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Newsmakers : February 2012


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.

William F. Baker, Ph.D.
Claudio Acquaviva S.J. Chair and Journalist-in-Residence, GSE

“Think Like Jobs, Don’t Act Like Him—Unless You’re a Genius,”
AMA Shift, November 18

Gregory Acevedo, Ph.D.
associate professor of social work, GSS

Guest Voz: Before U.S. Advises Other Nations on How to Practice Democracy,
It Must Start at Home—with Puerto Rico,” Latina Lista, December 21

“Somehow…Someday!…” Huffington Post Latino Voices, December 20

James Cohen
associate professor of law, LAW

“Mentally Ill Man Charged in Tucson Shooting Rampage
Not Likely to Be Tried in 2012,”
Daily Reporter, January 6

Mark Conrad, Ph.D.
professor of legal and ethical studies, BUS

“For N.F.L., Concussion Suits May Be Test for Sport Itself,”
The New York Times, December 29

“Barry Bonds Isn’t Going to Prison. Is He Being Punished Enough?”
Christian Science Monitor, December 16

Thomas Daniels, Ph.D.
associate research scientist and co-director of the Vector Ecology Laboratory, A&S

“Killer-Flu Debate: Should Mutant H5N1 Have Been Created?”
LiveScience, December 23

Deborah Denno, Ph.D.
Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law, LAW

“Number of Death Sentences Hits a 35-Year Low,”
USA Today, December 16

John Entelis, Ph.D.
professor of political science, A&S

“Algeria’s Islamists Hope for Election Victory,”
The New York Times, December 13

Silvia Finnemann, Ph.D.
associate professor of cellular biology, A&S

“Grapes May Help Prevent Age-Related Blindness,”
Nano Patents and Innovations, January 12

“Grapes Improve Vision,”
1010 WINS-AM Radio, January 11

Craig Frank, Ph.D.
associate professor of mammalian ecology, A&S

“NOT Alvin and the Chipmunks: 10 Facts You
May Not Know About the Real Rodents,”
National Wildlife Federation, December 13

Heather Gautney, Ph.D.
assistant professor of sociology, A&S

“The 99 Percent,”
Current TV LLC, January 11

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: The Protestor,”
NY Nonstop, NY Nightly News, December 14

Laura Gonzalez, Ph.D.
assistant professor of finance and economics, BUS

“U.S. Retail Figures,”
Thompson Reuters, December 15

“U.S. Market Volatility,”
Thomson Reuters China, December 15

Karen Greenberg, Ph.D.
director of the Center on National Security, LAW

“Guantanamo at 10: U.S. Weighs Future of Detainees,”
89.3 KPCC [Pasadena, Calif.], January 11

Cristina Greer, Ph.D.
assistant professor of political science, A&S

“Iowa Caucus,”
WNYW, Good Day New York, January 4

Quamrul Haider, Ph.D.
professor of physics and chair of the department, A&S

“Rockland Physicist’s Predicted New Nuclear Matter Discovered,”, December 31

Evon Hekkala, Ph.D.
assistant professor of behavioral ecology, A&S

“Nile Crocodile is Two Species,” Rotunda Winter [American Museum of Natural History], 2012

Robert Hurley, Ph.D.
professor of management, BUS

“Trust in Today’s Leaders, The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, December 27

Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.
Distinguished Professor of Theology, A&S

“NCR Chooses 2011’s Person of the Year,”
National Catholic Reporter, January 11

“Theologians Struggle to Tie Together Roles in Church, Academia,”
National Catholic Reporter, January 9

John D. Lawry, Ph.D.
professor emeritus of psychology, A&S

“Op-Ed: Forgiveness: Key to Happiness?”
Greenwich Time, January 12

Paul Levinson, Ph.D.
professor of communication and media studies, A&S

“Vermin Supreme, Other Satirical Candidates Enliven Presidential Race,”
The Washington Post, January 12

“When Despots Are Just Like Us: Kim Jong Il Death Announced on Celebrity Site,”
Fox, December 19

“Lowe’s Stores Face Protests for Pulling Ads from Muslim TV Show,”
Alaska Dispatch, December 17

Monika McDermott, Ph.D.
associate professor of political science, A&S

“Highlights of New Hampshire’s Vote,”
The New York Times, January 11

“Iowa’s Bad Track Record for Picking GOP Winners,”
CBS Political Hotsheet, January 3

Claudia Moreno, Ph.D.
associate professor of social work, GSS

“Noticiero Telemundo,”
Telemundo, January 12

Mark Naison, Ph.D.
professor of African-American studies, A&S

“What’s Missing from Education-Reform Debate,”
The Washington Post, January 9

“Why Ron Paul, Graybeard of GOP Race, Lights Up the Youth Vote,”
Christian Science Monitor, January 6

Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D.
professor of communications and media management and
director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, BUS

“Time-Warner Cable Customers Lose MSG Over Licensing Spat,”, January 1

Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D.
associate professor of political science, A&S

“Iowa Caucus Results: What Do They Mean for N.H. and S.C.?”
International Business Times, January 5

“Iowa Caucus 2012: A Fordham University Expert Discusses the Election,”
International Business Times, January 3

“‘Occupy’ Protests Trigger Envy, Ire in Generation X,”
USA Today, December 18

Roger Panetta, Ph.D.
visiting professor of history, A&S

“Us Against Them: Nimby Fights Get Us Going,”
Arbutus Patch [MD], December 18

Carina Ray, Ph.D.
assistant professor of history, A&S

“Gaddafi and the Mercenary Myth,”
Huffington Post, September 27

Joel Reidenberg, Ph.D.
professor of law, LAW

“In Push for Data, Schools Expose Students to Identity Theft,”
Huffington Post, December 15

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

92nd Street Y Series Return Feature Patinkin, Isaacson, Steinem,”
The Berkshire Eagle, January 5

Susan Scafidi
visiting professor of law, LAW

“Fashion Designs for Obama,” Financial Content, January 11

“Luxury: The Allure and Significance of the Color Red,”
Fashion Marketing News, January 1

Asif Siddiqi, Ph.D.
associate professor of history, A&S

“Rocket Man Helped Guide Soviet Spacecraft in Race to the Moon,”
The Sydney Morning Herald, December 21

“Boris Chertok, Engineer with Russian Space Program, Dies at 99,”
The New York Times, December 15

Terrence Tilley, Ph.D.
Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Chair, A&S

“Theologians Struggle to Tie Together Roles in Church, Academia,”
National Catholic Reporter, January 9

“Vatican Fast-Tracked Dolan Promotion to Cardinal, Experts Say,”, January 8

“‘Humbled’ Dolan is Named Cardinal,”
Wall Street Journal, January 8

Peter Vaughan, Ph.D.
dean of the Graduate School of Social Service, GSS

“NASW-NYC Honors Social Work Leaders,”
New York Nonprofit Press, December 9


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