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Michelle Pagliaro-Haywood

Chiropractic Physician

Chiropractic Physician

Exercise Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Certified Chiropractic Sports Medicine Specialist

Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Bridgeport

Priya Panda

Electrical Engineering

Priya’s research interests lie in Neuromorphic Computing: spanning energy-efficient design methodologies for deep learning networks, novel supervised/unsupervised learning algorithms for spiking neural networks and developing neural architectures for new computing scenarios (such as lifelong learning, generative models, stochastic networks, adversarial attacks etc.).

Her goal is to empower energy-aware and energy-efficient machine intelligence through algorithm-hardware co-design while being secure to adversarial scenarios and catering to the resource constraints of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Kenneth Panko

Higher Education Technology

Higher education technology leader with a focus on academic innovation and service excellence. Provides vision and strategic direction on the transformative role technology plays in rethinking undergraduate and graduate education for the 21st century. Champions diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Barbara Pearce

Real Estate/Law

Barbara Pearce joined Connecticut Hospice in January 2019 as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ms. Pearce is currently CEO of Pearce Real Estate and is taking a sabbatical from Pearce Real Estate to devote her time to Connecticut Hospice.

She holds JD and MBA degrees, and practiced mergers and acquisitions law before joining Pearce Real Estate, assuming the Presidency in 1986. Ms. Pearce has been actively involved as a community leader in Connecticut and Greater New Haven, chairing many state and local boards, including Hospital of Saint Raphael, CBIA, Long Wharf Theatre; United Way of Greater New Haven; the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven; Artspace; and Saint Martin de Porres Academy. Additionally, she was the founder of the Women Organizing Women Political Action Committee.

James Perlotto

Yale College graduate, class of 1978 (Ezra Stiles!), Fellow in Trumbull since 1988, including Resident Fellow/ Executive Fellow 1990 - 1993. Graduate of Boston University School of Medicine 1982, and University of Minnesota residency in Family Medicine and Community Health. After a three year service in the National Health Service Corps, returned to Yale as the Chief of Student Medicine and Athletic Medicine at Yale Health Services for 25 years, overseeing the care of all of Yale’s students. Special areas include GLBTQ health, HIV/ AIDS care , and Sports Medicine. Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and member of the Yale Med Admissions Committee for over 28 years now. Also currently on the Board of Advisers of the Yale Drama School’s Summer Cabaret. Retired from Yale in 2013 but still love being a Fellow of Trumbull. Also teaching college courses and career advising at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida part time.  Married to Tom Masse, former Deputy Dean of Yale School of Music and former Associate Provost for the Arts at Yale; and now Dean of the School of Music at Stetson University. We have a lively West Highland White Terrier named “Stella”.

Enjoy travel, art history, painting and photography, music, literature and Baseball !

John Persing

Emeritus Surgery

John A. Persing is a doubly Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Neurological Surgeon. He is passionate about improving the quality of life of children born with craniofacial defects and individuals affected by cancer, trauma, deformities, and aesthetic concerns. He believes that all people deserve a chance at a better life, regardless of economic and world boundaries.

Dr. Persing earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont in 1974. He has been President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, among others, and served as Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is past President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and received the Clinician of the Year Award in 2010, as well as the James Barrett Brown award for the best journal article published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 2015.

Dr. Persing has a focus on improving the quality of patients’ lives regardless of whether this is a cosmetic or reconstructive concern. His clinical interests are craniofacial deformities, vascular malformations, and cosmetic surgery of the face and body.

Connecticut Magazine named Dr. Persing among the best in the state in its annual “Top Doctors” issue in the 2016 edition, along with America’s Best Doctors (Castle-Connolly) and Who’s Who in Medicine.

Ruzica Piskac

Computer Science

Ruzica Piskac is an assistant professor (tenure-track) at Yale, Computer Science Department. Her research interests span the areas of programming languages, software verification, automated reasoning, and code synthesis. A common thread in Ruzica’s research is improving software reliability and trustworthiness using formal techniques.
Prior to joining Yale, Ruzica was an independent research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS) in Germany (January 2012-August 2013). Ruzica did her graduate studies at EPFL, Switzerland (2007-2011), where she worked under the supervision of Viktor Kuncak. She was awarded the Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize for her PhD dissertation. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science, obtained from the University of Saarland (supervised by Harald Ganzinger at Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science) in Saarbruecken, Germany, a Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.

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Thomas Pogge


Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge (/ˈpɒɡi/; born 13 August 1953) is a German philosopher and is the Director of the Global Justice Program and Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University. In addition to his Yale appointment, he is the Research Director of the Centre for the Study of the Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo, a Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University and Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Central Lancashire’s Centre for Professional Ethics. Pogge is also an editor for social and political philosophy for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

Katerina Politi

Cancer Center

Katerina Politi studied Biology at the University of Pavia in Italy. She then moved to New York, where she obtained her PhD in Genetics and Development working with Argiris Efstratiadis at Columbia University. Following graduate school, she joined Harold Varmus’s lab at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and began her work on the molecular basis of lung cancer. She continues this work at Yale as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Yale Cancer Center.

Frederick Polner

Attorney, Former Associate Head of College

Attorney Frederick Polner, J.D. is the former Associate Master of Trumbull College.  He is an attorney specializing in communications law, academic publishing, internet, and copyright issues.  He is a sailor and skier, loves jazz and plays the drums.  In Trumbull Frederick serves as a first year adviser for some of the students interested in the legal field.

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Mary Jane Potter

Business in Africa

Innovare Advisors, LLC is an alternative investment advisory and management firm financing medium scale agricultural value chain companies, starting in emerging markets including Africa. Innovare finances companies commercially to increase the food supplies in Africa and beyond, and economic development impact to the communities they serve.

Sara Powell

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript LibrarySara Powell is Research Librarian at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, where she supervises the provision of reference services and serves as curatorial liaison to Beinecke research fellows. Sara holds an MS in Library & Information Science (Archives Management) from Simmons University and an MA in Medieval Studies from the University of York. She has previously worked at Swarthmore College Libraries and the MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections. Email Sara Powell

Leslie Powell

Leslie Powell is Associate Director of International Security Studies at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs. Prior to this, she was with the Yale Office of International Affairs, the Yale World Fellows Program, and Eurasia Group. Leslie has a PhD in Political Science and an undergraduate degree in Russian Studies.

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