October 22, 2001
Making the News
The Santa Cruz Sentinel recently published a lengthy profile of forensic anthropologist Alison Galloway. The reporter actually tracked down the mother of a victim whose death Galloway had investigated in 1998.
Lynda Goff discussed UCSC's new partnership with King's College London and the Exploratorium on KSCO Radio and with the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
History professor Judy Yung was interviewed by a Tri-Valley Herald reporter for a story about the Angel Island Immigration Station.
Psychology's Anthony Pratkanis continues to field calls about September 11, most recently from the American Association of Retired Persons Bulletin, with whom he discussed potential economic fraud scams that are likely to appear in the aftermath of the attacks. He also completed a second interview with the Baltimore Sun, this time analyzing the transcripts of radio broadcasts the United States is broadcasting in Afghanistan.
Susanne Jonas of Latin American and Latino studies was pleased to see her book, Of Centaurs and Doves, cited in a major article on Guatemala that appeared in the New York Review of Books.
Economist Michael Hutchison was similarly pleased to see his recent book about Japanese financial policy cited in The Economist. . . . Hutchison and fellow economist Lori Kletzer were also quoted in a flattering Santa Cruz Sentinel article about the popularity of the international economics program.