Media Resources

The following experts can address trending topics in the news. To see a full list of experts click here, and to arrange an interview contact Colleen Mastony, director of media relations. All of our experts are part of the UChicago Academic Communicators Network.

Featured Experts

In the news:

Challenges to presidential transition

Jennifer Nou specializes in administrative law, separation-of-powers, and legal interpretation. She has clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Post-election analysis

William G. Howell is an expert on the American presidency. He is the author of Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government—and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency (2016).

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Obamacare challenges

A leading scholar in the economic analysis of health policy, Katherine Baicker studies public and private health insurance, with a focus on finance and the effect of reforms on quality of care. 

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Legal challenges to election

Aziz Huq studies constitutional law, criminal procedure, federal courts, and legislation with a focus on the interaction of constitutional design with individual rights and liberties. 

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Latest COVID-19 trends

Emily Landon’s research is focused on protecting patients from the harm and mortality that come from healthcare-associated infections and suboptimal use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials. She studies novel electronic hand hygiene monitoring techniques and evaluates the impact of direct, individual-level feedback to encourage provider actions that prevent infections.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

COVID-19 economic impact

A former chair of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, Austan Goolsbee’s research activities center on the internet, tax policy and business decisions, capital investment and government policy.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Biden administration policies

Harold Pollack has published widely at the interface between poverty, policy and public health. He is co-director of The University of Chicago Crime Lab.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Municipal finance

Julie Roin is a leading expert in the legal aspects of pension reform. She studies local government and finance, and can speak about the challenges of Chicago's underfunded pension obligations. 

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254