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Yingyi Ma Quoted in South China Morning Post Article on China Sending Students to US Universities

November 23, 2022

Chinese students do not necessarily come to the U.S. because they love America or are interested in it, Ma tells South China Morning Post. "They want to get American degrees," she says, and use them to get better jobs back home.

See related: China, Education, United States

Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times

November 1, 2022

The work of Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was referenced in the article, "Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think."

White Study on Exposure to Historical Information on Racial Inequality Featured in NBC News Article

August 12, 2022

"Historical information and beliefs about racial inequality," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Steven White, was featured in the NBC News article, "Teachers say in new survey they’re being told not to talk about racism and race."

Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets

August 9, 2022

Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"

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Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast

June 21, 2022
Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed on the FreshEd podcast about academic apartheid and race and the criminalization of failure in U.S. schools. 

Yinger Discusses the Effects of School District Consolidation in Columbia Missourian Article

June 21, 2022

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration, was featured in the Columbia Missourian article, "Q&A: The benefits and drawbacks of school district consolidation."

See related: Economic Policy, Education

Lasch-Quinn Cited in CNN Piece on Social Emotional Learning in Schools

May 24, 2022

Professor Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn was cited in the CNN article, "Opinion: SEL doesn't have to be a classroom culture war."

Abelaaty Shares Her Advice on Being a Foreign-Born Academic in Chronicle of Higher Education

May 6, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education piece "What foreign-born academics want you to know."

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Wiemers Talks to the New York Times About Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market

May 2, 2022

Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Extraordinary Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market."

See related: Education, Housing

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