Sandra Black’s (Economics) research on the gender pay gap was cited in a Slate story titled “Policy Reformers Should Randomize Reforms.”
Sean Theriault (Government) was quoted in a Washington Post story about partisan warfare in the U.S. Senate.
H.W. Brands (History) appeared on C-Span to talk about the crises that Andrew Jackson dealt with while president, including the “bank wars” and the “nullification crisis.”
James Henson (Government/Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services) shared insight into Texas senate campaign donations in an NPR story titled “Bitcoin Takes Stage in Texas Senate Campaign.” He also discussed Wendy Davis’ political campaign challenges in US News & World Report.
John Hoberman (Germanic Studies) was quoted in a New York Times story about sports doping in baseball.
A new study by Zenzi Griffin (Psychology), which found parents mix up their children’s’ names when the names sound alike, was featured in several media outlets, including US News & World Report and Smithsonian.
Washington Post featured research by Jennifer Glass (Sociology) in a story about rising divorce rates among conservative Protestants in red states.