Kate Brooks (Career Services) shared some tips on how to make the most out of a crummy summer job in Forbes on June 6.
Dan Hamermesh’s (Economics) “Beauty Pays” research was featured in a June 16 story in the Globe & Mail.
Jim Henson (Government) was quoted in a June 1 New York Times story about the Republican primary for U.S. Senate.
Victoria De Francesco Soto (Government) shared commentary in a June 17 NPR story about political campaigns that target Latino voters.
David Oshinsky (History) published a review of “Fenway Park: 100 Years” in the New York Times Sunday Book Review on June 1.
Jeremi Suri (History) examined the topic of leadership in higher education in a CNN op-ed.
Kamran Scot Aghaie (Middle Eastern Studies) was quoted in a June 19 CNN story about the cancelation of “Memory of a Promise,” the Center for Middle Eastern Studies’ anthology of short stories by Middle Eastern women.
The Washington Post tapped Rebecca Bigler’s (Psychology) expertise for a June 4 story titled “The Case Against Single-Sex Schooling.”
Art Markman (Psychology) shared insight into why people like even numbers in a PBS Academic Minute podcast on June 1. His “Smart Thinking” research was also featured in the Chicago Tribune on June 20.
Michael Telch’s (Psychology) research on PTSD was featured in the Boston Globe on June 3.
David Buss’ (Psychology) research was featured in a June 11 Salon story about the evolutionary origins of optimism.
Tom Tweed (Religious Studies) was quoted in a June 16 New York Times story about the rising number of Americans converting to Buddhism.
Robert Crosnoe’s (Sociology) recent study, which found alcohol abuse may be the cause of social isolation, was featured in several media outlets including the Huffington Post, Science Daily and Yahoo News.
Several national publications featured criticisms of Mark Regnerus’ (Sociology) recent study on same-sex parenting, including TIME, ABC News, the Huffington Post, Slate, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and Scientific American.
Kate Brooks (Liberal Arts Career Services) shared job interview tips in a July 9 Yahoo News story. She also shared advice on how to navigate difficult workplace situations in Forbes on July 25.
Dan Hamermesh’s (Economics) recent study, which found people would rather spend their free time relaxing than being productive, was featured in the Atlantic on July 9.
Art Markman’s (Psychology) expertise was tapped by the Globe and Mail for a July 29 story about improving brainstorming skills. He was also quoted in a July 31 Forbes story about online anger.
Russell Poldrack (Psychology) shared insight into cognitive relaxation techniques in a July 15 New York Times story titled “Advice can Save Vacation from Ruin.”
Dozens of publications and blogs featured criticisms of Mark Regnerus’ (Sociology) same-sex parenting study, including the Huffington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Ed and Mother Jones.
Nestor Rodriguez (Sociology) discussed the drop in apprehensions for federal immigration violators in the Associated Press, Yahoo News and NPR on July 18.
Victora M. DeFrancesco Soto (Government) published an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle titled “Texas Voter ID Proposed Law is an Effort to Fix a Non-Problem” on July 26. She also shared commentary on extreme GOP agendas in a July 31 MSNBC news story.
Bruce Buchanan (Government) was tapped by NPR for a July 25 story about the Tea Party’s Texas strategy for 2012. He was also quoted in a July 26 Bloomberg story about Democrats exceeding Republicans in optimism.
Jim Henson (Government) was quoted in numerous media outlets about the Texas Senate runoff, including Bloomberg and CBS News.
Dan Hamermesh (Economics) commented on the U.S. jobless rate in US News & World Report. His “Beauty Pays” research was also featured in a Daily Beast story about Paul Ryan’s good looks.
The Huffington Post tapped Tom Garza’s (Slavic & Eurasian Studies) expertise for a story about vampires in pop culture.
H.W. Brands (History) was quoted in a CBS News story about lying politicians. His new book “The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr” was featured in Reuters.
Cristine Legare’s (Psychology) study, which found people are likely to believe in repetitious, time-intensive supernatural rituals, was featured on NPR.
Sam Gosling’s (Psychology) dog people vs. cat people research was featured on WebMD. His “Snoop” research was featured in a Huffington Post story titled “Dorm Room Feng Shui.”
Lewis Gould (History) provided a historical analysis on Mitt Romney’s choice of a vice-presidential nominee on NPR and in a New York Times op-ed.
Julian Vasquez Heilig (African and African Diaspora Studies) explains why Teach for America is a “glorified temp agency” in a New York Times op-ed.