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

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

American Studies

Elisabeth Anker authored the article “The Exploitation of ‘Freedom’ in America” for The New York Times. She was quoted by Canada’s CBC Radio in the article “Why the word ‘freedom’ is such a useful rallying cry for protestors” and by Fox News Channel in the article “CNN, CBC disparage Canadian truckers over wanting freedom: ‘Whatever that means.’”


Brenda Bradley was quoted by WIRED Magazine in the article “The Brutal Reason Some Primates are Born a Different Color.”
Sarah Hlubik spoke to NPR in the segment “Building a fire in a cave is not easy –– early humans figured out how.” She was quoted by NPR in the article “How to build a fire inside, according to Neanderthals” and by Smithsonian Magazine in the article “Why Early Humans Built Fires in the Center of Lazaret Cave.”



Diana Furchtgott-Roth made comments to Barron’s in the article “The Jobs Report Came in Strong. Don’t Celebrate Yet” and to U.S. News and World Report in the article “Employers Add 467K Jobs in January, Defying Expectations Amid Omicron Surge.” She spoke to CNBC in the segment “Two policy experts debate how the Biden administration should battle inflation” and C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” about President Biden’s economic policies. She authored the articles “Biden Can Help Fed’s Fight,” and “What Tech Remains After COVID?” for Forbes. She was quoted by CNBC in the article “The Big Mac’s price is up 40%, and it isn’t a good sign.”
Steven Hamilton co-authored the article “We got lucky with Omicron, but next time could be a different story,” for The Sydney Morning Herald. He was quoted by The Sydney Morning Herald in the article “Ukraine battles Russian troops surge as West sends weapons, cuts off Russian banks.”
Jay Shambaugh was featured by Politico in the article “White House weighing former Obama adviser for senior Treasury job” and in their Nightly Newsletter. He was also featured by Reuters in the article “Biden to nominate economist Shambaugh as U.S. Treasury’s int’l chief.” He was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Status Anxiety Is Blowing Wind Into Trump’s Sails”; by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in the article “Steve Chapman: The shattered hope of a freer China.”
Nicholas Vonortas was quoted by Nature in the article “Huge boost for US science funding inches closer to reality.”
Joann Weiner spoke to Government Executive in the podcast “GovExec Daily: Another Pandemic Season Tax Season is Here.”


James Hershberg authored the article "Putin Is Repeating the USSR's Mistakes," for Foreign Affairs. 

Media and Public Affairs

Barrett Holmes Pitner spoke to Black News Channel about the cost of being Black in America, about a Black sprinter’s claim of a double standard for athletes who test positive for drugs, and about attempts by congressional staffers to unionize. He also spoke about President Biden’s potential Supreme Court picks, about Biden’s comments on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and about Biden giving the State of the Union address during the Russia-Ukraine conflict (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).
Ethan Porter was quoted by Sinclair Broadcast Group in the article “Rogan backlash raising questions about changing face of misinformation” and by The Canadian Press in the article “Are vaccine protests in Canada a factor in Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine timeline?

Political Science

Sarah Binder was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Senate Republicans Stall Crucial Vote on Fed Nominees” and by Bloomberg in the article “What Senate’s 50-50 Split Means for Biden Supreme Court Pick.” She made comments to Bloomberg Radio and Politico in the Morning Money newsletter about a holdup on Senate confirmation of Federal Reserve nominees (1, 2). 
Alexander Downes authored the article “Does Putin really want regime change in Ukraine?” for The Washington Post and the article “The problem with Putin’s endgame in Ukraine,” for CNN.
Henry Hale spoke to Hearst TV and Canada’s CBC News Network about the Russia-Ukraine conflict (1, 2).
David Szakonyi made comments to Sinclair Broadcast Group in the article “Biden’s latest round of sanctions target Russian banks, billionaires”; and to USA Today in the article “A new Cold War, or the start of WWIII? How historians see the invasion of Ukraine.” He was quoted by The Associated Press in the article “Russia eyes sanctions workarounds in energy, gold, crypto.”

Public Policy and Public Administration


Robert Tuttle was quoted by Washington Times in the article “Judge halts COVID-19 shot mandate for some military members.”

Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Yvonne Captain appeared on the Grio Digital Magazine in “New wave of Black women immortalized in American culture.”


University Writing

Jameta Nicole Barlow appeared on Podcast on Crimes Against Women in the episode “The Forgotten Survivors of Sexual Violence: Black Women and Girls in America.” She was quoted by PsychCentral in the article “Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst’s Suicide Is Latest in a Growing Trend.” She authored the article “PsychoHairapy: A Ritual of Healing Through Hair,” for PsychCentral.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Kavita Daiya was featured on the Sunday Stories webcast in the segment “The forces shaping our understanding of Partition.”
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