National and regional news organizations regularly interview Hamilton faculty, staff, and students for their expertise and perspectives on current events, and to feature programs and activities on campus.

April’s news highlights ranged from commentary on the wars in Sudan and Ukraine to postwar African American music in France. Links are provided, but some may require subscriptions to access content. Please contact Vige Barrie if you cannot open a link or do not have a subscription.

Pronouncing Unfamiliar Names” – New York Times, April 6
Professor of Economics Stephen Wu wrote this letter to the editor.

Trump Indictment; Time for a Third Party?” —  WCNY (public radio), Ivory Tower, April 7
Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule served on this panel.

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli” — syndicated public radio program, April 9
This show referenced Jazz Archive Director Monk Rowe as well as the archive.

The myth of ‘woke’ indoctrination of students” — The Hill, April 9
President David Wippman co-authored this essay which also appeared on the History News Network.

AFRICOM Chief to Congress: We Share ‘Core Values’ with Coup Leaders” – The Intercept, April 10
This article quoted Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin and referenced her book, “How to Prevent Coups d’Etat: Counterbalancing and Regime Survival,”

Soundscapes of Liberation: African American Music in Postwar France” — New Books Network, April 10
Associate Professor of History Celeste Day Moore discussed her new book by the same title.

Why Zelensky Is Right To Be Nervous About a Trump Return” – Newsweek, April 15
Professor of Government Alan Cafruny commented in this article that appeared in publications throughout the country.

 "For the American Prison Writing Archive, a 'shadow canon' sheds light" — New York Times, April 17
This article featured Literature and Creative Writing Professor Doran Larson. This also appeared on the History News Network.

Hamilton College student charged with making threat that led to 3-hour shelter-in-place” – WKTV, April 17
This was one of many media stories that were published and broadcast throughout the region about this event.

How to Understand the Fighting in Sudan” – New York Times, April 19
Associate Professor of Government Erica De Bruin commented.

Books to Help Understand Sudan” – New York Times, April 21
The writer recommended De Bruin’s book How to Prevent Coups D’État.

Exorcising the Ghost of Robert E. Lee” – New York Times, April 27
This essay highlighted Visiting Professor of History Ty Seidule’s book, Robert E. Lee and Me.

The right's demonization of campus diversity, equity and inclusion programs must end” – The Hill, April 30
President David Wippman co-authored this op-ed.

For Derby Day, a note of caution about horses and ‘races’” — History News Network, April 30
Assistant Professor of History Mackenzie Cooley wrote this essay.

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