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People Notes: July/August 2017


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Garrett Broad, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
assistant professor of communication and media studies, was recognized for his contributions in creating awareness of food inadequacy in underserved communities by Uplift Solutions at their second annual “A Night of UpLifting Communities” event on July 19, 2017.

Peter Corfield, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
lecturer of chemistry, was named to the 2017 class of American Chemical Society Fellows.

Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of Spanish and comparative literature and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute, published “Memorialization and Presence: Capturing the Legacies of the Young Lords in New York” in ARTMargins in June 2017.

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 “Supporting the role of community members employed as research staff: Perspectives of community researchers working in addiction research” in June 2017.

Stephen R. Grimm, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of philosophy, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to direct a 2018 summer institute on “Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life.”

Carla Jackson, ADM,
theatre program director, premiered a documentary she co-produced, Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure, at the 7th Annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival on June 9, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York.

Hugh F. Kelly, ADM,
chair of the REI Curriculum Committee, won the first-place Gold Award in the Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Competition for his book 24-Hour Cities: Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises in June 2017.

Tina Maschi, Ph.D., GSS,
associate professor of social work, was the host of a ‘virtual salon’ hosted by the Justia Agenda’s Social Work Salon on July 27. The event showed participants how creating a human rights culture can address a host of societal ills.

Monica Rivera Mindt, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of psychology, acted as Program Chair for the 2017 Hispanic Neuropsychological Society’s (HNS) Conference and Cultural Neuropsychology Summit on June 7 and 8, 2017 and was also named President Elect of HNS.

Sophie Mitra, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of economics, published “The hidden extra costs of living with a disability” in The Conversation on July 25, 2017.

Barry Rosenfeld, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of psychology, published “Determining When to Conduct a Violence Risk Assessment: Development and Initial Validation of the Fordham Risk Screening Tool (FRST)” in the June 2017 issue of Law and Human Behavior.

Merold Westphal, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
distinguished professor of philosophy emeritus, published In Praise of Heteronomy: Making Room for Revelation in May 2017.


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