Faculty and students in the School of Social Transformation are often sharing their knowledge, expertise and experiences with local, national and international media.

2021

January

  • January 4 | Women in Higher Education Anniversary Issue | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 7 | Biden, ASU professors discuss law enforcement response to Capitol riot | 12 News NBC | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • January 11 | ASU Professor: Capitol Police Response To Riot 'Illustrated The Double Standards' Between White, Black Americans | KJZZ | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • January 13 ASU professor uses background as Hawaiian voyager, climate scientist to provide inclusive understanding of environment | ASU Now | Haunani Kane | Link
     
  • January 20 | Capitol Riot Aftermath: Newswise Live Event | Newswise | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • January 20 | Little girls feel inspired by Kamala Harris at inauguration | AZ Family | Karen Leong | Link
     
  • January 22 | “Hell on Earth”: Feminist Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Returned to Iran’s Qarchak Prison | Ms Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 27 | ASU's diversity training needs to be more inclusive of disability language | The State Press | Elizabeth Swadener | Link
     
  • January 27 | CompuGirls Hawaii announces free virtual spring program | ASU News | Kimberly Scott | Link

February

  • February 3 | Join virtual launch of new ASU Center for the Future of Equality on Feb. 11 | ASU News | SST | Link
     
  • February 4 | ASU faculty on the history of celebrating Black History Month | ASU News | Lisa M. Anderson, Pardis Mahdavi and Mako F. Ward | ASU News | Link
     
  • February 5 | New universitywide conference aims to facilitate open dialogue on issues of religion, ethics and science | ASU News | SST | Link
     
  • February 6 | Social Media and a Surveillance Society | The New York Times | David L. Altheide | Link
     
  • February 11 | New center launches to combat inequality in community | The State Press | SST | Link
     
  • February 12 | Harvard and Stanford Native American Programs Host 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion | The Harvard Crimson | K. Tsianina Lomawaima | Link
     
  • February 14 | ASU researcher: Women disproportionately impacted by economic fallout from COVID-19 | Fox 10 | Nancy Jurik | Link
     
  • February 15 | ASU departments and organizations celebrate Black History Month | The State Press | SST | Link
     
  • February 18 | Justice studies BA program now offered through ASU Online | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • February 18 | Teacher residency program aims to improve Arizona public schools | The State Press | Victoria Theisen-Homer | Link
     
  • February 19 | Talking about racism with your kids | ASU Now | Brando Yoo | Link
     
  • February 21 | Girls in competition: The pros and cons | The State Press | Vera Lopez | Link
     
  • February 22 | Structures of kinship | Architecture Review | Marlon Bailey | Link
     
  • February 25 | Data shows more white seniors in Arizona are getting COVID-19 vaccines than seniors of color. The inequity could get worse | The Arizona Republic | Aggie Yellow Horse | Link
     
  • February 26 | Brayboy named ASU's new vice president for social advancement | ASU Now | Bryan Brayboy | Link
     
  • February 28 | Students, faculty advocate for awareness of anti-Asian racism | The State Press | Aggie Yellow Horse and Brandon Yoo | Link

March

  • March 5 | Recording Academy® Partners With Berklee College of Music and Arizona State University to Conduct Study on Women's Representation Across the Music Industry | Business Wire | Lisa M. Anderson and Mako Fitts Ward | Link
     
  • March 5 | Can women’s movements save the world? | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 5 | ASU Library archives a trove of information for students' honors research project | ASU Now | Gregory Broberg | Link
     
  • March 8 | ASU Professor Shares Her 2 Core Principals For Gender Equality | Mix 96.9 Phoenix | Mako Fitts Ward | Link
     
  • March 8 | 25. International Women’s Day and a Feminist Foreign Policy (with Karen Greenberg, Gayle Lemmon, Pardis Mahdavi and Lyric Thompson) | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 8 | Arizona State University Dean of Social Sciences Pardis Mahdavi | Zócalo Public Square | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 9 | Commentary: The Proud Boys Can’t Own The Underground: Here’s Why | The Show KJZZ | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 11 | Female ASU faculty share challenges, triumphs and what gives them hope about the future of women in academia | ASU Now | Sujey Vega, Pardis Mahdavi, Mako Fitts Ward and Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis | Link
     
  • March 15 | Family believes Phoenix man who died after being punched in the face was targeted because he was Asian | AZ Central | Aggie Yellow Horse and Karen Leong | Link
     
  • March 17 | The story of the Iranian new year, Nowruz, and why its themes of renewal and healing matter | The Conversation | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 17 | Building a Movement | Diversity In Action | Gabriela González | Link
     
  • March 17 | Diversity Statements: What to avoid and what to include | The Campus | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 18 | Arizona Asian Americans react to the Atlanta shooting attacks | ABC15 | Karen Kuo | Link
     
  • March 19 | ‘Words matter’: Asian Americans frightened, frustrated by continued hate crimes | Cronkite News | Aggie Yellow Horse | Link
     
  • March 22 | US has a long history of violence against Asian women | The Conversation | Karen Kuo and Karen Leong | Link
     
  • March 22 | Nowruz - Top of Mind with Julie Rose | BYU Radio | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 22 | Asian American hate in Arizona | Arizona PBS Horizon | Karen Kuo | Link
     
  • March 26 | Covering anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents: Tips and resources for journalists | The Journalist's Resource | Link
     
  • March 29 | How Asian-Black Alliance is Fighting Racial Injustice | Arizona PBS - Break it Down | H.L.T.Quan & Eleanor Seaton | Link
     
  • March 31 | Understanding The Barriers That Get In The Way Of Latina Girls Playing Sports | Global Sport Institute at ASU | Vera Lopez | Link
     
  • March 31 | They’ll teach and research at the University for the 2021–22 academic year | University of Rochester Newscenter | Ricardo Milhouse | Link

April

  • April 2 | Most diversity work is not working and students are paying the price | Times Higher Education | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 4 | The story of the Iranian new year, Nowruz, and why its themes of renewal and healing matter | Pressenza International Press Agency | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 6 | Celebrating the Winners of the 2021 Bluestone Rising Scholar Prize | Brandeis | Indulata Prasad | Link

2020

January

  • January 8 | What to know about escalating tensions with Iran, and the potential for cyberattacks | Arizona Republic | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 8 | U.S. and Iran relations | Arizona PBS - Horizons | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 8 | Pardis Mahdavi on Belonging | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 11 | What’s The Deal With ‘Midwest Nice?’ | WBEZ | Sujey Vega | Link
     
  • January 17 | Year 4: Where Does The Women's March Stand? | KJZZ | Mako Fitts Ward | Link
     
  • January 20 | FBI: Hate Crimes In Arizona Lowest In Five Years | KJZZ | Madelaine Adelman | Link
     
  • January 27 | GOP lawmakers seek transgender ban on school sports | AZ Mirror | Madelaine Adelman | Link
     
  • January 27 | How Minneapolis made Prince | The Conversation | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • January 28 | Iran's regime is ripe for revolution, says ASU expert | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • January 28 | Sound and Well-Being Lab hosts 'sound bath' for students | State Press | Mary Margaret Fonow | Link
     
  • January 29 | 'Charged': Journalist Explores Challenges Of Criminal Justice Reform, Mass Incarceration | KJZZ | Emily Bazelon for John P. Frank Memorial Lecture | Link
     
  • January 30 | Mass incarceration a product of prosecutorial power, journalist says | ASU Now | Emily Bazelon for John P. Frank Memorial Lecture | Link
     
  • January 31 | ASU scholar-in-residence to offer lessons in diversity | ASU Now | Ersula Ore | Link

February

  • February 5 | How the US repeatedly failed to support reform movements in Iran | The Conversation | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • February 13 | Points of View: How Arizona Demographics Have Changed Over Time | KJZZ | Angela Gonzales | Link
     
  • February 14 | Jordi Arias case | ABC15 | Gregory Broberg | Link
     
  • February 17 | ‘Othered’: Coronavirus fears spur bias against Asian Americans | Cronkite News | Wei Li | Link
     
  • February 20 | University archives working to capture all voices of student activism on campus | ASU Now | Taylor Notah | Link
     
  • February 21 | Cedric J. Robinson: A New Book on Racial Capitalism, Black Internationalism, and Cultures of Resistance | Black Prespectives Blog | H.L.T. Quan | Link

March

  • March 1 | Bringing Ida Back | ASU Now | Ersula Ore | Link
     
  • March 5 | Perceived gender inequity in sport | ASU Now | Vera Lopez | Link
     
  • March 6 | WATCH: Documenting the Feminist Movement’s Struggle in Iran | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 9 | 'Making Sweet Tea' examines the experiences of 6 black gay men in the South | ASU Now | Enrique Martin-Palacios | Link
     
  • March 9 | Celebrating Iranian Feminism and Feminists: Nevertheless, They Persist | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • March 10 | Collective Collateral | Praxis Center Blog | Ashley Cooper | Link
     
  • March 12 | ASU postdoctoral research fellow wins 2020 Knowledge Mobilization Award | ASU Now | Victoria Theisen-Homer | Link
     
  • March 16Tornado Groan: On Black (Blues) Ecologies | Black Perspectives Blog | J.T. Roane | Link
     
  • March 17 | Stand and be counted | ASU Now | Rashad Shabazz | Link 
     
  • March 25 | Xenophobia, Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19 | Praxis Center Blog | Karen Leong & Aggie Yellow-Horse | Link

April

  • April 10 | Parallel contagions: Coronavirus and xenophobia | ASU Now | Aggie J. Yellow Horse & Karen J. Leong | Link
     
  • April 10 | Pardis Mahdavi named social sciences dean for The College | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 12 | Activists, resources concerned about potential for increase in domestic violence | The Daily Progress | Alesha Durfee | Link
     
  • April 13 | Party on! Why some young people are more concerned about their reputations than catching coronavirus | The Conversation | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 13 | Party on! Why some young people are more concerned about their reputations than catching coronavirus | RawStory | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 14 | Why Young People Risk Catching Coronavirus Instead of Staying at Home | The National Interest | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 15 | From ASU Dean's Medalist to Harvard Law School | ASU Now | Mackenzie Saunders | Link
     
  • April 18 | Party On! Are Gen Z and Millennials More Concerned About Reputation Than COVID-19? | Edge Media Network | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 20 | Just Cause: Higher Ed Institutions Expand Social Justice Offerings | Diverse Education | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • April 20 | Points Of View: Why Minorities Are Hit Worst By Coronavirus | KJZZ | Mako Fitts Ward & Jessica Solyom | Link
     
  • April 21 | ASU assistant professor awarded Schomburg Fellowship | ASU Now | J.T. Roane | Link
     
  • April 22 | Why Is 'Intersectionality' So Controversial? | how stuff works | Mary Romero | Link
     
  • April 27 | Why Teens Are Taking More Risks During Social Distancing | KJZZ | Pardis Mahdavi | Link

May

May 5 | ASU assistant professor awarded Schomburg Fellowship | Rappahannock Times | J.T. Roane | Print

May 9 | As coronavirus devastates black communities and workers, how do we protect their stories? | The Philadelphia Inquirer | Rashad Shabazz | Link

May 12 | Once paralyzed, Ahwatukee student an honors ASU grad | Ahwatukee Foothills News | Mackenzie Saunders | Link

May 14 | Confinement and Disease from Slavery to the COVID-19 Pandemic | Black Perspectives | Gabriella Onikoro-Arkell | Link

May 19 | What is to be done? Scholar-Activism in the Era of COVID-19 | Praxis Center Blog | Jennifer Richter & Beth Blue Swadener | Link

May 21 | African American community experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 exposure, infection and death | ASU Now | Mako Fitts Ward | Link

May 26 | The pandemic laid bare: ASU experts unmask societal impact of COVID-19 | ASU Now | Raphael Charron-Chénier
Aggie Yellow Horse, Mary Margaret Fonow & Nancy Jurik | Link

May 26 | From collapse to future imaginaries: Child Care and Early Education in an era of COVID-19 | Praxis Center Blog | Beth Blue Swadener | Link

May 28 | Caught Between Two Worlds | Transformations Narratives | Pardis Mahdavi | Link

May 28 | Facing the strange changes | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi | Link

May 29 | 16 classes to explore this summer from ASU's The College | ASU Now | SST | Link

June

  • June 1 | Society's role in fighting for racial justice | ABC 15 | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 2 | Points Of View: The History Of Violence That’s Now Spilling Onto The Streets | KJZZ | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 4 | ABC 15 Town Hall: Race Relations in Arizona | ABC 15 | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 5 | Minneapolis’ ‘long, hot summer’ of ‘67 – and the parallels to today’s protests over police brutality | The Conversation | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 8 | What it means to “Defund The Police” | Arizona PBS | Luis Fernández | Link
     
  • June 9 | The Criminalization of Border-Crossing: A Racial Perspective | Harvard Political Review | Doris Marie Provine | Link
     
  • June 10 | Minneapolis’ ‘long, hot summer’ of ‘67 – and the parallels to today’s protests over police brutality | Wall Street Window | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 11 | Is this the end of police reality shows? | Marketplace | Gray Cavender | Link
     
  • June 11 | Study abroad program in London immerses students in world of law | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • June 15 | On lynching and racial oppression: How white violence denies black innocence | ASU Now | Ersula Ore | Link
     
  • June 16 | New disability studies certificates bring fresh opportunities to ASU community | ASU Now | Annamaria Oliverio, Beth Blue Swadener & Terri Hlava | Link 
     
  • June 16 | How do white people become an allie to black people? | The Gaydos and Chad Show | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • June 16 | 'To Be Welcoming' curriculum offers tools to counteract bias | ASU Now | Ersula Ore, Jessica Solyom & Mako F. Ward | Link
     
  • June 17 | Defund or Reform? BLM and Policing Expert Panel | News Wise | Ersula Ore | Link
     
  • June 17 | Belong: What it's like to live in the hyphen | ASU Youtube | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • June 23 | Understanding systemic racism and how to combat it | ASU Now | Eleanor Seaton | Link
     
  • June 24 | Queer Liberation is Black Liberation, Justice for Black Lives Is Justice for All | Praxis Center Blog | Mako Fitts Ward & Marlon M. Bailey | Link
     
  • June 26 | Pandemic Parenting Was Already Relentless. Then Came Summer | The New York Times | Dawn Demps | Link
     
  • June 28 | Never Forget a Black Trans Woman Lit the Fire for LGBTQ+ Rights | Well and Good | Marlon Bailey | Link
     
  • June 29 | Race, Motive, and the Rhetoric of Display: An Interview with Ersula Ore | Rethoricity Podcast | Ersula Ore | Link

July

  • July 2 | Diversity and inclusion benefit all companies | Arizona Capitol Times | Michael McQuarrie | Link
     
  • July 13 | Listening and learning: 21 ASU classes on race, history, culture and gender to take this fall | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • July 17 | American studies master's degree now offered at ASU's School of Social Transformation | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • July 21 | It 'Looks Very Scary For Renters' As Federal Eviction Relief Expiration Nears | NPR | Matt Desmond | Link
     
  • July 22 | John Lewis: A look back at his legacy | Arizona PBS | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • July 22 | Books by ASU authors that illuminate the African American experience | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • July 26 | Data show racial disparity in SUSD suspensions | The Scottsdale Progress | Greg Broberg & Victoria Theisen-Homer | Link
     
  • July 29 | COVID-19 and Its Impacts on Immigrant Families and Communities | Praxis Center Blog | Aggie Yellow Horse & Mary Romero | Link
     
  • July 29 | LGBTQ and Covid 19 | Spark Podcast | Madelaine Adelman | Link
     
  • July 30 | ASU grad combines passions for activism, videography to forge a path toward filmmaking | ASU Now | Jude Schroder | Link

August

  • August 5 | Black Ecologies, Tidewater Virginia | Transformation Narratives | J.T. Roane | Link
     
  • August 7 | Transformation through healing justice, community and art | ASU Now | Kamra Sadia Hakim | Link
     
  • August 10 | The next steps in the fight for social justice | Arizona PBS | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • August 19 | ASU launches wide range of new programs for fall 2020 semester | ASU Now | Link
     
  • August 25 | Phoenix organization helping LGBTQ+ students during pandemic | Arizona Family 3TV | Madelaine Adelman | Link
     
  • August 28 | Wealth gap between White and minority communities continues after redlining, other practices | ABC 15 | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • August 31 | Justice studies alum receives honorable mention at ASU book awards | ASU Now | Francine Banner | Link

September

  • September 3 | ASU Humanities Lab teams up with School of International Letters and Cultures | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • September 4 | Protesters demand justice in Daniel Prude's death | CTV News Canada | Rashad Shabazz | Link
     
  • September 6 | Remote learning is turning classrooms into police states | Salon | Victoria Theisen-Homer | Link
     
  • September 9 | Partying during the COVID-19 pandemic is ableist | The State Press | Terri Hlava | Link
     
  • September 16 | ‘Seeking Justice in Arizona’ lecture series localizes national issues | ASU Now | SST | Link

October

  • October 1 | “Nasrin”: Speaking to the World From a Prison in Iran | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • October 3 | The Power of the Intersectional Protest Image | J Stor Daily | Mako Fitts Ward | Link 
     
  • October 5 | ASU student leads 'Million Girls Moonshot' movement at Intel Foundation | ASU Now | Gabriella Gonzales | Link
     
  • October 15 | School of Social Transformation welcomes new faculty members | ASU Now | Mellissa Linton, Tracy Perkins & Jennifer Bondy | Link
     
  • October 25 | Analyzing the history of anti-police sentiment | The State Press | HLT Quan | Link
     
  • October 27 | This Arizona Activist Is Getting Out the Young, Latinx Vote | Supermajority News | Reyna Montoya | Link
     
  • October 28 | Why your voice matters | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • October 29 | Raised in the Capitol's Shadow | Transformation Narratives | Sally Kitch | Link

November

  • November 5 | ASU Professor Explains 'Interracial Racism' And The History Between Asian And Black Americans | KJZZ | Karen Kuo | Link
     
  • November 5 | ASU offers unique African and African American studies BA online program | ASU Now | SST | Link
     
  • November 13 | ASU strives to promote and advance Native American higher education | ASU Now | Bryan Brayboy | Link
     
  • November 16 | From Legal Battery to Contractual Sterilization: The Politics of Women’s Incarceration in the Middle East | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link 
     
  • November 16 | ASU Dean’s Medalist to attend law school, become a public defender | ASU Now | Anjali Mistry | Link
     
  • November 18 | There's Not Enough Research About The LGBTQ Community. Here's Why It Matters | KJZZ | Marlon Bailey | Link
     
  • November 18 | ASU students, staff, faculty and organizations named Catalyst Awardees | ASU Now | Mako Fitts Ward | Link
     
  • November 18 | Working Mothers and COVID 19 | Break It Down Cronkite News | Nancy Jurik | Link
     
  • November 19 | The intersection of drug law and racial justice | The State Press | Doris Provine | Link
     
  • November 20 | Native Narratives program embraces storytelling, supports future leaders | ASU Now | Bryan Brayboy | Link
     
  • November 24 | ‘No-Excuses’ and ‘Progressive’ Schools Are Training New Teachers Very Differently About Race | EdSurge | Victoria Theisen-Homer | Link
     
  • November 25 | Six months in, the call for justice at 38th and Chicago persists | MPR News | Michael McQuarrie | Link
     
  • November 27 | LGBTQ Health and Well-Being: Where Is the U.S. Right Now? | The body pro | Marlon Bailey | Link

December

  • December 1 | ASU grad discovers passion for science, humanities and the arts | ASU Now | Sofia Vine | Link

  • December 8 | When Art, Queerness, and Chronic Illness Intersect: An Interview With Bri Noonan | The Revolution | Briana Noonan | Link

  • December 8 | Crosscutting approaches to human rights | ASU Now | Pardis Mahdavi & LaDawn Haglund | Link
     
  • December 10 | Dr. Mary Romero is the 2021 SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecturer | Sociologists for Women in Society | Mary Romero | Link
     
  • December 11 | From childhood, grad fought inequitable treatment of others; law school is her next goal | ASU Now | April Karina Guevara Espinoza | Link
     
  • December 14 | The College honors academic excellence with fall 2020 Dean’s Medalists | ASU Now | Anjali Mistry | Link
     
  • December 14 | Sun Devil DACA recipient siblings celebrate graduation together | ASU Now | Carlos Yanez Navarro & Nicole Yanez Navarro | Link
     
  • December 17 | These People Helped Shape Video Game Culture in 2020 | The New York Times | Kishonna Gray | Link
     
  • December 18 | What is Kwanzaa? ASU professor explains tenets of annual celebration | ASU Now | Lisa Aubrey | Link
     
  • December 18 | The Ms. Q&A: Activist and Artist Parastou Forouhar Is Fighting for the “Iran That Could Have Been” | Ms. Magazine | Pardis Mahdavi | Link
     
  • December 21 | Holiday Cheer, Lost and Found | Transformation Narratives | Sally Kitch | Link
     
  • December 28 | The Global Women's Movements That Helped Kamala Harris Rise | Zocalo Public Square | Pardis Mahdavi | Link

2019

November

  • November 25 | Cross cutting approaches to Global Human Rights | Open Global Rights | Pardis Mahdavi | Link

December

  • December 11 | The Growth (And New Contexts) Of LGBTQ Ball Culture | WBUR On Point Radio | Marlon Bailey | Link
     
  • December 13 | The College honors outstanding academic achievement with 2019 Dean’s Medals | ASU Now | Katarina Martinez | Link
     
  • December 19 | Martinez awarded with 2019 Dean’s Medal for her academic achievements | ASU Now | Katarina Martinez | Link
     
  • December 23 | ASU Rhodes Scholar Shantel Marekera is helping preschoolers achieve their goals in her home country of Zimbabwe | ASU Now | Link

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