FACULTY AND STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS: JANUARY 2015
View all the recent accomplishments and accolades of Manhattan College’s faculty and students.
School of Arts
Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education (HGI) Center and assistant professor of religious studies, discussed Muslims and the Holocaust on Oxford Handbooks Online. Afridi is the author of the recently published Oxford University Press article The Role of Muslims and the Holocaust. Watch the video
Judith Plaskow, Ph.D., professor emeritus of religious studies, was the featured speaker at the Temple Sinai of Summit’s Lunch and Learn series on Jan. 25.
In December 2014, Margaret Toth, Ph.D., associate professor of English, had her article, “Shaping Modern Bodies: Edith Wharton on Dieting, Weight, and Visual Media” published in Modern Fiction Studies.
School of Education and Health
Lisa Toscano, Ed.D. professor of kinesiology, and Brianne Carroll recently had their article “Preventing ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injuries in Females: What Physical Educators Need to Know” published in JOPERD (the Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance).
School of Science
Gerardo L.F. Carfagno, Ph.D., assistant professor of Biology, along with coauthor Peter P. Fong, had their paper “Growth Inhibition of Tadpoles Exposed to Sertraline in the Presence of Conspecifics,” printed in the Journal of Herpetology.
Posted on January 26, 2015
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