See the CCAS faculty that received press coverage last month!
See the CCAS faculty that received press coverage last month!
Columbian College of Arts & Sciences: Faculty Getting Press
February 2022

Among the Columbian College faculty getting press during January were the following individuals:

American Studies


Art and Design

Janis Goodman’s exhibit was featured by The New York Times in the article “In the galleries: The grid is the primary motif but subject to subtle change.”

Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Louis Bayard authored the article “‘Succession’ star Brian Cox spares no one –– including himself –– in his new memoir,” for The New York Times.

Data, Democracy & Politics


Diana Furchtgott-Roth authored the articles “Three Transportation Surprises in 2022,” and “Buyers Beware Ligado Spectrum” for Forbes. She was quoted by MarketWatch in the article “‘It will hit an inflection point’: Americans are earning record-high wages –– how long will it last?” She spoke to Bloomberg Radio about airlines’ concerns over 5G and to BBC World about the rollout of 5G. She made comments to The Wall Street Journal in a letter to the editor titled “The FAA Is Not to Blame for Prioritizing Our Safety With 5G” and to Forbes in the article “Knowing the Cloud Revolution.”
Tara Sinclair was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Omicron’s Economic Toll: Missing Workers, More Uncertainty and Higher Inflation (Maybe).” She spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group about efforts to block inflation. 


Jung Yun’s book O Beautiful was featured by The Los Angeles Review of Books in the article “Putting Characters Under Pressure.” She was also featured by The Millions in the article "American Survival: The Millions Interview Jung Yun."


Dmitry Streletskiy was featured on BBC Radio for his research on risks of warming the permafrost; by Reuters in the article “Climate-fueled permafrost that threatens up to half of Arctic infrastructure –– report”; and by The Washington Post in the article “Warming permafrost puts key Arctic pipelines, roads at ‘high risk,’ study says.” He was quoted by The New Yorker in the article “The Great Siberian Thaw”; and by Wired in the article “Humanity Has Turned Land Itself Into a Menace.” 


Denver Brunsman was quoted by Spectrum News in the article “Biden to speak at Capitol on first anniversary of attack.” He was featured on Westwood One’s First Light about the historical significance of Jan. 6.

Media and Public Affairs

Imani M. Cheers was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Be Here Now: How to Exercise Mindfully.
Jesse Holland spoke to Black News Channel about major Supreme Court rulings affecting Black America; what we can learn from Black Panther as we head into a new civil rights era; the Texas abortion case; legal challenges to race-conscious college admissions; and  who will replace Justice Stephen Breyer (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
Peter Loge was quoted by Sinclair Broadcast Group in the article “Experts: CDC quarantine guidance shift creates ‘perfect storm’ for confusion.
Barrett Holmes Pitner spoke to Black News Channel about President Biden’s Build Back Better plan, voting rights legislation and the next Supreme Court Nominee (1, 2, 3, 4).
Frank Sesno spoke to PBS’ DW the Day about the Jan. 6 attack and to NewsNation Now’s Dan Abrams Live about how tech companies should deal with COVID misinformation.


Heather Stebbins was featured by the news site God is in the TV in the article “Heather Stebbins –– Olney.”


Matt Eich’s photographs were featured by National Geographic in the article “How music is used to heal the sick in Appalachia.”


Political Science

Harris Mylonas co-authored the article “Pandemic Nationalism,” for Nationalities Papers. He co-authored an introduction to virtual issues on Kazakhstan to discuss their politics, society, culture and national identity.

Public Policy and Public Administration

Stephanie Riegg Cellini spoke to BBC World Service about the continued decline in college enrollment. She co-authored the article “For-Profit Colleges Are Not Allies of HBCUs,” for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Robin Gaster was quoted by The Associated Press in the article “Scientist, Enforcer, High-Flyer: 3 Women Put a Mark on Tech.”

Regulatory Studies Center

Susan Dudley authored the article “When Regulating an Appliance … Follow the Science!,” for Forbes. She co-authored the article “One year on, a critical role needs to be filled by the administration” for The Hill.
Daniel R. Pérez spoke to Government Executive in the podcast episode “GovExec Daily: Regulatory Policies and the Biden Administration.”


Gregory Squires authored a letter to the editor titled “Racial Preferences at the Supreme Court and in the Academy,” in The Wall Street Journal.

University Writing

Michael Svoboda was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Don’t Just Watch: Team Behind ‘Don’t Look Up’ Urges Climate Action.” He authored the articles "‘Don’t Look Up’ – See the movie. Ignore the comet. (Part 1)" and "The phenomenon of ‘Don’t Look Up’ (Part 2)" for Yale Climate Connections.
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