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Welcome to the School of Public Affairs' faculty media listing. Below you can view a complete chronological listing of faculty expertise presented through media outlets like The New York Times, CNN, the Associated Press and more. For more information, or if you'd like to contact SPA's faculty as a source for your media outlet, visit AU's media relations home page.

August 2016

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Washington Post on August 30 about political campaigns that attempt to encourage younger people to vote.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Washington Times on August 29 about the controversy between Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin, who works for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. 

Keith Pemrick, SPA adjunct professorial lecturer, wrote an op-ed for Morning Consult on August 29 about the state of Medicare in the rural parts of the U.S.

Elizabeth Sherman, SPA assistant professor, spoke to O Globo on August 29 about the 2016 presidential election (Article in Portuguese).

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Christian Science Monitor on August 25 about the roles that the presidential candidates' children are playing on the campaign trail.

David Lublin, SPA professor, spoke to Mic on August 25 about Donald Trump's efforts to convince African American voters to vote for him in the presidential election.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN to discuss Melania Trump's role in the presidential campaign, and the lack of support she is receiving from the Trump Campaign.

Eric Hershberg, director of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, spoke to The Christian Science Monitor on August 22 about the impact of Latino voters in the presidential election.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Christian Science Monitor on August 22 about the reason why some voters believe Hillary Clinton should not be president.

Two new episodes of Bloomberg News' podcast Masters in Politics which is hosted by Betsy Fischer Martin, executive in residence, were released on August 17. The episodes featured guests who discussed the 2016 presidential election. 

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Atlantic on August 17 about the gender resentment affecting the campaign of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

James Thurber, SPA distinguished professor, spoke with NJ.com about the state of New Jersey's floundering political weight on Capitol Hill.

Candice Nelson, SPA professor, spoke with Polizette about Donald Trump's campaign reorganization. "I've seen little evidence to contradict that Trump wants to be Trump," Nelson said.

Research from Seth Gershenson, SPA assistant professor, was cited in a U.S. News & World Report article on August 12. The article summarizes Gershenson's research on the effects of civic unrest on student achievement.

William LeoGrande, SPA professor, spoke with el Nuevo Herald on August 12 about former Cuban president Fidel Castro, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday (article in Spanish).

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke with Elle on August 12 about the young, conservative female activists working to build the Republican party beyond the 2016 elections.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The New York Times on August 11 about gender stereotypes in politics.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke with Politico on August 11 about the Clinton campaign's handling of the classified email scandal.

Chris Edelson, SPA assistant professor, wrote an article for Marketwatch on August 10 about Donald Trump's recent controversial comments involving the Second Amendment.

David Lublin, SPA professor, spoke to the Tampa Bay Times on August 9 about the effectiveness of polling data in local political elections.

Keith Pemrick, SPA adjunct professorial lecturer, wrote an op-ed for The Hill on August 8 about the nation's water supply. Pemrick wrote, “It is not news that America's infrastructure is well beyond crumbling and on its way to rotting."

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to O Globo on August 8 about Donald Trump's presidential campaign following the Republican National Convention (Article in Portuguese).

Chris Edelson, SPA assistant professor, wrote an op-ed for Marketwatch on August 5 arguing against Donald Trump's presidential campaign as well as some of his more controversial claims on certain issues.

David Lublin, SPA professor, spoke to CBC on August 4 about how Hillary Clinton should conduct her campaign in light of Donald Trump's recent controversial remarks.

Chris Edelson, SPA assistant professor, wrote an op-ed for Marketwatch on August 1 about what it means to be considered an American and how this factors into the 2016 presidential election.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Christian Science Monitor on August 1 about what effect Donald Trump's recent controversial remarks will have on voters' decisions in the 2016 presidential election.