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People in and around Fordham: January 19, 2007


Doron Ben-Atar, Ph.D., A&S,
professor and chair of the Department of History, has co-authored with Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar,What Time and Sadness Spared: Mother and Son Confront the Holocaust (University of Virginia Press, 2006).

Michael Baur, Ph.D., A&S
associate professor of philosophy, has edited (with brother, Steven A. Baur) a new book on philosophy and popular culture, The Beatles and Philosophy: Nothing You Can Think that Can’t be Thunk (Open Court Publishing Company, 2006).

John Carey, Ph.D., GBA,
professor of communication and media management, delivered a paper on “The Pathway To Ultrabroadband Networks: Lessons From Consumer Behavior” at a conference on Ultrabroadband Networks sponsored by the Columbia University Business School.

Christophe Chalamet, Ph.D., REL,
assistant professor of theology, has been accepted as a member-in-residence at the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton University. Chalamet will live at the center during the fall 2007 semester while pursuing his research.

Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., A&S,
Lawrence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, delivered the fall McGinley Lecture at Fordham on “The Ignatian Charism at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century.” He also lectured at Duquesne University in December on “The Metaphysical Realism of John Paul II.” Recent publications include “The Mission of the Church in Gaudium et Spes” in The Church and Human Freedom: Forty Years After Gaudium et Spes (Villanova University Press, 2006), and “Catholicism 101: Challenges to a Theological Education” in the fall issue of Horizons.

Albert N. Greco, Ed.D., BUS,
professor of marketing, with Robert M. Wharton, Ph.D., professor and area chair of management systems; and Clara Rodriguez, Ph.D., professor and associate chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, published The Culture and Commerce of Publishing in the 21st Century (Stanford University Press, 2006). The book examines the substantive issues, challenges, and problems confronting the diverse book publishing industry in the United States. It has been described as the definitive social and economic analysis of the current state and future trends of the industry.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE,
director of Fordham’s RETC: Center for Professional Development and professor of adult education and human resource development, has been chosen as the official guest writer/correspondent for a monthly online column about podcasting and education for, a website providing practical solutions to everyday problems. is owned by The New York Times.

Judith M. Kubicki, Ph.D., REL,
assistant professor of theology, has published, The Presence of Christ in the Gathered Assembly(Continuum International Publishing Group, 2007).

James R. Lothian, Ph.D., BUS,
Distinguished Professor of Finance and director of the Frank J. Petrilli Center for Research in International Finance, has been appointed an external advisor to the Centre for Financial Markets at the Michael Smurfit School of Business at University College, Dublin.

Patricia P. Ramsey, Ph.D., GBA,
professor of management systems and faculty coordinator for the Beijing International MBA program, co-authored with Philip Ramsey “Robust testing of level changes in interrupted time-series analysis” in the October issue of Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.

Lance Strate, Ph.D., A&S,
associate chair for graduate studies and associate professor of communication and media studies delivered an address, “Confessions of a Media Ecologist, Or, How Does the Medium Become the Message: Let Me Count the Ways,” at the New York Society for General Semantics at the Albert Ellis Institute on Dec. 7.

Claudine Tiercelin, Ph.D., A&S,
visiting professor of philosophy and a faculty member of the University of Paris XII, has been appointed a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, which promotes the development of high-quality research and interdisciplinary projects at French universities.


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