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USC Dornsife in the News

 

Wednesday, August 18, 2015

Los Angeles Times quoted Norbert Schwarz, Provost Professor of Psychology and Marketing and founding co-director of the USC Dornsife Mind and Society Center, about how politicians frame public campaigns to make them seem much less risky or difficult than they are.

 

Monday, August 17, 2015

KQED-FM covered an exhibition of historical L.A. menus organized by Josh Kun of communication and American studies and ethnicity.

 

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Clifford Johnson of physics and astronomy about the science of "Fantastic Four."

Sinclair Broadcast Group quoted Patrick James, Dean's Professor of International Relations, about ISIS recruitment strategies.

Times of San Diego cited research by Manuel Pastor, Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change and professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity, and colleagues about income inequality and the future of San Diego's economy.

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Los Angeles Times ran a Q&A with Josh Kun of communication and American studies and ethnicity about his research project "To Live and Dine in L.A."

The Washington Post cited research by the USC Dornsife's Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and PolicyLink on the economic benefits of a lower jobless rate.

The Chronicle of Higher Education quoted George Sanchez of American studies and ethnicity and history about mentoring and support services provided to USC students from underprivileged backgrounds. The story noted that programs like USC's are rare in higher education.

Los Angeles Times cited the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll finding that California voters broadly support a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally.

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV interviewed Dan Schnur, executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, about how presidential candidate Bernie Sanders responded to the concerns of Black Lives Matter protestors.

 

Monday, August 10, 2015

Los Angeles Times quoted Manuel Pastor, Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change and professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity, about political influence and the demography of Watts.

San Jose Mercury News quoted Dan Schnur, executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, about a surge in appeal for presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.

Los Angeles Wave quoted Travis Longcore of spatial sciences about the impact of more coyotes appearing in the southwest region of Los Angeles.

 

Friday, August 7, 2015

London Review of Books ran an article by Jacques Hymans of international relations about the decision to bomb Hiroshima and how it fueled a nuclear arms race. Hymans wrote that physicist Niels Bohr proposed bringing the Soviet Union into discussions between the U.S. and U.K. over the use of nuclear weapons in the hopes of forestalling such a race.

 

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Vice featured research by Norbert Schwarz, Provost Professor of Psychology and Marketing and founding co-director of the USC Dornsife Mind and Society Center, finding that fishy scents make people more skeptical.

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV quoted Dan Schnur, executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, about Donald Trump's role in the first GOP presidential debate.

 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

NPR News San Diego affiliate KPBS-FM featured research by Manuel Pastor, Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change and professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity, and colleagues about income inequality and the future of San Diego's economy.

Los Angeles Times quoted Jody Agius Vallejo of sociology about the city of Downey epitomizing Latino upward mobility.

The Boston Globe quoted Dan Schnur, executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, about candidates in the Republican presidential primary.

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

CityLab cited research by Manuel Pastor, Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change and professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity, and others on how addressing climate change can help working class communities.

 

Monday, August 3, 2015

The New York Times highlighted #SelfieClass, a writing course taught by Mark Marino of the Writing Program, and how academics are bringing new ideas to the scholarship of self-portraiture.

RT quoted Patrick James, Dean's Professor of International Relations, about the impact of U.S. sanctions against Russia.

The Boston Globe quoted Constance Ahrons, professor emerita of sociology, about cultural changes regarding child custody.

 

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