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Lesley Massiah-Arthur, ADMINISTRATION, associate vice president of the Office of Government Relations and Urban Affairs and special assistant to the president, has been selected as one of City & State NY’s 2024 Who’s Who in Government Relations

Leonard Cassuto, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of English and American studies, was awarded a Fulbright Specialist Program award on March 22 by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Ki-Eun Jang, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, assistant professor of theology, presented “Modernities in Translation: Race, Encyclopedia, and ‘Western Learning’ in the Long Nineteenth Century of the Korean Peninsula,” at the 45th Annual Conference of Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, which was held in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 14 to 16. 

Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., ARTS AND SCIENCES, distinguished professor emerita of theology, published the book Come, Have Breakfast: Meditations on God and the Earth (Orbis Books, 2024). 

Mónica Rivera Mindt, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of psychology, delivered the lecture “Integrating Cultural Neuroscience to Promote Brain Health Equity” at the Diversity in Neuroscience event presented by the Friedman Brain Institute on March 5. 

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology and the Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, was named the University of Chicago Divinity School Alum of the Year 2024 on March 14.

Cristina Traina, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology, and Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. Chair in Catholic Theology, has published the book Finitude, Feminism, and Flourishing: On Being Mortal, Like Everyone Else (Paulist Press, 2024).

Larry Welborn, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology, published the essay “Household Cults as Proximate Analogues for the Christ Groups at Corinth” in Everyday Life in Graeco-Roman Times: Documentary Papyri and the New Testament (Brill, 2024).


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.