Video compilation by Elisa Broche ’25, a communication major

In the Media: October 2023

Michael Lawlor

In the Media

New Haven Independent: Almost-Fired Ex-Cop Decertified

Michael Lawlor, associate professor of criminal justice, comments that a police officer who is under investigation and fails to appear at a public hearing is automatically decertified and banned from serving in Connecticut.

Matthew Schmidt

In the Media

BBC: IDF Operation in Gaza

Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of international affairs, national security, and political science, talks about the attack in Israel and the beginning of Israel’s ground offensive.

Vahid Behzadan

In the Media

HuffPost: What Does 'QR' Stand For Anyway?

Vahid Behzadan, assistant professor of cybersecurity, data and computer science, computer and electrical engineering, and director of the SAIL Lab, explains what the QR code abbreviation stands for and where it was invented.

Pavani Rangachari

In the Media

Forbes: How Modern Tech Helps Health Systems Accomplish The Quintuple Aim

Pavani Rangachari, professor and director of the Master of Healthcare Administration Program, had her published paper, The Untapped Potential of the Quadruple Aim of Primary Care to Foster a Culture of Health, cited in this article by Forbes discussing five principles to improve the patient experience.

Kenneth Gray

In the Media

CTV: Palestinians Race to Evacuate Northern Gaza

Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice, homeland security, and emergency management, discusses how the Israelis have warned citizens to leave Gaza before the ground attack begins.

Declan Hill

In the Media Canadian government slammed at sports integrity awards

Declan Hill, associate professor of investigations, talks about the Canadian government receiving the 2023 Ignoble Purpose Award from the University of New Haven’s Sports Integrity Center for refusing to call a public inquiry into abuse and corruption in Canadian sport.

New Haven Register

In the Media

New Haven Register: Mayoral candidates Borer, Cohen spar over West Haven's future

The University of New Haven’s Mayor’s Advisory Commission hosted a debate for the West Haven Mayoral candidates Dorinda Borer and Barry Lee Cohen. The debate was moderated by Chris Haynes, associate professor of political science, and Candice Deal, associate professor of accounting and interim associate dean of the Pompea College of Business.

Paige Bartels

In the Media

Inside Higher Ed: Paying Undergrad Mental Health Workers

Paige Bartels, director of counseling and psychological services, comments on her office employing undergraduates as community wellness advocates to supplement traditional counseling center offerings but not to replace therapy.

Kenneth Gray

In the Media

CTV News: Palestinians Race To Evacuate Northern Gaza

Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of homeland security, emergency management, and criminal justice, discusses Israel’s pending ground attack on the Gaza Strip and the potential impact on civilians who live there.

Demissew Ejara

In the Media

NBC Connecticut: Consumer Prices Up

Demissew Ejara, associate professor of accounting, finance, and marketing, discusses price increases – and a few decreases – for consumer goods reflected in September’s CPI.

Stamford Advocate

In the Media

Stamford Advocate: After CT State Police leadership shakeup, legislative changes could follow

Michael Lawlor and Kenneth Gray comment on the decision by Governor Ned Lamont to replace the commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection with Ronell Higgins ’06. Lawlor i s an associate professor of criminal justice. Gray is a senior lecturer of criminal justice, emergency management, and homeland security. Higgins is a practitioner in residence of criminal justice.

Matthew Schmidt

In the Media

CNN: U.S. Transferring Seized Iranian Weapons To Ukraine

Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of national security, international affairs, and political science, discusses that the U.S. and NATO allies are running low on ammunition, as many countries have sent their stockpiles to Ukraine.

Susan Campbell

In the Media

Forbes: Elon Musk Questioned Value Of 'Legacy Media'

Susan Campbell, a distinguished lecturer of communication, film, and media studies, comments on Elon Musk’s statement on his X social media platform that he no longer reads legacy news and what it says about his understanding of how news is gathered and reported.


In the Media

MSNBC: “I get to symbolize hope”

Zelda Roland, director of the Prison Education Program, and Marcus Harvin ’22 discuss the cohort's mission and first graduation ceremony at the MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, where Interim President Sheahon Zenger conferred degrees in July.