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Harold Pollack interviewed in The Washington Post

Harold A. Pollack (ext. site) (Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List) 

was interviewed in The Washington Post Wonkblog, "Harold Pollack: What ‘This American Life’ missed on disability insurance," March 28, 2013. 

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
March 28, 2013

Rogan Kersh quoted in the Washington Post article, "U.S. cybersecurity policy draws interest from companies, lobbyists"

Rogan T. Kersh (ext. site) (Cohort 5 — Yale Alumni List) 

was quoted in the Washington Post article, "U.S. cybersecurity policy draws interest from companies, lobbyists", March 24, 2013.

Dr. Kersh is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University
March 27, 2013

Bhaven Sampat co-authored "Drug Patents at the Supreme Court" in Science

Bhaven N. Sampat (ext. site) (Cohort 10 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored an article titled "Drug Patents at the Supreme Court" in Science (March 2013, 339(6126):1386-1387).

Dr. Sampat is Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management in the at Columbia University
March 26, 2013

John Cawley co-authored NBER working paper, "The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control"

John Cawley (ext. site) (Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has co-authored a NBER working paper, "The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control", with Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder (NBER Working Paper #18805, February 2013).

Dr. Cawley is Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics at Cornell University
March 25, 2013

Harold Pollack discusses Newtown shootings on Minnesota Public Radio

Harold A. Pollack (ext. site) (Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List) 

discussed the topics of the Newtown shootings, gun violence, and reforming mental health care in a Minnesota Public Radio segment, March 21, 2013.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
March 21, 2013

Harold Pollack quoted in California Healthline article

Harold A. Pollack (ext. site) (Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List) 

was quoted in an article featured on California Healthline, titled "Five Things Obamacare Got Right -- and What Experts Would Fix", March 20, 2013.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
March 21, 2013

Neale Mahoney mentioned in LifeHealthPro article, March 20, 2013

Neale Mahoney (ext. site) (Cohort 18 — Harvard Alumni List) 

was mentioned in an article on LifeHealthPro, titled "Can the wonks save private LTCI?", March 20, 2013. The article cited the Scholar's recent paper on expanding the LTCI market.

Dr. Mahoney is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Booth School of Business at University of Chicago
March 21, 2013

Abigail Saguy interview on Reason.com

Abigail C. Saguy (ext. site) (Cohort 7 — Yale Alumni List) 

was interviewed on ReasonTV's youtube channel on her book "What's Wrong with Fat?". Watch the full interview here.

Dr. Saguy is Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
March 19, 2013

Chiquita Collins has co-edited a new book, Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Chiquita A. Collins (ext. site) (Cohort 6 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has co-edited a new book, Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity, published February 2013 by Springer Press.

Dr. Collins is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatics in the Joe and Teresa Lozano School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio
March 15, 2013

Chiquita Collins has been promoted to Associate Dean Dean for Diversity & Cultural Competency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Chiquita A. Collins (ext. site) (Cohort 6 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has been promoted to Associate Dean Dean for Diversity & Cultural Competency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Collins is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatics in the Joe and Teresa Lozano School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio
March 15, 2013

Darrick Hamilton co-authored an Op-Ed in The Huffington Post, "Don't Cut, Invest! Why the Obama Administration Should Support a Federal Job Guarantee Program"

Darrick C. Hamilton (ext. site) (Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List) 

has co-authored an editorial in The Huffington Post, "Don't Cut, Invest! Why the Obama Administration Should Support a Federal Job Guarantee Program", March 12, 2013.

Dr. Hamilton is Associate Professor, Economics and Urban Policy in the The Milano School of International Affairs and Urban Policy at The New School
March 15, 2013

Brendan Nyhan authored an Op-Ed in the Columbia Journalism Review, "That's not a factcheck!", March 12, 2013

Brendan Nyhan (ext. site) (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has authored and opinion piece in the Columbia Journalism Review, "That's not a factcheck!", March 12, 2013.

Dr. Nyhan is Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
March 15, 2013

Cathy J. Cohen mentioned on Politico, "Study finds voter ID laws hurt young minorities", March 12, 2013

Cathy J. Cohen (ext. site) (Cohort 3 — Yale Alumni List) 

was mentioned and quoted in "Study finds voter ID laws hurt young minorities", on Politico, March 12, 2013.

Dr. Cohen is David and Mary Wilson Green Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Chicago
March 13, 2013

John Cawley co-authored NBER working paper, "The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products"

John Cawley (ext. site) (Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has co-authored a NBER working paper, "The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products", with Rosemary Avery and Matthew Eisenberg (NBER Working Paper #18863, March 2013).

Dr. Cawley is Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics at Cornell University
March 12, 2013

Michael Greenstone's blog post "Sequestration's Threat to America's Most Vulnerable" featured on Brookings

Michael B. Greenstone (ext. site) (Cohort 5 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

contributed a blog post "Sequestration's Threat to America's Most Vulnerable" to Brooking's blog, March 8, 2013.

Dr. Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at University of Chicago
March 12, 2013

Harold Pollack and Anne Morrison Piehl mentioned in The Washington Post

Harold A. Pollack (ext. site) (Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List) 

and Anne Morrison Piehl (Cohort 4 - Berkeley/UCSF) were both mentioned in an article featured in The Washington Post, "Chicago's murder rate is finally falling. Can that keep up?", March 6, 2013.

 

Dr. Piehl is a Professor, in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
March 07, 2013

Michael Greenstone mentioned in The Washington Post

Michael B. Greenstone (ext. site) (Cohort 5 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was mentioned in an article in The Washington Post, "Celebrity activists against gas drilling: Enlightened advocates or NIMBYs?", March 5, 2013.

Dr. Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at University of Chicago
March 07, 2013

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach featured on Time Ideas

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach (ext. site) (Cohort 9 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

authored an opinion piece, "The Case for Saving Head Start", which was featured on Time Ideas, March 5, 2013.

Dr. Schanzenbach is Professor of Human Development and Social Policy in the at Northwestern University
March 07, 2013

Dalton Conley published a new video for Norton Sociology's Youtube Page

Dalton Conley (ext. site) (Cohort 3 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

published a new animation video called "The Strength of Weak Ties", which is featured under Norton Sociology's Youtube account.

Dr. Conley is Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University
March 05, 2013

Harold Pollack authored an op-ed in The Washington Monthly, "Reality-Based Mental Health Reform"

Harold A. Pollack (ext. site) (Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List) 

authored an op-ed in The Washington Monthly March/April 2013 issue, "Reality-Based Mental Health Reform".

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
March 04, 2013

Abigail Saguy's recent book What's Wrong with Fat? reviewed on New York Times Health

Abigail C. Saguy (ext. site) (Cohort 7 — Yale Alumni List) 

had her book, What's Wrong with Fat?, reviewed on New York Times Health, February 26, 2013.

Dr. Saguy is Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
February 28, 2013

Hilary Levey Friedman interviewed on NECN's "The Morning Show"

Hilary Levey Friedman (ext. site) (Cohort 16 — Harvard Alumni List) 

was interviewed on NECN's The Morning Show, "Hotel Trend: No Kids Allowed", February 21, 2013 and featured during "How Babies Learn" on February 26, 2013.

Dr. Friedman is Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies in the at Brown University
February 21, 2013

Rashawn Ray mentioned in Science Careers article "Improving the Pipeline Into Science for Minorities"

Rashawn Ray (ext. site) (Cohort 17 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was mentioned in a Science Careers magazine article, "Improving the Pipeline Into Science for Minorities", February 20, 2013.

Dr. Ray is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Maryland, College Park
February 21, 2013

Michael Greenstone co-stars on podcast "Real Specifics: 15 Ways to Rethink the Federal Budget" on Brookings

Michael B. Greenstone (ext. site) (Cohort 5 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was featured in a video podcast series discussing the federal budget on Brookings, February 20, 2013.

Dr. Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at University of Chicago
February 21, 2013