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People in and around Fordham: March 30, 2007


Seamus Blake, WFUV,
producer and host of weekly show “Mile Failte” took part in discussion about the Irish used in playwright Brian Friel’s Translations after a performance of the play on Feb. 17 at the Biltmore Theatre of the Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway.

Cherry Danielson, Ph.D.,
has been appointed Fordham University’s director of assessment. She will participate in the formation of a University Assessment Committee and coordinate and support assessment programs.

Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., A&S,
Marie Ward Doty Professor of Psychology and director of the Fordham Center for Ethics Education, has published the Chinese language version of Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists (Sage Publications, 2003).

Kathleen P. King, Ed. D., GSE,
professor of education and director of the Fordham’s RETC: Center for Professional Development, has published “The Transformation Model” in the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education. She also co-authored “A Transformative Learning Perspective of Continuing Sexual Identity Development in the Workplace” in New Directions in Adult and Continuing Education.

Gioconda Marún, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of Spanish, has published La Narrativa de Roberto Ampuero en la Globalización Cultural(Mare Nostrum, 2006). She also published the chapter “Transgresión Genérica, ¿Desmitificación del Discurso Patriarcal?: Bernarda Alba y Mamá Elena” in Percepcao e Representacoes da Mulher Transgresora no Mundo Luso-Hispánico: América Latina (Universidade Fernando Pessoa, 2006).

John P. McCarthy, Ph.D., A&S,
professor emeritus of history, read from his book, Ireland: A Reference Guide — from the Renaissance to the Present (Facts on File, 2006) at the Lincoln Center campus on March 6. The reading was hosted by the American Irish Historical Society and Fordham Department of History.

Joan E. Roberts, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences, was a featured speaker at the LIGHT Congress 2007 conference in New York City on March 13. The conference brought together leaders in design, architecture and academia to explore the future of lighting technologies.

Lance Strate, Ph.D., A&S,
associate chair for graduate studies and associate professor of communication and media studies, has published an essay, “The Medium is the Memory,” on a website developed by the Library and Archives Canada (Bibliothèque et Archives Canada) on the legacy of communications scholars Harold Innis and Marshall McCluhan.


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