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MSU Denver faculty in the media

Members share their expertise with the community.

By Tim Carroll

April 7, 2020

Rob PreuhsThe Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty brain trust reaches almost every corner of the academic spectrum, and we are always proud to see Roadrunners sharing their knowledge. Each month, the Early Bird highlights a few faculty members who have served as subject-matter experts on timely news topics – providing dynamic perspectives on critical issues.

Here’s a sampling from March:

Jeff Price, professor of aviation and aerospace science, interviewed with 9News on March 31 about the drastic decrease in air travel as a result of COVID-19.

Randi Smith, Ph.D., professor of psychological sciences, interviewed with CGTN America on March 28 about how online dating is thriving during an international pandemic.

Sheryl Zajdowicz, Ph.D., professor of biology, interviewed with 850KOA on March 27 about estimates of how long the novel coronavirus lasts on surfaces and recommended precautions for food handling and deliveries.

Rob Preuhs, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Political Science Department, interviewed with Fox31 on March 25 about President Donald Trump’s limited scope of authority to determine when businesses can reopen after the COVID-19 national social-distancing directives.

Kishore Kulkarni, Ph.D., professor of economics, interviewed with Scripps Media on March 13 about COVID-19’s impact on the economy and the uncertainty of long-term market disturbances.

Zsuzsa Balogh, Ph.D., professor and program coordinator for civil-engineering technology, interviewed with Scripps Media on March 6 about the nationwide shortage of construction workers and its impact on consumers.

For a full list of faculty featured as experts in the media, visit MSU Denver in the News.

Topics: Academics, Excellence, Experts in the Media

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