In the Media: November, 2016

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Nov. 30, 2016 - New Haven Register
Maria-Isabel Carnasciali, associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded UNH’s $25,000 William L. Bucknall Excellence in Teaching Award.
Nov. 29, 2016 - WAFB Baton Rouge, LA
Charles Morgan, a forensic psychiatrist and associate professor of national security, testified in the trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The story was featured in a number of publications around the country.
Nov. 28, 2016 - The Christian Science Monitor 
John Kelly, associate professor of biology, comments on how DNA and data sets will be used to map aquatic species in the Western U.S.
Nov. 28, 2016 - Live Science
Amanda Simson, assistant professor of chemical engineering, comments on the facts, history, and background of the element Selenium, as part of a series of stories she is providing information for.
Nov. 28, 2016 - WFSB-TV3
Investigators Work to Determine of Attack at OSU is Terrorism
Kenneth Gray, retired FBI special agent and coordinator of the national security studies program, comments on the recent attack at OSU. (Link not available)
Nov. 27, 2016 - The Bristol Press
Henry C. Lee, renowned forensic scientist and chaired professor at the Henry C. Lee Institute, comments on Mattie, a black Labrador retriever who revolutionized arson investigation as the world’s first laboratory certified accelerant detection dog.
Nov. 27, 2016 - AZ News Desk
Trump’s Stock in Oil Pipeline Company Raises Concern
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Link not available)
Nov. 27, 2016 - CSPAN
Randal Horton, associate professor of English and author of "Hook: A Memoir", discusses his book at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.
Nov. 26, 2016 - Fortune
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the growing violence between law enforcement and protestors regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline. The story ran in multiple media outlets around the world.
Nov. 25, 2016 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments in an op-ed on how members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Nov. 24, 2016 - The Beverage Journal
Renee Allen, adjunct professor of hospitality and tourism management, comments on her mixology class and their celebration of National Vodka Day. The guest speaker was Anthony DeSerio, a Connecticut bartender, contributing guest on WNPR’s Food Schmooze program, and former president of the United States Bartenders’ Guild Connecticut chapter.
Nov. 23, 2016 - CNN
Jeff Beatty, lecturer in national security and former FBI special agent, comments on the security measures taken in Mar-a-Lago where President-elect Trump spent Thanksgiving.
Nov. 23, 2016 - Editor & Publisher
Matt DeRienzo, adjunct professor in communications, comments on how to be a successful publisher in a competitive newspaper industry.
Nov. 21, 2016 - The Christian Science Monitor
Joshua Sandman, professor of political science, comments on why now 46 percent of voters have a favorable opinion of the president-elect, according to a nonpartisan survey group. The story also ran in Yahoo! News.
Nov. 20, 2016 - Express (United Kingdom)
Nikodem Poplawski, senior lecturer and physics coordinator, comments on the theory that black holes may be a portal to another universe. Poplawski is one of the leading establishers of this theory and also questions the Big Bang theory. The story was also featured in Scottish Express and CHB Blog.
Nov. 19, 2016 - Tampa Bay Times
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on police department Facebook pages and whether or not it is ethical to post pictures of people under arrest. The Pasco County Police Department in Florida posted a controversial photo of a crying suspect, arrested for fleeing a traffic stop and intentionally running a deputy off the road.
Nov. 18, 2016 - Live Science
Amanda Simson, assistant professor of chemical engineering, comments on the facts, history, and background of the element Tungsten.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Long Island.com
The Youth Justice Institute created by New York state and the University of Albany is modeled after the Tow Youth Justice Institute at the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, created in 2014.
Nov. 17, 2016 - WFSB
Henry C. Lee, renowned forensic scientist and chaired professor, comments on the 1986 murder of Newtown airline stewardess, Helle Crafts. His examination of the forensic evidence helped convict her husband, airline pilot, Richard Crafts, in what became known as "The Woodchipper" murder case.
Nov. 17, 2016 - WFSB
Thanksgiving Wine Pairings
Renee Allen, professor of hospitality and tourism management, is featured in Better Connecticut, commenting on the best wine pairings for your Thanksgiving meal. (Link not available)
Nov. 17, 2016 - WTNH
Alex Block, criminal justice student and aspiring police officer, comments on the changing police hiring standards that allows for more candidates to be considered, including those with tattoos.
Nov. 15, 2016 - New Haven Register
Tracy Tamborra, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the personal decisions people make not only in the presidential election but in their lives.
Nov. 15, 2016 - Huffington Post
James Mohs, assistant professor of accounting, comments on the future of a Donald Trump presidency and how it will affect the economy for American consumers.
Nov. 15, 2016 - Connecticut Health I-Team
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on President-elect, Donald Trump’s healthcare plan for women and children. This story was also featured in the Greenwich Times.
Nov. 15, 2016 - The Greenlining Institute
James Mohs, assistant professor of accounting, comments on the economic outlook for consumers in a Donald Trump presidency.
Nov. 14, 2016 - WRAL.com
Timothy Palmbach, associate professor and chair of forensic science, comments on a ruling by the Superior Court judge denying novelist Mike Peterson's attempt to have the murder charge against him in his wife's death nearly 15 years ago dismissed. A new trial in the long-running case has been set for next spring.
Nov. 14, 2016 - 
Timothy Palmbach, associate professor and chair of forensic science, comments on the possible contamination of evidence in the Michael Peterson case. Peterson is being tried for the second time next May for the murder of his wife, Kathleen Peterson, 15 years ago. Peterson was also author of the 1983 novel, Immortal Dragon.
Nov. 14, 2016 - BroadwayWorld.com
Theatre students involved with the production, "Our Town", describe tech week and the days of preparation before they perform. "Our Town" will be performed Nov. 16-18 at 8 pm in Bucknall Theatre in Dodd’s Hall.
Nov. 14, 2016 - New Haven Register
Joshua Sandman, professor of political science, comments on how key battleground states, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin, impacted the presidential election. He predicted a Trump win more than a year ago.
Nov. 14, 2016 - Time
Howard Stoffer, associate professor of national security, makes some predictions in this op-ed about what President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy might look like. Stoffer previously served in the Foreign Service of the United States and as the Deputy Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate of the U.N. Security Council.
Nov. 10, 2016 - WTNH
April Yoder, assistant professor of Latin American studies, comments on the Hispanic vote for Donald Trump.
Nov. 10, 2016 - The Christian Science Monitor
Matt Schmidt, assistant professor of national security and political science, comments on Trump’s alleged ties to business interests in Russia.
Nov. 9, 2016 - The Hill
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the new president elect, Donald Trump.
Nov. 9, 2016 - Hartford Courant
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on women’s pushback from the recent presidential election results. She says despite the unfortunate loss for Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, women will not give up the fight.
Nov. 9, 2016 - AmericanTowns.com
President Steven H. Kaplan announced that a state-of-the-art academic building, to be opened in 2019, will be named in honor of longtime University benefactors Samuel S. Bergami Jr. ’85 and Lois Bergami.
Nov. 9, 2016 - WTNH
Chris Haynes, assistant professor of political science, comments on why pollsters were way off in many predictions on how election day results would go.
Nov. 9, 2016 - NBC CT
Director Juan Hernandez of the University’s new Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion,, said the message to those who are shocked about Trump’s election win  is to take the results as a call to action to become more politically involved.
Nov. 8, 2016 - WFSB
Matthew J. Schmidt, assistant professor of national security and political science, comments on Russia’s impact on the election, and the threat of cyber warfare.
Nov. 8, 2016 - The Hill
Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, comments on the history of the women’s suffrage movement and the importance of the female vote in this year’s election.
Nov. 8, 2016 - WFSB
A student’s senior project has 30 University students conducting exit polls in West Haven on election day  in five of the 10 polling locations in town.  They are asking voters about the presidential race, local politicians and the proposed Haven Mall. The story was featured in a number of publications around the country including AZFamily.com, Kake, KXLF.com, CBS 5 AZ KPHO, and Crossroads Today.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Fox 61
Steve Raucher, professor and chair of the communications department, and Susan Campbell, distinguished lecturer in communications, are leading a sock fundraiser where students can donate socks to the homeless as a prerequisite to enter their Election Day contest.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Orange Live
The 40th Anniversary of University of New Haven’s Executive MBA program was celebrated with a lecture series including Dan Leever, ’99, who spoke about the principles of success and overcoming adversity.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Wallet Hub
James Mohs, assistant professor of accounting, taxation, and law, comments on Hillary’s tax plan and its implications should she be elected as President.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Wallet Hub
James Mohs, assistant professor of accounting, taxation, and law, comments on Trump’s tax plan and its implications should he be elected as President.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Columbia Journalism Review
Chris Haynes, associate professor of political science, comments on how ethnic radio can influence election results.
Nov. 7, 2016 - New Haven Register
Christopher O’Flaherty, Lyme Academy artist, created ‘Lunch Money Print’, a subscription-based service for followers of art to support artists while immersing patrons in the world of collecting on an introductory level. This story was also featured in Shoreline Times.
Nov. 7, 2016 - NBC CT
Abe Baggilli, associate professor and assistant dean of computer science, and the Cyber Forensics Research Group, explain the security risks of personal information on smartphones.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Tampa Bay Times
Ken Gray, retired FBI special agent and coordinator of the national security studies program, comments on the importance of fingerprint background checks when verifying employment of Uber and Lyft drivers.
Nov. 6, 2016 - Marion Star
George Haley, professor of marketing and quantitative analysis and director of the Center International Industry Competitiveness, comments on companies who use online ads to target Internet audiences. This story was featured in a number of publications around the country.
Nov. 5, 2016 - New Haven Register
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on Branford Police Department and their initiative to build its own private DNA database of offenders by collecting voluntary check swabs from people suspected of a crime prior to their arrest.
Nov. 4, 2016 - The Washington Post
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on the issues associated with Vigilante, a phone app that allows the public to track new crimes being reported in their local areas.
Nov. 4, 2016 - ITSP Magazine
Ibrahim Baggili, co-director and founder of the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG), comments on veterans making their post-military transition to careers in cybersecurity. Two veterans who are University students and work in the group are featured.
Nov. 3, 2016 - WTNH
Patrick Gourley, assistant professor of economics, comments on the popularity of mico-apartments for young people living in cities in Connecticut.
Nov. 2, 2016 - Cincinnati Enquirer
John DeCarlo, associate professor of criminal justice, comments on two University of Cincinnati police officers who are testifying against Ray Tensing, a former colleague who shot and killed a man last year.
Nov. 1, 2016 - The Hill 
Jeffrey Beatty, professor of national security, comments on American strategies to address ISIS in Mosul.
Nov. 1, 2016 - Newsweek
Matthew Schmidt, assistant professor of national security and political science, comments on the impact a rapidly declining carbon economy will have on the global order and the opportunities that will result from electric cars.