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Faculty in the News Archive:

February, 2017

February 22, 2017

Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of history, writes in The New Yorker about several missteps on the part of the Trump administration in regards to black history.

February 21, 2017

Walter Scheidel, professor of classics and of history, writes in The Atlantic about the historical pattern of catastrophes — plagues, wars, revolutions — being the only reliable sources of reduced economic disparity.

February 15, 2017

Cécile Alduy, a professor of French studies, is interviewed for Slate about the similarities and differences between President Trump and French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

February 12, 2017

Ana Raquel Minian Andjel, assistant professor of history and of comparative studies in race and ethnicity at Stanford, writes in The Atlantic of an unintended consequence of building a wall between the United States and Mexico.

February 9, 2017

Valerie Miner, artist in residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and adjunct professor of English at Stanford, reviews Kathleen Rooney’s Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk in the San Francisco Chronicle.

February 8, 2017

Popular Mechanics features research on ancient beer led by Li Liu, professor of Chinese archaeology at Stanford.

February 5, 2017

David Palumbo-Liu, professor of comparative literature, writes in Salon about President Trump’s recent immigration ban.

February 3, 2017

The Washington Post discusses the new book, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century, by Walter Scheidel, professor of classics and of history.