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Top stories of 2012

December 26th, 2012 in Top stories 2012 0 comments

As 2012 draws to an end, Professor Voices asked several Boston University experts what they thought were the top stories of the year. Tom Whalen (CGS), Vivien Schmidt (CAS), Graham Wilson (CAS), James Post (SMG), Kecia Ali (CAS), John Carroll (COM), William Grimes (CAS),  Joan Salge Blake (SAR), Mark Williams (SMG), Cornelius Hurley (LAW), and […]

Heroism expert available for comment in wake of Sandy Hook shooting

December 19th, 2012 in Breaking news, Crime, Heroism, Professor voices 0 comments

In the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, stories of heroism have been emerging. Peter Gibbon, a senior research fellow at BU’s School of Education and the author of A Call to Heroism: Renewing America’s Vision of Greatness, is available to discuss heroism and heroic acts in times […]

Experts available to comment on CT school shooting

December 15th, 2012 in Breaking news 0 comments

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut: Jonathan Comer, a research associate professor and child psychologist at BU’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. He is also the Director of  BU’s Early Childhood Interventions Program. One area […]

Experts available to comment on U.S. political issues

December 14th, 2012 in Politics 0 comments

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on political issues facing America: Tom Whalen, a political historian and an expert on American politics and the American presidency. He is a contributor to WBUR’s opinion site, Cognoscenti. Whalen can be reached at 978-888-3131; tjw64@bu.edu. Graham Wilson, chair of the Department […]