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People in and around Fordham: December 8, 2008


Rachel A. Annunziato, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, has published “Site Matters: Winning the Hearts and Minds of Patents in a Cardiology Clinic,” in Psychosomatics.

Judith Brady, O.P., A&S,
adjunct assistant professor of theology, has published A Place at the Table: Justice for the Poor in a Land of Plenty (Twenty-Third Publications, 2008).

Colin Cathcart, M. Arch., A&S.,
associate professor of theatre and visual arts, received the Gold Award for Sustainable Construction for a project, “Solar 2” at an awards ceremony in Montreal in October. The award included a cash prize for the project.

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of sociology and anthropology, lectured on incarcerated women’s reproductive health care at Columbia University’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Action Group Conference, “At the Margins: How Everyday Inequalities Impact Sexual Health,” on Nov. 7.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE,
professor of adult education, gave a keynote at the Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAP) Professional Association Conference in Philadelphia, Pa. on Nov. 10. She spoke on “New Media and Distance Learning for Diverse Settings.”

Beth Knobel, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of communication and media studies,, spoke at Pace University Law School in White Plains, N. Y. on Nov. 11 on a panel covering the legal and political aspects of last summer’s Georgian-Russian war.

Dean McKay, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of psychology, has published “Enhancing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Monosymptomatic Hypochondriacs With Motivational Interviewing: Three Case Illustrations,” in theJournal of Cognitive Psychotherapy and “Core, Animal Remainder, and Contamination Disgust: Three Kinds of Disgust with Distinct Personality, Behavioral, Physiological, and Clinical Correlates,” in theJournal of Research in Personality. He also has edited a book, Disgust and Its Disorders: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment Implications (American Psychological Association, 2008).

Joyce Nilsson Orsini, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of management systems and director of The Deming Scholars MBA Program, spoke at the International conference Systems in Action: Improving Communities, held Nov. 8 and 9 in Madison, Wis. The title of her talk, which was co-presented by Liane Dolezar of Waukesha County Technical College, was “Lions, Lemons and Lizards: A Pedagogy to Enhance Learning.”

Meir Ribalow, B.A., A&S,
artist-in-residence, Department of Communication and Media Studies, had two plays (Tiger in the Tree and Tiff) produced as part of New York’s Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Octoberfest in New York City.

Brian Rose, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of communication and media studies, was a panelist on “Bernstein on Television,” as part of Carnegie Hall’s Discovery Day Celebration of Leonard Bernstein on Nov. 15.


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