H.W. Brands, professor of history, discussed “The Past, Present and Future of the Dollar” at a Longhorn Network Game Changers taping on Oct. 18.
Jason Brownlee, associate professor of government, discussed Tunisia’s chance at democracy in the Wall Street Journal.
Robert Dull, professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in a USA Today story about drought situations in Texas.
Dozens of publications including Yahoo News, the New York Times, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, the Daily Mail, CNN and CBS Money Watch, featured findings from economist Daniel Hamermesh’s new book “Beauty Pays.” He also discussed the economic benefits of beauty in a pre-taped interview for the Jon Stewart Daily Show.
James Henson, lecturer in the Department of Government and director of the Texas Politics Project, shared commentary on Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s quest for the GOP nomination in numerous publications, including Yahoo News, CNN, the Christian Science Monitor, CBS News and USA Today.
A new book by James Pennebaker, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, titled “The Secret Life of Pronouns” was featured in the Washington Post and the Globe and Mail.
The New York Post interviewed Mark Regnerus, associate professor of sociology, for a story about new trends in sexual relationships among evangelical teens.
Jeremi Suri, professor in the Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, shared insight into the fall of Gadhafi and the road ahead for Libya in Miller McCune and NPR. His new book “Liberty’s Surest Guardian” was featured in the New York Times Sunday Book Review.
The Wall Street Journal and Slate featured a new study by Debra Umberson, professor of sociology, which found the constrictions of parenthood lead to long-term weight gain.
PBS interviewed L. Michael White, professor of classics, extensively for its six-hour documentary “The Road from Christ to Constantine.”
Art Markman, professor of psychology and director of the Human Dimensions of Organizations, published an op-ed in the Harvard Business Review titled “Treat Your Employees Like Neighbors.”