BBC (Britain) interviewed Dr Emma Christopher from the Department of History about her work and documentary film about the Cubans' ancestry.
ABC Coffs Coast and The Australian quoted Dr Lynn Chester from the Department of Political Economy about privatisation of the state's poles and wires network.
The Conversation published a piece on taxes by Associate Professor Graham White of the School of Economics.
Faculty in the Media – 28 April 2014
ABC the Drum online published an op-ed on the Nanny State, by Professor Paul Griffiths, Associate Academic Director for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Charles Perkins Centre.
Professor Geoff Gallop from the Graduate School of Government was interviewed by The West Australian about the stigma attached to mental health.
The Conversation published a piece by Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Webby, from the Department of English, about women’s writing and awards ceremonies.
Faculty in the Media – 24 April 2014
6PR Perth Afternoons, 5AA Adelaide Mornings, and 2UE Sydney Mornings interviewed Associate Professor Liam Semler from the Department of English about Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.
Professor Stuart Rees, of the Sydney Peace Foundation, was interviewed on ABC News Radio Melbourne about an agreement between Palestinian factions to form a new unity government.
Faculty in the Media – 23 April 2014
News grabs on ABC Broken Hill, ABC Illawarra, ABC Riverina, ABC Wagga Wagga and ABC South East NSW quoted Dr Lynne Chester from the Department of Political Economy about the impact of selling off the state’s utilities.
Claire Hansen, a PhD candidate from the Department of English, wrote about Shakespeare for The Conversation as the literary world marked the playwright's 450th birthday.
Faculty in the Media – 21 April 2014
Academics from the Department of Government and International Relations were interviewed about ICAC and the resignation of Barry O’Farrell as NSW Premier: ABC Radio's World Today program, 2SM Sydney and ABC Radio Newcastle interviewed Professor Rodney Smith; SBS TV News and AAP interviewed Dr Peter Chen; and 5AA Adelaide interviewed Emeritus Professor Rod Tiffen.
The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History and Film Studies on why people are drawn to horror films.
The Conversation published a piece by PhD candidate Max Grömping from the Faculty of Government and International Relations about voting in Asia.
Faculty in the Media – 17 April 2014
4BC Brisbane Drive, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian interviewed Emeritus Professor Rod Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about Barry O’Farrell’s resignation and corruption hearings at the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).
News grabs on 2SM quoted Professor Rodney Smith from the Department of Government and International Relations about Barry O’Farrell’s resignation.
ABC Goulburn Murray Mornings program also interviewed Dr Richard Stanton from the Department of Media and Communications about the resignation.
ABC’s The Drum published an op-ed by Honorary Associate Professor Mark Pesce from the Digital Cultures Program about surveillance and privacy.
Faculty in the Media – 16 April 2014
The Atlantic (US) quoted Dr Ruth Barcan from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies in a story about gender segregation of public toilets.
SBS World News Australia, The Land and the Australian Financial Review quoted Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the prospects of Barry O’Farrell returning and the road ahead for the Liberal Party with the state election next year. The Chicago Tribune (U.S) and Reuters (U.S) also quoted Dr Peter Chen on the story.
The Manly Daily interviewed Dr Ursula Frederick from the Department of Archaeology about migrant engravings at the Quarantine Station in Manly.
Faculty in the Media – 15 April 2014
Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations wrote about public attitudes to shark culling in The Guardian.
Mark Pesce, an Honorary Associate in the Digital Cultures Program, was quoted by The Australian regarding proposals to increase the retirement age.
Associate Professor Tess Lea from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies was quoted in news grabs by ABC Darwin about the military influence on Darwin. She also featured on ABC Darwin's Morning Show.
The Conversation published a piece by Dr Anika Gauja from the Department of Government and International Relations about an inquiry into Australian Water Holdings (AWH).
Faculty in the Media – 1 April 2014
The Conversation published a review by PhD candidate Claire Hansen from the Department of English about All's Well That Ends Well at the Seymour Centre.