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People in and around Fordham: November 24, 2008


Elaine Congress, D.S.W., GSS,
associate dean of the GSS and professor of social work, has co-edited Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy (Springer Publishing Company, 2008). In October she presented a paper at the New York State Social Work Educators Association (NYSSWEA) conference in Saratoga on “Controversial Issues in Teaching Students about Social Work with Immigrants,” and a paper at the American Public Health Association (APHA) in San Diego on “Ethical Issues and Dilemmas in Social Work Public Health Practice: Access and Utilization Issues in Work with Immigrants.”

Bruce Cooper, Ph.D., GSE,
professor of education, has been named the recipient of the University Council Education Administration 2008 Mentoring Award.

Amelio A. D’Onofrio, Ph.D., GSE,
clinical professor and director of the Psychological Services Institute, presented a paper on “Ambivalence, Guilt, and the Search for Self: From Duality to Wholeness in the Psychology of St. Paul,” at the IX International Catholic School Leadership Symposium on the Pedagogy of St. Paul in Rome, Italy, this past July.

Jeanne M. Flavin, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of sociology, has published Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America (NYU Press, 2008).

David S. Glenwick, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, has published “An Experientially and Community–Oriented Graduate Course in Clinical Geropsychology” in Teaching of Psychology. He also chaired a panel on “Myths and Misconceptions in Continuing Education,” at the New York State Psychological Association’s annual convention in May in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE,
professor of education, has published a chapter in Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Information Science Reference, 2008).

Joseph Koterski, S.J., A&S,
associate professor of philosophy, gave a lecture on issues raised by St. Augustine in his seminal work The City of God, at Assumption College on Oct. 29.

Mark E. Mattson, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, presented two papers, “Undergraduate Psychology Education at Fordham College at Lincoln Center 1968-1996” at the Eastern Psychological Association’s annual meeting in Boston in April, and “Two Snapshots: Psychology Faculty at Fordham University in the 1950s,” at the Hunter College annual psychology conference in New York in May.

Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of communications and media management and director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, has published a book chapter, “Managing Innovation in Audience Measurement: U.S. Case Studies of BookScan and the Local People Meter,” (co-authored with Kurt Andrews) in Managing Innovation in the Media Industry (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008).

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology, spoke on “Augustine in Orthodoxy,” the inaugural Borromeo Lecture at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 27. He also presented “The Trinity and the Grammar of Divine-Human Communion: Response to Lewis Ayres,” at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion on Nov. 1.

Janet K. Ruffing, RSM, Ph.D., GRE,
professor in spirituality, published “Fire Cast on the Earth: Spiritual Implications for Mercy in the Twenty-First Century” in Listen, an Australian Journal. She also taught a course in theological anthropology to Mercy Novices at the Novitiate House, Laredo, TX, Oct. 21-24, and gave a workshop, “The Search for the Beloved: Love Mysticism and Spiritual Direction,” at Innisfada Retreat House, Manhasset, N.Y. in September.

Harold Takooshian, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, published an article on “Assessing NGO Outcomes at the UN: The Role of I-O Psychology,” in the October 2008 issue of Psychology International, published by the American Psychological Association.


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