USC Rossier in the Media, April 2021

May 19, 2021

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

Inside Higher Ed quoted Shaun R. Harper on Black students’ lack of trust in college leadership. (February 26, 2021)

KNX 1070 AM interviewed Morgan Polikoff on how to help students catch up with the “learning loss” that occurred during the pandemic. (April 30, 2021)

Spectrum News 1 quoted Alan Arkatov on how the multibillion-dollar education industry has changed due to COVID and the internet. (April 28, 2021)

KQED-FM interviewed Brendesha Tynes on how bystander videos of police killing Black people can have long-term mental health effects on viewers. (April 26, 2021)

The Hill featured an op-ed by Pedro A. Noguera and a colleague on how schools should spend the $130 billion provided by the American Rescue Plan. (April 24, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured Shaun R. Harper on how reactions from higher education leaders to the Derek Chauvin verdict could reveal hypocrisy. (April 21, 2021)

ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured Kendrick Davis of the USC Race and Equity Center on how the Derek Chauvin verdict is only a small moment in the fight against systemic racism. (April 20, 2021)

The Washington Post ran an op-ed (originally published on Hechinger Report) by James Bridgeforth and Steve Desir, both doctoral students, on why citing equity as a reason for reopening schools can be disingenuous. (April 15, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed cited research by Shaun R. Harper on graduation rate disparities between Black basketball and football players and nonathlete undergraduates. (April 15, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by PhD student Edgar Lopez on how faculty can better support their graduate students during the pandemic. (April 15, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Pedro A. Noguera on LAUSD’s plans for reopening in-person learning. (April 13, 2021)

Los Angeles Times quoted Tatiana Melguizo on how California community colleges can encourage students to return amid plummeting enrollment. (April 12, 2021)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by professor emeritus William G. Tierney on what colleges and universities can learn from how higher education responded to the post-World War II era. (April 5, 2021)

A list of all media mentions can be found here.