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Rams in the News: June 28, 2019



How ‘When They See Us’ is affecting views of justice system
Christian Science Monitor 06-21-19
“It created tremendous momentum for the twin policies of ‘broken windows policing’ and ‘stop and frisk,’ which would be the central approaches to policing of the [Rudolph] Giuliani and [Michael] Bloomberg administrations, leading to massive arrests of young men of color for quality-of-life crimes,” says Mark Naison, a professor at Fordham University and lifelong New Yorker who grew up in Brooklyn.

‘A drink of water could save a life.’ What Catholic social teaching says about the No More Deaths trial
America Magazine 06-24-19
Leo Guardado, assistant professor of theology at Fordham University and himself a migrant from El Salvador, said that “part of what’s at stake at the border is not so much the legality, but the humanity [of it].”

US poverty statistics ignore millions of struggling Americans
The Conversation 06-24-19
Sophie Mitra
Professor of Economics, Fordham University


Fordham University Graduate School of Education Hosts Two International Faith-Based Education Events:Scholas Chairs Congress and the World Congress of Catholic Education
News on 6 06-24-19
Fordham University Graduate School of Education was the epicenter of faith-based education discussions the first week of June 2019 when its Center for Catholic School Leadership and Faith-Based Education hosted, for the first time ever in the United States, the fifth annual Scholas Chairs Congress, followed by the Congress of the Catholic International Education Office (OIEC in French).

NY Cardinal Says Vatican-Israel Ties Have Made ‘World a Better Place’
The Tablet 06-21-19
Cardinal Dolan’s remarks came during a panel discussion on “The Vatican Israel Accords: 25 Years of Progress and Challenge” held at Fordham University on June 19, marking the Fundamental Agreement signed between the Holy See and the State of Israel in 1993, leading to full diplomatic relations in 1994.

Brebeuf Jesuit Indianapolis controversy: What are Jesuits?
Indianapolis Star 06-21-19
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities recognizes 27 Jesuit higher education institutions throughout 17 states and Washington D.C. These include Boston College, Georgetown University, College of the Holy Cross and Fordham University.


HRC Names First Civil Rights Lawyer, First POC President
Advocate 06-25-19
He has worked as an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University Law School and at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Linda A. Lacewell Confirmed By Senate As New York Superintendent of Financial Services
MondoVisione 06-22-19
In addition, Superintendent Lacewell serves as an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, teaching ethics in government, and previously served as an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, teaching international criminal law.


Data brokers are selling your secrets. How states are trying to stop them.
Washington Post 06-24-19
“There are so many obviously erroneous registrations,” said Joel Reidenberg, a law professor at Fordham University who reviewed the Vermont registry.

Flowers, Crosses, Clauses, and Oaths
Slate 06-22-19
Dahlia Lithwick is also joined by Jed Shugerman and Andrew Kent of Fordham University Law School, two of the authors of the Harvard Law Review article “Faithful Execution and Article II,” which examines whether the Constitution holds the president to some higher standard than not just not doing crimes.

America is selling its seniors short
The Hill 06-21-19
Constantine Katsoris is the Ignatius Wilkinson professor of law at Fordham University.

Trump Calls Of Iran Strike With 10 Minutes To Spare; Rep. John Garamendi, (D-CA) Talks About Congress Action To Prevent Trump From Calling Out War With Iran; Senior Official On The President’s National Security Council Has Appeared On A Podcast Whose Host Has Interviewed White Nationalists, And Touted Race Pseudoscience.
CNN Transcripts 06-21-19
Retired Navy Captain Lawrence Brennan is a former State Department adviser and a Professor of Morality and International Maritime Law at Fordham University.

Trump downplays Iranian shootdown of U.S. surveillance drone
LA Times 06-20-19
The question of whether the drone was hit in international airspace rests in part on a longstanding dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s claim of territorial sovereignty over the waters and airspace up to 12 miles off its coastline, said Lawrence B. Brennan, a retired Navy captain and maritime law expert at Fordham University in New York.

Editorial: Private prisons a distraction from reform
Decatur Daily 06-26-19
Fordham University professor John F. Pfaff, author of “Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration — and How to Achieve Real Reform,” tweeted in April in response to an earlier Warren comment, “50% of all ppl in privates are in just 5 states, those states did not see faster prison growth.”

Tiffany Cabán’s likely win in the Queens district attorney race is a huge deal
Vox 06-26-19
John Pfaff, a criminal justice expert at Fordham University, has found evidence that prosecutors have been the key drivers of mass incarceration in the past couple of decades.

What Sanders and Warren see in Cabán
New York Daily News 06-24-19
Fordham University law professor John Pfaff’s research proves it: From 1994 to 2008, the crime rate and total number of arrests fell, yet prison admissions grew by 35%.

The controversial 1994 crime law that Joe Biden helped write, explained
Vox 06-20-19
But as Fordham Law School criminal justice expert John Pfaff wrote for Vox, the approach overstates “the role of federal policy in expanding state prison populations” and “the role federal policy might play in reducing those populations.”

Historic cross on public property can stay, Supreme Court rules
National Catholic Reporter 06-20-19
Abner Greene, a professor at Fordham Law School in New York, said the court “did not adopt the more conservative position that only government coercion violates the Establishment Clause.”


Book Tariff Is Summer Bummer for Young Kids and Librarians
El Segundo Herald 06-20-19
“They will drive up the prices of all books and have unintended consequences adversely impacting millions of children, parents, public and school libraries, and the livelihoods of book retailers,” wrote Fordham marketing professor Albert Greco and Publishers Weekly editorial chief Jim Milliot.


Plain Talk: The cost of smartphone addiction
TBR News Media 06-25-19
I teach in the graduate school of social work at Fordham University.

10 psychology blogs you should read
Free Malaysia Today 06-22-19
Maxwell Guttman teaches social work at Fordham University.


Squirrel AI Learning by Yixue Group gives a Thesis Presentation at the AERA Education Summit on Innovative Educational and Learning Styles
PR Newswire 06-26-19
The speech titled “A Bayesian Look at Reliability”, given by Charles Lewis, a professor at Department of Psychology, Fordham University, was one of the eight keynote speeches made at the annual meeting.

Book helps you tell one little brown sparrow from that other one
Star Tribune 06-25-19
His credentials are extensive: first as a guide for bird tours, then holder of master’s and Ph.D. degrees in German from Princeton University, assistant professor of German at the University of Illinois, reader/scholar at Princeton’s Index of Christian Art, and, finally, associate professor of medieval studies at Fordham University.


Doctor Radio: Irritable Children
Sirius XM Radio 06-27-19
Do you have a #child who is really #irritable, or struggles with regulating #emotions? Tune in LIVE 8-9amET Psychologist/Researcher Amy Roy, PhD, Director of Pediatric Emotion Regulation Lab (PERL) @FordhamNYC joins #AboutOurKids with @DrJessPShatkin & Dr. Lori Evans.

How Bill Gates could turn colleges into vocational schools
The Courier 06-26-19
Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University

Practice and predictors of self-care behaviors among ambulatory patients with hypertension in Ethiopia
PLOS One 06-26-19
Editor: Rachel A. Annunziato, Fordham University, UNITED STATES

“Villa Mondragone International Economic Seminar”, tomorrow the final Round Table
Comunicazione Inform 06-26-19
Speakers will also include: Dominick Salvatore (Fordham University), Franco Bassanini (Open Fiber), Andrea Montanino (Confindustria), Francesco Profumo (Acri), Massimo Tononi (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti), Alessandro Modiano (Maeci), Pasquale Lucio Scandizzo (University of Studies of Rome “Tor Vergata”).

Changing state abortion laws show a nation divided. What does this mean for Roe v. Wade?
America Magazine 06-25-19
Charles Camosy, a bioethicist, author and professor at Fordham University in the Bronx, wonders if pro-life high-fives might be premature.

US poverty statistics ignore millions of struggling Americans
The Conversation 06-24-19
Sophie Mitra
Professor of Economics, Fordham University

‘A drink of water could save a life.’ What Catholic social teaching says about the No More Deaths trial
America Magazine 06-24-19
Leo Guardado, assistant professor of theology at Fordham University and himself a migrant from El Salvador, said that “part of what’s at stake at the border is not so much the legality, but the humanity [of it].”

SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross Case
Intelligencer 06-20-19
Brief for Amici Christian and Jewish Organizations 7.6 “From its earliest times,” Christianity was known as “religio crucis—the religion of the cross.” R.[ichard]Viladesau [professor emeritus of theology], The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts, From the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance 7 (2006).

Why thorium is a safer nuclear option
The Daily Star 06-23-19
Quamrul Haider is a professor of physics at Fordham University, New York.

E. Jean Carroll: She said, he said, and how media weighs balance
Christian Science Monitor 06-26-19
“The credibility regarding charges of sexual assault should be the same as in any other matter: What are the facts, and who and how many people can testify to those facts?” says Paul Levinson, professor of media studies at Fordham University in New York.

Some locations are Instagram gold. This app helps you find them.
CNN 06-22-19
“We live in a culture in which, some would say, we’re slaves to photographing everything we see. It’s a compulsion we have,” said Paul Levinson, a professor at Fordham University who studies social media.

The Jerusalem Post 06-22-19
The boom of the ready-to-wear clothing industry after the Civil War coincided with a large influx of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, said Daniel Soyer, a professor of American Jewish history at Fordham University who researches the garment industry.

Pretend to be slaves, create a ‘click language’ from Africa. Some Chattanooga area church leaders are calling sections of a Vacation Bible School curriculum racist.
Times Free Press 06-21-19
One of the blinders many white Christians have is a bias toward believing the white Christian interpretation of the faith is the correct and only interpretation, said Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Fordham University theology professor who studies diversity.

New generation emerges at CTSA convention, as theologians play long game
National Catholic Reporter 06-21-19
In the Black Catholic Theology consultation on Saturday morning, which discussed “Black Survival in a Violent World: Passing on Our Stories,” theologian Craig Ford Jr. of Fordham University, who received his doctorate in 2018, used his background in queer theory and queer black ethics to critique neoliberalism.

Deporting Children and Families
This is the Bronx 06-26-19
Mark Naison is a Professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University.

How ‘When They See Us’ is affecting views of justice system
Christian Science Monitor 06-21-19
“It created tremendous momentum for the twin policies of ‘broken windows policing’ and ‘stop and frisk,’ which would be the central approaches to policing of the [Rudolph] Giuliani and [Michael] Bloomberg administrations, leading to massive arrests of young men of color for quality-of-life crimes,” says Mark Naison, a professor at Fordham University and lifelong New Yorker who grew up in Brooklyn.

The U.S. Census Has a Long History of Discrimination
Fortune 06-20-19
The census bureau had also long denied any involvement in the incarceration of more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent—most of whom were American citizens—during World War II. But in 2000, historian Margo J. Anderson of the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and statistician William Seltzer of Fordham University found proof that census officials provided block-level information on Japanese-Americans living in California, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Arkansas.

Queens Democratic machine scrambles for a recount after public defender Tiffany Cabán declares victory in race for district attorney
New York Daily News 06-26-19
“If we knew what districts they were in that would give us some indication,” said Fordham University political scientist Dr. Christina Greer.

Queens D.A. Primary Too Close to Call, as Cabán Narrowly Leads Katz
The New York Times 06-25-19
If Ms. Katz should lose, “it would be a huge loss for the machine,” said Christina Greer, an associate professor of political science at Fordham University.

Immigrants continue to contribute to our society
New York Amsterdam News 06-20-19
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,” the co-host of the new podcast FAQ-NYC, and the host of The Aftermath and The Counter on

The Spin: FBI raids Chicago Ald. Carrie Austin’s office | Kim Foxx gears up for 2020 | U.S. Rep. Garcia, Lightfoot blast Trump’s latest immigration push
Chicago Tribune 06-20-19
Northwestern worked in conjunction with Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University.


The Masked Syndrome: HIV, Health Disparities, and the Two-Pronged Approach
Union of Concerned Scientists 06-25-19
Maral Aghvinian is a doctoral student at Fordham University in the Bronx, NY specializing in clinical neuropsychology.

Galway Junior-Senior High top 10
The Leader Herald 06-25-19
Christian [Hines] will attend Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in the fall, where he plans to major in global business with concentrations in global finance and business economics.

Former Binibini Alma Concepcion back on pageant scene
Manila Standard 06-23-19
With a pair of beauty titles and a degree in Interior Design at the University of the Philippines, single parent to an only son Cobie [Concepcion], who is pursuing college at Fordham University, Alma Concepcion exemplifies women empowerment.

Great Neck Chinese Association Celebrates Summer And Honors Award Winners
Great Neck Record 06-22-19
[Li Chang] joined the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University as a research fellow in January.

Former Woodstock resident to host comedy show
North Virginia Daily 06-21-19
After graduating from Central High School in 2016, [Ashley] Everhart moved to New York City to study theater performance at Fordham University.

Three Aquidneck Island students awarded Italian ancestry scholarships
Newport Rhode Island 06-21-19
Natalie Huntoon of Middletown High School will major in psychology at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York, where her grandfather shined shoes for pennies in Times Square.

Long Island City Company Creating New Intelligent Pillow, Seeks Participants in Beta
ABC 7 06-20-19
Founded in 2019 by Fordham University student and CEO Alejandro Bocija Novo, Coropilo is a New York-based Startup with one goal: To change the way we experience comfort.


Warriors draft Villanova senior Eric Paschall
San Francisco Examiner 06-21-19
After spending his freshman year at Fordham University, where he averaged 15.9 points per game on 41% shooting from the floor, [Eric] Paschall joined the Wildcats in 2016.


Learn to improve health through relationships at Newtown event
News Times 06-26-19
[Carrie Amos] holds her Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science from Manhattanville College, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University.

Spotter Up 06-26-19
[Dr. Stephen Band’s] doctoral degree was earned at Fordham University, New York City in counseling psychology, and he was a post-doctoral fellow of forensic psychology at Indiana University-School of Medicine.

Alessandra Biaggi: A losing streak, then unseating a political kingpin
Lohud 06-26-19
“I got into Saint John’s, went there for a year for the night program and worked incredibly hard,” [Alessandra] Biaggi said. “I applied for a transfer and got into Fordham.”

Scott Detrow
WLRN 06-26-19
[Scott Detrow] graduated from Fordham, and also has a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government.

Patricia Flanagan Boosts Fox’s IP and Fashion Law Practice in West Palm Beach
Fox Rothschild 06-26-19
[Patricia Flanagan] earned her J.D., cum laude, and M.B.A. from Stetson University, her B.S. from the University of Central Florida and her Certificate from the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University School of Law.

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Three New Members To NYCHA Board Of Directors
Harlem World Magazine 06-26-19
[Matt Gewolb] has also served as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, teaching State and Local Government and the Law of the City of New York.

Meet Our Judge, Diane Fermin Roeder
Pinlue 06-25-19
After acquiring her MBA at Fordham University Graduate School of Business in New York City, Diane [Fermin Roeder] has worked across the Philippines, Hong Kong, bi-coastal USA, China (namely, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou) and the Middle East.

Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to investigate, under the guise of unpredictability
Economia Italiana 06-24-19
Moved by his passion for journalism, [Jeffery Deaver] would start collaborating with some minor magazines before enrolling in the prestigious Fordham University in New York, until he earned himself the gallons of a correspondent for large newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

A response to the Vatican document ‘Male and Female He Created Them’
National Catholic Reporter 06-24-19
Nearly eight years ago, when [Paul J. Schutz] was a graduate student at Fordham University, [he]met a transgender person for the first time.

Jonathan Sander
Information Security Buzz 06-24-19
[Jonathan Sander] graduated from Fordham University with a degree in Philosophy.

Colin Briggs headlines six Bishop Hendricken alumni inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame
WPRI 06-24-19
[Clifton Lawrence] then attended Fordham University on a football scholarship.

Soldier On: Life After Deployment
KCET 06-22-19
In “Soldier On: Life After Deployment” three women, Natasha Young, Amanda Tejada and Lyndsey Lyons [Fordham University], confront the challenges of readjusting to civilian life after their post-9/11 military service.

Guy Sands-Pingot Transitions Away From 34 Years of Military Service
weSRCH 06-22-19
[Guy Sands-Pingot] continued post-graduate studies at Oxford University, Troy State University, St. Andrews University in the UK, and Fordham University, where he graduated as a commissioned infantry lieutenant with a master’s degree in political economics in 2003.

Gov. Scott appoints Xusana Davis as Vermont’s first Racial Equity Executive Director
Vermont Business Magazine 06-21-19
[Xusana Davis] studied at Fordham University, earning the Rev. J. Franklin Ewing, S.J. Award for writing on the relationship between global human rights violations and HIV/AIDS.

9 celebrities who have identified as gender non-binary
Business Insider 06-21-19
The actor and writer [Tommy Dorfman], who began their career after obtaining a BA in Theatre Performance from Fordham University Lincoln Center, told Out Magazine in 2017 that they have “had a lot of insecurities about being gay in this industry.”

Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines 06-20-19
He bestowed the Northern Star Award to Mr. Jonathan Coronel, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Global Finance and Business Economics.

Meridian Energy group announces update to senior management team
Hydrocarbon Processing 06-20-19
[Paul Coppola] graduated from Fordham University in 1992 as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics.

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp Adds Veteran Entertainment & IP Litigator
Business Wire 06-20-19
[Eleanor M.] Lackman earned her A.B. from Rollins College and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.


John Kilcrann, 71, Of Dublin, Ireland, Priest
A tribute to the late Fr John Kilcrann C.S.Sp, Mohill
Leitrim Observer 06-26-19
Later, he did an MA in New York’s Fordham University, and a doctorate in Chicago.


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