Elisa Carrillo, PhD, GSAS '53
A native of Brooklyn, Elisa Carrillo received her bachelor's degree
from St. Joseph's College, where she majored in history and minored
in French and Spanish. She later earned her doctorate in history
from Fordham's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She pursued
additional graduate studies at Columbia University, the University
of Michigan, and the University of Rome.
From 1945 to 2000, she
spent most of her teaching career at Marymount College. She taught
courses in European, Russian, Middle Eastern, and women's history.
Her publications have included books on Modern Italy and articles
on various topics for The Journal of Modern History, The Catholic
Historical Review, and America. She has contributed entries to The
Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, the Dictionary
of Modern Italian History, The Encyclopedia of American Catholic
History, and The Encyclopedia of New York State.
Elisa has held various
positions in professional organizations, including president of the
New York State Association of European Historians, vice president
of the American Catholic Historical Association, and president of the
Columbia University Faculty Seminar on Modern Italy. She also served
as a member of her parish council and as secretary and president of
the Tarrytown Literacy Volunteers organization.
She's been involved
in government work as a member of the U.S. Fulbright Committee for
Italy and consultant to the New York State Education Department.
Elisa's hobbies include travel, theater, teaching ESL, and ceramics.
Rosemary DeJulio, Ph.D., GSAS '90, GSE '00
Born and raised in the Bronx, not far from Fordham's gates,
Rosemary joined the University community in 1980 and has served in
various administrative capacities at all three of Fordham's campuses,
including assistant dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center and
associate dean of Marymount College.
Since 2007 she has served as
assistant to the University president.
In 2001, she received Fordham's
Archbishop Hughes Medal commemorating her 20 years of service
to the University.
Rosemary received her bachelor's degree from The
City University of New York. A two-time graduate of Fordham, she
earned a master's degree in history from the Graduate School of Arts
and Science in 1990. Ten years later, she earned a doctorate from the
Graduate School of Education, focusing her research on the history
of women's participation in Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy.
For the past six years, she has served as the faculty adviser for the
Fordham University chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit
For nearly four decades, Rosemary has been an active
member of Kiwanis. A past president of the Fordham chapter, she
serves as the chair of leadership and education for New York state,
and is an honorary member of the Kiwanis International committee
celebrating the 25th anniversary of women in Kiwanis. Her husband
of 37 years, Tom DeJulio, general counsel at Fordham, serves as
president of Kiwanis International.
Rosemary enjoys spending time
with her family, going to the theater, reading historical literature,
solving the New York Times crosswords, and watching Jeopardy!