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UD in the news June 5-12

The Conversation, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World, Crux, America and Spectrum News in Ohio and North Carolina are among the high-profile news outlets tapping UD experts to explain current events.

Local outlets also continued to frequently interview experts about topics associated with COVID-19 and George Floyd's death, including Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Larry Burnley's participation in a panel of local experts discussing police relations with the black community.

Removing Confederate statues in the U.S.
BBC World
Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, history

Ways all of us can be part of the solution to racial justice
Spectrum News (Ohio and North Carolina)
Larry Burnley, diversity, equity and inclusion

Theologians pledge to fight injustice, forge solidarity
Kelly Johnson, Fr. Ferree Chair of Social Justice

Could Covid-19 force a 'buy local' food revolution?
Vince Miller, religious studies

Churchgoers aren't able to lift every voice and sing during the pandemic – here's why that matters
The Conversation
Donna Cox, music

Panel: Police relation problems reflect larger issues
Dayton Daily News
Lawrence Burnley, diversity, equity and inclusion

How did we get here? Experts: Long history of racial injustice
Dayton Daily News panel on black community, police relations
Dayton Daily News
Lawrence Burnley, diversity, equity and inclusion

Officers facing charges for George Floyd's death
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Global response to injustice as protests continue
Art Jipson, sociology

UD professor explains calls to 'defund police'
Art Jipson, criminal justice studies

COVID-19 could be increasing human trafficking cases
Tony Talbott, Abolition Ohio

Pandemic economic impact: Current trends & expectations
Richard Stock, Business Research Group

Public unions entering 'a brave new world' post-coronavirus
Hamilton Journal-News
Charles Russo, School of Law

Joe Biden said he will pick a woman as his vice president. Who should it be?
The Wall Street Journal
Christopher Devine, political science

Christopher Devine on do running mates matter
News/Talk 1540 KXEL (Waterloo/Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Christopher Devine, political science

Book Review: How the South won the Civil War (2020)
Civil War Monitor
Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, history

Thousands want change after ex-Springboro gym teacher’s sentence in sex case
Tom Hagel, School of Law


News and Communications Staff