Fordham University has announced the hiring of new tenure-track faculty appointments for the 2017-2018 academic year.

New arts and sciences faculty members, by department, include:

Badr Faisal Albanna, PhD., Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences;

Habib M. Ammari, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences;

Scott G. Bruce, Ph.D., Professor, History;

Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Political Science;

John D. Cunningham, S.J., Associate Professor, Physics;

Isaie Dougnon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures;

Miguel Garcia, Ph.D., Instructor, Modern Languages and Literatures;

Boris Heersink, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Political Science;

Julie Kleinman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology;

Laurie R. Lambert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies;

Truong-Huy Dinh Nguyen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences;

Meiping Sun, Ph.D., Instructor, Economics; and

Ralph Vacca, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies.

In the Gabelli School of Business, new faculty appointments include:

Eun-Hee Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Management Systems; and

Santiago Mejia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Law and Ethics.

New to the Graduate School of Education are:

Margaret Terry Orr, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education; and

Elizabeth Leisy Stosich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education.

The Graduate School of Social Service welcomes:

Jordan E. DeVylder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work.



Janet Sassi is editor/associate director of internal communications. She can be reached at (212) 636-7577 or [email protected]