skip to main content

People in and around Fordham


Tom Beaudoin, Ph.D., GRE,
associate professor of practical theology, published “Teaching Theology in an Atmosphere of Deconversion” in Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society.

James T. Fisher, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of theology, received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Scholarship for 2014 from the American Catholic Historical Association.

John A. Fortunato, Ph.D., BUS,
professor in communication and media management, published “Sponsorship Activation and Social Responsibility: How MasterCard and Major League Baseball Partner to Stand Up To Cancer” in theJournal of Brand Strategy.

Marshall A. George, Ed.D., GSE,
professor and chair of the Division of Curriculum & Teaching, presented “Adolescent Literature and the Common Core: Exploring Text Complexity of Highly Teachable YA Lit” at the National Council of Teachers of English conference on Nov. 23.

Paul Kantor, Ph.D., A&S,
professor emeritus of political science, published “The Two Faces of American Urban Policy” in theUrban Affairs Review.

Judith M. Kubicki, C.S.S.F., Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology,  presented “Finding the Theological Pulse of a Hymn Text” at the Liturgical Theology Seminar during the annual meeting of the North American Academy of Liturgy (NAAL) on Jan. 4.

James A. Lothian, Ph.D., BUS,
Toppeta Chair in Global Financial Markets and director of the Frank J. Petrilli Center for Research in International Finance, presented “Monetary Policy and the Twin Crises,” at the XXII International Conference on Banking and Finance held at University LUISS Guido Carli in Rome in December.

Brenna Moore, Th.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology and associate chair for undergraduate studies, presented “The Place of Gender in Catholic Studies” at the American Catholic Historical Association meeting on Jan. 2 to 4.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., A&S,
Archbishop Demetrios Chair of Theology and Culture, professor of theology, and co-founding director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, presented “The Ambiguous Other in Orthodox Theology” at The Orthodox and the Other Seminar at the University of Oslo on Dec. 13 to 15.

John C. Seitz, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, was a commentator on the panels “Post-Institutional Catholicism: Reconceptualizing American Catholicism in the Postwar Era” and “Liturgical Imagination and Social Justice: Four Cases in Postconciliar U.S. Catholic Activism” at the American Catholic Historical Association meeting on Jan. 2 to 4.

Kristen Turner, Ph.D., GSE,
associate professor of English education, presented “Citelighter: 21st Century Critical Thinking and Writing Tool” at the National Writing Project’s 2013 Annual Meeting on Nov. 22. She also presented “Using Google Docs to Reimagine Teacher and Student Collaboration Throughout the Writing Process” at the National Council of Teachers of English convention on Nov. 22.

Richard R. Viladesau, S.T.D., A&S,
professor of theology, published a chapter, “Aesthetics and Religion,” in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts (Oxford University Press 2014)

Larry L. Welborn, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, published an essay, “Jacob Taubes–Paulinist, Messianist,” in Paul in the Grip of the Philosophers: The Apostle and Contemporary Continental Philosophy (Fortress Press, 2013).

Editor’s Note: Entries for “People In and Around Fordham” are limited
to 150 words and may be edited for clarity. The deadline for submissions
for the Mar. 24 issue is Mar. 3.

They should be emailed to


Comments are closed.