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Columbian College of Arts & Sciences: Faculty Getting Press
July 2020

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

American Studies

Elisabeth Anker spoke to Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera Arabic about the killing of George Floyd and the protests that have erupted. She also spoke with Al Jazeera English for the segment “How should US police forces be reformed?

Arts & Design


Gustavo Hormiga was quoted by the Minneapolis Star Tribune in the article “Spiders and birds share insect declines.”

East Asian Languages and Literatures 


Stephanie Riegg Cellini spoke to NPR’s With Good Reason for the segment “The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges.”
Steven Hamilton was quoted by The Sydney Morning-Herald in the article “From bulbs to free parking: How the states have dealt with COVID-19.”


Forensic Sciences


Lisa Benton-Short was quoted by Smithsonian Magazine in the article “How Urban Design Can Make or Break Protests.”
Dmitry Streletskiy was quoted by Bloomberg in the article “Huge Spill Stains Arctic and Climate Change Could Be the Cause” and by Winston Salem Journal in “Our view: An Arctic view.”


Sara Matthiesen authored the article “How to Stop the Cuts” for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Ronald Spector was quoted by Politico in the article “Nightly: Coronavirus Special Edition” and by the Washington Examiner in “Trump echoes Reagan and Nixon in law-and-order tack.”

Media and Public Affairs

Imani Cheers spoke to Bloomberg TV about the protests that have erupted over the killing of George Floyd and to CGTN for the segment “Expert: BLM is more than just words, holidays, protests.” HuffPost quoted her in “Feeling Social Media Burnout? Here's How Else To Be An Ally Right Now.”
David Ensor was quoted by The Hill in the article “Trump's new head of US media agency under fire from both sides” and by Vox in “The head of US broadcasting is leaning toward pro-Trump propaganda. Biden would fire him.” He spoke to The World for the segment “Battle for the soul of the Voice of America” and to Sinclair Broadcast Group about revelations in John Bolton’s book about President Trump.
Jesse Holland spoke to WYTV-ABC33 about the importance of Juneteenth. He authored the article “I’m a Black Reporter. Covering America Almost Broke Me” for Foreign Policy.
Peter Loge authored the article "Pete Buttigieg’s Ethical Rhetoric of Civil Religion" for the National Communication Association’s Communication Currents series. He spoke to Al Jazeera about President Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the pandemic and racial protests. Sinclair Broadcast Group quoted him in “Public health officials grapple with threats, protests as they fight to contain outbreak.”
Jason Osder’s documentary Let the Fire Burn was featured in the Rolling Stone article “Fight the Power: 18 Docs to Help Explain Today’s Unrest.”
Frank Sesno was quoted by the Financial Times in the article “Journalists caught in the crossfire of US protests” and by the Los Angeles Times in “Trump gets an all-Trump channel. It could be his future.”
Janet Steele was quoted by Le Figaro (France) in the article “Trump ally reshuffles US public media leadership,” by Asia Times in “Voice of America to become Voice of Trump” and by The Straits Times in “Trump appointee shakes up US broadcasting, raising fears.”


David DeGrazia was quoted by Science Magazine in the article “Is it time to replace one of the cornerstones of animal research?


Political Science

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Public Policy and Public Administration 

Allison MacFarlane was quoted by the Washington Examiner in the article “Trump policy change could be game changer for small nuclear reactors.”

Regulatory Studies Center


Robert Tuttle was quoted by The Washington Times in the article “Supreme Court's LGBTQ ruling threatens to inundate small businesses.”


University Writing

Sandie Friedman authored the article “Don’t Grade Them” for Inside Higher Ed.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Kavita Daiya authored the article “The Current Plight of International Students” for Inside Higher Ed.
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