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Newsmakers : February 25, 2013


Inside Fordham Online is proud to highlight faculty and staff who have recently provided commentary in the news media. Congratulations for bringing the University to the attention of a broad audience.



C. Colt Anderson, Ph.D.

dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious. Education, GRE

Scholar Addresses Clerical Abuses,” Loyolan, January 24

William F. Baker, Ph.D.

the Claudio Acquaviva Chair and Journalist-in-Residence, GSE

Google’s Monopoly on the News,” The Nation, January 23

Bruce F. Berg, Ph.D.

associate professor of political science, A&S

NY Gov. Cuomo Submits Budget with $1.3 Billion Deficit,” The Epoch Times, January 23

Melkana Brakalova-Trevithick, Ph.D.

associate professor of mathematics, A&S

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations,” Yahoo! News via Live Science, January 30

James Brudney

professor of law, LAW

Dictionary: A Way to Define an Argument,” UKSC, February 4

Leonard Cassuto, Ph.D.

professor of English, A&S

What are Low-Ranked Graduate Programs Good For?,” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 28

Killing Time,” New York Post, January 24

Saul Cornell, Ph.D.,

The Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History, A&S

Second Amendment Rights are Not Absolute,” Hartford Courant, February 1

Wesleyan to Host Gun Violence Public Forum Feb. 6 in Middletown,”, January 30

Fordham University Professor: Gun Rights Activists Have It All Wrong,” The Register Citizen, January 27

All Guns are Not Created Equal,” Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27

Gun Control in America: Re-examining the Second Amendment,” CBC, The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, January 20

Thomas De Luca, Ph.D.,

professor of political science, A&S

Google Peels Away Some of North Korea’s Mystery,” Tech News World, January 30

Amelio D’Onofrio, Ph.D.

clinical professor and director of the Psychological Services Institute, GSE

U.S. Mental Healthcare System Failing Patients, Advocates Say,” Huffington Post, December 26

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D.,

professor of sociology, A&S

A New Study Details How Roe v Wade and Proposed Personhood Laws Affect Every Woman,” Every Mother Counts, January 18

Heather Gautney, Ph.D.

assistant professor of sociology, A&S

Americans are Distrustful of ‘Big Business’: Is Change in the Air?,” Mint Press, January 19

Jennifer Gordon

associate professor of law, LAW

On Immigration Changes, House Awaits Senate’s Pitch,”, February 4

Migración: Pros y Contras para Demócratas y Republicanos,” El Diario, February 1

Albert Greco, Ph.D.,

professor of marketing, BUS

Peeling Back the Oprah Seal: Ayana Mathis’s Twelve Tribes of Hattie,” The Millions, February 1

Karen J. Greenberg, Ph.D.

director of the Center on National Security, LAW

Mohamed Mohamud Guilty Verdict: No Reaction from Defendant, Lawyers Plan to Appeal,”Oregon Live, January 31

Cabinet Picks Show a Shift in How U.S. Wages War,” NPR, January 30

View from Guantanamo: Families of 9/11 Victims Frustrated By Pace of Trials,” WNYC, January 28

Lesser Sentence Sought for David Headley,” iStock Analyst, January 23 Greenfield, Ph.D.

associate professor of English, A&S

Pride and Prejudice at 200: Stop Looking for Mr. Darcy!,” Ms. Blog, January 28

Cristina Greer, Ph.D.,

assistant professor of political science, A&S

Does Black History Month Represent All Blacks?,” The Root, February 2

“Presidential Inauguration,” NY1, Inside City Hall, January 21

Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.

Distinguished Professor of Theology, A&S

Program Helps Aspiring African Women Theologians Shed Light on Struggles, Hopes,”

Clerical Whispers, January 31

Nicholas Johnson

professor of law, LAW

Dianne Feinstein to Hold Her Own Gun Hearing,” Politico, January 29

Peter Johnson

lecturer of marketing, BUS

Hitting 65, Boomers Seek Out ‘Retirement Coaches’,” Boomer Living Plus, January 18

Paul Levinson, Ph.D.

professor of communication and media studies, A&S

Jeff Zucker’s CNN: Fast Changes and New Hires,” Politico, January 29

Tough, Cool, Sophisticated Dressing in Black Gives Air of Danger; Popular Shade Goes with Everything,” The Daily Gazette, January 20

Te’o Not Alone in Claiming Online Wishful Thinking,” Mercury News, January 19

Facebook Rolls Out Free Voice Calling to U.S. iPhone Users,” Mac News World, January 17

What is Catfishing?,” Abc7, January 17

Mark Naison, Ph.D.

professor of African and African American Studies and history, and principal investigator of the Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP), A&S

A Noted Historian Bids Farewell to the Past,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 28

Four Members of Bronx African Community Vie for a Single City Council Seat,”, January 22

OWS Picks Up Pieces as Gov’t Neglects Victims Left Homeless After Sandy,” Mint Press, January 13

Stop-And-Frisk Under Attack: Is the End of the Practice in Sight?,” Mint Press, January 10

Chris Rhomberg, Ph.D.

associate professor of sociology, A&S

Christie Vetoes Bill to Raise Minimum Pay,” The Wall Street Journal, January 28

Longshoremen’s Strike at Port of NY and NJ Could Devastate U.S. Economy; But Can Labor and the ILA Finally Win One?,” IBT Times, January 25

Chart: Labor Strikes Become Rare as Employers Gain the Upper Hand,” Think Progress, January 22

Thane Rosenbaum

John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer in Law and director of the Forum on Law, Culture & Society, LAW

Sassounian: Defense Secretary Nominee Owes Apology to Armenian-Americans,” The Armenian Weekly, January 17

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D.,

professor of psychology, A&S

Mental Health Gun Laws Unlikely to Reduce Shootings,” KUT News, January 17

Patrick J. Ryan, S.J.,

The Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, A&S

“The ‘Catholic Muslim:’ The Conversion of Louis Massignon,” Commonweal, January 25

Dominick Salvatore, Ph.D.,

Distinguished Professor of Economics, A&S

Dominick Salvatore: After the Crisis: Growth and Exchange Rates in the G-20 [AIER Lecture],” Business Consultant, January 17

Janet Sternberg, Ph.D.,

assistant professor of communication and media studies, A&S

Santa Maria Nightclub Fire: Three Arrested as Brazilians in U.S. Mourn,” Fox News Latino, January 28

Irma Watkins-Owens, Ph.D.

associate professor of history and director of African American Studies

Fordham University Launches Project to Create Database of Slavery Burial Grounds,” The Grio, January 18

Benjamin Zipursky

professor of law, LAW

Pfizer Disputes Zoloft Claims,” Drug Discovery and Development, January 31


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