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The Tennessean: A defense of civility in a contentious world | Opinion

Jun. 15, 2021

(Benigno Trigo, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities, writes on the importance of civil discussion in today’s contentious society.)


Washington Post: Analysis | Voters around the world think their governments are out of touch. They have a point.

Jun. 15, 2021

(Noam Lupu, associate professor of political science and associate director of the Latin American Public Opinion Project, writes about a new study around elected representatives’ policy positions being closer to those of the rich than they are to those of the poor.)


WalletHub: 2021’s Best States to Live in

Jun. 14, 2021

(Malcolm Getz, professor of economics emeritus, is quoted.)


MSNBC: Revisiting the Pentagon Papers 50 years after their release

Jun. 14, 2021

(MSNBC Morning Joe interviewed Jon Meacham, Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in the American Presidency and distinguished visiting professor of political science, on the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers.)


Bloomberg: The world’s food supply has never been more vulnerable

Jun. 11, 2021

(Amanda Little, writer-in-residence in English, authored this piece.)


Los Angeles Times: Biden’s first foreign trip as VP was a breeze; Harris’ was into the lion’s dean

Jun. 10, 2021

(Amanda Clayton, assistant professor of political science, is quoted.)


U.S. News & World Report: ‘Laughing gas’ shows promise against tough-to-treat depression

Jun. 10, 2021

(Steven Hollon, professor of psychology and Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in Social and Natural Sciences, is quoted.)


WSYX: Biden heads to Europe to meet with allies, Putin in first international trip

Jun. 8, 2021

(WSYX interviewed Thomas Schwartz, Distinguished Professor of History, about President Biden’s first international trip to meet with allies abroad.)


The Conversation: As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adapt

Jun. 8, 2021

(Jonathan Gilligan, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, is a co-author.)