Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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
"TeamIPED" tooksecond 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 Competitionin the world with over 500,000 students and professionals participating in over 30 countries. more>>>
The story of Jewish immigrants making their way to, and strugging to succeed in, the United States is a rich and varied one that cn be felt deeply in New York City. It's a story that Daniel Soyer, Ph.D., is well-versed in.
Soyer, a professor of history, specializes in American immigration history, American Jewish history, and the history of New York City. more>>>
Daniel Soyer, Ph.D.
Professor of History
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 forEthics, 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
Hitting 100 can come with a cost: loss of health, loss of mobility,and even loss of friends and family -- all of which would seem to take any anticipation out of the alleged achievement.
But according to Daniela Jopp, Ph.D., many very happy old individuals say that they are, in fact, very happy. more>>>
Daniela Jopp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Christiana Peppard, Ph.D., is researching the meaning of water in a globally-driven economy whose demand could make it the "new oil."
"In a situation of aridity, or in a situation of scarcity, that's where you go to study how water functions and what it means,"she said. "[It's] where ethical ideals also run into the hard ground of realism and human thirst." more>>>
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
"Thanks to the generous GSAS Research Support Grant, I will be able to use the results of my analyses to provide bog turtle habitat managers with critical information on optimal nest-site characteristics and effectiveness of habitat restoration on nesting habitat through reports and publications."
Suzanne Macey, Ph.D. Candidate
Clare Boothe Luce Fellow
GSAS Research Support Grant
Bernice Yeung, GSAS '07 (Sociology), a reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting, spent a year on the project, "Rape in the Fields". It tells the story of the hidden price many migrant women working in American fields and packing plants pay to stay employed and provide for their families
Fordham Theologians receives awards from the Catholic Press Association