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People Notes: February 2018


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Maria Aponte-Gonzalez, ADM,
diversity initiatives coordinator, was a featured honoree at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education’s exhibit “Si Se Puede!”.

Babette Babich, ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of philosophy, gave a plenary lecture in December 2017 on “The Aesthetic Edge of Art: Performance Art and the Contemporary, Agamben, Virilio, Danto” at She Yan University in Hong Kong. She also gave a lecture in January 2018 on the theme “Nietzsche und Marx. ‘Die Vernichtung der Nationen” at the Nietzsche-Archiv in Weimar, Germany.

Mark L. Botton, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of biology and co-director of the Environmental Science Program, co-authored “Effects of a Beach Nourishment Project in Jamaica Bay, New York, on Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Spawning Activity and Egg Deposition” which was published December 2017.

David Budescu, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
Anne Anastasi professor of psychometrics and quantitative psychology, had his co-authored article,”How (Over) Confident Are Financial Analysts?” published in December 2017.

Keith Cruise, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of psychology, associate chair of undergraduate studies at Fordham College Rose Hill, and adjunct associate professor at the school of law, co-authored the article, “Using the Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol–Revised to Assess Psychopathy: A Preliminary Investigation” which appeared in Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of sociology, was an invited participant at  was one of about two dozen invited participants in a Unbounded Knowledge: Envisioning a New Future for Drug Policy Research, which was sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance.

George Friedman, J.D., SCHOOL OF LAW,
adjunct professor of law, published two blog posts, “Consumer and Employment Arbitration – Six Things to Look for in 2018” and “A Final Report Card on My 2017 Arbitration Predictions: “Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good!”” in December 2017.

professor and chair of African & African American studies, had his article “Trump has no respect for the Africans who helped shape America into a great nation” published in Newsweek.

Elizabeth A. Johnson, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
distinguished professor of theology, published the 25th anniversary edition of She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse.

Michael E. Lee, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of theology, published a book, Revolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero.

Maura B. Mast, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of mathematics and dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill, co-edited the book Women in Mathematics: Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America, published in December 2017. She also moderated the panel “Implicit Bias and its Effects in Mathematics”, held at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, Jan. 10 – 13, 2018.

Rose McSween, ADM,
senior director of development, business, earned her doctoral degree in December 2017.

Elizabeth Leisy Stosich, Ed.D., GSE,
assistant professor, was published in Journal of Educational Administration and Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership in December 2017.

Dawn Lerman, Ph.D., GABELLI,
professor and associate dean of graduate studies, had her co-authored book The Language of Branding: Theories, Strategies and Tactics, published.

Reiko Matsuda Goodwin, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of anthropology, has been working to conserve the white-thighed colobus (Colobus vellerosus) in West Africa which was recently listed as a critically endangered species by The International Union for Conservation of Nature.

professor of psychology, published “Presidential Address: Embracing the Repulsive: The Case for Disgust as a Functionally Central Emotional State in the Theory, Practice, and Dissemination of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy” in Behavior Therapy and edited “Clinicians’ Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”.

Margaret Terry Orr, Ph.D., GSE,
associate professor of educational leadership and policy, had “The Performance Assessment for Leaders: Construct Validity and Reliability Evidence” published in the Journal of Research on Educational Leadership.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of theology, Archbishop Demetrios Chair in orthodox theology and culture and
co-director of the orthodox Christian studies center, had his article listed as one of the most read in 2017 on Christian Century.

Francis Petit, Ph.D., GABELLI,
associate Dean for Global Initiatives and Partnerships, BUS, had his article “What Executives Can Learn from Pete Carril – Princeton’s Hall of Fame Men’s Basketball Coach” published in The Sport Journal,  December 21, 2017.

Bryan Pilkington, Ph.D., ADM,
director of academic programs at the Center for Ethics Education, had his article “Putting Image into Practice: Imago Dei, Dignity, and Their Bioethical Import” published in Christian bioethics.

Maureen A. Tilley, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
late professor of theology, had her article, “Caesarius’s Rule for Unruly Nuns: Permitted and Prohibited Textiles in the Monastery of St. John,” published in a themed issue on Caesarius of Arles, ed. Lucy Grig, Early Modern Europe, Vol. 26/1.


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