USC Rossier in the Media, June 2020

July 8, 2020

Mentions of USC Rossier faculty and other related news

The Minneapolis Star Tribune quoted Charles H.F. Davis III on student leaders urging their schools to re-evaluate their approaches to public safety. (June 30, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by William G. Tierney on financial considerations for colleges as they manage the pandemic. (June 30, 2020)

Education Dive featured Shaun R. Harper on California potentially restoring affirmative action in college admissions. (June 25, 2020)

Diverse included commentary from Shaun R. Harper suggesting policy changes universities can adopt to demonstrate that Black lives matter. (June 25, 2020)

LAist quoted Ashley Stewart, a doctoral student, on the mental health effects of exposure to traumatic events online. (June 25, 2020)

ESPN cited a study from the USC Race and Equity Center on the percentage of football and men’s basketball players at Power 5 conference schools who are Black men. (June 25, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed noted Adrianna Kezar as the co-author of a report on the University of Missouri’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. (June 23, 2020)

LAist quoted Pedro Noguera, incoming dean of the USC Rossier School, on how the presence of law enforcement in schools can distract from learning. (June 22, 2020)

The New York Times featured research by Zoë Corwin on how skateboarding can facilitate important societal conversations around race and other issues. (June 18, 2020)

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Shaun R. Harper on the use of law enforcement in schools that are predominantly made up of students of color. (June 18, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed coauthored by Adrianna Kezar on whether college campuses are ready to address racial healing. (June 15, 2020)

Los Angeles Times featured a new partnership between the USC Race and Equity Center and the California Community College Equity Leadership Alliance to combat racism in community colleges. (June 12, 2020). The partnership was also featured via Univision, Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Bloomberg Government quoted Charles H.F. Davis III on spending by higher education institutions on campus police departments. (June 11, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed featured commentary by Shaun R. Harper about what constitutes meaningful action by colleges to show that Black lives matter. (June 8, 2020)

Bloomberg featured Shaun R. Harper on the need for companies truly concerned about inequality to hire more Black employees. (June 7, 2020)

LAist quoted David Quinn on the impact of COVID-19 school closures on vulnerable students, saying it could resemble the impact of natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. (June 5, 2020)

In an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, Shaun R. Harper argued that scholars must help inform the creation and implementation of policies that protect Black communities. (June 4, 2020)

USA Today quoted Shaun R. Harper about how school administrators can create an atmosphere that encourages discussion of racial justice. (June 4, 2020)

Spectrum News 1 featured Gale Sinatra on the rapid spread of COVID-19 misinformation. (June 4, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed noted the USC Rossier Center for Urban Education as a valuable resource for conversations on racial inequality. (June 4, 2020)

Education Week featured research by David Quinn into how media coverage that uses the term “achievement gaps” might worsen racial bias. (June 3, 2020)

Spectrum News 1 featured Brendesha Tynes on the trauma experienced by Black people when exposed to viral videos of police brutality. (June 3, 2020)

In an op-ed co-authored for Education Week, Shaun Harper advised school leaders on how they can best create statements about the police killing of George Floyd. (June 2, 2020)

Inside Higher Ed featured an op-ed by Charles H. F. Davis III and Provost Fellow Jude Paul Matias Dizon on the need for colleges to divest from working with law enforcement. (June 2, 2020)

Women’s Health featured expertise from Shaun R. Harper about how people internalize racial bias. (June 2, 2020)

The Washington Post quoted William G. Tierney on balancing health and economic concerns when attempting to bring students back to campus. (June 2, 2020)

Newsday quoted Doug Lynch about why it’s difficult to innovate in schools, even though some see an opportunity amid the pandemic. (June 1, 2020)

Diverse featured the merging of USC’s Race and Equity Center and the Center for Urban Education, which was founded in 2000 by Estela Mara Bensimon. (June 1, 2020)