Public Commentary and Media Coverage

Michael BallaghMichael Ballagh (International Programs/Study Abroad)
The Rise and Fall of the Celtic Tiger,” The American Institute for Progressive Democracy, no. 12 (fall 2012).

Jose CalderónJose Zapata Calderón (Sociology; Chicana/o-Latina/o Transnational Studies, Emeritus)
Point of View: Affirmative Action Must Remain Part of College Admissions Policies,Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, June 28, 2013.

Professor Calderón was interviewed on Univision’s television program Aqui y Ahora on “Sebastien de la Cruz and Issues of Race,” June 16, 2013.

Professor Calderón was quoted in “San Bernardino County’s Latino Population Now a Majority,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, June 13, 2013.

Challenges for Pro-Immigrant Coalitions: Opinion,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and San Gabriel Valley Tribune, May 23, 2013.

Professor Calderón was also quoted in “Crowd Urged to Live by Cesar Chavez’s Values in Pomona,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, March 30, 2013.

Professor Calderón was featured in the article, “Four Honored for their Life-long Fights for Civil Rights,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, November 29, 2012.

Ciara EnnisCiara Ennis (Pitzer Art Galleries)
Geoff Tuck reviewed Te Taniwha, a Pitzer Art Galleries exhibit of Joyce Campbell’s photographs, curated by Professor Ennis. The review, “Joyce Campbell: Te Taniwha/Crown Coach at Pitzer Art Galleries,” was published in Notes on Looking: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, October 8, 2012.

Reviews of the Pitzer Art Galleries exhibit on Charles Gaines, curated by Professor Ennis, appeared in Notes on Looking: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles (“Charles Gaines at Pitzer College, September 19, 2012,” by Geoff Tuck, October 5, 2012) and ArtSceneCal: The Monthly Digest to Art in Southern California (“Charles Gaines,” by G. James Daichendt, September 2012).

Paul FaulstichPaul Faulstich (Environmental Analysis)
Professor Faulstich was quoted and referenced in the Los Angeles Times (“Pitzer College, Robert Redford Form Conservancy,” November 20, 2012), PGA Green (“Pitzer College Launches Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability,” December 8, 2012), KNBC News (“Redford Conservancy to ‘Reinvent’ Way We Live,” November 11, 2012), and La Nueva Voz (“Touring the Pitzer Outback,” December 27, 2012).

Judy GrabinerJudith V. Grabiner (Mathematics)
Professor Grabiner was quoted in “What Is the Answer to That Stupid Math Problem on Facebook? And Why are People So Riled up about It?” by Slate, March 12, 2013.

Alex JuhaszAlexandra Juhasz (Media Studies)
Professor Juhasz was interviewed by Figure/Ground Communication, an open-source student-led, para-academic collaboration on February 11, 2013.

An interview with Professor Juhasz, “I Made My Mourning Productive, Collective, and Interactive through Video Production,” was featured in Visual Aids on February 5, 2013.

DML Central’s interview with Professor Juhasz, “Bodies in Classrooms: Feminist Dialogues on Technology, Part I,” appeared on August 6, 2012.

Barbara JunisbaiBarbara Junisbai (Office of the Faculty; First-Year Seminar Program)
Assistant Dean Junisbai was interviewed by the Monocle Daily evening news on the political implications of Kazakhstan’s success at the 2012 Olympics, August 9, 2012.

Jesse LernerJesse Lerner (Media Studies)
Professor Lerner’s documentary The Absent Stone, received extensive coverage in the Mexican press. Previous works were discussed in academic texts such as “Curatorial Designs in the Poetics and Politics of Ethnography Today: A Conversation between Tarek Elhaik and George E. Marcus,” Íconos, 42 (2012) and “Audiovisual Experimental Contemporáneo en México,” in Ready Media: Hacia una Arqueología de los Medios y la Invención en México (Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2012).

Leda MartinsLeda Martins (Anthropology)
Professor Martins was quoted in “How Napoleon Chagnon Became Our Most Controversial Anthropologist,” published in the New York Times Magazine on February 17, 2013.

Suyapa Portillo-ViSuyapa_Portillo_Villedalleda (Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies)
Professor Portillo-Villeda was interviewed in a segment titled, “Homophobia in Honduras,” which aired on Huffington Post Live on February 12, 2013.

Professor Portillo-Villeda was quoted in the English and Spanish versions of “Transgender Immigrant Fears for Her Life if Deported” [“Por ser transgénero, teme por su vida”], New America Media, November 2, 2012.

Dan SegalDan Segal (Anthropology and History)
Professor Segal was quoted in “Israeli Professor in US Calls Palestinian Student a ‘Cockroach’,” which appeared online in The Electronic Intifada on March 19, 2013.

Laura Skandera TrombleyLaura Skandera Trombley (President; English and World Literature)
President Trombley was interviewed on SWR German Public Radio Southwest, Landau, Germany, June 20, 2013, as well as covered in an article entitled, “Macherin, Managerin, Magnet: Laura Trombley erste Thomas-Nast-Gastprofessorin der Uni Landau,” which appeared in Die Rheinpfalz, June 2013.

Zuckerman photoPhil Zuckerman (Sociology)
Professor Zuckerman’s contributions to “The Blog” at Huffington Post include “Taxes, Unions, and Healthcare—Oh, My!” (November 13, 2012) and “One Nation under God—Not!” (September 6, 2012).