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:

Policing Reform and Civilian Oversight

Sharon Fairley is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and has taught at the Law School since 2015. She became a professor from practice in 2019. Prof. Sharon's teaching responsibilities include criminal procedure, legal ethics, and public corruption.  

Media Contact:

Mary Naset

mnaset@uchicago.edu

(773) 834-4238

In the news:

Cybersecurity

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita is an applied game theorist whose research focuses on political violence—especially terrorism, insurgency and rebellion—and on democratic accountability.

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

Foreign Policy

Paul Poast studies international relations, with a focus on the economics of war, the politics of alliances, and the NATO's role in European security. 

Media Contact:

Colleen Mastony

cmastony@uchicago.edu

(773) 702-4254

In the news:

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

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