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Benjamin M. Cole, Ph.D., GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, professor of strategy and statistics and William J. Loschert Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship, co-authored “Distinctive from What? And for Whom?” Deep Learning-Based Product Distinctiveness, Social Structure, and Third-Party Certifications,” in the Academy of Management Journal on Aug. 15. 

Ki-Eun Jang, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, assistant professor of theology, published “Race and Biblical Studies: Antiracism Pedagogy for the Classroom,” in Review of Biblical Literature, published by SBL Press. She also received a $5,000 grant from the Catholic Biblical Association of America for her research project “Native Outsiders: Biblical Canaanites, Scribalism, and Historicizing Otherness.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology and Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture, presented “How to Avoid the Avalanche When Looking East in Winter,” at a conference in honor of Rowan Williams, at St. John’s College in Cambridge, England, on Sept. 12. 

Robert J. Parmach, Ph.D., ADMINISTRATION, director of Ignatian Mission, delivered the keynote address “Head, Heart and Hands: Engaging our Shared Ignatian Mission” at Fairfield University for their Ignatian Residential College Program’s fall workshop on Sept.16. 

Michael Peppard, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES, professor of theology, presented “Solving the Mysteries of the Scriptures: Writers of the New Testament” as part of the Summer Speaker Series at the historic Watch Hill Chapel in Rhode Island. 

Marciana Popescu, Ph.D., GSS, provided an introduction to the book “Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy”, which was written by Fordham Graduate School of Social Service professor Elaine Congress and published in August by Springer.



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