Albert Auster, Ph.D., A&S,
associate chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, has publishedThirtysomething: Television, Women, Men, and Work (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).

Jeffrey E. Cohen, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of political science, has received a Visiting Senior Research Scholar fellowship at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University for academic year 2008-2009.

Gloria Durka, Ph.D., GRE,
professor of religious education and director of the Ph.D. program, has published an article, “Cultivating the Religious Imagination: The Educational Challenge for a Postmodern World,” in PANORAMA, the International Journal of Comparative Religious Education and Values, Vol. 18, Winter.

Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., A&S,
Marie Ward Doty Professor of Psychology and director of the Fordham Center for Ethics Education, was interviewed by Matthew Hennessey of the Carnegie Council on International Ethics on Dec. 17, as part of its Interviews with Educators series.

Mary Ann Forgey, Ph.D., GSS,
associate professor of social work, has been appointed to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Child Welfare Research Advisory Panel. The panel is an advisory body that works with OCFS to develop a targeted agenda for child welfare research in New York state.

David S. Glenwick, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, has published “APA’s Continuing Education Committee: Promoting Lifelong Professional Learning for Psychologists” in the NYSPA Notebook.

Paul Kantor, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of political science, presented a paper, “New York’s Regional Changing Agenda and Urban Politics: 1980-2008,” to the World Cities Research Group at the London School of Economics this past January. He co-edited American Urban Politics in a Global Age (New York: Pearson Longman, 2008) and authored “Globalization and the American Model of Urban Development: Making the Market,”Metropoles, No. 1, 2007. He was recently appointed to the editorial board of the European Urban Research Association’s journal, Urban Research and Practice.

John P. McCarthy, Ph.D., A&S,
professor emeritus of history, presented a paper on “The Catholic Church in Contemporary Ireland” at the annual meeting of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists, held in October at St. John’s University School of Law. He also wrote an analytic series on Irish-American involvement in the Republican Party, which appeared in the December and January issues of The Irish Echo.

Dean McKay, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of psychology, edited the Handbook of Research Methods in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (Sage Publications, 2007) and published “Dichotomous Thinking in Borderline Personality Disorder” in Cognitive Therapy Research.

Michael Marmé, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of history, has been named co-winner of the Best Book in Non-North American Urban History 2005-2006 prize by the Urban History Association for Suzhou: Where the Goods of All the Provinces Converge (Stanford University Press, 2005).

Brian Rose, Ph.D, A&S,
professor of communication and media studies, has published an essay, “The Wire,” for The Essential HBO Reader, edited by Gary Edgerton (University of Kentucky Press, 2008).

Laura Stout Sosinsky, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, recently published three chapters: “Child Care: How Pediatricians Can Support Children and Families” in the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (Elsesier, 2007), and “The Infant and Toddler” and “The Preschool Child” in Lewis’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2007). She also published “For-profit/Nonprofit Differences in Center-Based Child Care Quality: Results From the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development” in theJournal of Applied Developmental Psychology.

Jay C. Wade, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of psychology, published “Masculine Ideology, Male Identity, and Romantic Relationship Quality Among Heterosexual and Gay Men” in Sex Roles and “Racial Socialization, Racial Identity, and Black Students’ Adjustment to College” in Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.