David Pecker Distinguished Professorship
The David J. Pecker Distinguished Professorship enables Pace University to recruit and invite chief executive officers of major publishing companies and other industry leaders to teach and lecture within the Master of Science in Publishing Program. The Professorship allows Pace publishing students to learn from the most successful, innovative, and influential people in the publishing world; deepens the connection between students and the industry; exposes students to the latest insights, innovations, and trends in the business; enhances the Program’s already-glowing reputation and allows it to compete both locally and nationally.
John Sargent Returning for Spring ‘23 Lecture
The David Pecker Distinguished Professor for the 2022-2023 school year is back for his Spring 2023 lecture. John Sargent, the previous CEO of Macmillan and executive VP of the Holtzbrick Publishing Group, will return to campus on April 27th. He’s received both the...
Introducing our Distinguished Professor for 2022-2023
John Sargent, the previous CEO of Macmillan and Executive VP of the Holtzbrick Publishing Group, is a prominent figure in the publishing world. He won several awards for his commitment to protect publishers, authors, and intellectual property rights.
2021-2022 Distinguished Professor Lecture: Progressive Publishing in an Intolerant World
Progressive Publishing in an Intolerant World Virtual panel. Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 6:00PM to 7:30PM The world is at a crossroad. On the one hand significant progress has been made in terms of concepts like antiracism, equity, and privilege being recognized in the...
2021-2022 Distinguished Professor Lecture: Jason Low
Jason Low is a publisher and co-owner of LEE & LOW BOOKS, the largest multicultural children’s book publisher in the country. Joining LEE & LOW in 1997 as a web designer, Mr. Low became a publisher in 2004. Since then, he has presented on the importance of...
2020-2021 Distinguished Visiting Professors
Wade Hudson is president and CEO of Just Us Books, Inc., an independent publisher of books for children and young adults which he founded with his wife, Cheryl. His career as a writer spans more than three decades and has resulted in more than 30 published books for...
Fall 2019 Distinguished Professor Lecture
The lecture, titled Publishing: Past and Future, takes place on October 10, 2019. Sarnoff will cover a variety of themes related to the intersection of digital technology and publishing and how they’ve transformed the industry over the past few decades.
2019-2020 Distinguished Professor
The M.S in Publishing program is delighted to announce the 2019-2020 Distinguished Professor Richard Sarnoff
Yahdon Israel – Spring Distinguished Professor Lecture
On April 28th, Pace ’13 graduate Yahdon, gave his second lecture as the 2018-2019 Distinguished Professor, challenging the audience to rethink their views of readers as not just as consumers, but as agents of cultural change.
Yahdon Israel Distinguished Professor 2018-2019
Yahdon graduated from Pace in 2013 and has been a successful member of our alumni ever since. We posted about the lecture that he was going to present as the distinguished Professor for the M.S. in Publishing program, here. The lecture was called, “Turning Barriers Into Bridges: How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking.”
Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America with Bette Rockmore
On November 29, on the 18th floor of 163 Williams Street, Bette Rockmore, the David Pecker Distinguished Professor of Publishing for the 2017-2018 academic year, presented on the fundamental difference between university and corporate America – and the shifts required...