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Dan Schidlow

What I’m Reading: Dr. Daniel Schidlow

Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs at Drexel’s College of Medicine, is a self-described multi-tasker when it comes to his reading selections. One recent selection, however, has made it to the top of his favorite books of all time— Velázquez and The Surrender of Breda: The Making of a Masterpiece by Anthony Bailey.

Yaba Blay

What I’m Reading: Yaba Blay

Dr. Yaba Blay, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently made time to read18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman,  which examines the disadvantages of multitasking and long to-do lists.

Vanessa Morris

What I’m Reading: Vanessa Morris

Vanessa Irvin Morris, an assistant teaching professor of library and information science, said she’s been waiting for answers from author Sister Souljah for over a decade. Now, after reading Souljah’s A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story, she finally has the answers she’s been waiting for.       

Michael Yudell

What I'm Reading: Michael Yudell

Drexel’s Michael Yudell was never a fan of Stephen King. But that changed when he took on chance on King’s recent 11/22/63, a novel with an interesting perspective on American history.
Dr. Gloria Donnelly

What I’m Reading: Gloria Donnelly

As dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Gloria Donnelly certainly has enough to keep her occupied—but that doesn’t stop her from indulging in a number of books on her Kindle. She is currently reading three that explore the concepts of ignorance and wrongness.
Mimi Sheller

What I’m Reading: Mimi Sheller

Mimi Sheller is a sociology professor who studies how people move. Coincidentally, the novel she’s currently reading looks at another kind of movement—the flight patterns of monarch butterflies and how they could be affected by climate change.
Lisl Zach

What I'm Reading: Lisl Zach

Lisl Zach, an associate teaching professor at the iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology, specializes in how people use information. She’s also interested the experience one gets out of reading a physical book versus accessing information digitally. It’s no wonder, then, that she chose a book on this very topic, How the Page Matters, written by a colleague from the University of Illinois, Bonnie Mak.
David Cohen

What I'm Reading: David Cohen

Earle Mack School of Law professor David S. Cohen is currently reading N.W. by Zadie Smith, an author whose first book, White Teeth, has yet to be topped.
Paul Evangelista

What I'm Reading: Dr. Paul Evangelista

Drexel's Dr. Paul Evangelista is reading the Autobiography of Mark Twain. What’s most interesting, he said, is that Twain is speaking to readers from the grave.
Diane Sicotte

What I’m Reading: Diane Sicotte

Drexel’s Diane Sicotte says the book she's reading highlights an important piece of Philadelphia's past that's often overlooked—the city's environmental history.
Michael Glaser

What I'm Reading: Michael Glaser

Assistant professor Michael Glaser had low expectations when he picked up After the Future by Franco Berardi. Now he's racing to finish it.