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Ki-Eun Jang, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, assistant professor of theology, published “Saul’s Israel, the ‘Hebrews,’ and Identity Politics in 1 Samuel 13-14,” in December 2023 in the Journal of Biblical Literature.

Thomas Massaro, S.J., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology, published the essay “Pope Francis and the Role of Religion in Climate Change Discourse” on the website A Faith That Does Justice on Jan. 2, and the essay “Teaching and Learning Christian Ethics: Some Fresh Food for Thought,” on Feb. 1 on the website Catholic Ethics.

Mark Naison, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of African and African American Studies and history, presented “The Warmth of Another Sun: The Great Migration and the Bronx Black Experience between the 1940s and 1970s” at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office on Feb. 20. 

Robert J. Parmach, Ph.D., ADMINISTRATION, director of Ignatian mission initiatives; Veronica Szczygiel, Ph.D., ADMINISTRATION, director of online learning, Graduate School of Education; and Michael Taylor, ADMINISTRATION, student success counselor, Graduate School of Education, delivered “Mission-in-Action: An Ignatian Model to Operationalize Your Institution’s Vision” at the NYU Student Affairs Annual Conference at NYU’s Manhattan campus on Feb.16. 

Magda Teter, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of history and Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies, spoke with Jesse Strauss on Feb. 6 on KPFA’s Law & Disorder with Cat Brooks podcast, in an episode titled “Antisemitic and Racist Roots of Christian Supremacy w/ Magda Teter.”

 Christiana Zenner, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, associate professor of theology, published “Pericopes in the Present: Gender, Water, and Flows of Blood in and Beyond Mark 5,” in a special issue of Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology on Dec. 28. 

She also gave a presentation at the University of Southern California’s Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability titled “Waters, Science/Technology, and Ethical Futurisms: A Transdisciplinary Approach” on Feb. 20.


Giorgia Sabia is the communications coordinator for the office of University Communications at Fordham. She can be reached at [email protected] or (212) 903-2040.