In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs co-authored this commentary calling on the Federal Reserve to take decisive action to minimize and eliminate racial disparities in employment, wages, wealth, and access to affordable credit.

Star Tribune
March 3, 2021

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan was interviewed for this "Good Question" segment on the various sources for Minnesota's electric power. 

February 25, 2021

Associate Professor Ryan Allen is a guest on this podcast focusing on affordable housing. 

The Theater of Public Policy
February 25, 2021

Coverage of a Humphrey School event featuring Annenberg School Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussing the November election and how the government responded to challenges to its validity. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator. 

February 22, 2021

Alumnus Antony Maikuri (MDP ‘17) spoke about his hopes for the Biden administration’s approach to immigration policy. Maikuri, a native of Kenya, is a PhD student in the College of Education and Human Development. 

MN Daily
February 21, 2021

This story highlights research by Professor Yingling Fan and alumna Ania McDonnell (MPP ‘20) emphasizing the importance of equity and gender in transportation planning. 

MN Daily
February 19, 2021

Researcher Adeel Lari was working at the Minnesota Department of Transportation when Interstate 35E opened to traffic, and recalls the political fight over placement of the freeway and the speed limit.  

Star Tribune
February 12, 2021

Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin comments in this story on how difficult it will be for President Biden to see tangible success addressing global human rights. 

Financial Times
February 10, 2021

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story looking at the chances that U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) could lose her next election because of her vote to impeach former president Donald Trump. 

Washington Examiner
February 5, 2021

Professor Emeritus John Adams wrote this commentary noting that throughout history, people on both sides of the aisle are always ready to push extreme measures to remedy what they see as a crisis in society. He also mentions a former colleague, Professor Emeritus James Jernberg.

Star Tribune
February 3, 2021

A Smart Politics column by researcher Eric Ostermeier, regarding the odds of Wisconsin's Democratic Gov. Tony Evers winning re-election in 2022, was republished by Urban Milwaukee. 

Urban Milwaukee
February 1, 2021