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Fordham faculty weigh in on topics ranging from religion, politics and law to science, business and ethics.

Fordham faculty weigh in on topics ranging from religion, politics and law to science, business and ethics.
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Fordham faculty weigh in on topics ranging from religion, politics and law to science, business and ethics.

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Bonus track: Mark Conrad on the Best and the Worst Sports Leagues

3/27/2018
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In this bonus track, we ask Mark Conrad, Director, of the Sports Business Concentration Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business, which sports league is the best, and which one is hte best.

Duration:00:01:09

Elizabeth Johnson on Creation and the Cross

3/26/2018
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In her new book Creation and the Cross, Distinguished Professor of Theology Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, challenges us to reconsider cosmic redemption. It's an ancient concept that fell out of favor in the 11th century, but is needed more than ever in a time of advancing ecological devastation.

Duration:00:10:29

Miguel Garcia Shape Of Water Q&A

2/23/2018
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This year, one of the ten films vying for the Best Picture Oscar award is The Shape of Water, a film by Mexican director Guillermo del Toro. It's safe to say this is the first year that a fishman/woman romance flick has been nominated for Tinselstown's top award, so we sat down with professor Miguel Garcia, an expert on both Mexican Literature and Cinema and Mexican Science Fiction. Spoiler alert.

Duration:00:12:17

David Gibson on the Center on Religion and Culture Part 2

1/17/2018
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Award-winning journalist David Gibson assumed the title of director of Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture on July 1. In a wide ranging interview, he discusses his vision for the center's future, including his dream panel discussion, and where Star Wars fits in it all.

Duration:00:08:08

David Gibson on the Center on Religion and Culture Part 1

1/17/2018
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Award-winning journalist David Gibson assumed the title of director of Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture on July 1. In a wide ranging interview, he discusses his vision for the center's future, including his dream panel discussion, and where Star Wars fits in it all.

Duration:00:09:03

Kathryn Reklis On Theology, Pop Culture, And Signs Of Hope

12/14/2017
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Hope and faith are common threads in American pop culture, and Kathryn Reklis, an assistant professor of theology, often addresses both in a monthly column in the journal The Christian Century. Reklis sat down with with us recently to talk about how, after a year in which hope has been in short supply, it's still alive today.

Duration:00:09:47

Stanley Veliotis On Tax Reform

11/9/2017
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The tax reform plan currently being debated in Congress is a complicated endeavor with so many moving parts, it can be hard to understand what it ultimately means for the average American. To help sort through it all, we sat down with Stanley Veliotis. Ph.D., an associate professor of accounting and taxation at the Gabelli School of Business.

Duration:00:13:16

Christina Greer On The 2017 NYC Mayoral Election

10/24/2017
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Christina Greer, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, weighs in on the issues at stake in the New York City 2017 mayoral election.

Duration:00:07:21

Molly Ness on Literacy Education

9/13/2017
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Molly Ness, Ph.D., an associate professor of curriculum and teaching at Fordham's Graduate School of Education, talks about her new book, Think Big with Think Alouds, and strategies for getting children to read.

Duration:00:07:22

Harold Takooshian on Kitty Genovese and the Bystander Effect

8/18/2017
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The 1965 murder of Kitty Genovese in Queens first alerted people to what became known as the "bystander effect." The original reporting by the New York Times, that her death was witnessed by 38 witnesses who did nothing, was debunked a long time ago, but the story has still resonated as a sort of parable about the callousness of urban living. Harold Takooshian, Ph.D., a professor of psychology, talks about why the Genovese case continues to resonate today, and what psychologists have...

Duration:00:11:07

Robert Hume on a Fully Staffed Supreme Court

6/16/2017
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With the addition of Neil Gorsuch, the United States Supreme Court is back to being fully staffed. We sat down with Robert Hume, Ph.D., professor of political science, to get a sense of what that means for future cases.

Duration:00:07:19

Guy Robinson on Pollen Season

5/12/2017
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If it's mid-May in New York City, you can be sure that pollen will be plentiful. To learn more about what's behind all our watery eyes and sneezing, we sat down with Guy Robinson, a senior lecturer of natural sciences. Robinson runs the Fordham Pollen Index, which is based on pollen collected from the air at the Lincoln Center campus and the Louis Calder Biological Field Station in Armonk, NY.

Duration:00:05:37

Giacomo Santangelo on E-commerce

5/5/2017
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What is the future of retail in the United States? We sat down with Economics lecturer Giacomo Santangelo to find out.

Duration:00:13:23

Heather Gautney On Protesting

3/16/2017
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The World Trade Organization meetings in 1999, the Iraq war in 2003, the Tea Party in 2009, Occupy Wall Street in 2011, Black Lives Matter in 2013—major protests in the United States took on a different feel at the turn of the century. And yet, 2017 feels as if something has changed yet again. Why do some protests succeed and some fail? Why is the Tea Party movement getting a fresh new look? And what is a "Black Bloc?" We recently sat down with Heather Gautney, Ph.D., associate professor...

Duration:00:09:52

Celia Fisher on the Ethics of Diagnosing Public Figures

2/10/2017
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Celia Fisher, Ph.D., the Marie Ward Doty University Chair in Ethics, professor of psychology and director of Fordham's Center for Ethics Education, discusses the pitfalls of diagnosing a public figure with a mental disorder without having interviewed them in person.

Duration:00:06:58

Timothy Malefyt on Super Bowl Ads

2/6/2017
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Thumbs up or thumbs down? The day after Super Bowl 51, Timothy Malefyt, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of marketing at the Gabelli School of Business, weighs in on the advertising industry's biggest night of the year.

Duration:00:04:30

Falguni Sen on the Affordable Care Act

1/19/2017
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Falguni Sen, Ph.D., professor of management systems at the Gabelli School of Business, talks about the future of the Affordable Care Act, aka "Obamacare."

Duration:00:02:32

Nicholas Tampio on Common Core

1/5/2017
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Nicholas Tampio, PhD, associate professor of political science, talks the controversial set of education standards known as Common Core.

Duration:00:03:28

Dana Alonzo on Seasonal Depression

12/13/2016
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Dana Alonzo, Ph.D., associate professor of social work at Fordham's Graduate School of Social Service, talks about how to cope with stress and depression during the holiday season.

Duration:00:02:37

Robert Hume on the Supreme Court Under President Trump

11/17/2016
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Robert Hume, PhD, professor of political science and chair of the political science department at Fordham, talks about the future of the United States Supreme Court under a Donald Trump presidency.

Duration:00:03:55