大卫·波德尔博士.D. is the sixth president of Massachusetts Bay Community College. 在2016年7月加入澳门新葡新京在线之前, he served as Vice 总统 for Academic Affairs and Dean of the 教师 at Marymount Manhattan College, and as Senior Vice 总统 for Academic Affairs and Provost at the College of Staten Island, part of the City University of New York (CUNY). 此外，Dr。. Podell has served on on the faculty of the College of Staten Island, 城市大学研究生中心, 和阿德尔菲大学.
长期担任学术带头人和学者. Podell’s passions have focused on expanding higher education access and providing high quality educational opportunities to help students advance their academic goals, 推进他们的事业, 丰富他们的生活.
在斯塔顿岛学院, he spearheaded the creation of innovative programs for both high achieving students and those with developmental and English language needs. 在他的领导下, the college developed its first doctoral programs in Nursing and Physical Therapy, 新主人, 学士, 以及证书课程. 他带领一个团队创建了一个校园, 国际主题高中, receiving support from the Bill and Melinda Gates 澳门新葡京手机版 and the Asia Society.
在玛丽蒙特曼哈顿学院, he introduced a learning communities program for first-year students, as well as the college’s first honors program. He worked closely with faculty to create new programs in 业务 and 沟通 Arts to respond industry demands, 还有一个新的文科专业, 《澳门新葡京手机版》.” He engaged faculty in the creation of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence and a monthly conversation series on diversity and social justice.
Dr. 波德尔的学术研究, which focuses on the psychology of cognitive disabilities, 已经出现在 Journal of Research and Development in Education, 虐待及忽视儿童, the 美国骨科精神病学杂志, the 教育研究杂志，和 特殊教育杂志. 他是 教育心理学:教学之窗 (麦格劳-希尔)和两位读者的编辑， 视角:培养卓越的学习者 and Educational Psychology: Contending Ideas and Opinions (Coursewise).
Dr. Podell graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. 在历史上. 他获得了学士学位。.M. in Child Development from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from New York University. He also studied at the University of London through Empire State College, 纽约州立大学, and at the Institute for Behavior Therapy in New York.