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People Notes: January 2017


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Anita Batisti, Ph.D., GSE,
associate dean for Educational Partnerships and director of the Center for Educational Partnerships, received the President’s Meritorious Service Award from the President and Trustees of Fordham University, as well as a proclamation from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr, for her contributions to education in November 2016.

George Demacopoulos, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
Fr. John Meyendorff and Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies and co-director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, was a featured speaker in “Deacons, Women and the Call to Serve,” a 3-part web series co-sponsored with America Media.

Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
Marie Ward Doty Professor of Psychology and director of the Fordham Center for Ethics Education, co-authored the article, “Why female sex workers participate in HIV research: the illusion of voluntariness,” with Haruka Minami, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, in the December 2016 issue of AIDS Care.

Brenna Moore, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of theology, presented the lecture, “Reading the Maritains Today: On Visibility, Violence and Catholic Sources of Resistance,” at the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, NJ.

Francis Petit, Ed.D., GABELLI,
associate dean and director of Executive Programs, participated as a judge for the 2016 Westchester County CFO of the Year Awards sponsored by the Westchester County Business Journal and RSM in October 2016.

Susan Wabuda, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of history, contributed the opening essay to The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700 (Oxford University Press, 2015), a volume that was awarded the Roland H. Bainton Prize (Reference Category) by the Sixteenth Century Society in December 2016.


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