People Notes: October 2017

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Elissa Aminoff, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of psychology was named a Young Scientist by the World Economic Forum for her commitment to public service and to integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good.

Eric Chen, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of psychological and educational services was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association for outstanding contributions in the field of Psychology.

Peter Corfield. Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of chemistry, was selected to be a Fellow of the American Chemical Society for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society.

Jane K. Edward, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
clinical assistant professor of African and African American studies, was honored at the Third Annual African Heritage Celebration in a statement entered into the Congressional Record by New York Congressman Jose Serrano for her contribution and work with the African Diaspora in the Bronx.

John Feerick, SCHOOL OF LAW,
was named the recipient of the 2017 ABA Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Bar Association.

Sarit Kattan Gribetz, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of theology published an essay, “The View From the Balcony: Student Perspectives In and Beyond Class,” in Ancient Jew Review.

Tina Maschi, Ph.D., GSS,
associate professor of social work, was named a Fellow Ambassador of The New York Academy of Medicine.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D, ARTS AND SCIENCES,
Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, gave the keynote address, “From Sophia to Personhood: The Development of 20th-Century Orthodox Trinitarian Theology,” for the Theology Symposium, “The Mystery of the Trinity:  Implications for Everyday Living” at St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College in Sydney, Australia. He also published an article, “The Hermeneutical and Existential Contextuality of Orthodox Theologies of Personhood,” Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, 69(1-4).

Francis Petit, Ph.D., GABELLI,
associate Dean for Global Initiatives and Partnerships, BUS, recently published (with Chris Lowney and Stephen Porth) “Leadership Development Along el Camino Ignaciano” in the Journal of Jesuit Business Education, Volume 8, 2017.

Larry L. Welborn, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of theology, presented a paper, “Early Christianity in Corinth: From Paul to First Clement,” at the conference on “The Rise of Christianity in Greece and the Southern Balkans” at the Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin on June 26, 2017.

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