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People in and Around Fordham: February 2, 2007


Ayala Fader, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of anthropology, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Award to pursue a study: “Gender, Language, and Religion: Socialization in a Hasidic Community in New York.”

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor and associate chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW). NAPW works to secure the human and civil rights and health and welfare of all women, focusing particularly on pregnant and parenting women, and those who are most vulnerable—low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

Elisabeth Frost, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of English, has co-edited Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Interviews (University of Iowa Press, 2006) with Cynthia House, Ph.D., from Arizona State University.

James E. Fleming, J.D., Ph.D., LAW,
Leonard F. Manning Distinguished Professor of Law, took part in a Fordham Law School symposium on “Minimalism Versus Perfectionism in Constitutional Theory” in December.

Sheila Foster, J.D., LAW,
Albert A. Walsh ‘54 Chair in Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law, made a presentation on “Hurricane Katrina and the Environment: Causes, Consequences and Future Restoration” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in January.

Michael Gillan, Ph.D., FCLS,
dean of Fordham College of Liberal Studies, has been appointed to the Yonkers Planning Board.

Bruce Green, J.D., LAW,
Louis Stein Professor of Law, organized a colloquium on the legal and ethical implications of the Guantanamo detentions and proceedings, sponsored by the Law School’s Stein Center for Law and Ethics. Papers written in connection with the conference will be published in an upcoming issue of theFordham International Law Journal.

Kathleen P. King, Ed. D., GSE,
professor of adult education and human resource development and director of the RETC: Center for Professional Development, has been cited as one of 50 adult educators leading the field in social change, theory and research in North American Adult Educators: Phyllis M. Cunningham Archive of Quintessential Autobiographies for the 21st Century (Discovery Association Publishing House, 2006).

William Treanor, J.D., LAW,
dean of Fordham University Law School, gave a presentation on “The Scholarship of Morton Horwitz in Law and History” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in January.


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