In the Media

Professor Peter Calow wrote this letter to the editor, which was published in the Star Tribune, responding  to an earlier commentary discussing whether American society is relying too much on experts to guide public policy. 

Star Tribune
April 19, 2022

In this commentary, Professor Larry Jacobs argues that America has a ‘glut’ of elections every year that is overloading its citizens, “and overloaded citizens skip elections.

The Hill
April 4, 2022

Associate Professor Dipali Mukhopadhyay authored this essay examining the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan since the U.S. troop withdrawal in August of last year. She says the Taliban remains an extremist regime that is pushing the country to the brink. 

Foreign Affairs
March 28, 2022

Transportation researcher Frank Douma is quoted in this story on a proposal in the Minnesota  Legislature to establish a speed camera pilot program to address higher rates of reckless driving. 

Public News Service
March 28, 2022

Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin is quoted in this editorial praising the actions of NATO in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 

Star Tribune
March 21, 2022

'Equal Pay Day' means it took until March 15 for the average woman in the U.S. to earn as much as the average man did in the past year, explains Professor Christina Ewig in this interview. 

March 20, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs says it's not surprising that former MN GOP Chair and widow of U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn is running in the special election to fill his seat in Congress. Hagedorn, a Republican who represented the 1st Congressional District, died of cancer in February. 

March 14, 2022