See the CCAS faculty that received press coverage last month!
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Columbian College of Arts & Sciences: Faculty Getting Press
June 2021

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

American Studies

Gayle Wald spoke to Connecticut Public Radio’s “The Colin McEnroe Show” in the segment  “The Poet Laureate Of Rock 'N' Roll At 80.” 

Anthropology

Sean M. Lee was quoted by National Geographic in the article “Chimpanzee moms are like us: They mourn, dote, and take 'me' time.
Sarah Wagner was featured by The New York Times in the article “Make Time to Mourn.

Arts & Design

Biology

Keryn Gedan was quoted by Science News in the article “‘Tree farts’ contribute about a fifth of greenhouse gases from ghost forests.” She was mentioned by Chesapeake Bay Journal in the article “At Deal Island, marsh grass predicts where land will drown.
John Lill was quoted by The Washington Times in the article “'It's just magical': Brood X cicadas about to emerge by billions.” He co-authored the article “Five myths about periodical cicadas,” for The Washington Post. He was also quoted by USA Today in the article “Brood X cicadas threatened by 'death-zombie fungus' that rots half their bodies away,” and by IFL Science in the article “Brood X Cicada Orgy Crashed By A Mind-Altering Fungus That Eats Butts.” He was featured in the video “Wet hot cicada summer: An endless buffet for hungry animals and scientists,” by The Washington Post. He was also quoted by Smithsonian Magazine in the article “Cicadas Fall Prey to a Psychedelic-Producing Fungus That Makes Their Butts Fall Off”; by NPR in the article “Brood X Cicadas Are Busy And So Are The Scientists Who Study Them”; and by Reuters in the article “WIDER IMAGE Getting up close with cicadas to find climate change clues.
Zoe Getman-Pickering co-authored the article “Five myths about periodical cicadas,” for The Washington Post. She was quoted by WUSA-CBS9 in the article “Cicada fast facts: What's true and false about Brood X,” and in the article “They're here: Brood X cicadas have begun emerging in the DMV.” She was featured in the video “Wet hot cicada summer: An endless buffet for hungry animals and scientists,” by The Washington Post. She was also quoted by Wired in the article “We Hiked Along With Cicada Biologists So You Don’t Have To.” Her photo was included by The Associated Press in the article “AP PHOTOS: Get ready to be bugged by cicadas.” She was also quoted by NPR in the article “Brood X Cicadas Are Busy And So Are The Scientists Who Study Them.

Economics

English

Lisa Page authored the book review “Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ tells her story in her own words,” for The Washington Post.
Jung Yun spoke to WYPR-FM in the segment “Empathy Through Art: Asian American Pride.

History

Media & Public Affairs

Organizational Sciences and Communication

David Costanza was quoted by The Washington Post in the article “The Jean War between millennials and Gen Z cannot be won.

Physics

Neil Johnson was quoted by UPI in the article “Study: Online support for extremist groups Boogaloo, IS evolved in similar ways.” He spoke to BBC World Service. He was also quoted by Vice News in the article “What the Boogaloo Bois and ISIS Have in Common.

Political Science

Sarah Binder was quoted by The New York Times in the article “We May Not Have a Full Two Years’: Democrats’ Plans Hinge on Good Health,” and in the article “How the Storming of the Capitol Became a ‘Normal Tourist Visit.” She authored the article “4 reasons the GOP wouldn’t vote for a Jan. 6 commission,” for The Washington Post.

Nathan Brown spoke to BBC News about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to PRI’s “The World.” He also provided comments for ABC News Radio about the Israel-Palestinian conflict. He was quoted by Agence France-Presse in the article “Black Lives Matter did not voice support for Hamas,” and by Politico in the article “Blinken announces $110M in new Gaza funding — now comes the hard part.
Bruce Dickson was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor in the article “Chinese put premium on owning homes. Now Beijing wants to tax them.
Henry Hale signed the letter “Open Letter in Support of Free Inquiry and Discussion,” in War on the Rocks. He also authored the article “The Politics of Who You Know,” for War on the Rocks.
Joyce Karam was quoted by The Associated Press in the article “On the sidelines, Hezbollah looms large over Gaza battle.

Public Policy and Public Administration

David Brunori was quoted by Charleston Post and Courier in the article “Updated SC law grants in-state tuition to veterans regardless of when they served.

Regulatory Studies Center

University Writing

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