SESP in the Media: July 2020

SESP in the Media: July 2020

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


July 31, 2020

The effect of Pandemic EBT on measures of food hardship (coauthored by Abigail Pitts and Diane Schanzenbach)

The New York Times

July 28, 2020

Like Father, Like Son: President Trump Lets Others Mourn (quotes Dan McAdams)

The New York Times

July 28, 2020

Why Hunger Can Grow Even When Poverty Doesn’t (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


July 23, 2020 

How cultural factors shape children’s economic outcomes (webinar featuring Mesmin Destin)


July 23, 2020 

Corporate bonds, the opioid epidemic, and more (quotes research by Hannes Schwandt)

National Review

July 22, 2020 

Our Still-Raging Drug Epidemic (cites research by Hannes Schwandt)

The New York Times

July 19, 2020 

Move In? Get Divorced? The Pandemic Forces Couples to Decide (quotes Alexandra Solomon)

The New York Times

July 17, 2020 

Amid a Deadly Virus and Crippled Economy, One Form of Aid Has Proved Reliable: Food Stamps (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Illinois Newsroom

July 13, 2020

New Study Reveals Racial Disparities Among Food Insecure Families (quotes IPR Director Diane Schanzenbach)  

Boston Globe

July 12, 2020 

As schools prepare to reopen, the gap between 3 and 6 feet is feeling hard to bridge (quotes Terri Sabol)

Psychology Today

July 11, 2020

A Little Affection Can Go a Long Way for Your Relationship (quotes Alexandra Solomon)


July 10, 2020

‘It Will Not Be Easy': Experts Weigh in on Masks, Social Distancing in Schools (quotes Terri Sabol)

Chicago Inno

July 10, 2020

Techstars’ Neal Sáles-Griffin on what it’s like to be Black in Chicago tech (interview with alumnus Neal Sáles Griffin)

The Economist

July 9, 2020

Segregation still blights the lives of African-Americans (quotes Kirabo Jackson)


July 7, 2020

How Covid-19 is exacerbating racial disparities in food security (quotes IPR Director Diane Schanzenbach) 

Ronn Owens Report

July 7-8, 2020

Ron Owens and Dan McAdams Delver into the Mind of Donald Trump. Part One. (Interview with Dan McAdams) 


By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 8/18/20