SESP in the Media: March 2020

SESP in the Media: March 2020

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

The New York Times

March 31, 2020

The Safety Net Got a Quick Patch. What Happens After the Coronavirus? (quotes Terri Sabol) 

The Washington Post

March 31, 2020

Understaffing threatens work at key U.S. education statistics agency, experts say (quotes Larry Hedges ) 


March 25, 2020

Trump Turns a Crisis Into His New Nightly TV Show (quotes Dan McAdams) 

The 21st

March 23, 2020

How To Safely Help Your Community During Coronavirus (cites Alexandra Solomon) 

The Hill 

March 23, 2020

Coronavirus response must include bold fiscal policy (cites reseach by Diane Schanzebach) 

New York Times

March 23, 2020

Why Mundane Moments Truly Matter (cites Dan McAdams' book Stories We Live By: Personal Myths and the Making of the Self) 

The Los Angeles Times

March 19, 2020

Column: Is COVID-19 Donald Trump’s Hurricane Katrina? (cites Dan McAdams' new book) 

Slate Plus

March 18, 2020

The President Without a Psychology (podcast interview with Dan McAdams) 


March 17, 2020

Empty Fridge, Full House: Managing Anxieties in the Age of COVID-19 (quotes instructor Alexandra Solomon) 

Chicago Tribune

March 17, 2020

Suburban parents, facing coronavirus questions from housebound and fearful kids, seek a ‘new sense of normalcy’ (quotes instructor Alexandra Solomon)

The Economist

March 16, 2020

What Caregivers Can Do With Kids Home From School Due To Coronavirus Closings (quotes Terri Sabol) 

The New York Times 

March 11, 2020

Please, Listen to Experts About the Coronavirus. Then Step Up. (quotes research by Diane Schanzenbach)


March 9, 2020 

Food security is economic security is economic stimulus (co-authored by Diane Schanzenbach)

New York Magazine

March 5, 2020 

Coronavirus Exposes the Sickness of America’s Shoddy Welfare State (cites research by Diane Schanzenbach)

Hechinger Report

March 2, 2020

Study: Boosting soft skills is better than raising test scores (quotes and cites research by Kirabo Jackson)

Economics 21

March 2, 2020

Want to Improve Performance in Public Schools? Let School Choice Flourish (cites research co-authored by Dean David Figlio and alumna Cassandra Hart (PhD11)



By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 4/12/20