Skip to main content Skip to search

YU News

YU News

Latest Faculty Articles

Anatoly Frenkel, professor of physics at Stern College for Women, co-published recent research together with scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Delaware, "Ternary Pt/Rh/SnO2 electrocatalysts for oxidizing ethanol to CO2" in Nature Materials Vol. 8, April 2009. He also co-published "Evidence for a terminal Pt(IV)-oxo complex exhibiting diverse reactivity" in Nature, Vol. 455, 23 Oct. 2008.

Marina Holz, assistant professor of biology at Stern College for Women, co-published "S6 kinase 1 regulates estrogen receptor alpha in control of breast cancer cell proliferation" with Rachel Yamnik, a graduate research fellow at Stern; Alla Digilova and Daphne Davis, both Stern students; Nilly Brodt, a Stern graduate; and Chris Murphy, a technician at the college. The article appeared in the Journal of Biological Chemistry (2009).

Tamar Avnet, assistant professor of marketing at Sy Syms School of Business, co-published "Rethinking Regulatory Engagement Theory" with Michel Tuan Pham, Kravis Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business of Columbia University, in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, available at Avnet and Pham also co-published "Contingent reliance on the affect heuristic as a function of regulatory focus" Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Lea Ferreira dos Santos, assistant professor of physics at Stern College for Women, published "Science for All" in the Spring 2009 issue of the CSWP Gazette, which is the newsletter of the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics of the American Physical Society. The piece is about her personal experience of being selected to attend the IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics in 2008 and the effects of her trip on the Stern College community once she returned.

Daniel Pollack, professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, published "Child fatality review teams and the role of social workers: An international perspective," in International Social Work 52 (2): 247-253.

Steven Fine, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva College and Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, co-authored "'Remembered for Praise': Some Ancient Sources on Benefaction to Herod's Temple" with student Noah Greenfield. It appeared in issue two of Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture, which he co-edits.

Carole Silver, professor of English at Stern College for Women, wrote "Visions and Revisions" for a catalog of the work of William Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision, published by the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2008. The exhibition opened in Manchester, UK, in October 2008 and will be in Toronto from February to May 2009.