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, senior director of media relations. All of our experts are part of the UChicago Academic Communicators Network.

Featured Experts

In the news:

Vaccine Mandates

Anup Malani conducts research in law and economics, health economics and development economics.

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Climate Change

A founding member of the Climate Impact Lab and a senior fellow at the Energy Policy Institute at UChicago, Amir Jina is an environmental and development economist who studies how environmental change shapes societies.  

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Booster Shots

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. 

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

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Inflation & Economic Recovery

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

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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

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The Taliban

Austin L. Wright researches and leverages microlevel data to study the political economy of conflict and crime in Afghanistan, Colombia, Indonesia, and Iraq.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

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Covid-era Workplaces

Steven J. Davis is known for his influential work using longitudinal data to explore job creation and destruction and their relationship to economic performance.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254