News & Announcements

Joanna Kempner mentioned in HealthCanal Health News "Rutgers Professor on a Mission to Provide Better Understanding of Migraines"

Joanna Kempner (Cohort 11 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was mentioned in an article "Rutger's Professor on a Mission to Provide Better Understanding of Migraines" on HealthCanal.com's Health News, January 18, 2013.

Dr. Kempner is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Rutgers University
February 05, 2013

Michael Greenstone's blog post "Not All Cuts Are Created Equal: Why Smart Deficit Reduction Matters" featured on Brookings

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

contributed a blog post "Not All Cuts Are Created Equal: Why Smart Deficit Reduction Matters" to the Brookings blog, February 1, 2013.

Dr. Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at University of Chicago
February 05, 2013

Boris Shor mentioned in Washington Post Wonkblog post, "Gerrymandering is not what’s wrong with American politics", February 3, 2013

Boris Shor (Cohort 18 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was mentioned in John Sides' Washington Post Wonkblog post, "Gerrymandering is not what’s wrong with American politics", February 3, 2013.

Dr. Shor is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Houston
February 04, 2013

John Wilkerson has co-authored a new book, Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving

John D. Wilkerson (Cohort 1 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has co-authored a new book, Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving, published by Cambridge University Press.

Dr. Wilkerson is Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Washington
January 30, 2013

Hilary Levey Friedman's blog post "Brainy Babies" featured on Boston Magazine, January 29, 2013

Hilary Levey Friedman (Cohort 16 — Harvard Alumni List) 

contributed a blog post "Brainy Babies" to the Boston Daily blog on Boston Magazine, January 29, 2013.

Dr. Friedman is Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies in the at Brown University
January 29, 2013

Harold Pollack interviewed on The Young Turks

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

was interviewed by Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks about why Chicago’s deaths-by-firearm number remains high despite the city’s strict gun laws. You can listen to the full interview here.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
January 29, 2013

Harold Pollack mentioned in "Experts Back NYC's Link of Gun Laws, Lower Crime" in Associated Press, January 23, 2013

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

was mentioned in "Experts Back NYC's Link of Gun Laws, Lower Crime" in the Associated Press, January 23, 2013.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
January 29, 2013

Abigail Saguy mentioned in "What's Wrong With Calling Obesity A Medical Problem?" on NPR.org, January 28, 2013

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

was mentioned in "What's Wrong With Calling Obesity A Medical Problem?" on NPR.org, January 28, 2013 about research in her recent book What's Wrong with Fat?.

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

John Cawley mentioned in "Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?" on Fox News Online, January 28, 2013

John Cawley (Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was mentioned in "Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?" on Fox News Online, January 28, 2013.

Dr. Cawley is Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics at Cornell University
January 28, 2013

Brendan Nyhan co-authored "The Hazards of Correcting Myths About Health Care Reform" in Medical Care

Brendan Nyhan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored "The Hazards of Correcting Myths About Health Care Reform" (Medical Care, 2013; 51[2]:127-132).

Dr. Nyhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
January 28, 2013

Abigail Saguy authored Washington Post Op-Ed "How ‘size profiling’ harms overweight patients", January 25, 2013

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

authored an op-ed in the Washington Post, "How ‘size profiling’ harms overweight patients", January 25, 2013.

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

Harold Pollack authored "State Medicaid Policy and Health Reform" in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

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

authored "State Medicaid Policy and Health Reform" (Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2013; 38[1]: 161-163).

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

John Cawley mentioned in "Phillies To Put MLB Star on Scale -- But Will It Work?" on NBCPhiladelphia.com

John Cawley (Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was mentioned in "Phillies To Put MLB Star on Scale -- But Will It Work?" on NBCPhiladelphia.com.

Dr. Cawley is Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics at Cornell University
January 28, 2013

New article forthcoming in Political Psychology co-authored by Brendan Nyhan, "Beliefs Don't Always Persevere: How Political Figures Are Punished When Positive Information about Them Is Discredited"

Brendan Nyhan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored a forthcoming article in Political Psychology, "Beliefs Don't Always Persevere: How Political Figures Are Punished When Positive Information about Them Is Discredited" currently available online ahead of publication.

Dr. Nyhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
January 22, 2013

Darrick Hamilton co-authored Huffington Post Op-Ed "If Not Race, Then Wealth: Why Universities Should Avoid Income As Proxy for Race-Based Admissions Policy", January 11, 2013

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

has co-authored an op-ed in the Huffington Post, "If Not Race, Then Wealth: Why Universities Should Avoid Income As Proxy for Race-Based Admissions Policy", January 11, 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
January 11, 2013

Brendan Nyhan mentioned in The Washington Post Wonkblog and Forbes Online

Brendan Nyhan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was mentioned in The Washington Post Wonkblog article "Why talk of non-existent Obamacare death panels won't die" and in a piece by co-researcher Peter Ubel "Why It Is So Difficult to Kill the Death Panel Myth" on Forbes online.  Both articles refer to forthcoming research in Medical Care.

Dr. Nyhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
January 09, 2013

John Cawley mentioned in "Office Weight-Loss Contests Rise, Saboteurs and All" in The Wall Street Journal

John Cawley (Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was mentioned in the research article, "Office Weight-Loss Contests Rise, Saboteurs and All" in The Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Cawley is Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics at Cornell University
January 09, 2013

John Moran authored "Slow Progress On Meeting Hospital Safety Standards: Learning From The Leapfrog Group's Efforts" in Health Affairs

John R. Moran (Cohort 4 — Michigan Alumni List) 

authored "Slow Progress On Meeting Hospital Safety Standards: Learning From The Leapfrog Group's Efforts" (Health Affairs, 2013; 32[1]:27-35).

Dr. Moran is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Administration at Pennsylvania State University
January 08, 2013

Harold Pollack panelist on MSNBC's 'Up with Chris Hayes', January 6, 2013

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

was part of a panel on the topic of the nationwide decline in crime on MSNBC's 'Up with Chris Hayes' broadcast on January 6, 2013.

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

Neale Mahoney's blog post "In 2013, Let’s Embrace Our Intellectual Diversity" featured on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog, December 24

Neale Mahoney (Cohort 18 — Harvard Alumni List) 

contributed a blog post "In 2013, Let’s Embrace Our Intellectual Diversity" to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog December 24, 2012.

Dr. Mahoney is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Booth School of Business at University of Chicago
January 07, 2013

Abigail Saguy authored LA Times Op-Ed "Why We Diet", January 4, 2013

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

has authored an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, "Why We Diet", January 4, 2013.

Dr. Saguy is Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
January 04, 2013

Kimberly Morgan authored "America's Misguided Approach to Social Welfare" in Foreign Affairs

Kimberly J. Morgan (Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List) 

authored "America's Misguided Approach to Social Welfare: How the Country Could Get More for Less" (Foreign Affairs, 2013; 92[1]).

Dr. Morgan is Professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University
January 02, 2013

Abigail Saguy has authored a new book, What's Wrong with Fat?

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

has authored a new book, What's Wrong with Fat?, published January 3, 2013, by Oxford University Press.

Dr. Saguy is Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Los Angeles
December 21, 2012

Harold Pollack authored The Nation Op-Ed "We Fear Each Other, When Guns Themselves Are The Real Danger", December 20, 2012

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

has authored and op-ed in The Nation, "We Fear Each Other, When Guns Themselves Are The Real Danger", December 20, 2012.

Dr. Pollack is Helen Ross Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago
December 21, 2012

Dalton Conley co-authored "Birth weight, infant mortality, and race: Twin comparisons and genetic/environmental inputs" in Social Science & Medicine

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

co-authored "Birth weight, infant mortality, and race: Twin comparisons and genetic/environmental inputs" (Social Science & Medicine, 2012; 75[12]: 2446-54).

Dr. Conley is Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University
December 10, 2012