Historian David Oshinsky’s partnership with Bill Gates’ anti-polio efforts was featured in USA Today and Forbes.
Linguistics professor Ian Hancock discussed the growing number of Gypsies who are rising into the ranks of an educated middle class in the Boston Globe, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Yahoo News.
Presidential historian H.W. Brands published an op-ed in BusinessWeek about Woodrow Wilson’s struggle to save the world from tyranny. He was also quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about China’s growing economy.
Texas Politics Project Director Jim Henson’s commentary on Lt. Gov. Dewhurst’s possible run in the Senate race was featured in the Associated Press, CBS News, Huffington Post, Yahoo News and MSNBC.
New research by economist Daniel Hamermesh, which shows a link between beauty and happiness, was featured in numerous publications including CBS News, USA Today and TIME.
Eric McDaniel, American politics professor, was quoted in a CNN story titled “Mosques are a Positive Force in America.”
Dean Young, the William Livingston Chair of Poetry, published a poem titled “The Rhythms Pronounce Themselves then Vanish” in the New Yorker.
Psychologist Elliot Tucker-Drob’s study, which found children of low socioeconomic status are not meeting their economic potential, was featured in Miller-McCune.
Jason Brownlee, associate professor of government, discussed the unrest in Egypt on NPR. He also examined Africa’s political culture of dynasties in the Wall Street Journal.
Numerous media outlets including Reuters, the Miami Herald and the India Times tapped political analyst Bruce Buchanan’s commentary for stories about President Obama’s proposed budget plans. He also discussed Obama’s response to the government shutdown in the Christian Science Monitor.
Developmental psychologist Rebecca Bigler shared insight into how to teach your child not to bully on Dateline.
A recent study by James Pennebaker, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, which found happy couples match language styles, was featured in the Globe and Mail, the Guardian, the Times of India, US News & World Report and USA Today.
Numerous media outlets including the National Geographic and the Los Angeles Times featured Thomas Palaima’s, professor of classics, commentary on the discovery of a clay tablet bearing the earliest known writing in Europe.
Kate Brooks, director of Liberal Arts Career Services, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the many ways liberal arts graduates can market themselves in the workforce.
The Economist featured psychologist Sam Gosling’s research in a story about the big five personality characteristics among Democrats and Republicans.