Video compilation by Elisa Broche ’25, a communication major.



In the Media: February 2024

Matthew Schmidt

In the Media

LiveNOW from Fox:New details on U.S. sanctions against Russia

Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of international affairs, national security, and political science, discusses the type of sanctions against Russia issued by President Joe Biden in response to the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Rick Fontana

In the Media

Yale Daily News: Rick Fontana to the rescue

Rick Fontana ’98 A.S., ’99, ’06 M.S., an adjunct faculty of fire science, discusses the University of New Haven’s national security program, developed after 9/11, which was the first of its kind in the country, as he becomes West Haven’s emergency operations director stepping down from the same position for the City of New Haven.

Jens Frederiksenn

In the Media

Hartford Courant: University of New Haven introduces new president

Jens Frederiksen, Ph.D., who has been named the seventh president of the University of New Haven, comments on his vision for the University, and Presidential Search Committee Chair Mike Ambrose ’84, ’19 Hon., shared what distinguished Dr. Frederiksen during the extensive search and selection process.

Kenneth Gray

In the Media

Scripps News: Police Searching for 11-year-old Texas Girl

Kenneth Gray, a senior lecturer of criminal justice and homeland security, discusses the search for a missing 11-year-old girl whose father was sharing an apartment with a person of interest in this case, as the roommate was arrested previously for indecency with a child.

Matthew Schmidt

In the Media

WTIC 1080 AM: Brian and Company with Matthew Schmidt 2-19-24

Matthew Schmidt, associate professor of international affairs, national security, and political science, discusses the latest developments on the war in Ukraine, including Tucker Carlson’s interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Vahid Behzadan

In the Media

CNN Newsource: Romance Scams

Vahid Behzadan, assistant professor of cybersecurity; data and computer science; computer, and electrical engineering; and director of the SAIL Lab, discusses online scams that take advantage of people on dating sites by asking for money or credit card information. The scams are becoming very sophisticated.

Jan Jones

In the Media

WalletHub: Hotel Credit Cards

Jan Jones, a lecturer of hospitality and tourism, comments on why consumers use different types of credit cards to earn reward points for travel.

Patricia Crouse

In the Media

NBC Connecticut: 14th Amendment, Section 3

Patricia Crouse, a practitioner in residence of public administration and political science, discusses the history of the 14th Amendment, Section 3, of the U.S. Constitution and how it applies to a case before the Supreme Court of the United States on whether Colorado can remove a presidential candidate from the ballot in November.

Angeli Gianchandani

In the Media

News 8 WTNH: Swift Kelce Advertising

Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing and the MBA program, discusses a change for advertising at this year's Super Bowl to include fans of Taylor Swift, a demographic not usually associated with the NFL.

Claire Glynn

In the Media

NBC Connecticut Live:Inside the Troconis Trial: Feb. 6, 2024 - DNA Analysis

Claire Glynn, professor of forensic science and director of the Graduate Certificate in Forensic Genetic Genealogy, discusses the forensic evidence in the trial of Michelle Troconis, whose DNA was found on some of the garbage bags that video cameras captured Fotis Dulos throwing out in West Hartford. The video starts at 17:13 with Dr. Glynn.