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November in the News

Highlights for November are below, but you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage for the month.

Through November of fiscal year 2021, the total value of coverage is an estimated $4.71 million with an estimated reach of 4.22 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 1,297 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Election Analysis

Political science, law, human rights and religious studies experts provided election analysis for news outlets in Dayton and beyond leading up to the election, the night of the election and in the following days.

Highlights are below.

Political Science

  • Dan Birdsong, election night analysis for WDTN-TV in Dayton and analysis the morning after for the ABC22/Fox45 morning shows. He also spoke to ABC News in Australia the day before the election
  • Chris Devine, including election night analysis for WHIO-TV in Dayton. He also shared his expertise with NBC News and Newsweek
  • Mark Ensalaco, talked to Sinclair Broadcasting Network about cities preparing for possible violence amid uncertainty about election results
  • Nancy Martorano Miller, election night analysis for WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio. CBS News, USA Today and The Columbus Dispatch also included her expertise in stories
  • Grant Neeley, provided analysis for Newsy
  • Bob Taft, part of a Dayton Daily News panel on the election
  • Li-Yin Liu, provided analysis to Global New Taiwan


  • Dan Friesen, possible election lawsuits
  • Tom Hagel, counting votes and election lawsuits
  • Thaddeus Hoffmeister, including analysis for the WCPO-TV morning show in Cincinnati the morning after the election and Al Jazeera English

Human Rights

  • Shelley Inglis, how premature victory declarations undermine process

Religious Studies

  • Neomi De Anda, Crux story "Catholics voice both elation and alarm over Biden/Harris victory"

Regional, National and International

Accelerated B.A.-J.D. programs: What law school applicants should know
Nov. 9
U.S. News & World Report
School of Law

Choosing health insurance is so complicated, 23% of workers with only two choices picked the worst one
Nov. 10
The Conversation
Marlon Williams, economics
Trevor Collier, economics

Ohio cities sue state AG in an effort to curb gun violence
Nov. 11
Smart Cities Dive
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Interview with Alan Abitbol, Ph.D., director of graduate studies, department of communication at the University of Dayton
Nov. 11
Master's in Communications

Ohio Gov. DeWine, in risky move, to reimpose tougher mask mandate
Nov. 12
Chris Devine, political science

Students can get bachelor’s and J.D. in five years at the University of Dayton
Nov. 12
the National Jurist
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

Looking Back, Looking Forward - the UN Trafficking Protocol at 20, Ep. 3: Sex workers in Sonagachi
Nov. 12
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
Simanti Dasgupta, anthropology

8 ways climate change is already impacting you
Nov. 18
Felix Fernando, Hanley Sustainability Institute

Reconsidering ‘Chisme’
Nov. 24
Neomi De Anda, religious studies

University of Dayton launching military and veteran advisory committee
Nov. 29
Diverse Military
Sam Surowitz, military and veteran programs and services

Ask the experts: Annual credit fees
Nov. 30
Jeffrey Zhang, finance

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in November, click here.

Multiple Outlets

University of Dayton adds 5-year fast track to bachelor's, law degrees
Nov. 9
Andrew Strauss, School of Law
ABC22/, and Dayton Business Journal

Dayton Daily News 

Online scams on the rise during pandemic
Nov. 3
Rusty Baldwin, computer science

Local private colleges see enrollment surge
Nov. 14
Jason Reinoehl, enrollment management

New University of Dayton committee to focus on veterans
Nov. 24
Sam Surowitz, military and veteran programs and services

Cyber Monday may not be like previous years, still projected to bring in billions
Nov. 29
Riley Dugan, marketing

Area government payrolls plunge during COVID-19. Will they get help?
Nov. 30
Richard Stock, Business Research Group


Answering viewer questions: Is president constitutionally obligated to concede?
Nov. 13
Chris Devine, political science

A look at Ohio castle doctrine
Nov. 13
Tom Hagel, School of Law

As COVID-19 cases surge, concerns of panic buying return
Nov. 13
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center

Examining legal questions around self-defense
Nov. 20
Tom Hagel, law


Expert weighs in on the legality of a curfew in Ohio
Nov. 17-18
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Expert on Pres. Trump inviting Michigan legislators to the White House
Nov. 20
Dan Birdsong, political science

Expert on Biden’s top cabinet picks
Nov. 24
Grant Neeley, political science


Nation awaits presidential transition
Nov. 19
Dan Birdsong, political science

Looking at Joe Biden's cabinet picks
Nov. 24
Dan Birdsong, political science