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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 17, 2013

Penn Researcher Explores the World of the Sex Trade

While some Ivy League professors are clean-cut academics who wear suits with bowties and carry stacks of books from the library, others shatter that image. 

Instead, some wear jeans and explore very dark, far-away places.  One of those researchers studies the underworld of the sex trade -- not just in Philadelphia but also in New York City and in India.

Obama Gets a Second Chance at Speech for the Ages

January 15, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on President Obama’s previous inaugural address.

Article Source: Yahoo News

Inauguration 2013: Michelle Obama Steps Out in Style -– and Substance?

January 15, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts about Michelle Obama’s role as first lady in President Obama’s second term.

Article Source: Yahoo News

John Boehner’s F-Bomb at Harry Reid Plunges D.C. Civility to New Low

January 3, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the overheated rhetoric between John Boehner and Harry Reid.

Article Source: The Daily Beast
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 8, 2013

Obama’s Big Egypt Test: Sinai

January 7, 2013

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences pens an op-ed as part of a series of policy proposals titled, “Obama and the Middle East: Act Two.”

Article Source: The Atlantic
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 2, 2013

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws

A lot can change in a year.

One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws.  In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.

The Puzzle of Black Republicans

December 18, 2012

Adolph Reed of the School of Arts and Sciences pens an op-ed about black Republicans.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Esten Perez | Esten_Perez@harvard.edu | 617-496-4009 December 18, 2012

Audio: ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Message Repeats Itself

December 14, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center joins a conversation about ‘fiscal cliff’ negotiations.

Article Source: NPR