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Landes Talks to The Atlantic About People With Disability, COVID

“I shared, along with many other people with disability, the hope that this time may increase awareness,” Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, says. “It seemed like for a while we were in this together.” But that moment has passed. “It has underscored the fact that the system is broken,” says Landes.
February 11, 2022

Allport Quoted in Atlantic Piece on Role of History in Ukraine Crisis

Alan Allport, professor of history, was quoted in The Atlantic article, "Vladimir Putin Is a Product of Modernity." 
February 10, 2022

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Williams Discusses NATO Options Regarding Russia, Ukraine in AC Blog

"If Russia boosts its aggression against Ukraine, here’s what NATO could do," written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Michael John Williams, was published in the Atlantic Council's New Atlanticist blog. 
January 28, 2022

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Gadarian cited in Atlantic, New York Times articles on perceptions of Trump

"In a threatening environment, Americans reward candidates and parties perceived to hold hawkish positions" and "punish candidates perceived to be dovish," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.

October 29, 2020

O'Keefe comments on NASA's upcoming astronaut launch in The Atlantic

"You can’t just turn the lights out and say, we’ll be back," says University Professor Sean O’Keefe. "[The space station] is an asset that needs constant operational attention."

April 14, 2020

Banks writes about martial law and the pandemic in The Atlantic

"If martial law were invoked, the government would be conducted ad hoc by the president or a military commander based entirely on his or her opinion of what was needed to meet the emergency, unbound by any laws and with no transparency or public participation, and probably no accountability afterward," writes William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs. 

March 27, 2020

Burman comments on the cost of Bernie Sanders's agenda in The Atlantic

"I think it is fair to say that the tax increase—assuming it is as big as Senator Sanders projects—is about as large as the [13-point] tax increases enacted to finance World War II," as measured as a share of GDP, says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics.

February 27, 2020

Burman discusses the cost of Warren's Medicare for All in the Atlantic

Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics, says raising significantly more tax revenue to fund Medicare for All "is plausible in the sense that it is theoretically possible. But the revolution that would come along with it would get in the way." 

October 18, 2019

Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic

"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."

May 14, 2019

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