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African & African American Studies Faculty in the News

Amir Idris, Ph.D.

"3 Ways Trump Administration could show US cares about South Sudan" 2.26.19

"Why the US must not ignore the struggle for South Sudan's soul" 12.5.18

"Why South Sudan's Peace Agreement is Unsustainable" Radio Tamazuj, 10.31.18

Amir Idris, Ph.D., participated in the working group on "Citizenship, Class, and Inequality in the Middle East" hosted by the Center for International and Regional Studies in Georgetown University Qatar. May 2018.

Amir Idris, Ph.D., presented a lecture titled "Rethinking South Sudan's Civil War: History, Identity, and Citizenship" at Worcester World Affairs Council in Massachusetts on March 15, 2018.

"South Sudan Needs Its Nelson Mandela to Rescue the Country From the Sinkhole" Newsweek, 2.27.18

"Trump has No Respect for the Africans Who Helped Shape America into a Great Nation" Newsweek, 1.19.18

"Forget Ceasefires and Forums, South Sudan Can Only Find Peace if Leadership Changes" Newsweek, 12.22.17

"How the U.N. Security Council is Perpetuating South Sudan's Conflict." Newsweek, 1.22.17

"How the International Community has failed South Sudan" Newsweek, 10.30.16

“How Foreign Intervention Can Save South Sudan From Itself,” Newsweek, 7.30.16

“Who Will Save South Sudan As It Teeters On the Verge of Civil War, Again?” Newsweek, 7.23.16

“Why South Sudan Doesn’t Deserve an International Bailout,” Newsweek, 6.4.16

“When Food Shortage Becomes Famine,” PBS, 2.25.16

"South Sudan's Lost Generation of Uneducated Children" Newsweek, 1.24.16

"How to Heal the Wounds of South Sudan's Civil War" Newsweek, 1.4.16

“Can South Sudan learn from AU Commission of inquiry report?” Sudan Tribune, 11.2.15

Mark Naison, Ph.D.

"Deporting Children and Families" 6.27.19

"The Multiracial Bronx: A Unique Cultural Incubator in Post War America" 5.9.19

"The Bronx: A Prose Poem" 4.1.19

"Fordham Road Reflections" 3.14.19

"Italian Americans in Bronx Doo Wop: The Glory and the Paradox" 2.13.19

"Teachers Rising!" 4.5.18

"Advice for Student Activist: It's A Marathon, Not A Sprint" 3.23.18

"Morrisania: The Birthplace of Hip Hop" Anthony Bourdain - Places Unknown, 8.3.17

"Tony Guida's New York: Mark Naison" CUNY TV, 4.19.17

"Why Hip Hop Began in the Bronx" C-SPAN, 3.24.17

"As South Bronx Became Symbol of Urban Blight, Northeast Bronx Became Refuge for Middle-Class Blacks." NY1, 2.24.17

"Bronx Commons to showcase a music venue." BXtimes.com, 1.26.17

"In Home of Hip Hop, a Concert Hall to Honor Its Musical History." The New York Times, 1.16.17

"How the Bronx Gave Us Hip Hop." Thirteen.org, 11.21.16

"This is what 'whitelash' looks like." CNN, 11.11.16

"Dallas Cowboys give welcome rise to a different 'D' vs. 'R' debate." The Dallas Morning News, 10.31.16

"Recaptured Time in the South Bronx," WNYC, 10.10.16

“JAZZ NOTES: Hope Way, Green Film, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sistas’,” New York Amsterdam News, 9.16.16

“What makes America ‘exceptional’? Clinton and Trump trade places (+video),” The Christian Science Monitor, 9.1.16

“Does a New Netflix Series ‘Get it Down’ in its Portrayal of the Bronx?” WNYC, 8.18.16

“David Schwimmer’s ‘Feed The Beast’ Tackles South Bronx Gentrification Amid Heated Debate,” International Business Time, 6.5.16

“Prospects for the Next President Keeping John B. King Jr. as Education Secretary,” Education Week, 3.22.16

“Professor: Why I am ‘incredibly pessimistic’ about the future of public education,” The Washington Post, 3.11.16

“For Black Lives Matter, MLK’s kind of activism isn’t the only way,” The Christian Science Monitor, 1.18.16

“Is racism on the rise? More in U.S. say it’s a ‘big problem,’ CNN/KFF poll finds,” CNN, 11.24.15

“The People United,” Huffington Post, 11.9.15

“Fordham to Offer Course on The Bronx in Wake of On-Campus Racial Incidents,” DNAinfo.com, 11.6.15

“How we can honor a Bronx jazz great,” am New York, 10.21.15

Robert Bentley Anderson, Ph.D.

Laurie Lambert, Ph.D.

Tyesha Maddox, Ph.D.

"History of Caribbean Immigration to the U.S.", Fordham News, 2.8.18

Tyesha Maddox, PhD, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies, was awarded the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s Scholars-in-Residence Program Fellowship.4.24.17

"Fordham Welcomes New Faculty" Fordham News, 8.31.16

Mark Chapman, Ph.D.

Jane Edward, Ph.D.

"Psychology Conference Highlights Research Advancing Social Justice" Fordham News, 5.26.17

Jane K. Edward, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies, was honored at the third annual African Heritage Celebration. New York Congressman Jose Serrano presented her with a statement for the Congressional Record for her contribution and work with the African Diaspora in the Bronx. 10.28.16

Fawzia Mustafa, Ph.D.