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CAS in the media

CAS in the media

The Chicago Tribune interviewed professor and chair of Anthropology Anne Grauer this summer about her experiences working for the FBI and the Cook County Sheriff, as well as how she combines creativity with hard sciences.

College of Arts and Sciences faculty, staff, students, and alumni are often quoted and featured in local and national publications on a myriad of topics and issues.

November 2017

October 2017

  • The Washington Post
    The end of the conservative Republicans
    Associate Professor of History Michelle Nickerson and author of "Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right," wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post about the state of conservatism within the Republican party.
  • NBC 5 Chicago
    Illinois Proposes 10 Chicago-Area Sites for Amazon Headquarters
    In this piece on Chicago's bid to be Amazon's new headquarters, Assistant Professor of History Elizabeth Shermer, PhD, discussed the potential impact on Chicago and explained business relocation considerations.
  • The New York Times
    When Soviets Launched Sputnik, CIA Was Not Surprised
    Russian History Professor, Michael Khodarkovsky, PhD, was recently quoted in the New York Times on the importance of the Russian Sputnik satellite as a tool for propaganda during the Cold War.
  • WBEZ Worldwide
    How the Protestant Reformation Still Drives Western Civilization 500 Years Later
    Theology Professors Susan Ross and Aana Vigen spoke to WBEZ about Martin Luther, the Reformation, Lutheran-Catholic dialogue, and how these have impacted the modern era. 
  • Rome Reports
    Pope Francis greets winners of the "Expanded Reason Awards"
    Theology Professor Michael Schuck, PhD, Founding Dean of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability Nancy Tuchman, PhD, traveled to the Vatican to accept the Expanded Reason Award in the teaching category for their work on the "Healing Earth" textbook. Along with their fellow awardees, they met with Pope Francis. Similar coverage appeared on EWTN.
  • Chicago Tonight
    Criminal Justice and Criminology professor and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Art Lurigio was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight show about local officials reaction to the Las Vegas mass shootings. Lurigio was also interviewed for a story  “This Immigrant Is Fighting Chicago Police Over Alleged Gang List Error” on Newsy about how the system of gang identification is flawed.

September 2017

  • CBS NEWS, Fortune Magazine, and The Atlantic magazine 
    Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy empire, dead at 91
    Associate History Professor Elizabeth Fraterrigo was featured in CBS Evening news, Fortune magazine and the Atlantic magazine, and other media outlets.  Fraterrigo wrote Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America and was interviewed after the passing of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner on Sept. 27.
  • WGBH.org
    Childhood Amnesia
    Psychology Professor Catherine Haden, PhD, was interviewed on WGBH (NPR) about the phenomenon known as "childhood amnesia," where memories formed during early childhood are forgotten.
  • America Magazine
    A Lutheran's love letter to Pope Francis
    Associate Professor of Theology Aana Marie Vigen, PhD, detailed her appreciation and admiration for Pope Francis in this op-ed and letter to the Pope.
  • WBEZ Chicago
    Chicago's Forgotten Civil War Prison Camp
    History Professor and public history graduate director, history Theodore Karamanski, PhD,  was quoted on WBEZ the significance of Camp Douglas, a Civil War era prisoner of war camp that was located in Chicago.
  • Columbia Chronicle
    Chicago monuments at heart of controversy
    History Professor Anthony Cardoza, PhD, was quoted in the Columbia Chronicle on how the current political climate is bolstering a movement for removing monuments such as the potential removal of a monument near Soldier Field memorializing Marshal Italo Balbo, a notorious military leader under former fascist Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini. 
  • Chicago Tribune
    Cook County's Social Worker for the dead helps the unclaimed find final resting places
    Loyola Sociology Alumna Rebecca Perrone is Cook County's first indigent coordinator, a role comparable to a social worker for the dead. Perrone talks about her work in the latest Chicago Tribune. 

August 2017

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December 2016

 November 2016

October 2016

  • Chicago Sun-Times
    Study exposes vicious cycle of community violence on youth
    Associate Professor of Psychology Noni K. Gaylord-Harden, Ph.D, was interviewed about a study that found that as black and brown teens are exposed to more community violence, their symptoms of depression subside and violent behaviors increase.

 August 2016

 July 2016

  • Harper’s Magazine
    The Cuban embargo continues
    Ignacio Ellacuria S.J., Chair in Social Ethics in the philosophy department Joy Gordon wrote about Americans’ perception of the Cuban embargo and how support for it has evolved over time.
  • NPR Illinois 
    Illinois Issues: Still Paying For Justice
    Loyola criminologist David Olson spoke about the effectiveness of parole and how probation officers’ time is best used.

September 2015