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Newsmakers : July 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.


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

Calle 13 Brings Its Urban Latin Sound and Fiery Politics to L.A.,” Los Angeles Times, May 12

Orit Avishai, Ph.D.,
assistant professor of sociology, A&S,

Breastfeeding is Intuitive and Easy? No!,”, May 17

Mary Bly, Ph.D.,
professor of English, A&S,

Paris in Love,” Christian Science Monitor, April 17

Robert Brancatelli, Ph.D.,
visiting professor of religious education, GRE,

Pope’s Visit to Cuba,” WNBC-4 New York, March 28

Leonard Cassuto, Ph.D.,
professor of English, A&S,

Lenore Skenazy: The Dino Police in Our Schools,” Pasadena Star-News, April 26

Sris Chatterjee, Ph.D.,
associate professor and area chair of finance, BUS,

Google Split Preserves Founders’ Power,” E-commerce Times, April 16

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

Roger Clemens Trial Attorneys to Pitch with Five Days Rest,” USA Today, April 27

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

Can Brain Scans Show Where Evil Resides?” Radio Health Journal, April 13

Jane Kani Edward, Ph.D.,
clinical assistant professor and director of African Immigration Research, A&S,

Education is Key to Success in U.S., Sudanese Women Told,” Des Moines Register, April 21

Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D.,
Marie Ward Doty Professor of Psychology and director of the
Fordham Center for Ethics Education, A&S,

Better Ethics Education Needed in Community-based Health Research,” News Blaze, May 3

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D.,
professor of sociology and anthropology, A&S,

How Catholic Universities’ Contraceptive Ban Fails Our Students,” Huffington Post, May 7

Jeannine Fletcher, Th.D.,
associate professor of theology, A&S,

Portrait of a Woman Who Supports the Vatican and Opposes LCWR,” National Catholic Reporter, April 20

Craig Frank, Ph.D.,
assistant professor of biology, A&S,

Natural Inquiries: The Key to Chipmunk Chatter,” National Wildlife Federation, March 12

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

A Neocon Upstart Attacks Academic Freedom and Iranian American Views,”
Huffington Post, May 3

Occupy May Day: Can the Protest Movement Spring Back to Life?,”
Christian Science Monitor, May 1

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

Europe Drags Down Wall St.,” Reuters, May 17

Albert Greco, Ed.D.,
professor of marketing, BUS,

US Textbooks Will Be the New Digital Battlefield,” The Telegraph, May 3

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

Ex-Member of Somali Terrorist Group Helps a U.S. Prosecution,” The New York Times, May 14

New York Bombing Plot ‘Mastermind’ Testifies Against Friend,” Voice of America, April 18

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

New Yorkers Celebrate Obama’s ‘Evolution’ on Same-sex Marriage,” AM New York, May 9

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

Largest Known Croc Likely Ate Early Man,” Discovery News, May 8

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

Pope Benedict Wants Catholic Colleges to Ensure that Faculty are Faithful to Church Doctrine,”Huffington Post, May 8

Vatican Reprimands a Group of U.S. Nuns and Plans Changes,” The New York Times, April 18

Luke Kachersky,
assistant professor of marketing, BUS,

Seven Ways to Think of Your Market in Human Terms,” Forbes, April 30

Dawn Lerman, Ph.D.,

associate professor of marketing, BUS,

Walmart’s (In)action in Mexico Hurts Everyday Americans,” Huffington Post, May 2

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

‘Bully’ Downgraded to PG-13 as Ratings System Assailed from All Sides,” Christian Science Monitor, April 6

James D. Lewis, Ph.D.,
professor of biology, A&S,

From the Field: City Salamanders Shed Light on Global Declines,” The New York Botanical Garden, May 9

Joseph M. McShane, S.J.,
University president, ADM,

Transitions People in Academe,” Chronicle of Higher Education, April 29

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

Dick Clark: How a Tax-accountant Look-alike Changed American Music,” Christian Science Monitor, April 18

Gay-rights Leaders Hail Progress in Phoenix,” Arizona Republic, April 14

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

Dish Threatens to Drop AMC,” PC Mag, May 4

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

Bid to End the Manhattan Mayoralty,” Wall Street Journal, April 23

Francis Petit, Ed.D., assistant dean and director of executive programs, BUS,

Under Zuckerberg’s Hoodie,” E-Commerce Times, May 11

Rose Perez, Ph.D.,
assistant professor of social work, GSS,

“How Latinos Describe Themselves,” Telemundo, April 5

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

Taylor War Crimes Verdict Incomplete Justice,” The Progressive, May 2

What Do Young People Think of KONY 2012 Now?,” Time Magazine, April 20

Jacques Rolfo, Ph.D.,
clinical professor of finance and business economics, BUS,

Crossover: Karina Huber Talks on JPMorgan Loss,” CCTV, May 15

Lance Strate, Ph.D.,
professor of communication and media studies, A&S,

“Assessing the Media,” Jerusalem Post Magazine, March 10

Kristen Swinth, Ph.D.,
assistant professor of history and director of American Studies, A&S,

Ann Romney-Hilary Rosen Dust-up Can’t Be Reduced to a Question of ‘Choice’,” Christian Science Monitor, May 3

Nicholas Tampio, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, A&S,

Do We Need a Common Core?,” Huffington Post, May 7


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