Lerzan Askoy, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of marketing, has published Why Loyalty Matters: The Groundbreaking Approach to Rediscovering Happiness, Meaning and Lasting Fulfillment in Your Life and Work (BenBella Books, 2009), which she co-wrote with Timothy Keiningham.

Babette Babich, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of philosophy, gave a lecture on rhetoric in Heidegger and Nietzsche as well as a workshop on reading Nietzsche rhetorically for a “Rhetoric and Public Culture” seminar at Northwestern University, held in July.

Doron Ben-Atar, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of history and chair of the department, wrote a play, Peace Warriors, which had its debut July 10 at the Capital Fringe Festival in the District of Columbia. It also played at the Player’s Theater, 115 MacDougal Street, as part of New York City’s International Fringe Festival.

Mark Botton, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of biology, has published Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs (Springer, 2009), which he authored with John T. Tanacredi and David R. Smith.

Jonathan Crystal, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of political science, has published “Sovereignty, Bargaining, and the International Regulation of Foreign Direct Investment,” in the July issue of Global Society.

Benjamin H. Dunning, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, has published Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009).

Amir H. Idris, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of African studies and associate chair, department of African and African American studies, published an article in the Sudan Tribune on July 20 entitled, “Reflections on Mahmood Mamdani’s Perspective on Darfur.”

Paul Kantor, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of political science, delivered the keynote address, “The Future of the American Model of Urban Development,” at the City Futures ’09 Conference sponsored by the European Urban Research Associate and the U.S. Urban Affairs Association on June 6 in Madrid, Spain. He also presented a paper, “The Coherence of Disorder in City Region Politics: A Comparative Perspective.”

Joseph Koterski, S.J., A&S,
associate professor of philosophy, gave a talk on human dignity at St. John Roman Catholic Church on June 21 in Darien, Conn.

Michael Lee, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, has published “Galilean Journey Revisited: Mestizaje, Anti-Judaism and the Dynamics of Exclusion,” in the July issue of Theological Studies.

Tina Maschi, Ph.D., GSS,
assistant professor of social work, has published Forensic Social Work: Psychosocial and Legal Issues in Diverse Practice Settings (Springer Press, 2009) with Carolyn Bradley and Kelly Ward.

Mark Naison, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of African and African American studies and history, and the principal investigator of the Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP), wrote the introduction to The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir (Fordham University Press, 2009) by Allen Jones.

Roger Panetta, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of history and curator of Fordham’s Hudson River collection, gave a talk on “The Tappan Zee Bridge: Forging the Rockland Suburb,” at the Historical Society of Rockland County on July 26.

Francis Petit, Ed.D., BUS,
assistant dean and director of executive programs, has published “The Executive MBA Alternative” inQS Top Exec Ed, (QS Top Universities, 2009).

Michael Pirson, Ph.D., BUS,
assistant professor of business, has co-edited and authored Humanism in Business (Cambridge University Press, 2009). The book lays out an alternative perspective on how the economy can work for human beings in a sustainable way.

Terrence W. Tilley, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of theology and chair of the department, gave the Presidential Address to the Catholic Theological Society of American in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 7; Origins, The Catholic News Service’s Documentary Service published the address, “Three Impasses in Christology,” in its issue dated June 25, 2009.

Toby Tetenbaum, Ph.D., GSE,
professor of education, published an article, “Dangers in Erroneous Assumptions,” in Society of Financial Service Professionals Leadership and Management Journal.

Frank Werner, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of finance, gave three presentations at the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS) 15th World Forum in Jamshedpur, India from June 7-10. The theme of the conference was “Taking the Lead Towards Sustainable Development.”