West New Yorker honored by Univ. of Pittsburgh
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Prof. Roland Armando Alum, a long time West New York resident, was appointed an Associate Scholar at the prestigious Center for International Studies of the University of Pittsburgh.

Alum, an anthropologist/ethnologist, has taught at various universities in the U.S. and abroad. His professional career has intertwined holding several sub-cabinet posts in the Federal and N.J. State Governments. He also has an intensive record of civic/community involvement, including the chairmanship of the WNY Public Library and also served as the Governor's Representative to the WNY Housing Authority. His research-based writings have appeared in numerous scholarly journals and newspapers, as well as encyclopedia and book chapters.

Alum stated that the Pitt selection represents a high honor and recognition of his dedication to social-scientific scholarly research for decades.

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