Faculty in the Media, March 2015

Posted 2 years 11 months ago

It's not even the end of the month and Franklin faculty (plus one venerable old building) have been in heavy rotation across a variety of media, on many of the most important issues of the day. A sample of the great work from our experts:

The hidden history behind the 10 oldest college buildings in America. includes UGA’s Old College in its list of “ten of the oldest hallowed hall still in use today.”

Criminal records keeping men out of work – A New York Times report cites research led by assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon, with a colleague from the...

Faculty in the Media, February 2015

Posted 2 years 11 months ago

Weather, unrest around the world, linguistics, anti-vaccine outbreaks, Franklin faculty expertise is in high demand across all media platforms. A sampling from the month of February:

Q&A with Valerie Babb, Franklin professor of English and director of UGA’s Institute of African American Studies – Red & Black

English professor Bill Kretzschmar was interviewed on CNN regarding linguistics analysis of an ISIS Jihadist who speaks on videos depicting the execution of captives.

Heat, pollution, and skyscrapers cause cities to have more thunderstorms. “The discovery...

Faculty in the Media, January 2015

Posted 3 years 3 weeks ago

Franklin College faculty play a vital public role by sharing their expertise in the media on a range of subjects. A sampling from just the past month:

Visualization of Native American dispossession by Russell Professor in American History Claudio Saunt continues to be featured in the news media,, UK Daily Mail.

On the Subject f 2014 having been the warmest year in modern history, Athletic Association Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Marshall Shepherd was quoted widely, in outlets around the world – ABC News, Mother Nature Network, France 24, Think...

Campbell in the NYT

Posted 3 years 1 month ago

Renowned author, expert on narcissism, professor and head of the department of psychology Keith Campbell took the pages of the New York Times recently to discuss societal changes that might be impacting how young people enter, or don't enter, adulthood:

Certainly, many young people are working hard getting advanced degrees, or living with their parents to save money so they can successfully launch into adulthood. This is a rational response to the challenging economic climate. And it isn’t a radical new development. In some ways it is similar to young men in the 1890s putting off...

Faculty in the Media, December 2014

Posted 3 years 2 months ago

Franklin College faculty provide a variety of expert and background source material to reporters and editors around the world. A sampling from the past month:

Why you shouldn’t be proud to be a workaholic – reports on research by UGA assistant professor of psychology Malissa Clark: “Scientists to busy professionals: You really need to stop humble-bragging about your insane schedule.”

U.S. weather satellite network hacked – China recently hacked into U.S. weather and satellite systems, reports USA Today.  “This illustrates that they understand the value of this data...