The Institute in the News
Brymer, director of terrorism and disaster programs at the UCLA–Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, was quoted Saturday in a Los Angeles Times blog article about post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of Japan's earthquake and tsunami.
Treisman, UCLA professor of political science, is quoted in a Washington Post article about how Russia has benefited politically and economically from its oil reserves during the current turmoil in the Middle East.
Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was quoted Sunday in a San Francisco Chronicle article about a battle between Chevron Corp. and a group of lawyers fighting the company over oil field pollution in Ecuador.
Mexican President Visits U.S.
Octavio Pescador, visiting assistant professor of Chicano studies and associate director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning, was interviewed Thursday on KMEX-Channel 34 about Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s recent visit to the U.S. and his policy talks with President Obama.
UCLA Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps
KFWB-980 AM on Wednesday featured an interview with journalist Maureen Orth about her participation in a panel discussion at UCLA with MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams, part of a series of UCLA events celebrating the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary.
The Los Angeles Times features an editorial today written by Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, about how the American diplomat who has been accused of killing two men in Pakistan has brought to light issues surrounding diplomatic immunity.
KPCC-89.3 FM reported Wednesday on UCLA's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, a series of events that began Wednesday evening with a panel discussion featuring MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams and runs through Saturday, March 5. CNN.com posted a video Wednesday highlighting the Peace Corps experiences of three individuals, including Robert Spich, senior lecturer at UCLA Anderson School, and Adrianna Publico, UCLA MBA student.
The New York Times features an op-ed by Lara Stemple, director of the UCLA School of Law's graduate studies program and Health and Human Rights Law Project, about the sexual abuse and rape of men and boys during wartime.
The Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily Breeze report today on UCLA's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, a series of events that begins tonight with a panel discussion featuring MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams and runs through Saturday, March 5. UCLA Chancellor Gene Block is quoted in the Daily Breeze.
Today's Los Angeles Times features an op-ed by journalist and UCLA alumna Maureen Orth about her experiences in the Peace Corps. The piece references her role on a March 2 panel at UCLA, part of a series of campus events celebrating the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary.
UCLA professor of history James Gelvin was interviewed Tuesday on San Francisco station KQED-88.5 FM's “Forum” about the current uprising in Libya and civil unrest in other parts of North Africa and the Middle East.
Fan, UCLA professor of geography and Asian American studies, was quoted Feb. 10 in an Atlantic magazine article about Beijing’s suburbs.
Tirado, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences at the UCLA School of Public Health, was quoted Monday in an Agence France-Presse article about the potential of climate change to create millions of "environmental refugees" over the next decade.
Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a San Francisco Chronicle article about California medical marijuana dispensaries and the Mexican drug trade.
An article in Friday's New York Times about reactions among Egyptians in the U.S. to the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak's regime referenced UCLA professor of law Khaled Abou El Fadl, who has been discussing with Egyptian jurists ways to rewrite the country's constitution. El Fadl was quoted.
The Toronto Globe & Mail reports today on "The World in 2050," a new book by UCLA professor of geography Laurence Smith that argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.
Cheung, UCLA professor of English, was quoted Wednesday in a Washington Post obituary of Japanese author Hisaye Yamamoto.
Washington state's Columbian on Monday highlighted the work and research of Kara Cooney, assistant professor of Egyptian art and architecture in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Cooney was quoted.
Revolution in Egypt
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Sunday on BBC5 Radio about the shift in political power in Egypt.
Hecht, executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law Center, is quoted today in a San Francisco Chronicle article about a battle between Chevron Corp. and a group of lawyers fighting the company over oil field pollution in Ecuador.
An Examiner blog reported Friday on the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, which was delivered Thursday by Leon Wieseltier, author and literary editor of the New Republic magazine.
The website of KNBC-Channel 4 reported Saturday, and Directions Magazine reported Thursday, on “HyperCities Egypt,” a new UCLA web project that streams and the archives Twitter updates from protesters in Cairo, logging their location on a digital map of Egypt's capital. Yoh Kawano, a member of the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities, was quoted in the KNBC article.
Khaled Abou el Fadl, UCLA professor of law, was interviewed Friday on KPCC-89.3 FM's “AirTalk”; Steven Spiegel, professor of political science and director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was interviewed Saturday on KABC-Channel 7; and James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Friday and Sunday on KTTV-Channel 11 about the shift of power in Egypt.
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Thursday on KABC-Channel 7 about the political unrest in Egypt. He is quoted today in a CNN online article about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's speech Thursday night.
Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was quoted Wednesday in an Epoch Times article about efforts to negotiate an end to the current political unrest in Egypt.