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People in and around Fordham: December 15, 2006


Lee W. Badger, Ph.D., GSS
professor of social work, has been named the Father Nicholas J. Langenfeld, S.J., Chair in Social Research at Fordham.

Mark L. Caldwell, Ph.D., A&S
professor of English, has won New York Magazine’s Best New York Book award for New York Night: The Mystique and Its History (Scribner, 2005).

Nitza M. Escalera, J.D., LAW
assistant dean of student affairs, has been selected to receive the Peter N. Kutulakis Award from the American Association of Law Schools’ Section on Student Services.

Ann Higgins-D’Alessandro, Ph.D., A&S
Associate professor of psychology, is the first recipient of the Mid-Career award presented by the Association for Moral Education (AME), an international and multidisciplinary organization focused on research and practice, in conjunction with the Gift of Time Foundation, which makes grants to support moral, character, and values research and theory.

D. Frank Hsu, Ph.D., A&S
Clavius Distinguished Professor of Science, professor of computer and information sciences and associate chair for graduate studies, and Damian M. Lyons, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, won the Advanced Information Networking and Applications 2005 Distinguished Paper Award.

Anie Kalayjian, Ed.D., A&S
visiting professor of psychology, emceed a benefit gala for the Association for Trauma and Prevention and the Association for Spirituality and Psychotherapy on November 29. Kalayjian founded the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE
professor of director of Fordham’s RETC: Center for Professional Development and professor of adult education and human resource development, has co-edited with Joann Grigss (National Archives and Records Administration) Harnessing Innovative Technology for Higher Education: Access, Equity, Policy, and Instruction (Atwood Publishing, 2006). She has also edited with Victor C.X. Wang (California State University, Long Beach) Comparative Adult Education Around the Globe (Zhejiang University Press, 2007).

Christopher Maginn, Ph.D., A&S
assistant professor of history, has won the Irish Historical Research Prize from the National University of Ireland for Civilizing Gaelic Leinster: The Extension of Tudor Rule in the O’Bryne and O’Toole Lordships (Four Courts Press, 2005).

Donald J. Moore, S.J., Ph.D., REL
professor emeritus of theology, delivered a speech titled “A View from Jerusalem: Palestinian and Israeli Peacemaking Efforts” as part of the Catholic and Jesuit Identity Lecture Series at Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, N.J., on November 29.

Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D., BUS
associate professor of communication and media management and director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, has published the article “Market Competition, Station Ownership, and Local News and Public Affairs Programming on Broadcast Television” with Michael Z. Yan of the University of Michigan in the December 2006 issue of the Journal of Communication. He also editedMedia Diversity and Localism: Meaning and Metrics (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007), and made a presentation on “Television Studies and Television Regulation and Policy” with McGannon Center Visiting Fellow Minna Aslama at the 2006 Flow Conference held at the University of Texas at Austin in October.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., GSAS
assistant professor of theology, has been appointed as a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D., A&S
associate professor of psychology, won the American Psychology-Law Society Book Award for Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die: The Interface of Social Science, Public Policy, and Medical Ethics(American Psychological Association, 2004).

Ellen Silber, Ph.D., MC
professor of women’s studies, director of Women’s Institute for Education of Women and Girls, has co-edited a book, Gender in the Classroom: Foundations, Skills, Methods, and Strategies Across the Curriculum (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006), with American University Professor David Sadker.

John J. Drummond, A&S
Robert Southwell, S.J., professor of humanities and chair of the Department of Philosophy, has published “Respect as a Moral Emotion: A Phenomenological Approach” in Husserl Studies 22 (2006), and “The Case(s) of Self-Awareness” in Consciousness and Self-Reference (The MIT Press, 2006).

Lance Strate, Ph.D., A&S
associate chair for graduate studies, associate professor of communication and media studies, delivered a lecture on “Communication Clarity and Critical Thinking: Understanding the Meaning of Meaning and Avoiding the Demeaning of Meaning” for judicial clerks and mediators of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on November 1. He also presented two papers, “Understanding Media from a Jewish Perspective,” and “A Man in Time: James W. Carey and the Media Ecology Intellectual Tradition.” In addition, he participated in two panel discussions on “Media Ecology and Existential Phenomenology” and on “War and Peace Among Rhetoric, Grammar, and Logic: A Roundtable Discussion on the Publication of Marshall McLuhan’s Ph.D. Thesis, ‘The Classical Trivium.’” at the 92nd annual meeting of the National Communication Association in November.


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