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MSU Denver faculty in the media

Members share their expertise with the community.

By Tim Carroll

February 15, 2021

Devon Wright, Ph.D.The Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty brain trust reaches almost every place on the academic spectrum, and we are always proud to see Roadrunners sharing their knowledge. Each month, the Early Bird highlights a few faculty members who have served as subject-matter experts on timely news topics, providing dynamic perspectives on critical issues.

Here’s a sampling from January:

Devon Wright, Ph.D., assistant professor of Africana Studies, interviewed with CGTN America on Jan. 14 about policing and the riots at the U.S. Capitol during the insurrection of Jan. 6.

Shelby Balik, Ph.D., associate professor of history, spoke with Denver7 on Jan. 15 about the historical importance of President-elect Joe Biden taking a public oath of office.

Sheryl Zajdowicz, Ph.D., professor and chair of biology, interviewed with 9News on Jan. 21 about “vaccine deserts” and why more Coloradans in Phase 1 have not gotten vaccinated.

Adam Graves, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and religious studies, discussed the impact of President Joe Biden’s Catholic faith with 850KOA on Jan. 22.

Norman Provizer, Ph.D., professor of political science, spoke with Fox31 on Jan. 27 about the constitutionality and precedence for impeaching former President Donald Trump after he leaves office.

For a full list of faculty featured as experts in the media, visit MSU Denver in the News.

Topics: Excellence, Experts in the Media

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