It reveals how integrationhas been experiencedby second-generationTurkish immigrant women in two neighborhoods in Berlin, Germany. Local integration policies—often created by officials who have little or no contact with immigrants—have significant effects on the assimilation of outsiders into a community
Annika Hinze, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Political Science
Procuring funds for research isn't the flip sideto a scientist's livelihood,it is fundamental to our livelihood.
Evon Hekkala, assistant professor of biology, is using crowdsourcing to fund research that she and her students are conducting jointly with the American Museum of Natural History. more>>>
Evon Hekkala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Biological Sciences Her research contributes to options in the Conservation Biology Certificate Program.
With yet another election season in the making—this one primarily of local interest—the pros and cons of campaign finance are again making news.
Thanks to new funding, Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D., associate professor of political science and director of Fordham’s Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy, will have a chance to substantially weigh in on the subject. more>>>
Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D., Director Elections and Campaign Management
Subha Mani, Assistant Professor Department of Economics
Eljon Wardally, second year MFA playwright, shared The Huffington Post's Grand Jury Prize with her director Randy Wilkins for their film of Eljon's screenplay, "Docket 32357".
The film is also slated to be featured on the ABFF Independent film channel and to play in the Montreal International Black Film Festival and the Caribbean Tales Film Festival held in Toronto in mid September.
Randy Wilkins, Director Eljon Wardally, MFA Playwright Sheldon Candis, Director
Maryanne Kowaleski, Ph.D., is at the helm of an "Occupy" movement.
And although the oft-forgotten peasantry of medieval England--the "90 percent"-- might not galvanize the protestors of Zuccotti Park, her "Occupy the Middle Ages" rally was well received among North American medievalists this spring. more>>>
Maryanne Kowaleski, Ph.D.
Director of Fordham's Center for Medieval Studies
Under the guidance of his mentor Charles Lewis, Ph.D., professor of psychology, Arnond Sakworawich worked on developing models for college placement and classification. He received GSAS and College Board fellowships.
While the applications of his field are wide, he hopes to continue in the educational testing industry, which is concentrated in urban centers on the East and West coasts, including New York. more>>>
Arnond Sakworawich, GSAS '13
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
"Team IPED" took second place in the U.S. national competition for the Global Management Challenge held at the New York Stock Exchange.
The Global Management Challenge is the largest Strategy and Management Competition in the world with over 500,000 students and professionals participating in over 30 countries. more>>>
Stephen R. Grimm, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, has received a $3.56 million grant from the Templeton Foundation to develop a better understanding of human understanding itself.
Grimm's award is the largest that Fordham University has ever received in the humanities. It will fund an interdisciplinary initiative, "Varieties of Understanding: New Perspectives from Psychology, Philosophy, and Theology." more>>>
Stephen R. Grimm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
In 1961,Olivia Hooker completed her doctoral studies at the University of Rochester,where she was the only woman and only African-American in her class. She became a psychology professor at Fordham University in 1963, and stayed for 22 years. Celia Fisher, Ph.D. who directs Fordham's Center for Ethics, remembers Hooker initiating and leading a mentoring program for ethnic-minority students. Read the article on Professor Olivia Hooker
Olivia Hooker, Ph.D.
professor emerita of psychology at Fordham
On the“Aww, aren’t they cute!” scale,bears, chipmunks, and mice would seem to inhabit the opposite ends of the spectrum.
But from Christine Zolnik’s perspective, they’re on equal footing when it comes to understanding how tick-borne diseases spread through cities, suburbs and forests. more>>>
Scyatta Wallace, Ph.D. (GSAS '98 and '02) was selected to receive the 2012 American Psychological Association Division 35 Carolyn Robertson Payton Early Career Award. Division 35 is the Society for the Psychology of Women.
Scyatta Wallace, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
St. John's University
Mary Bly (a.k.a. Eloisa James) Talks to TIME about her Literary Double Life
By day, Mary Bly is a highly credentialed (Harvard, Oxford, Yale) Shakespearean scholar and professor at Fordham University. But when no one is looking, she transforms herself into Eloisa James, author of 21 romance novels, 17 of them New York Times bestsellers. more>>>
Mary Bly, Ph.D.
Professor of English
"The history faculty is incredible. Not only do the professors push you to new limits, they provide you with a support system that creates a true learning environment."
"The establishment of Fordham Urban Sustainability and Ecosystems (FUSE) would not have been possible without the vast institutional support I received. The Fordham community came together in helping me gain access to roof space on the Rose Hill campus and then construct an experimental agricultural rooftop." FUSE Blog
Jason Aloisio, Ph.D. Candidate
GSAS Research Support Grant, 2011
Urban Ecology and Ecosystems Section of Ecological Society of America-Travel Grant
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Eljon Wardally, a second year MFA playwright, shared the Huffington Post's Grand Jury Prize with her director Randy Wilkins for their film of Eljon's screenplay, "Docket 32357". The film is slated to be featured on the ABFF Independent film channel and is also set to play in the Montreal International Black Film Festival and the Caribbean Tales Film Festival held in Toronto in mid September. Docket 32357, the full length play, also made it to the finals of the New Works By Young Women competition. Please view the Campus Emergency Guidelines
Upcoming events 2014 Ethics Center Conference
The Value of Liberal Arts Education and America's Future
Debates on the economic cost and moral value of a college education
April 28, 2014 | 6 p.m. | 12th Floor Lounge, Lincoln Center Campus For more information
The Business of Life Sciences Workshop
Saturday, 3 May 2014 Fordham University
Sunday, 4 May 2014 Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fordham University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine are pleased to offer The Business of Life Sciences, a unique 2-day workshop for Biomedical PhD students and post-docs who are interested in learning about business. Registration is required. For more information and to register