Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:59am
By:
Alan Flurry

New books, along with perspective and insights on COVID-19, brought the work of Franklin faculty into a variety of media during March. A sample of the coverage and noted expertise:

‘Unworthy Republic’ Takes an Unflinching Look at Indian Removal in the 1830s - new book by Richard B. Russell Professor in American History Claudio Saunt reviewed in the New York Times

The Stories That Skewed American Popular Memory of the Civil War, interview with associate professor of English Cody Marrs about his new book 'Not Even Past: The Stories We Keep Telling about the Civil War' in TIME magazine

Will spring temperatures stop coronavirus? Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

“Women and nature share a powerful moral connection” Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies Chris Cuomo quoted in The Times of India

Coronavirus and Hurricane Sandy – an odd connection reveals the need to prioritize science, Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

In U.S., changing self-concept can lower well-being - research led by associate professor of psychology Brian Haas reported at Phys.org

Five climate skepticism tactics emerging with coronavirus – Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

The surprising reason why reinventing yourself can make you less happy – research by Brian Haas reported by Fast Company

Coronavirus and the seasons: What we know and don’t know – Marshall Shepherd quoted by The Weather Channel

Feeding wildlife can disrupt animal social structures – research led by anthropology doctoral candidate Kristen Morrow reported by UGA TodayMedical DailyEurekAlert!Environmental News NetworkRavalli Republic

Parental depression leads to kids’ health problems – research by assistant professor of psychology Katie Ehrlich reported by IvanhoeWMTV

Why we panic about the coronavirus but not about the climate crisis – Marshall Shepherd quoted by Huffington Post

Why you should be reducing screen time and three simple ways to do it – Keith Campbell, professor of psychology, quoted by CNBC

Why the U.S. doesn’t have enough hospital beds – article by associate professor of history Stephen Mihm published by ABHThe Press of Atlantic City

Three simple ways to reduce screen time – Keith Campbell quoted in article at Medium

Voting rights for felons? Thanks but no thanks – associate professor of sociology Sarah Shannon quoted by The Crime Report

Positive Parenting: Parental depression and kids’ health – research by Katie Ehrlich reported at 9&10 NewsWTNH

The value and ethics of using phone data to monitor COVID-19 – professor of geography and director of the Center for Geospatial Research Marguerite Madden quoted by Wired

An open letter to high school and college seniors from an educator – Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes