Fordham Media Mentions: May 19, 2017

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CLIPS OF THE WEEK

Like father, like son
The Hamilton Spectator 05-11-17
That extra season led to a scholarship offer from Fordham, where [Justin] Vaughn blossomed into a dominant force along the defensive line (growing to 6-foot-5, 285, didn’t hurt, either.)

Fordham Law Grad Who Overcame Odds Aims to Help the Vulnerable
New York Law Journal 05-11-17
Eight years later, [Lorena] Jiron this month will be one of 349 students graduating from Fordham University School of Law and among about 3,600 statewide receiving their J.D. at commencement ceremonies starting May 12.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY

Fordham Westchester Announces Summer Veterans Writing Workshop
Military-Civilian.blogspot.com 05-11-17
Fordham University has announced that registration is now open for the summer session of the Veterans Writing Workshop, which is available at the University’s Westchester campus in West Harrison.

The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester Host Real Estate Mastermind Forum
OneNewsPage.US 05-15-17
The Real Estate Institute at Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies and The Business Council of Westchester co-hosted the successful Real Estate Mastermind Forum: 24-Hour Cities – Emerging Trends in Transactions, Technology and Transportation on Wed, May 10.

WFUV

From Elvis to Queen Bey, Finding God in All Tunes
Jesuitical Podcast 05-12-17
This week we speak with Tom Beaudoin, associate professor of Religion at Fordham University, who is finishing teaching a course [in collaboration with WFUV]titled “Faith in Music: Sound Theology From the Blues to Beyoncé.”

SCHOOL OF LAW FACULTY

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump voter fraud commission: real or ‘imaginary problem’?
San Diego Union-Tribune 05-11-17
In a tweet, Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman called him a “xenophobic threat to democracy.”

JED SHUGERMAN
Trump Appoints Hate Group Figures to Voter Fraud Commission
Alternet.org 05-17-17
“I’ve followed Kris Kobach’s career for 20 years. He is seriously dangerous, a xenophobic threat to democracy,” Jed Shugerman, a law professor at Fordham University, tweeted on May 11.

JED SHUGERMAN
What can and can’t a special counsel do?
WWL.com 05-18-17
Tommy talks to Jed Shugerman, Professor of Law at Fordham University, about the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation.

BRUCE A. GREEN
Recused And Accused: Critics Say Sessions Should Have Stayed Out Of Comey Firing
NPR 05-12-17
“The question of Mr. Comey’s ability to lead the FBI going forward and to maintain public confidence is not the same as the question of how the existing and future investigations of the presidential campaigns should be conducted,” wrote Bruce Green of the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham University Law School.

BRUCE A. GREEN
Can Jeff Sessions Be Independent?
The Atlantic 05-18-17
“Why did Sessions leave the room? What did he think the conversation was going to be about, basketball? Or something under Comey’s jurisdiction?” asked Bruce Green, a former federal prosecutor and associate counsel in the Iran-Contra affair, now a law professor at Fordham University.

JOHN PFAFF
The never-ending ‘Willie Horton effect’ is keeping prisons too full for America’s good
Los Angeles Times 05-14-17
John F. Pfaff is a professor at Fordham Law School.

JOHN PFAFF
Jeff Sessions’s war on drugs will be less consequential than many believe. Here’s why.
The Washington Post 05-16-17
John Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham University, and the author of “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration — and How to Achieve Real Reform,” a new book on America’s prison system.

JOHN PFAFF
Bernie Sanders And Top Progressive Leaders Cheer Larry Krasner Win In Philadelphia DA Primary
Huffington Post 05-17-17
But the feds’ approach to crime stands in sharp contrast with how an overwhelming number of Americans are voting, said John Pfaff, a criminal law professor at Fordham University School of Law.

JOHN PFAFF
Does US need a new crime crackdown? Prosecutors see generational divide.
The Christian Science Monitor 05-17-17
Coming from anyone who has worked on the front lines of the violent crime epidemic of the 1980s, that point of view is understandable, says John Pfaff, a criminologist at Fordham University who has researched state prosecutors.

JOHN PFAFF
Philadelphia just set the national example in the fight against mass incarceration
Vox 05-17-17
John Pfaff, a criminal justice expert at Fordham University, has found evidence that prosecutors have in fact been the main drivers of mass incarceration over the past couple decades.

NESTOR M. DAVIDSON
Dreaming up Western Reserve — the 51st state?
Cleveland.com 05-15-17
“I do think we are seeing a rise in state local conflicts in a number of policies and an increasing willingness of state legislatures to exercise whatever power they have to reign cities in,” said Fordham University law Professor Nestor Davidson, who focuses on local government.

JOHN D. FEERICK
Ivanka Trump, From First Daughter to First Female President?
Ozy.com 05-16-17
In his book The Twenty-Fifth Amendment, Fordham Law School professor John Feerick notes that “the terms ‘unable’ and ‘inability’ are nowhere defined in the Amendment.”

HOWARD M. ERICHSON
A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell Just as Sweet, but These Flower-Delivery Settlement Coupons Are Noisome Even When You Call Them “E-Credits”
CEI.org 05-15-17
When we filed our opening merits brief in this second go-round earlier this month, we had the privilege of citing Fordham University Law Professor Howard Erichson’s cutting-edge article not merely for its astute but abstract legal principles, but also because Erichson singled out this very settlement as a poster-child of class action settlement abuse.

KAREN GREENBERG
Congressional Briefing Panel: Paper ballots crucial to the future of election integrity
OpEdNews.com 05-17-17
The distinguished panel was moderated by Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University Law School.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SERVICE FACULTY

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
Here’s How Journalists Turned An Ordinary Professor Into A Fashion Icon Overnight
ViralNova.com 05-14-17
Most of us like our quiet lives, but others were really born for the spotlight. Fordham University professor Lyn Slater is a little bit of both.

LYN KENNEDY SLATER
Photographers and Journalists Confuse a University Professor with a Fashion Icon and Change Her Life
DIYphotography.net 05-18-17
Lyn Fordham is an educated and successful woman, a professor at Fordham University.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FACULTY

THOMAS BEAUDOIN
From Elvis to Queen Bey, Finding God in All Tunes
Jesuitical Podcast 05-12-17
This week we speak with Tom Beaudoin, associate professor of Religion at Fordham University, who is finishing teaching a course titled “Faith in Music: Sound Theology From the Blues to Beyoncé.”

ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY

JEANNE FLAVIN
The Societal Womb
Ms Magazine 05-12-17
Jeanne Flavin is a professor of sociology at Fordham University, author of Our Bodies, Our Crimes and National Advocates for Pregnant Women board member.

CHRISTINA GREER
‘Sweat’
New York Amsterdam News 05-12-17
Christina Greer, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Fordham University, the author of “Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream” and the host of “The Aftermath” on Ozy.com.

CHRISTINA GREER
How Republicans Defined The Abortion Debate For Our Generation
Bustle 05-15-17
Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, tells Bustle that the tie between Democrats and the pro-choice movement came as a response to the rise of the influence of religious fundamentalism on the right.

CHRISTINA GREER
This edition: The Way Forward: Post Obama in the Trump Era
CUNY TV 05-17-17
We were joined by Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University, Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.,Chair of the Center of African American Studies at Princeton University and Rebecca Carroll, Editor at WNYC and Critic-at-Large at the LA Times.

J. PATRICK HORNBECK
Another Political Force Against Trump?
BeliefNet.com 05-12-17
There has always been a religious left Patrick Hornbeck II, chairman of the theology department at Fordham University explained to Reuters.

THAIER HAYAJNEH
New York Today: How to Beat the Hackers
The New York Times 05-16-17
Password managers can help prevent someone from hacking your computer using the password, said Thaier Hayajneh, an associate computer science professor at Fordham University, but it’s important to store your key securely.

GUY ROBINSON
Pollen counts are not very high (but that doesn’t matter)
Lohud.com 05-17-17
Pollen counts are not particularly high this year, according to Dr. Guy Robinson, a lecturer in biology at Fordham University, but if you’re allergic to pollen the difference is not going to matter much.

CHARLES C. CAMOSY
Gallup poll records ‘humbling’ moral decline
BPnews.net 05-16-17
A May 15 op-ed by Fordham ethicist Charles Camosy published by the Catholic news agency Crux critiqued Gallup’s release for “radically simplify[ing]a complex nexus of beliefs and values.” Gallup’s “slapping moral positions with [the label]liberal or conservative is problematic,” he wrote.

ATHLETICS

Like father, like son
The Hamilton Spectator 05-11-17
That extra season led to a scholarship offer from Fordham, where [Justin] Vaughn blossomed into a dominant force along the defensive line (growing to 6-foot-5, 285, didn’t hurt, either.)

STUDENTS


Fordham Law Grad Who Overcame Odds Aims to Help the Vulnerable
New York Law Journal 05-11-17
Eight years later, [Lorena] Jiron this month will be one of 349 students graduating from Fordham University School of Law and among about 3,600 statewide receiving their J.D. at commencement ceremonies starting May 12.Starting smart: St. Edmund Prep senior receives Smart Start scholarship
Brooklyn Daily 05-18-17
[Bithja Pierre] will be attending Fordham University in the fall.ALUMNI

Ready for Her Close-Up!
StAugNews.com 05-11-17
Pursuing her passion for performing, [Amirah Vann] completed her undergraduate study in acting at Fordham University at Lincoln Center before entering a graduate acting program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Q&A with…Alan Alda, actor and author headlining a Westport Library fundraiser
Westport-News.com 05-13-17
Born in New York City, Alda started acting at an early age and went on to graduate from Fordham University. Following graduation, he took his acting talents to the Cleveland Playhouse and then to Broadway.

Paul J. Napoli Selected for Esteemed Lawyers of America
Business.TheAntlersAmerican.co, 05-13-17
[Napoli] is a 1992 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and holds a B.S. from Fordham University in accounting.

Northern Trust Appoints Head of Fiduciary and Legal Counsel for New York
WLOX.com 05-15-17
[Elisa Shevlin] Rizzo received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1998 and her B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross.

Maggie Seidel Named AIA Vice President for Public Affairs
News9.com 05-15-17
Seidel earned a Master’s Degree in Economics from George Mason University, a Master’s Degree in Elections & Campaign Management from Fordham University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Villanova University.

Erin Energy Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders
WSFA.com 05-18-17
He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University in both Finance and International Finance in 1977 and a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1979.

Amirah Vann is Ready for Her Close-Up! The ‘Underground’ Interview
Los Angeles Sentinel 05-18-17
Pursuing her passion for performing, she completed her undergraduate study in acting at Fordham University at Lincoln Center before entering a graduate acting program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Sandra Navidi, the bestselling author of ‘$uperHubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World’, joins Speakers Connect
Business.WapakaDailyNews.com 05-17-17
Born in Germany, Sandra received a law degree from the University of Cologne School of Law, Germany, and a Master-of-Law Degree in Banking Corporate and Finance Law from Fordham University School of Law, USA.

OBITUARIES

Kathleen Schiaffino, 69, Of Hopewell Junction, NY, former professor
Kathleen Schiaffino
Legacy.com 05-16-17
She was an Associate Professor of Psychology and department chair at Fordham University in the Bronx for many years.

Kevin Cassidy, 60, Of Darien, CT, attorney
Obituary: Kevin Joseph Cassidy — “Until we meet again”
Darien Times 05-12-17
He was an alumnus of Fordham Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review, and he was admitted to the New York and California Bar Associations.

John B. ‘Barrett’ Hickman, 60, Of Ithaca, NY, real estate broker
John B. ‘Barrett’ Hickman
Putnam County Courier 05-16-17
He was a graduate of Kent School, Hamilton College and Fordham University Law School.

Francis J. Dwyer, 91, Of Pelham Manor, NY, Navy veteran
Francis J. Dwyer, 91
PelhamPLus.com 05-17-17
Once his service to our country was complete, Francis returned to New York and attended Fordham University.

Warren Christian Nunheimer, 88, Of Mashpee, MA, Korean War veteran
Warren Christian Nunheimer, 88
CapeCodTimes.com 05-17-17
Warren graduated from Newtown High School in 1946 and from Fordham University with a B.S. in Business Administration in 1949.

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