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College Faculty in the News: August 25, 2020

Assistant Professor Christopher Devine, Department of Political Science, has spoken to numerous local, national and international news agencies about the upcoming presidential election. Follow his quotes and comments, as well as other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

2020 presidential election coverage by Christopher Devine:

"Kamala Harris Seeks to Define Role of No. 2 on Biden’s Ticket"
Bloomberg, August 19, 2020

"Biden busca vice-presidente que amplie sua base e seja o futuro dos democratas"
Primeira Página, August 19, 2020 (Portuguese language media)

"A look at Kamala Harris"
KBS Korea, August 17, 2020 (Korean language media)

"Do V.P. Picks Matter?"
The New Yorker, August 16, 2020

"Democrats seek Harris boost in Senate race"
The Hill, August 14, 2020

"Kamala Harris poses threat in traditional attacker role played by VP candidates"
Washington Examiner, August 13, 2020

"You have to win first: What Joe Biden's pick of Kamala Harris tells us about Biden"
USA Today, August 12, 2020

"Kanye West seeking to be on Ohio ballot for president"
Dayton Daily News, August 12, 2020

"Joe Biden has announced his choice for VP"
CBC Canada, August 12, 2020

"Opinion: Why Joe Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris for vice president won’t make or break the 2020 election", August 12, 2020

"Fact check: Third-party candidates have hampered both Republicans and Democrats"
USA Today, August 11, 2020

"Joe Biden escolhe Kamala Harris como candidata a vice em sua chapa"
Crusóe, August 11, 2020 (Portuguese language media)

"Kamala Harris als dunkelhäutige Frau zum «Running Mate» ernannt – Joe Biden schreibt Geschichte"
Luzerner Zeitung, August 11, 2020 (German language media)

"America has not forgotten Sarah Palin"
The Washington Times, August 11, 2020

"Fact check: Third-party candidates have hampered both Republicans and Democrats"
USA Today, August 11, 2020

"¿Cuán importante es el candidato a la vicepresidencia para ganar la Casa Blanca? Los cálculos de Biden"
Univision, August 3, 2020 (Spanish language media)

Other engaging faculty media coverage:

Topics for discussion by our faculty include political issues, air travel, the effects of COVID-19 on all aspects of American life and a wide variety of relevant and timely world events.

"It's easy to get lost in an airport terminal. Here's how to avoid it."
USA TODAY, August 21, 2020
Janet Bednarek, Department of History.

"Music for the spirit: COVID-19 forces key part of worship experience to change"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 19, 2020
Professor Donna Cox, Department of Music. Bachelor of Arts program coordinator and director of the Ebony Heritage Singers.

"Can Joe Biden energize an online convention?"
Columbus Dispatch, August 16, 2020
Lecturer Daniel Birdsong, Department of Political Science.

"Pompeo’s plan for a hierarchy of human rights could serve to undermine them all – including religious freedom"
The Conversation, August 5, 2020
Executive Director Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center.

"Beirut, Lebanon, under state of emergency"
WDTN/Channel 2, August 2, 2020
Lecturer Youssef Farhat, Department of Political Science.

"El Paso: One Year Later"
Commonweal, July 31, 2020
Associate Professor Neomi de Anda, Department of Religious Studies.

"COVID-19 Has Given Consumers Five New Reasons To Eat Local"
Forbes, July 30, 2020
Professor Vincent Miller, Department of Religious Studies. Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture.

"Just How Essential Is Privatization To Getting Rid Of Lambert's Debt? It Depends Who You Ask."
St. Louis Public Radio, July 30, 2020
Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History.

"A Future of Retreating Glaciers in the Himalayas"
Eos, July 27, 2020
Associate Professor Umesh Haritashya, Department of Geology, director of graduate studies in geology and the Brother Leonard A. Mann, S.M. Chair in the Sciences.

"At the evangelical Creation Museum, dinosaurs lived alongside humans and the world is 6,000 years old"
The Conversation, July 27, 2020
Professor William Trollinger, Department of History and director of Core Integrated Studies Program and Professor Susan Trollinger, Department of English.

"Pro-Trump Group Returns Donation From White Nationalist After Media Inquiry"
NPR/91.3 WYSO. July 25, 2020
Associate Professor Arthur Jipson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.


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