Professor Miller is the Creative Director for United Methodist Women in New York, NY. She spent 7 years as an Art Director for Teleflora and is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she earned a B.A. in Foreign Policy and French. Professor Miller teaches PUB 633 “Desktop Publishing for the Publishing Professional” and PUB635 “Advanced Desktop Publishing” for Pace’s MS in Publishing program. She is also an adjunct faculty member at F.I.T. and is on the board of the Appalachia Service Project.
Kerstin Vogdes Diehn
Professor Diehn is the founder and owner of KV Design in the New York City metro area. Her main areas of expertise include project management, print design, large format graphics, and branding solutions. Professor Diehn specializes in working with nonprofit organizations and teaches design and design-related software courses in the Masters of Publishing program at Pace: PUB 633 “Desktop Publishing for the Publishing Professional” and PUB635 “Advanced Desktop Publishing.” She has also taught graphic design at FIT and the Art Institute of New York.
Professor Diehn has a Masters degree in Communications/Design from Pratt Institute and an undergraduate degree in Literature from American University. Fascinated by books her whole life, she brings a unique literary aesthetic to her visual work. She loves working with type and welcomes large-scale book and magazine projects.
The Pace Publishing Blog featured Diehn in the “Faculty in the Spotlight” series in September 2012.
Jodylynn is currently a freelance website designer for local business owners in the metro NY area. She is a Community Advisor for the online news outlet DailyVoice.com and reports on-the-scene local news events in conjunction with the Daily Voice’s editorial team.
For the past four years, Bachiman has been the Technology Director and Webmaster for the Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation No-Kill Animal Shelter. She also acts as the foundation’s spokesperson for breaking news. During the first half 2016, she assisted with crowdfunding non-profit fundraisers and spreading awareness of animal hoarding by means of social media reporting.
She began her teaching career in September 2004 as an adjunct lecturer for the Pace University MS in Publishing Program. She teaches publishing technology courses Electronic Publishing (Pub 636) and Modern Technology Publishing (Pub 620). Pub 636 is taught using Adobe Creative Cloud, a software program used by publishers, with an emphasis on responsive design, web analytics, social media and mobile apps.
She has been a member of the Pace University MS in Publishing Advisory Board for the 15 years. She is also a current member of the Pace University e-Portfolio Teaching Circle. Bachiman also serves on the Pace University Institutional Review Board Leadership Committee.
Bachiman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Journalism from Baruch College, City University of New York, and is an alumni of the MS in Publishing Program. She has completed sixty credits towards a Ph.D. in Education Technology at Walden University.
Bachiman has 15 years of service in the publishing industry, where she was employed by magazine publishing giant Time Inc. Her first five years at Time Inc. were spent in the Sales and Use Tax division. She also spent six years in the Corporate Production Division as an Assistant Production Manager. Her passion for publishing technology and experience in the media arena allowed her to utilize advertising and marketing skills in a non-profit environment. Some of the media campaigns she participated include Ad Council sponsored non-profit organizations such as Teach for America, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York, St. Jude’s Hope Campaign, and several Red Cross campaigns.
Bachiman is a five-year veteran of The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. Board of Directors. In 2007, she was elected as Media Relations Chair for TMS. During the time, she represented TMS at professional conferences focusing on spreading awareness about mast-cell disease to health care professionals. She played an active role in the production of the TMS Mast Cell Activation Symptomatology DVD as both a TMS Board Member and as a Mastocytosis patient and disability advocate.
Professor Evanson is a veteran executive with a strong background in finance who has been at the helm of some of the largest content companies in the country. Since retirement in 2003, he has been, until 2008, a Senior Advisor to Apax Partners, Inc., a $31 billion private equity co. He retired in 2003 as the President of McGraw-Hill Education, a $2.5 billion global publishing unit. Prior to that, Professor Evanson served as president, Higher Education and Consumer Group and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, for The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Professor Evanson joined the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1992. Before joining McGraw-Hill, Professor Evanson held various posts at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. from 1985 – 1992, including Chief Financial Officer of the corporation, Chief Operating Officer, and Chairman and CEO of Sea World Theme Parks. Prior to that he held senior financial positions at Harper & Row, Consolidated Rail Corporation, and Amtrak, and was a partner at Arthur Andersen & Co.
During the course of his career, Professor Evanson led a number of key acquisitions, including Tribune Education; CBS Publishing Division; Times Mirror Higher Education; and Appleton and Lange. Mr. Evanson also led numerous divestitures, among them Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.; the Sea World Theme Park Group; Shepard’s McGraw-Hill; McGraw-Hill School Systems; McGraw-Hill Lifetime Learning; and SRA Technology Training. While at McGraw Hill, Professor Evanson oversaw the start-ups of McGraw-Hill Home Interactive, McGraw-Hill Lifetime Learning, McGraw-Hill Professional Development and McGraw-Hill Digital Learning. He also served on the Board of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.; the Association of American Publishers (Chairman); Cadmus Communications Corp; The Princeton Review, a NASDAQ-listed testing and assessment provider; National Executive Service Corps. (NESC); The NY Institute of Technology; and John Hopkins University Press. Professor Evanson currently serves on the Board of Pace University’s Publishing Board of Advisors and Faculty; Western Governors University, the nation’s leading competency- based university; Rose Financial Services; and Town Hall New York. He is a retired CPA, holds an MBA and an Honorary Doctorate from New York Institute of Technology and a BBA in Accounting from St. John’s University.
Professor Aaron Goldsmid currently serves as a Digital Product Manager at Facebook, Inc. He has also worked for Audible, Inc., an Amazon.com company, as the Director of Discovery Products, and for Everyday Health, Inc., as the Executive Director of Product Development. Professor Goldsmid will be teaching PUB 622J “Seminar on Books & Magazines: Practical Applications of Product Management in Digital Media” this summer with Professor Christine Ford.