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
October 2020

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

American Studies

Elisabeth Anker spoke to Al Jazeera English about a summer of protests in the United States.
Vanessa Northington Gamble spoke to The Washington Post in the podcast “Pandemic, propaganda and the presidency.”
Kimberly Probolus authored the letter to the editor “Class in session, lesson 1: Being stuck in your dorm is not ‘jail’” that appeared in The Boston Globe.


Eric Cline co-directed an archaeological dig that determined what led to the destruction of an ancient Canaanite palace. The work was covered in National Geographic, Science Daily, The Jerusalem Post, UPI, Smithsonian Magazine and Archaeology. He was quoted by Reader’s Digest in “11 Sunken Ships Around the World—And the True Stories Behind Them.”
Bernard Wood authored the letter to the editor “What George Washington University needs is solid leadership, which is sorely lacking now” that appeared in The Washington Post. He was quoted by Scientific American in the article “How Scientists Discovered the Staggering Complexity of Human Evolution.”

Arts & Design

East Asian Languages and Literatures


Annamaria Lusardi was quoted by The Wall Street Journal in the article “The Biggest Money Mistakes People Make in a Recession.”
Jay Shambaugh authored the article “People Need Money Now. A $1.5 Trillion Deal Can Make It Happen” for The New York Times.
Tara Sinclair was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Why the U.S. Risks Repeating 2009’s Economic Stimulus Mistakes.”


Jane Shore’s poem “The Couple” was published in The New Yorker.


Dmitry Streletskiy was quoted by NPR’s Goats and Soda in the article “Whatever Happened To...The Melting Permafrost?



Daniel Ullman was quoted by The Washington Post in the article “What’s the 411 on 771? Experts examine Washington’s new area code.”

Media and Public Affairs

Jesse J. Holland spoke to WTOP-FM about the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
David Karpf spoke to WNYC-FM’s On the Media in the segment “This Ain't Your Usual Horse Race.”
Steven Livingston co-authored the article “Russia’s not so little election helpers” for The Boston Globe.
Ethan Porter was quoted by International Business Times in the article “Trump Team Pushes Social Media Limits As Election Looms.”
Steven Roberts authored the article “In sports, winners get the glory. What happens to everyone else?” for The Washington Post.
Frank Sesno was cited by the Washington Examiner in the article “Buzz: Ivanka for president, Trump beating Biden on Facebook, another Electoral College win?The Washington Post quoted him in “Trump brings divisiveness and invective back to the rally stage.” He spoke to Canada’s CBC News Network about the upcoming presidential debate.


Political Science

Faysal Itani authored the article “How to fix Lebanon’s political crisis” for Vox.
Mike Mochizuki was quoted by The Malaysia Sun in the article “Japan snubs China's olive branch on Senkaku-Diaoyu spat.”

Public Policy and Public Administration 

Regulatory Studies Center


Terrie Gale authored the letter to the editor “A dangerous precedent and how it affected a driver” that appeared in The Washington Post.
Ronald Weitzer authored the article “What ‘Systemic’ Police Reform Really Means” for The Crime Report.

University Writing

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