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The media turns to our faculty experts to enhance coverage of a wide range of topics, from international security and economic policy to American history and politics. 


  • Monitor on Psychology, September 2013 issue.
    The magazine of the American Psychological Association profiles the extraordinary success of Washington College students in conducting and presenting their research.
    Download a pdf of the print version.
  • Reform Judaism, Fall 2013
    President Mitchell B. Reiss speaks to Reform Judaism magazine to offer his best advice to students deciding on a college and career.
  • Humanities magazine visits Chestertown to talk to Adam Goodheart and Neal Gabler about how the C.V. Starr Center brings history alive. May/June issue, 2013.
  • The Baltimore Sun, 10/29/2012
    Economics professor Robert Lynch pens a pre-election opinion piece.
  • Arab News, 10/28/2012
    Political science professor Melissa Deckman is quoted in an article distributed widely around the globe by the Agence France-Presse wire service.
  • The New York Times, 10/26/2012
    In a “Historically Corrected” column, Starr Center visiting scholar Peter Manseau examines the commonplace assertion that religious liberty is the nation’s first freedom.
  • The New York Times , 09/21/2012
    History professor and Lincoln expert Richard Striner writes about the Emancipation Proclamation for the Times’ Disunion series. 
  • The Wall Street Journal, 09/21/2012
    Corey Olsen argues that the celebrated children’s book if not just for children.
  • The Daily Beast, 09/21/2012
    English Professor Corey Olsen, a.k.a. The Tolkien Professor, offers his expertise on the 75th anniversary of the publication of the The Hobbit.



  • WYPR Radio, 09/25/2012
    Political science professor Melissa Deckman discusses Romney and Obama foreign policy.
  • Maryland Morning, WYPR, 11/06/2012
    The winner of the 2012 George Washington Book Prize, Maya Jasanoff, talks to host Tom Hall about Liberty’s Exiles.
  • All Things Considered, NPR, 10/21/2012
    Professor of English and Tolkien Professor Corey Olsen talks to Guy Raz, host of All Things Considered Weekends, about his new book, Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. 
  • Talk of the Nation, NPR, 9/24/2012
    Richard Striner talks with host Neal Conan about the moral conviction and shrewd politics that led Lincoln to issue the proclamation. 
  • Midday, WYPR, 9/20/2012
    Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor, talks about the enduring appeal of the book with Midday host Dan Rodricks.