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People Notes : November 2013


Vincent Alfonso, Ph.D., GSE,
associate dean, presented a poster, “Summary Descriptive Statistics for the Extended Satisfaction With Life Scale: 1996 – 2012” at the American Psychological Association Convention in Honolulu.

John Carey, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of communication and media management, presented his research on consumers and cloud computing at Columbia University Business School on Sept. 26. He delivered a presentation on research methods for business at the New School on Oct. 10.

George Demacopoulos, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of theology, published “Gregory’s Model of Spiritual Direction in the Liber Regulae Pastoralis” in A Companion to Gregory the Great (Brill, 2013). He also gave an invited lecture, “The Eusebian Valorization of Violence and Constantine’s Wars for God,” at a conference at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Oct. 4.

Yi Ding, Ph.D., GSE,
assistant professor of psychological and educational services, published “Rapid Automatized Naming Skills and Immediate Memory Functions in Chinese Elementary Readers Who Read English as a Second Language” in the Journal of Learning Disabilities.

Amelio D’Onofrio, Ph.D., GSE,
professor and director of Psychological Services Institute, delivered a workshop on the psychology of aggression and bullying behavior in children and adolescents at the School of Nursing and Health Related Professions at Marian University in Wisconsin in August.

David S. Glenwick, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, chaired a symposium on “Innovative Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research Theory and Application” at the biennial conference of the Society for Community Research and Action in Miami in June. He and John J. Cecero, Ph.D., A&S, associate professor of psychology, presented “The Relationship Between Religiosity/Spirituality and Well-Being in Gay and Heterosexual Orthodox Jews” at the American Psychological Association annual convention in Honolulu in August.

Albert Greco, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of marketing, and Robert M. Wharton, Ph.D., BUS, professor of management systems, published “The Impact of E-Books and E-Readers on the Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office,” in the Journal of Scholarly Publishing.

James J. Hennessy, Ph.D., GSE,
dean of the Graduate School of Education, was an expert panelist at “Ready to Teach: Preparing New Teachers for the Classroom” at the Leading Minds: Challenging Conversations in Public Education conference on Sept 26.

Bradford E. Hinze, Ph.D., A&S,
Karl Rahner Chair in Theology, delivered an address, “Vatican II and U.S. Catholic Communities Promoting Grassroots Democracy,” at the Boston College Symposium on Sept. 26. 

Christine Firer Hinze, Ph.D., A&S,
co-director of The Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies and professor of theology, received the Seton Medal Award from the College of Mount St. Joseph in October.

Amir H. Idris, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of African and African American studies, published Identity, Citizenship, and Violence in Two Sudans: Re-imagining a Common Future (Palgrave/ MacMillan, 2013).

Margo A. Jackson, Ph.D., GSE,
associate professor of counseling psychology, presented a poster, “Young Leaders Navigate Racial Microaggressions: Resources & Barriers in Urban Communities” at the American Psychological Association Convention in Honolulu. She also published two articles, “Integrating Master’s Education in Counseling Psychology for Quality, Viability, and Value Added” and “Quality of Master’s Education: A Concern for Counseling Psychology?” in The Counseling Psychologist.

Daniela Jopp, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, published “Life at 100: Vulnerabilities and Struggles in Centenarians” in the NYSPA Notebook.

Evan Katsamakas, Ph.D., BUS,
area chair, associate professor of information systems, and associate director of Fordham’s Center for Digital Transformation and Aditya Saharia, Ph.D., BUS, associate professor of information systems, received honorable mention for “IT Consumerization in Financial Services Firms: Vanguard’s Enterprise 2.0.” from the 2013 SIM Best Paper Competition.

Sophie Mitra, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of economics, published “Data Revolution for Disability-Inclusive Development” in Lancet Global Health.

Brenna Moore, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, published “Cracks in the Theology of Contempt: The French Roots of Nostra Aetate”  in Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations. 

Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of communication and media management and director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, delivered a keynote address, “Audience Evolution in the Age of Big (Audience) Data,” at the Print and Digital Research Forum in Nice.

Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, LAW,
professor of law, received the Charles Carroll Award from the Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Archdiocese of New York on Sept. 30.

Joseph Ponterotto, Ph.D., GSE,
professor of counseling, published “The ‘Genius’ and ‘Madness’ of Bobby Fischer: His Life from Three Psychobiographical Lenses” in The Review of General Psychology. 

Andrew Rasmussen, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, published “Trauma and the Other Stressors in the Lives of Refugees: Implications for Treatment” in the NYSPA Notebook.

Frank Werner, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of finance, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Academy for a three-year term at the annual meeting of the Academy of Business Education in September.


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