Faculty & Staff

DAVID P MACHLIS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

HAGEDORN HALL OF ENTERPRISE
ROOM 315

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D. Economics, Rutgers University (1971)
B.B.A. Economics, Baruch College/CUNY (1964)

Recent Courses

Microeconomics
Money And Banking
The Price System

Conference Presentations/Papers

David Machlis (2006). "Investment in Human Development: Individual and Community Impact". In Guest Speaker Kristallnacht commemoration: An Evening of Remembrance and Hope. Colege of St. Elizabeth.

David Machlis (1983). "Human Capital, Reaganomics, and the Future of Bilingual Education". In International Bilingual - Bivultural Education Conference. INational Assosiation for Bilingual Education.

David Machlis (1979). "U.S. Economy - The Battle Against Inflation". European American Bank Seminar.

David Machlis (1978). In Long Island Coalition for Full Employment Conference, Discussion-Workshop Social Policy and Legislation.

Alfred Fuerst, discussed by David Machlis (1974). "Problems and Prospects of Human Capital in a Dual Economic Situation Caused by Education". In Eastern Economic Association.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

A. “Free Agency and the Consistency of Player Performance in Major League
Baseball,” David Machlis & Edward Steinberg, presentation of paper,
Eastern Economic Association, March 2005.

B. “Student Distrust of the Government’s Economic Data,” Edward Steinberg,
David Machlis, Social Science Research Network E Library, Economic Research Network Education, 2004

C. A Study of Economic Loss – Expert Witness – Four Cases – 1993-2002.
Determining Lost Earnings and Services resulting from Debilitating Accident and/or Medical Malpractice.

D. “The Economic Rationale for the Public Financing of Private Higher Education,” Presentation of paper, Eastern Economic Association, April 1976.

E. “Public Higher Education and Income Redistribution: A Comparison of a Macro Model and a Micro Model,” presentation of paper, Atlantic Economic Conference, September 1975.

F. “Higher Education and Income Distribution: A Macro Model,” presentation of paper, New York State Economic Association, April 1975.

G. “Higher Education and the Financially Disadvantaged,” presentation of paper, Atlantic Economic Conference, September 1974.

H. “Equality of Opportunity in Public Higher Education,” presentation of paper, New York State Economic Association, March 1974.

I. “The Distributional Effects of Public Higher Education in New York City,” Public Finance Quarterly, January 1973.

J. “The Effect of Public Higher Education on the Distribution of Income in New York City,” presentation of paper, New York State Economic Association, April 1972.

Honors and Accomplishments

A. Caritas Award, for Distinguished Service to the Holocaust Education Resource
Center, College of St. Elizabeth, November 2006.

B. Class of 2006 – Distinguished Faculty Excellence Award, Nov. 2005
Adelphi University.

C. Professor of the Year candidate numerous times, including 1997, 1998, 2000,
2001, 2002.

D. Nominated for Mystery Guest Speaker, 1977 Adelphi Convocation.

E. Elected to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1978.

F. Adelphi University Flambeau Award for Outstanding Contributions to College Life, May 1975.

G. National Defense Education Act Fellowship, Rutgers University, 1964-1967.

H. Elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, City College Business School (equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa), March 1964.

Professional Activities

A. Vice-President for Development Jerusalem College of Technology, July 1985-December 1987.

B. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Adelphi University, September 1978-August 1982.

C. Director Adelphi University Urban Center, January 1977-August 1978

D. Vice Chairman – International March of the Living, 1994-present.

E. Consultant to President and Director of Special Projects, Adelphi University, 1974-1977.

F. Organized and coordinated March of Remembrance and Hope Educational Study Mission to Poland, May 2006. The program had more than 300 participants from over 25 colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Students attend the program as a group representing a college or university and are accompanied by a professor, chaplain or other administrator from their home campus. A main goal of the program is to never again allow for the unchecked rise of the menace of anti-Semitism or any kind of racial discrimination by any individual or group in society against another to gain strength. Included in this goal is the teaching that all human beings are equal, precious and valued, and the diminution of the dignity of any member of the human family is a cardinal violation of all ethical teachings.

G. Business Ethics and the Holocaust – Lessons Learned and Their Impact on the Economy, Media and Culture.” Designed, organized and coordinated National Seminar. Adelphi University, March, 2006.

H. Designed, organized and coordinated March of Remembrance and Hope Leadership Training Seminar – A two day seminar for faculty and other campus leadership in preparation for their mentoring role in May 2006 study mission to Poland. February 2006.

I. Organized visit of Nobel Laureate Elie Weisel and Oprah Winfrey to Auschwitz and Birkenau. January 2006.

J. March of the Living – Commemoration of 60th anniversary of V.E. Day, May 2005. Member of Executive Committee that brought 18,000 people to Poland to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day a
and V.E. Day at Auschwitz. Included in special groups that I brought to this program were: 120 Catholic school teachers,150 Austrian Police Academy students and 30 members of the German Bundestag.

K. Leadership Training Seminar, Poland, August 2004. Organized this seminar in order to prepare new leaders for the ambitious 2005 commemoration.

L. Organized and directed March of Remembrance and Hope Educational Study Mission to Poland, May 2003. Hundreds of participants from colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and Canada participated.

M. Designed, organized and coordinated March of Remembrance and Hope Leadership Training Seminar – A two day educational program for faculty and other campus leaders in preparation for their mentoring role in May 2003 study mission to Poland. February 2003.

N. Designed and coordinated symposium in Georgetown, Kentucky entitled : “From The Holocaust to Healing the World: A Human Rights Symposium,” April 2002. This program attracted groups of students from: University of Kentucky, School of Education, Patterson School of Diplomacy of the University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, Centre College and Georgetown College.

O. Organized and coordinated March of Remembrance and Hope Initial Educational Study Mission to Poland, May 2001. The program had approximately 350 participants from 22 countries.

P. Organized two day seminar, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, November 1999, to explore the development of an Interfaith Holocaust Education Mission to Poland. This seminar resulted in creation of March of Remembrance and Hope Program – a program aimed at combating intolerance, hatred and prejudice and to prevent future genocides through a study of the Holocaust.

Q. Organized and coordinated a group of thirty educational policy makers on a visit to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum followed by an Educational Study Mission to Poland. This program was sponsored by the March of the Living program in affiliation with the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Association of State Boards of Education, April 1994.

Community and Corporate Leadership

A. Member of Advisory Board, National Catholic Center for Holocaust
Education, Seton Hill University, 2004- Present.

B. Member of Board, Sunshine Fund, 2003-2004. This organization provides
Support and assistance to seriously ill children and their parents.

C. Member, National Advisory Council on Bilingual Education, 1981-1984.

D. Member, Research Planning and Policy Analysis Committee, Committee of Independent Colleges and Universities of New York State, 1975.

E. Member, Committee on Fiscal Policy, Commission of Independent College and Universities of New York, 1975.