In the Media

Professor James Ron writes about his recent survey showing that most people equate human rights with women's rights; a goal of feminists since the 1995 Beijing world conference. 

Open Global Rights
November 23, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted regarding the upcoming special elections to replace a state senator and House member, both of whom resigned in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. 

KSTP
November 22, 2017

Vanessa Laird, executive director of the Center for Integrative Leadership, wrote this commentary on how to enjoy your conversations with family and friends over Thanksgiving dinner, even if you disagree with them. 

The Hill
November 22, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story about whether Senator Al Franken should resign from office following allegations he groped several women. 

WCCO
November 21, 2017

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski is quoted in this article, which takes a detailed look at how the Mayo Clinic fared financially in 2016.

Rochester Post Bulletin
November 20, 2017

Humphrey School alumnus Matt Swenson (MPP '09) is mentioned in this story about departures from Governor Mark Dayton's staff. Swenson is being promoted to the top communications position in Dayton's office.  

Star Tribune
November 20, 2017

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer is quoted in this article on the EPA's dramatic restructuring of how the agency gets scientific advice. 

Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting
November 17, 2017

A profile of Humphrey School alumna Nicole Knuckles (MPA '11).

Finance and Commerce
November 17, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed regarding the sexual misconduct allegations against Minnesota Senator Al Franken. 

KSTP
November 16, 2017

This commentary by Professor Ed Goetz about "opportunity" as the new catchword of contemporary housing policy, and how the concept is often misused. Shelterforce is  an independent, non-academic publication covering community development, affordable housing, and neighborhood stabilization.

Shelterforce
November 16, 2017

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Brainerd Dispatch
November 16, 2017

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this article looking at potential candidates for the U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee being vacated by Republican Bob Corker.

Memphis Flyer
November 16, 2017

Humphrey School alumnus Patrick Mendis (MA '87), an expert on Sino-American relations, was recently appointed  distinguished visiting professor at Northwest University in Xian, China.

Asian American Press
November 15, 2017

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this article recapping a community forum in Grand Rapids regarding his research into self-driving vehicles. 

Grand Rapids Herald-Review
November 15, 2017

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Mankato Free Press
November 15, 2017

Coverage of winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Bemidji Pioneer
November 15, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs was a guest on this weekly political roundtable, discussing recent sexual harassment allegations brought against two Minnesota legislators. 

KSTP
November 14, 2017

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this story looking at the impact of the Republican tax reform proposals on businesses in Minnesota. 

Star Tribune
November 13, 2017

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski is quoted in this story that describes efforts by Minnesota nonprofits to change a provision in the Republican tax proposal that would hurt charities. 

MN Daily
November 13, 2017

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is the guest on this radio program discussing how self-driving vehicles might be introduced in Minnesota. 

Access Minnesota
November 12, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this analysis of Democrats' strong showing in the Nov. 7 election. 

The Guardian
November 11, 2017

MPR News aired this conversation about the U.S. role in the world, featuring President Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and former Vice President and Ambassador to Japan Walter Mondale, which took place at the Humphrey School.

MPR News
November 10, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article examining the factors that led to Betsy Hodges' defeat in her bid for re-election as mayor of Minneapolis. 

MPR News
November 9, 2017

Humphrey School alumnus Melvin Carter's election as mayor of St. Paul is mentioned in this roundup. 

CNN
November 8, 2017

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