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William Pace, MFA, NYU; screenwriter and film producer; has produced four independent feature films, including Charming Billy, which he also directed; wrote several Hollywood-optioned films and episodes for syndicated TV series; wrote and directed the award-winning short film A Relaxing Day, based on a one-act play by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebek; directed American legend Tony Bennett in series of videos; and is listed in Warren Allen Smith's book Celebrities in Hell.

Arlene Padilla, MS, Elementary Education, St. John's U.; BA in Spanish Language and Literature, Syracuse U.; has taught Spanish at Marymount School of New York and Hunter College Campus High School; New York State Certified in Spanish.

Jacqueline Pak: Ph.D. London, M.A. Harvard, Cornell University Fellow-East Asia, Luce Fellow, Korean-American Next Generation Leader, Ahn Changho and a Quest for Korean Democracy; Christianity in Korea; Korean Waves: Hallyu, Histories, Heroes; and Korea and the Human Rights Movement.

Andrew Palmer, BA, Emerson College; actor with experience in off-Broadway, summer stock, and industrials; TV appearances on Another World and Ryan's Hope.

Pamela Pardi, BA, Hunter College; Romana's Pilates Certified Level 3 instructor; studied Pilates with Carole Trier and Romana Kryzanowska; has taught Pilates since 1988; founded DanceTracks NYC, a nonprofit arts organization; author of booklet Stretch-Eze.

Fabio Parasecoli, DSc in Agricultural Science, Hohenheim U.; program advisor, Gustolab Center for Food and Culture, Rome; publications include Food Culture in Italy and Bite Me: Food in Popular Culture.

Chris Pastore, MFA, The New School; has contributed to Offshore, Cruising World, Boat International, Newport Life, Real Simple, and Sailing World, where he is contributing editor; served as associate editor at Sailing World, North America's leading sailboat racing publication, and editor of American Sailor and Junior Sailor.

Stefania Patinella, BA, U. of Pennsylvania; director of food and nutrition programs for the Children's Aid Society in NYC; recipient of Fulbright Fellowship for food and farming project in Italy; many years' experience as a chef and teacher of healthful cooking and gardening to children and adults.

Cristina Patterson, MA, NYU; adj. professor and freshman counselor, John Jay College-CUNY; also teaches at Hunter College and LaGuardia Community College; former assistant supervisor of CCNY ESL Learning Center; has also taught at Katharine Gibbs School, NY Technical School, and Polytechnic U.

Laurie Paul, Ph.D. Candidate The New School for Social Research, Publications: Confronting Racism in Everyday Life: Tools for White People to Respond to Racial Microaggressions against People of Color (presentation); Psychological Adaptation, Coping, and Distress in Adult-Onset Soft-Tissue Sarcoma (article).

Gustav Peebles, PhD, U. of Chicago; Chair, Dept. of Social Sciences; publications include "State-Building and the Mobilization of Labor vs. Leisure on a European Border," "An Apologia for Filthy Lucre," and "Conflations of National Currency and Global Capital in the Swedish Currency Crisis."

Linda Pelc, PhD, CUNY; has taught EFL/ESL since 1977 in NYC and abroad; has presented conference papers on second-language acquisition and instruction, pidgins and creoles, and language attrition.

Marc Peloquin, DMA, Manhattan School of Music; concert pianist; performances in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and South America; recording Chords at Night; artist faculty member, Bloomingdale School of Music.

Gilda Pervin, MLitt, U. of Pittsburgh; Certif., Pennsylvania Acad. of Fine Arts; visual artist; work exhibited in the U.S., Brazil, and Sweden; awards include Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NYFA Fellowship Grant, and NYSCA Project Grant.

Lauren Petty, MA, NYU; video and film artist; working with a collaborator creating single-channel videos, multiple-channel installations, and video design for theater and dance; exhibiting in New York and internationally; awards include two NYFA Fellowships in video and grants from the Jerome Foundation, Greenwall Foundation, NYSCA, and NEA.

Delis M. Pitt, MA, Auckland U. (New Zealand); RSA, Cambridge U.; teaches and develops instructional materials at Columbia U. American Language Program; has conducted observations and feedback for students at Columbia U. Teachers College.

Marie Ponsot, poet and translator; her books include Springing, The Green Dark, Admit Impediment, True Minds, and The Bird Catcher (Natl. Book Critics Circle Award and finalist for Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize); awards include the PSA Frost Medal, an NEA grant, the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Prize, and the MLA's Shaughnessy Medal.

Marc Priewe, PhD, U. of Potsdam (Germany); books include Writing Transit: Refiguring National Imaginaries in Chicana/o Narratives and Imagined Transnationalism: U.S. Latino/a Literature, Culture, and Identity (as co-editor); visiting assistant professor, St. Lawrence U.; recipient of Fulbright American Studies Fellowship at Harvard U.; recently gathered materials for a book on literary and cultural representations of illness in colonial New England.

Alexei Procyshyn, MA, U. of Western Ontario; doctoral fellow, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; dean's fellow, The New School for Social Research; publications include Exploring Adorno's Dialectic.

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