SESP in the Media: January 2021

SESP in the Media: January 2021

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


Jan. 27, 2021

Food insecurity drops from pandemic peak after stimulus checks, food assistance roll in (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


Jan. 27, 2021

Two for one: How Biden’s plan to cut child poverty could boost student learning (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


Jan. 26, 2021

Illinois Regulators Reject Plans For Outpatient Center That Would Replace Mercy Hospital (quotes Sally Nuamah)


Jan. 26, 2021

The Class of COVID-19 (quotes research by Hannes Schwandt)


Jan. 26, 2021

The Scientific Reason You're Obsessed with Personality Quizzes (quotes Dan McAdams )

Texas Public Radio

Jan. 26, 2021

Food Program For Hungry Texas Kids, Once Delayed By Congress, Now Stuck In Bureaucratic Paperwork (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Psychology Today

Jan. 26, 2021

Do Gestures Galvanize Group Identity? (quotes research by Mesmin Destin)


Jan. 26, 2021

Fact-checking 7 statistical claims from Biden's (quite factual) economic speech (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


Jan. 18, 2021

Fixating on Pandemic “Learning Loss” Undermines the Need to Transform Education (op-ed coauthored by Shirin Vossoughi)

CBS News

Jan. 17, 2021

Capitol riots: How to cope during difficult time (quotes Alexandra Solomon)

National Public Radio

Jan. 15, 2021

Why Billions in Food Aid Hasn't Gotten to Needy Families (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

South China Morning Post

Jan. 12, 2021

The Fatal Blind Spots of American Democracy (quotes David Rapp)

The Daily Northwestern

Jan. 11, 2021

Sally Nuamah seeks to empower Black girls with films, research (features Sally Nuamah)



By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 2/2/21