SESP in the Media: December 2019

SESP in the Media: December 2019

faculty sespAn ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community: 


Dec. 20, 2019

Mental health professionals read Trump's letter: A study in "the psychotic mind" at work (cites Dan McAdams)


Dec. 18, 2019

Eight lessons we learned from education research in 2019 (cites research by David Figlio and Claudia Persico, PhD16, of American University) 


Dec. 16, 2019

Federal Toxmap Shutters, Raising the Ire of Pollution Researchers (quotes Claudia Persico, PhD16) of American University)

Reprinted by:

  • Ecowatch 12/26
  • Mother Jones 12/24
  • Popular Science 12/24
  • The Hill 12/24

The Los Angeles Times

Dec. 16, 2019

After fatal school shootings, antidepressant use spikes among student survivors (cites research by Hannes Schwandt)

Additional coverage:

CBS - San Francisco 

Dec. 16, 2019

Mental Health Issues Linger for Years Following School Shootings (cites research by Hannes Schwandt)


Dec. 13, 2019

An Alternative Approach for Alleviating Poverty (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Nursery World -UK

Dec. 9, 2019

It's how you spend it (quotes Kirabo Jackson) 

The Atlantic

Dec. 9, 2019

American After Trump (quotes Dan McAdams)

Education Writers Association 

Dec. 6, 2019 

The Guidance Gap: How to Rethink School School Counseling (quotes James Rosenbaum )

Brookings Now 

Dec. 6, 2019

Charts of the Week: Food (in)security (cites research by Diane Schanzenbach)


Dec. 5, 2019

The Things That Do -- and Don't -- Motivate Kids to Succeed  (mentions research by Kirabo Jackson)


Dec. 4, 2019

New SNAP rule change just made it harder to combat future recessions (mentions Diane Schanzenbach, director of the Institute for Policy Research

The Globe and Mail

Dec. 3, 2019

The Atlantic

Dec. 2, 2019

A Theory for Why Trump’s Base Won’t Budge (written by Dan McAdams)  


Nov. 27, 2019 

By Julie Deardorff
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