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Huber Weighs in on NY Using Nuclear Power to Reach Its Climate Goals in City & State Article

“It’s a generational thing,” says Matt Huber, professor of geography and the environment. “A lot of younger generations are really fixated on climate and understand that nuclear is one our best options to deal with climate, so we gotta keep it on the table.”

April 26, 2023

Montez Quoted in Boston Globe Article on Life Expectancy and Where People Live

In one study, University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez and other researchers found that, if every state simply implemented the same policy environment as Connecticut, “The U.S. would increase its life expectancy by roughly two years,” she says. “That is a massive increase.”

April 24, 2023

Reeher Talks to The Hill Article About the Battle for the GOP Presidential Nomination

An Economist/YouGov poll last week asked respondents whether or not they wanted Trump to run for president again in 2024. A resounding 57 percent said no, while just 30 percent said yes. “That is the lane” for other Republican candidates says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.

April 22, 2023

Griffiths Piece on Why Secession Won’t Work for the US Published in the Hill

"Simply put, secession is a political solution for an ethnonational problem among regionally concentrated populations. The problem in America is one of political polarization," writes Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science.

April 20, 2023

Benanav Discusses Whether AI-Led Job Displacement Will Reshape the Economy in New Statesman Article

"Even if the vast majority of jobs are unlikely to disappear, and if many new jobs are likely to be created, the nature of work will change due to the implementation of technologies like ChatGPT. We need to shift our thinking about how that change occurs," writes Aaron Benanav, assistant professor of sociology.

April 18, 2023

Maxwell Senior Francis Tang Honored by Overseas Press Club Foundation

The political science and international relations major hopes to bring ‘meaningful news to readers across the world.’ 

April 18, 2023

Gueorguiev Comments on China's Longest US Ambassador Vacancy in South China Morning Post

"China wants to get a sense, are you really serious about figuring out some way of turning down the heat or not," says Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science. "And they have reason to be suspicious on where we're going with the electoral cycle in the U.S. and how risky it is."

April 15, 2023

All Star Broadcasting Panel Addresses the ‘Intersection of Entertainment and Democracy’

Award winning broadcasters Van Jones and Bob Costas were among those who took part in a recent Los Angeles event celebrating the launch of the Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship.

April 14, 2023

Schmeller Contributes Article to Collection of Essays on Democracies in America

Mark Schmeller

Associate Professor of History Mark Schmeller's article, titled "Public Opinion," was included in "Democracies in America: Keywords for the Nineteenth Century and Today" (Oxford University Press, 2023).

April 13, 2023

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Coffel Quoted in CNN Article on the Increase in Number of MLB Home Runs and Climate Change

“The authors show that the effect of warming on home runs is less for indoor stadiums and night games, making a somewhat controlled experiment,” says Ethan Coffel, assistant professor of geography and the environment. “There may have been other changes to gameplay or equipment which could have also affected trends in home runs, but one might not expect those things to differ between indoor and outdoor stadiums or night versus day games.”

April 11, 2023

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