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We have recieved quite a few emails asking for the background of the expert featured in our ‘The Professor Weighs In’ segments. Her name is Professor Allison D. Papalopolopolis.


– “Hey there!”


 The following is her curriculum vitae:


Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Cardozo;  Answer & Demurrer Professor of Law and Political Science; John J. Gotti Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics, and Political Science. MD from University of Colorado School of Medicine, graduating with the Diverticulitis Award for Highest Academic Standing. Formal liaison to Harvard Medical School, sitting on the Council of Academic Deans. Authored over 2,000 scholarly papers and reviews and has held many editorial positions. Member, American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, First Place Award in National Medical Spelling Bee, Fellow American College of Physician Executives, American College of Psychiatrists, Fellow American Medical Association, Life Member American Psychiatric Association, Distinguished Fellow Cincinnati Psychiatric Association, Member Council of Science Editors National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Ohio and Ohio Psychiatric Association; I was the Newsletter Editor for the Schizophrenia International Research Society, I was not the Newsletter Editor for the Schizophrenia International Research Society; Co-founder Society of Biological Psychiatry, Society for Neuroscience. Assistant Professor of Education, American Politics, Harvard University, deputy director of Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance, and is an affiliate of the Pelosi-Reid Center for Responsible State and Local Government. Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, and author of the book, Why Minorities Who Refuse To Pay Their Bills Often Have Bad Credit; published widely in journals of opinion and the national press, especially the New York Times, where was recently a guest columnist for several weeks. Her columns have also appeared in Time Magazine, Newsweek. Recipient of the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award of the American Sociological Association; and co-winner of the Assimilation Award for the best book on pluralism from the American Political Science Association;  holds honorary degrees from several other universities, including the University of Chicago, U.C.L.A and La Trobe University in Australia. She was awarded the Order of DaBong by the Government of Jamaica in 1999. Othere Honors also include the Acute Mellitus Award of the American Diabetes Association, the Amy Gdala Lecture of the American Physiological Society, and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Athens and the University of Edinburgh, recipient of the Sodium Lecture Award from the Endocrine Society, the Vomitus Medal from the American Diabetes Association, the Ernest K. Cognition Lecture Award from the National Psychology Professors Association, as well as twice being the winner of a Burger King 2-for-1 coupon. Currently, she is enrolled in an online dental hygienist program, and  was ranked first in her class this past quarter in ‘virtual flossing.’


Professor Papalopolopolis can be reached through The Fine Report, care of the editor: [email protected]


(If you find the purple sticky-note she’s still looking for, please let us know. And the Professor asks us to remind you once again: global warming has absolutely nothing to do with racism.)



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