Dr. Bruce Berg's latest book, Healing Gotham: New York City's Public Health Policies for the Twenty-First Century (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015) examines five contemporary public health threats that New York City has dealt with: Childhood lead poisoning; childhood asthma; HIV/AIDS; obesity; and West Nile virus.
Dr. Christina Greer was named one of City & State magazine's Class of 2014 "40 Under 40 Rising Stars" for her work on New York City government, politics, and advocacy.
Dr. Robert Hume's latest book, Courthouse Democracy and Minority Rights: Same-Sex Marriage in the States (Oxford University Press, 2013) examines how the democratization of state courts and state constitutional systems has influenced the capacity of judges to protect minority rights.
Dr. Melissa Labonte was a featured discussant at The Hague Institute for Global Justice's pre-launch of the final report of the International Commission on Global Security, Justice, and Governance, co-chaired by U.S. Ambassador Madeleine Albright and Nigerian Ambassador and former Foreign Minister, Ibrahim Gambari.
Dr. Zein Murib was awarded the 2017 American Political Science Association Kenneth Sherrill Award for Best Dissertation on Sexuality and Politics.
Dr. Olena Nikolayenko's latest book, Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe (Cambridge University Press, October 2017), examines the development of nonviolent youth movements and state countermoves during national elections in five post-communist societies: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Serbia, and Ukraine.
Dr. Olena Nikolayenko has recently discussed her research on women’s activism during the 2013-2014 anti-government protests in Ukraine in a Harvard University’s podcast program The Eurasian Enigma.
As a visiting scholar at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University in spring 2017, Dr. Nikolayenko received the 2017 Davis Center Prize for Best GIS Project in Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies.
Dr. Olena Nikolayenko received the 2017 Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Award given each year to two faculty members at the Fordham College-Rose Hill for their dedication to undergraduate research.