Brian Burns ’85 BA (Econ/PSt) named Fulbright Specialist on opioid addiction project

24p1.previewBrian Burns is a Fulbright Specialist and will be teaching a three-week seminar at Dublin City University in Ireland titled “Social Justice – The Use of Drug Treatment Courts as a Judicial Response to the Opioid Crisis.” The project has been fully funded by the U.S. Department of State. For more information see the news story.

Donna Shalala ’70 PhD (SSc) returns to University of Miami to teach


Donna Shalala, member of the Maxwell School Advisory Board, stepped down as president and chief executive of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and is returning to the University of Miami to teach full time. Read more in the Miami Herald article, “Former Clinton Foundation head Donna Shalala is back in Miami and at UM.”

David Greenberg ’97 BA (PSt) is now associate general counsel at MapR Technologies


David Greenberg ’97 BA (PSt) is now associate general counsel at MapR Technologies, a computer software company based in San Jose, California. In his role as associate general counsel, Greenberg draws from his experience as an accomplished technology transaction attorney, specializing in enterprise software licensing, cloud computing contracting, hardware purchasing, executive counseling, contract drafting, and deal negotiations. He has prior AmLaw 100 law firm experience in commercial contract litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and public policy. Before his position with MapR, he served as senior managing counsel for Oracle, a computer technology corporation.

Madeline Tormey ’16 BA (PSc/PSt) is now project management analyst for Hagerty Consulting

Madeline Tormey is now a project management analyst for Hagerty Consulting. Hagerty Consulting is an emergency management consulting firm established in 2001. The firm assists clients in disaster preparedness and recovery, and has worked on projects after September 11th and Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. Hagerty Consulting was founded by Steve Hagerty ’93 MPA.

Shaki Kar ’14 BA (IR/PSt) joins Department of State’s security bureau


Shaki Kar is an analyst for the Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Policy and Planning Division. Shaki Kar facilitates the full spectrum of policy and planning development, coordination, and clearance support for the Office of Security Technology at the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Jacqueline Cohen Roth ’82 BA (PSt/IR) founds new magazine


Jacqueline Cohen Roth has founded the new publication “Chesapeake Physician – Your practice. Your life.” This new publication is a regional multi-media resource on clinical and business issues that affect physicians and healthcare administrators in the Chesapeake Bay region. Roth’s new effort expands and rebrands her previous publication, the “Maryland Physician Magazine – Your practice. Your life.” Roth’s publications are published through Mojo Media, LLC, a media production firm that she leads. Other clients of Mojo include medical practices, health specialists’ organizations, and healthcare administration firms. For more information on Mojo Media, see their website.

Paroma Nandi ’09 BA (PSt/Geog)/ ’14 MPA hired by Baltimore non-profit


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Paroma Nandi is an outreach coordinator and guest liaison at Paul’s Place, Inc., based in southwest Baltimore, Md. Her new employer, Paul’s Place, offers services and programs to low-income individuals and families in the Washington Village/Pigtown community. For more information about Paul’s Place see their website.