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Newsmakers: June 13, 2008


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.

Several members of the Fordham community appeared in the news media
in connection with the Papal visit. For a link to more extensive Papal visit coverage,
go to

Kirk Bingaman, Ph.D., assistant professor of pastoral counseling, GRE,
“Basic Instinct Director Paul Verhoeven: Jesus was Son of Mary and Roman Rapist,”, April 24

Leonard Cassuto, Ph.D., professor of English, A&S,
“Bad Study Habits, Exam Nightmares,” WFUV-FM (90.7) April 19

James Cohen, associate professor of law, LAW,
“Decision to Put Case in Judge’s Hands Paid Off for Officers, Experts Say,” Newsday, April 26

Everette Dennis, Ph.D., Felix E. Larkin Distinguished Professor of Communications and chair of the communication and media management department, BUS,
“Student Wins Award for Scandal Coverage,” Worcester Telegram & Gazette, April 10
“Teachers Talk Politics,” Pittsburgh Tribune Review, April 14

Deborah Denno, Ph.D., Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law, LAW,
“Executions to Resume After High Court Upholds Lethal Injections,” Bloomberg, April 17
“Moratorium on Lethal Injection is Over, but Hardly the Challenges,” The New York Times, April 17

Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, A&S,
“A Life in Theology,” America magazine, April 21
“Cardinal Dulles Gives Farewell Speech as Fordham’s McGinley Professor,” Catholic News Service, April 3

Albert Greco, Ed.D., professor of communications and media management, BUS,
“Small Bookstores Keeping the Faith,” Boston Globe, April 25
“An Online Company Tries an Unexpected Publishing Model: Free Textbooks,”
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 24
“Publisher Glories in Readers’ Soul-Searching,” San Francisco Chronicle, April 11

Glenn Hendler, Ph.D., visiting associate professor of English, A&S,
“Defining Definitions Down,” Wall Street Journal, April 26

Beth Knobel, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and media studies, A&S,
“Master of a Fading Craft,” International Herald Tribune, April 24

Michael E. Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, A&S,
“Editor’s Picks: The Best of America on the Web (Remembering Oscar Romero),”
America magazine, April 5

Paul Levinson, Ph.D., professor of communication and media studies and
chair of the department, A&S,
“Channeling TV’s Ghosts: Hollywood Conjures Up Old Series for Safe
Summer Fare,” Arizona Republic, April 20
“Media Freedom Conference,” Jersey Journal, April 9

Mark Massa, S.J., Karl Rahner Professor of Theology and co-director of the
Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies, A&S,
“Benedict XVI: The Pope Who Surprised Everybody,” Newsday, April 17

Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, ADM,
“Vatican Hints at Changes in Church Laws on Abuse,” The New York Times, April 19
“Pope to Catholic Educators: Freedom has Limits,” Newsday, April 18

Thomas Monaco, director of MBA Career Services, ADM,
“Tough Times? Call Your B-School Counselor,” BusinessWeek, April 15

Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, A&S,
“Pa. Boost Keeps Hill’s Hopes Alive,” Boston Herald, April 23
“Democratic House Candidates Out-Raise Republicans,” Bloomberg, April 17
“Oprah’s Barack-lash,” New York Post, April 11

Thane Rosenbaum, John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer in Law and
director of the Forum on Law, Culture and Society, LAW,
“Ehud Havazelet to Receive 2007 Wallant Award for his Novel, Bearing the Body,”
Jewish Ledger, August 10

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D., professor of psychology, A&S,
“State Gives Family $1.7-Mil. After Student Killed,” CBS4 (Miami), April 16

Patrick Ryan, S.J., vice president for University Mission and Ministry, ADM,
“Perceived Slights Have Left Many U.S. Muslims Wary of Pope,” The Washington Post, April 20

Aaron Saiger, associate professor of law, LAW,
“Setback for Home-Schooled Special Ed Kids,” WABC-TV, April 9

Falguni Sen, Ph.D., professor of management systems, BUS,
“Job Relocation to Low-Cost Countries Likely to Slow,” The Sunday Business
Post Online
(Ireland), April 6

Peter Steinfels, Ph.D., co-director of the Fordham University Center on Religion and Culture,
The New York Times columnist and religion professor gives an even-handed breakdown of the media’s papal visit coverage,” The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central, April 16
“Pope’s UN Talk Likely to Address Many Issues,” Newsday, April 10

Susan Scafidi, visiting associate professor of law, LAW,
“Thin Thinking May Be Outlawed in France,” Los Angeles Times, April 17

Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley, Ph.D., professor of theology, A&S,
“Facing Decline, an Effort to Market the Priesthood,” The New York Times, April 15

Lance Strate, Ph.D., professor of communication and media studies and
associate chair for graduate studies, A&S,
“U.S. Visit will Give Pope a Defining Moment,” USA Today, April 7

Marc Valera, associate vice president for facilities management, ADM,
“Toward a Sustainable University: Making Jesuit Institutions Green,” Connections (AJCU) April 2008

Frank Martin Werner, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, BUS,
“Continental May Go the Alliance Route,” Houston Chronicle, April 29
“People Close to Talks say United, U.S. Airways in Discussions,” The Associated Press, April 28


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