In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs explores the extent of the political divide between the Twin Cities metro area and greater Minnesota in this commentary. 

Star Tribune
July 26, 2019

This column features research by Professor Greg Lindsey that showed  female bicyclists were far more likely to get crowded by vehicles on the road. One of the researchers, Lila Singer-Berk, was also quoted. 

Star Tribune
July 25, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story examining the chances of President Trump winning Minnesota in the 2020 election. 

Vox
July 23, 2019

Former Vice President Walter Mondale authored this commentary urging action to address the global refugee crisis. 

Washington Post
July 23, 2019

Assistant Professor Janna Johnson is quoted in this story on a new law making it much easier for people licensed in other states to gain similar occupational  licensing in Arizona. 

US News & World Report
July 22, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on the relative political strength of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota's 5th District, and other first-year members of Congress who have been criticized by President Trump. 

Associated Press
July 19, 2019

Professor Ed Goetz was a guest on this nationwide public radio program, discussing whether affordable housing efforts perpetuate racial segregation. 

On Point/WBUR
July 18, 2019

Debra Fitzpatrick, co-director of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy, is quoted in this story about the Twin Cities suburb of Burnsville where a dozen key government and business positions are held by women.

Star Tribune
July 18, 2019

Master of Human Rights candidate Karen Chonofsky wrote this commentary on how the US gag rule is affecting basic health services in developing countries. 

Open Global Rights
July 16, 2019

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is a guest on this podcast, discussing the value of early childhood education. 

Next Level Leader
July 15, 2019

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer testified at a recent House Science Committee on whether changes to EPA’s external advisory panels are an attempt to sideline scientific analysis in agency decision-making.

American Institute of Physics
July 15, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on the partisan reaction to President Trump's recent tweets criticizing four freshmen Democratic members of Congress, including Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar—all of whom are women of color. 

The Guardian
July 15, 2019

Professor Ragui Assaad is quoted in this story about Egypt’s growing ‘informal’ economy. 

Mada
July 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Janna Johnson responded to President Trump’s announcement on the census. 

KSTP
July 11, 2019

Assistant Professor Audrey Dorélien was interviewed for this Good Question segment about the world’s population growth rate. 

WCCO TV
July 11, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed for this story about how the discussion over the Pledge of Allegiance has entered the national political debate.

WCCO TV
July 11, 2019

Professor Ed Goetz and Associate Professor Ryan Allen wrote this commentary concerning a proposed federal action that would restrict public housing options for undocumented immigrants. 

Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking at potential Republican challengers to Minnesota U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in next year's election. 

KARE
July 5, 2019

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this story on efforts to grow Minnesota's tech economy and create more jobs in that sector. 

MinnPost
July 5, 2019

Professor Anu Ramaswami has been appointed the inaugural director of the Chadha Center for Global India at Princeton University. 

India West
July 5, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story about the decision by the St. Louis Park City Council to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at council meetings. 

Star Tribune
July 4, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the status of Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign for president. 

KMSP
July 3, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story examining the role that President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, played at the recent G20 summit.

The Guardian
July 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Carrie Oehlberger is quoted in this story about a growing trend among some nonprofits to provide more family-friendly benefits to their employees.

Star Tribune
June 29, 2019

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