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E-mail: businesshonors@pace.edu
New York City Office - Room W-480, 1 Pace Plaza
Pleasantville Office - Room 119, Goldstein Academic Center
[Jessica Magaldi]  

Business Honors Program Director, New York City

Professor Jessica Magaldi
E-mail: jmagaldi@pace.edu
Office: W-476, 1 Pace Plaza, New York City
Telephone: 212-618-6445

Jessica A. Magaldi is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. She teaches Business Law and Advanced Business Law, as well as a number of specialty law classes including Cyberlaw, Employment Law and International Law on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Professor Magaldi also teaches in the iPace Program, the online BBA completion program, as well as the Center for Global Business. Prior to coming to Pace, Professor Magaldi taught doctrinal and legal writing courses at the law school level and, in 2005, she was a visiting Professor at Western New England School of Law. In addition to her teaching, Professor Magaldi is a business and legal consultant, specializing in technology and intellectual property law and transactions. She advises clients on substantive legal issues and also works with in house legal departments on business process reengineering and employee training. Professor Magaldi was recently engaged by NYSE Euronext to manage Project Pearl, the company's Strategic Intellectual Property Initiative. Professor Magaldi has extensive experience in technology and intellectual property transactions and teaching and training. Professor Magaldi received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the New York University Review of Law and Social Change.

[Melissa Cardon ]  
Business Honors Program Director, Pleasantville

Dr. Melissa Cardon
E-mail: mcardon@pace.edu
Office: Room 112, Goldstein Academic Center, Pleasantville
Telephone: 914-773-3618

Melissa Cardon is a Professor of Management in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University, and Director of the Business Honors Program. Dr. Cardon has professional experience in Human Resources and a PhD from Columbia University’s School of Business. She has been at Pace since 2005 and is involved on campus in organizations such as Colleges Against Cancer, Relay for Life, the Setter’s Leadership Program, and Pforzheimer Honors College. Dr. Cardon conducts research on unleashing human potential within entrepreneurial firms, including a dual interest in HR practices that maximize employee potential, and the emotional, relational, and cognitive aspects of entrepreneurs that contribute to optimizing their behavior and performance. Her work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Review, and Human Resource Management. She is on the Editorial Board of Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, and Human Resource Management Review. Recently Dr. Cardon’s research has focused on entrepreneurial passion and how entrepreneurs as individuals and within teams can unleash their passion to get the best results for themselves and their organizations. Dr. Cardon works with students in the same way, helping them to discover and unleash their passion so they can get the most out of their college experience and prepare themselves for future careers and lives where they will thrive. <