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Education Alumni

Brown, Joyce, PhD, MC ’68, president, Fashion Institute of Technology
Colosi, Nina, MC ’70, founder of streamingmuseum.org, award winning electronic music composer
Coyne, George V., SJ, JES ’58, astronomer and former director of the Vatican Observatory
Fitzpatrick, Joseph, SJ, Masters degree , Fordham Professor, renowned expert in sociology and immigration, recipient of the Puerto Rican Man of the Year Award
Healy, Timothy S., SJ, GSAS ’59, ’67, former president of Georgetown University, and former president of the New York Public Library
Kelly, Eamon, PhD, GABELLI ’58, president emeritus, Tulane University
King, Anna E., Named dean of GSS in 1939, not only Fordham’s first female dean but also the first female dean at any Jesuit college in the U.S.
Lawton, Robert B. Rev. SJ, PhD, FCRH ’70, former president of Loyola Marymount University, former dean of Georgetown College (the undergrad A&S college of Georgetown University
Loughran, James N. SJ, FCRH ’64, GSAS ’66, ’75, Served as 12th president of Loyola Marymount University and 21st president of Saint Peter's College
Lynch, Gerald W., PhD, FCRH ’58, former president, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, worked to establish Jay's first doctorate program in criminal justice
McGill, William J., PhD, FCRH ’43, GSAS ’47, 16th President of Columbia University; 3rd Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego
O'Hanlon, Virginia, GSAS '30, Of "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" fame; wrote her doctoral dissertation at Fordham on "The Importance of Play"; was a longtime public school teacher and assistant principal in NYC
Pizzo, Philip, MD, FCRH ’66, former dean, Stanford University School of Medicine, Founding Director of The Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute
Reedy, Gerard, SJ, JES ’63, GSAS ’65, former president, College of the Holy Cross; former dean of Marymount College
Reiss, Paul, GSAS ’54, president emeritus, Saint Michael’s College, Vermont Distinguished citizen of the year in 1996
Remini, Robert V., FCRH ’43, former official historian of U.S. House of Representatives, professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago, recipient of the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction
Rweyemamu, Justinian, FCRH ’64, Tanzania’s first major economics scholar, also a pan-Africanist, political strategist, and international civil servant
Sexton, John, PhD, FCRH ’63, GSAS ’65, ’78, President Emeritus, New York University; Current Benjamin F. Butler Professor of Law
Shea, John Gilmary, LLD FROM ST. JOHNS COLLEGE, writer, editor, and historian of Roman Catholicism in America; known as the father of American Catholic History
Walcott, Dennis, GSS ’80, Current CEO of Queens Library; Former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (2011-2013); New York City Deputy Mayor for Education for nine years (2002-2011)
Williams-Isom, Anne, FCLC ’86, CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone