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Faculty news roundup – Feb. 27, 2020

Faculty news roundup – Feb. 27, 2020

February 27, 2020

Emmitt Y. Riley, assistant professor of Africana studies, wrote an opinion piece for the Jackson Free Press: Trump Presidency Shows 'Whiteness' Protects 'Whiteness' at All Costs, Feb. 24.

Jeffrey Kenney, professor of religious studies, was quoted in The Asean Post: Islamic tourism: A niche market for Brunei, Feb. 15.

Jeff McCall, communication and theatre professor, wrote opinion pieces: Debate focus on spectacle over substance doesn't help pick best candidate, The Hill, Feb. 21; How Long Will CNN Keep Damaging the Public...and Itself?, CNSNewscom, Feb. 18.

McCall was quoted in two Fox News stories: CNN continues obsession about Trump’s eating habits, this time over food options in India, Feb. 24; Pressure on NBC News’ Chuck Todd not to ‘muck up another debate’ following previous performance, Feb. 19.