|Parent company||Fordham University|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||New York City, New York|
|Distribution|| Ingram Publisher Services (US) |
Combined Academic Publishers (UK)
Canadian Manda Group (Canada)
|Publication types||Book, Journals, DVDs|
|Imprints||Empire State Editions|
|Official website|| www|
The Fordham University Press is a publishing house, a division of Fordham University, that publishes primarily in the humanities and the social sciences. Fordham University Press was established in 1907 and is headquartered at the university's Lincoln Center campus. It is the oldest Catholic university press in the United States,and the seventh-oldest in the nation.
Fordham University is a private research university in New York City. Established in 1841 and named for the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx in which its main campus is located, Fordham is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit-affiliated university in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in New York State.
Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture. In the Renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to what is now called classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. Today, the humanities are more frequently contrasted with natural, and sometimes social sciences, as well as professional training.
It has been a member of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) since 1938 and was a founding charter member of the Association of Jesuit University Presses (AJUP).The press was established "not only to represent and uphold the values and traditions of the University itself, but also to further those values and traditions through the dissemination of scholarly research and ideas".
The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) is an association of mostly, but not exclusively, North American university presses. It is based in New York City. Until December 2017, it was known as the Association of American University Presses (AAUP).
The Association of Jesuit University Presses (AJUP) is an association of North American university presses which are members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The AJUP is composed of ten charter members.
Fordham University Press was established in 1907. After the close of the university's medical school in 1922, the press operated under the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and began publishing textbooks in education, English, law, philosophy, and psychology.
The Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is a graduate school within Fordham University, a private Jesuit university based in New York City.
The press was headquartered in the Canisius Hall building in the Rose Hill campus for over 100 years.In March 2017, the press relocated from its original headquarters at the university's Rose Hill campus in the Bronx to the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan.
Manhattan, often referred to locally as the City, is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City and its economic and administrative center, cultural identifier, and historical birthplace. The borough is coextensive with New York County, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; several small adjacent islands; and Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, physically connected to the Bronx and separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem River. Manhattan Island is divided into three informally bounded components, each aligned with the borough's long axis: Lower, Midtown, and Upper Manhattan.
William Paley was an English clergyman, Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarian. He is best known for his natural theology exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work Natural Theology or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity, which made use of the watchmaker analogy.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a public university in Australia. It has seven Australian campuses, and also maintains a campus in Rome. In 2018 it had 34,834 students.
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Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre is a Scottish philosopher, primarily known for his contribution to moral and political philosophy, but also known for his work in history of philosophy and theology.
Joseph Michael McShane is an American Jesuit priest, noted theologian and the current President of Fordham University. He succeeded Joseph A. O'Hare as the university president in 2003. Before becoming President of Fordham University, McShane had previously served as the President of the University of Scranton and Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill. In addition to his role as President of Fordham University, McShane was appointed to serve on the Commission on Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Financing by New York Governor David A. Paterson in 2008. On July 1, 2009, McShane threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Yankee Stadium to commemorate the 150th anniversary of baseball at Fordham.
The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) is a consortium of five predominantly African-American denominational Christian seminaries in Atlanta, Georgia. ITC is operating together as a professional graduate school of theology. It is the largest free-standing African American theological school in the United States.
Walter George Muelder (1907–2004) was an American social ethicist, public theologian, ecumenist, and Methodist minister. He studied under Edgar S. Brightman at Boston University and began his teaching career at Berea College and the University of Southern California. He served as Dean of Boston University School of Theology from 1945 to 1972, and was known as the "Red Dean" because of his socialist and pacifist leanings.
The Observer is the award-winning independent student newspaper of the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University.
Wayne Lee Proudfoot is an American scholar of religion and has written several works in that field, specializing in the philosophy of religion.
Francis Xavier Clooney is an American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest and scholar in the teachings of Hinduism. He is currently a professor at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has been nominated as the winner of the John Courtney Murray Award in 2017 for his distinguished theological achievement.
Kundiman is a nonprofit organization to support Asian American writers. The organization offers writing retreats, a reading series, a youth leadership intensive, and a poetry prize, and is dedicated to providing "a safe yet rigorous space where Asian American poets can explore, through art, the unique challenges that face the new and ever changing diaspora." Kundiman was co-founded in 2004 by Asian American poets Sarah Gambito and Joseph O. Legaspi, and has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, University of Virginia, Asian American Arts Alliance's (SOAR) Program, Philippine American Writers, PAWA, and individuals.
The Gabelli School of Business is the undergraduate and graduate business schools of Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York. Fordham University's involvement in business started early in the 20th century with the founding of the School of Business in 1920. The Gabelli School of Business has been an AACSB-accredited business school for over 50 years, is a partner with the CFA Institute. As of March 2015, it incorporated the former Fordham Graduate School of Business.
Mark D. Jordan is a scholar of Christian theology, European philosophy, and gender studies. He is currently the Andrew Mellon Professor of Christian Thought at Harvard Divinity School and Professor of the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The Campuses of Fordham University are located within New York City and the New York City metropolitan area. The university's original Rose Hill campus is located in The Bronx on Fordham Road, while the Lincoln Center campus is located in Manhattan, one block west of Columbus Circle. The Westchester campus is located in Harrison, New York in Westchester County. Additionally, Fordham University maintains a campus in the Clerkenwell district of London and field offices in Spain and South Africa.
The history of Fordham University spans over 175 years, from the university's beginnings as St. John's College in 1841, to its establishment as Fordham University, and to its clerical independence in the mid-twentieth century. Fordham is the oldest Roman Catholic institution of higher education in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in the state of New York, after New York University and Columbia University.
Rita Nakashima Brock is an Asian American feminist scholar, Protestant theologian, activist, and non-profit organization leader. She is Senior Vice President for Moral Injury Programs at Volunteers of America, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and a Commissioned Minister in the Christian Church.