel Cinotti, assistant professor of school counseling, NYIT School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

"AI Taking Jobs," The Academic Minute (September 5, 2017), by Kevin LaGrandeur, professor of English, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"Both Parties Can Agree on Working to Solve the Looming Nurse Shortage," The Hill (August 24, 2017) by Sheldon Fields, Ph.D., dean, NYIT School of Health Professions.

"Urban Heat And Urban Design—An Opportunity To Transform In NYC," The Sallan Foundation (July 18, 2017) co-authored by Jeffrey Raven, NYIT School of Architecture and Design.

"The Academic Minute Spotlights Anatomy Research on Heart Disease," (July 10, 2017); Brian Beatty, associate professor of anatomy, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, looks into a surprising part of the body that could hold clues to your heart health.

"A Cut in Research Would Wound U.S.," Newsday.com (June 2, 2017) by Luis R. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical sciences, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"Fighting For STEM Women In The Age Of Trump," Forbes.com (May 25, 2017) by Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean, NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

"New Jobs for Humans Displaced by Robots Could Take a Generation to Appear," The Chronicle of Higher Education letter to the editor (May 12, 2017) by Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., professor of English, NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"Bad Gift Giving Featured on The Academic Minute," (May 9, 2017) Deborah Y. Cohn, associate professor of marketing, NYIT School of Management, breaks down why someone would give without aiming to please the recipient.

"Surviving the Invasion of the Job-Snatchers," USA Today (March 13, 2017) by Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., professor at NYIT College of Arts and Sciences.

"Laurent: Black matters don't score the same in medicine," The Mercury News (December 30, 2016) by Brookshield Laurent, D.O., assistant professor and vice chair, Clinical Specialties, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) at Arkansas State University.

"These Are the Courses That Really Prepare College Students for Jobs," CNBC, (December 22, 2016) by Francine Glazer, associate provost for educational innovation and director of NYIT's Center for Teaching and Learning.

"Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care," TechCrunch, (October 17, 2016) by Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

"Building Justice: Racial Stereotypes Shape Perceptions of New York's Public Housing," CityLimits.org (October 17, 2016) by Nicholas D. Bloom, Ph.D., associate professor of social science and chair of interdisciplinary studies and urban administration.

"Triumph of Technology," University Business, (October, 2016), by James Simon, Ph.D., dean, College of Arts and Sciences.

"Medical Students Need to Learn the Potent Medicine of Empathy," STAT News (September 29, 2016) by Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., Dean, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"Funding the War on Cybercrime," Huffington Post (September 24, 2016) by Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., president, NYIT.

"E-Learning: An Essential Tool For Improving The Public Teacher Corps," Forbes (August 22, 2016) by Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D., associate professor, School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

"We Need To Be Frank About Death with Terminal Patients," Newsweek (August 8, 2016) by Jerry Balentine, D.O., FACOEP, FACEP, dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president for health sciences and medical affairs.

"Smart Devices Undone by Dumb Security," The Wall Street Journal (June 2, 2016) by Babak Beheshti, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

"How to Fix America's Failing Cybersecurity Capabilities," FoxNews.com (March 22, 2016) by Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

"Scientific Research Needs the Humanities," The Washington Post (Feb. 18, 2016) by Edward Guiliano, president of NYIT.

"Beware the Classroom Costs of Sports Injuries," Newsweek (Jan. 8, 2016) by Hallie Zwibel, director of NYIT Center for Sports Medicine and Alice Heron-Burke, senior director of counseling and wellness.

"Students Think They're Ready for The Real World; Employers, Not So Much," Forbes.com (Sept. 21, 2015) by John M. Hyde, dean of career services and Amy Bravo, associate dean of career services.

"Architect Licensing Needs a Gut Rehab," The Wall Street Journal (Sept. 30, 2015) by Frank Mruk, associate dean, School of Architecture and Design.

"My Patient. Your Patient, Our Patient: Making Medicine Better for Everyone," Huffington Post (June 24, 2015) by Patricia M. Chute, Ed.D., dean, School of Health Professions.

"Higher Education Must Track Its Impact on Society," Investor's Business Daily (May 13, 2015) by Jess Boronico, Ph.D., dean, NYIT School of Management.

"Women Who Choose Engineering," New York Times letter to the editor (May 6, 2015) by Nada Anid, Ph.D., dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

"A Better Way to Get the Primary Care Doctors We Need," San Francisco Chronicle (Jan. 6, 2015) by Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., vice president for health sciences and medical affairs.

"Thinking Outside Box, Country," Atlanta Journal Constitution (Dec. 22, 2014) by Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., president, NYIT.

"How to Succeed in College," New York Times letter to the editor (Sept. 18, 2014) by Nada Anid, Ph.D., dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences.

Conferences

We take special pride in bringing together world-class experts for lively discourse and debate on compelling topics. Some of our recent global conferences and symposia include: