Babette Babich, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of philosophy, gave a plenary address on “The Natural History of Bronze: The Statue and the Polis,” on Oct. 5 at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy.

Bruce F. Berg, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of political science and chair of the department, has published New York City Politics: Governing Gotham (Rutgers University Press, 2007).

Gerard Cattaro, Ph.D., GSE,
chair of the Division of Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy and director of the Center for Catholic School Leadership, was honored by a scholarship program in his name at Xaverian High School in Brooklyn.

Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., A&S,
Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society, attended the meeting of the Committee on Doctrine of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore on Nov. 11. Recent publications include “Historical Models of Catechesis” in Origins 37, “Saving Ecumenism From Itself” inFirst Things No. 178, and “The Evangelization of Culture and the Catholic University” in the Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture.

Hillary Exeter, LAW,
director of student organizations and publicity at Fordham Law School’s Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC), was honored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana and the Louisiana State Bar Association on Oct. 1 for work with the Student Hurricane Network legal delegation to the Gulf Coast following the devastation by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Hugh Hansen, LAW,
professor of law, was honored by Chief Judge Paul Michel of the United States Court of Appeals at a dinner hosted by the New York Intellectual Property Law Association at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City on Oct. 3, for his contribution to the development and understanding of international and U.S. intellectual property law.

Amir H. Idris, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of African and African American studies, presented, “Understanding Sudan’s Civil Wars: Legacies of Slavery and Colonialism” at the Studies in National and International Development Seminar, Queen’s University, Canada, on Nov. 22.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE,
professor of education, presented a paper at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education Conference on “Capturing iPods and the MP3 Craze: Reaching At-Risk Students and Helping Them Tell Their Stories” on Oct. 31.

Chris Morett, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, was recently selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Work and Family Research Network Early Career Scholar for 2007-2008.

Lauren H. Mounty, Ph.D., BUS,
associate dean for academic programs, published “Lessons from 9/11—The Case For a More Collaborative Approach to Management Education” in the fall issue of MBA Innovation.

Mark Naison, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of history and principal investigator of the Bronx African American History Project, was honored as a “Bronx All Star” by the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDCO) at its annual fundraising gala at the Stadium Club at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 14.

Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D., BUS,
Magis Professor of Communications and Media Management and director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, has been named a distinguished adjunct scholar in the University of Helsinki’s Department of Communication. He also received an $8,000 grant from the Phoebe Haas Charitable Trust to participate in the United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum held in November in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Jennie Park-Taylor, Ed.D., GSE,
has co-authored “Creating Healthy Acculturation Pathways: Integrating Theory and Research to Inform Counselors’ Work with Immigrant Children” in Professional School Counseling, with Mary E. Walsh, Daniel E. Kearns Professor of Education at Boston College and GSE graduate student Allison B. Ventura.

Robert J. Parmach, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill and adjunct assistant professor of philosophy and theology, delivered a paper titled “Teaching the Sexually Intelligent Conversation” at the annual meeting of the Association of Professors of Religion in Boston on Nov. 3.

Lance Strate, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of communication and media studies and associate chair for graduate studies, presented a lecture, “Amazing Ourselves to Death,” at Medaille College in Buffalo on Nov. 6. He also presented a paper, “The Ten Commandments and the Semantic Environment: Understanding the Decalogue Through General Semantics and Media Ecology,” at Mind and Consciousness Symposium held at Fordham University on Oct. 27.

Hrishikesh (Rick) D. Vinod, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of economics, was featured as an expert on corruption on a current affairs program on 102 FM, Kingston, Jamaica, hosted by journalist and former first lady of Jamaica, Beverly Manley, on Nov. 19.

Matthew Weinshenker, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of sociology, has been selected to participate in the 2008-2009 Early Career Work and Family Scholars program sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.