International Programs Staff

Meet our International Programs Staff

We look forward to working with you

Hours of operation Monday - Friday (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

The office closes for a variety of holidays. For more information, please consult the .

Please note that the office will be closed on Fridays during the Summer.

Get in touch by phone: +1 212-636-7702

  • Toni Jaeger-Fine is senior counselor at Fordham Law School where previously she was an assistant dean for more than 16 years. She is the recipient of the Dean’s Medal of Recognition, the highest honor that can be awarded by the Dean of Fordham Law School. She is the author of numerous articles on a wide range of topics published in the United States and abroad, as well as several books, including Becoming a Lawyer: Discovering and Defining Your Professional Persona (West Academic). Ms. Jaeger-Fine is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Binghamton University and a cum laude graduate of Duke Law School. She teaches and lectures widely in the U.S. and around the world.

    Ms. Jaeger-Fine also is principal of Jaeger-Fine Consulting, which provides services to attorneys, law firms, and other organizations.

  • Anthony Agolia is the Director of International and Non-J.D. Programs at Fordham University School of Law, where he oversees all aspects of Fordham Law’s LL.M., M.S.L. and S.J.D. programs.  In this role, Anthony focuses on student advisement, career planning and job search strategies, and graduate study program development initiatives.  

    Prior to joining Fordham in September 2016, Anthony served most recently as College Dean and Chief Academic Officer of Briarcliffe College, where he also has held the positions of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies.  Prior to joining Briarciffe, Anthony practiced corporate, real estate and immigration law.  He still has a pro bono practice specializing in representing clients in Special Immigrant Juvenile proceedings. 

    Anthony is a member of the New York bar and holds degrees from James Madison University and Cardozo School of Law.

  • Bernard Daraz was raised in Waterbury, Connecticut. He graduated cum laude from Fairfield University in 2011 with a degree in English. He attended Fordham University, obtaining a Master of Arts in English Literature in 2013. During his time as a student at Fordham, Bernard held positions in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Gabelli School of Business, and the Office of Summer Session as the Assistant to the Dean. Currently, Bernard is an EdD candidate in educational leadership, policy, and administration in the Graduate School of Education, where he focuses on academic advising and international students.

  • Marty Slavens is the Director of Graduate Admissions in the Office of International and Non-JD Programs. Originally from San Diego County, he has worked and studied in Arcata, CA, Xi'an, China, Urbana, IL, and Bowling Green, OH prior to moving to New York with his partner, Yiju Huang, an Associate Professor in the department of Modern Languages and Literature at Fordham University, and their daughter, Ruru. Marty earned his MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a focus on Mandarin and contemporary Chinese literature. He earned his JD from the University of Illinois, College of Law and is a member (inactive) of the State Bar of California.