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UCLA Luskin faculty members are oftentimes interviewed in the media for their expertise in a myriad of areas and are cited for their opinions and knowledge. Luskin School students are also featured in various forms of news media about their tireless work in shaping society.

From the New York Times to the UCLA Daily Bruin, from Los Angeles television stations to those in Brazil, along with radio stations all over the world and ubiquitous online publications, UCLA Luskin is well-represented in all forms of media, no matter the size and no matter the global location. UCLA Luskin dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. is relied upon so frequently for his expertise his own media page can be found by clicking here.

 

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Feb 24, 2014 - Matthew Kahn, professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment with joint appointments in the departments of economics and public policy, was featured in an op-ed in the Los Angeles Business Journal about how neighborhoods and cities will be impacted by climate change.
Feb 17, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in a Seattle Post-Intelligencer column about the head of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy's stance on marijuana. Kleiman also was quoted in a New York Times article about the effects of driving under the influence of the drug.
Feb 14, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was featured in an op-ed in Bloomberg about conflicting federal and state laws and policies concerning the use and sale of marijuana.
Feb 13, 2014 – An article in the San Diego Union-Tribune about alternative-fuel vehicles mentioned funding received by UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center and the Luskin Center for Innovation to develop alternative fuel and advanced vehicles in Southern California.
Feb 13, 2014 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in a Huffington Post article about studies probing marijuana's medicinal properties.
Feb 9, 2014 – Dr. Neal Halfon, professor of pediatrics, public health and public policy and director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, was quoted in a Toronto Globe and Mail story about a recent symposium on the biology of child and brain development.
Feb 5, 2014 – Matthew Kahn, a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment with joint appointments in the departments of economics and public policy, and Dora Costa, UCLA professor of economics, were cited in a Bloomberg column about the growing tendency of individuals to marry those with the same economic and educational backgrounds by showing that well-educated couples increasingly relocate to megacities because the labor markets enable both spouses to find jobs that fit their talents and interests.
Feb 4, 2014 – Herbie Huff, a research associate at UCLA's Institute of Transportation Studies, was quoted Tuesday in a Los Angeles Times column on the difficulties of commuting by bike in Los Angeles.
Feb 3, 2014 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell, professor emeritus of management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and distinguished professor emeritus of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in a USA Today article about political disagreements between governors and state lawmakers from their own party.
Jan 30, 2014 – Dr. Neal Halfon, professor of pediatrics, public health and public policy and director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, was quoted in the Atlanta Black Star for a study that found that obese children are at far greater risk for a variety of other immediate health problems than was previously thought.
Jan 26, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted 1/26/14 in a New York Times op-ed about overcrowding in American prisons and alternate methods of sentencing and probation. He was also quoted in a Boston Globe column about different terms for "marijuana."
Jan 26, 2014 – Jorja Leap, adjunct associate professor of social welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted 1/26/14 in a Los Angeles Times article about Homeboy Industries, a gang rehabilitation and counseling program.
Jan 24, 2014 – An article in the Huffington Post about the dangers of fracking and the untapped potential of renewable energy resources referenced a study by UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation suggesting that developing 5 percent of Los Angeles County's rooftop solar potential would create nearly 30,000 jobs.
Jan 21, 2014 – Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs was quoted in the Northwest Indiana Times for his research, which showed that Indiana and Illinois ranked second and third, respectively, among states with the largest rate of outbound migration in 2013.
Jan 21, 2014 – Franklin D. Gilliam Jr., dean of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and a professor of political science and public policy, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on the construction of a new light-rail line that will connect Los Angeles' Mid-City area to the South Bay.  
Jan 19, 2014 – Randall Akee, assistant professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was cited in an op-ed in New York Times about the potential links between childhood poverty and mental health issues among Cherokee youth in North Carolina and cited his research on casino profit allocation among families of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Jan 15, 2014 – Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in a China Daily article about an increase in Chinese companies relocating employees to the U.S.
Jan 10, 2014 – Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in the Huffington Post for his research, which shows that more people moved to Oregon in 2013 than any other state.
Jan 10, 2014 – Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Friday in a Los Angeles Times article about an area of Los Angeles being designated a "Promise Zone" as part of President Obama's poverty-reduction program.
Jan 9, 2014 – Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was reported on in the Detroit Free Press for research showing that almost as many people moved into Michigan in 2013 as moved out—marking the first time since 1997 that Michigan's inbound and outbound moves were roughly balanced.
Jan 8, 2014 – Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer for research showing that more people moved out of New Jersey in 2013 than any other state.
Jan 14, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Friday in an article in Britain's Guardian about movements to legalize tobacco in U.S. states.
Dec 31, 2013 – Mark Kleiman was interviewed Tuesday by Fox Business News and the Seattle Times on the same topic.
Dec 17, 2013 – Dr. Neal Halfon, professor of pediatrics, public health and public policy and director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, was quoted in the Pakistan Observer for a study which found that obese children are at far greater risk for a variety of other immediate health problems than was previously thought.
Dec 12, 2013 – Madeline Brozen, director of the Luskin School's Complete Streets Initiative, and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, professor of urban planning and associate dean of the school, were quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about research done by faculty and students at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs analyzing how "parklets" — park-like pockets of public space formed from parking spaces, alleyways and other underutilized spaces for cars — can transform and revitalize neighborhoods.
Dec 11, 2013 – Paul Ong, UCLA professor of urban planning, social welfare and Asian-American studies, was quoted Wednesday in a Baltimore Sun article about rising rates of hunger and homelessness in U.S. cities.
Dec 11, 2013 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in a Huffington Post article about a recent poll showing that the majority of Californians favor legalizing marijuana.
Dec 11, 2013 – Paul Ong, UCLA professor of urban planning, social welfare and Asian-American studies, was quoted Wednesday in a Los Angeles Times article about the increase in homelessness and hunger in cities across America.
Dec 10, 2013 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Tuesday in a San Jose Mercury News article about a recent poll showing that the majority of Californians are in favor of legalizing marijuana.
Dec 9, 2013 – Donald Shoup, distinguished professor of urban planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in an article in New Orleans Times-Picayune about efforts to develop a new public parking program in Gretna, La., cited research by showing that increasing parking rates can help cut down on traffic and decrease air pollution.
Dec 8, 2013 – Jorja Leap, adjunct associate professor of social welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in an Inland Valley Daily Bulletin article about the release of convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart from a state hospital in Coalinga, Calif.
Dec 4, 2013 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was featured today in a Los Angeles Times article and video highlighting his expertise on drug policy in the U.S. and his work on developing rules and policies to help Washington state properly regulate and tax its market for legal marijuana.
Dec 2, 2013- Juan Matute, associate director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Saturday in a Los Angeles Times article about ridership numbers for the Los Angeles Metro train system.
Nov. 21, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a Vancouver Sun article about the implementation of policies for regulating Washington state's new market in legal marijuana.
Nov. 18, 2013 - Juan Matute, associate director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in the Los Angeles Times about the lack of turnstiles or gates at certain Los Angeles Metro rail system stations.
Nov. 12, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a New York Post article citing a New Yorker piece on marijuana legalization. Kleiman was quoted Saturday in a CNN.com article about the legalization of marijuana.
Oct. 29, 2013 - Research by Meredith Phillips, associate professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was cited Saturday in Iowa's Valley News Today in an article about the growing educational achievement gap between rich and poor children in the U.S.
Oct. 28, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a New York Times article about the legalization of marijuana.
Oct. 21, 2013 - Kent Wong, director of the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, was quoted Saturday in an Agence France-Presse article about efforts by the United Auto Workers to unionize a Nissan plant in Mississippi.
Oct. 15, 2013 - Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Monday in a MainStreet article about cities that offer the highest weekly wages.
Oct. 1, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a New York Newsday op-ed about how personal ideologies can influence opinions on scientific matters like climate change.
Sept. 23, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a McClatchy News Service article about proposed efforts by Washington state and Colorado to protect minors from recreational marijuana. He is quoted today in a Denver Post article about innovative parole programs.
Sept. 20, 2013 - Juan Matute, director of the Climate Change Initiative at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a Los Angeles Times article about the California Public Utilities Commission's decision to regulate ride-sharing services in the state, which often cost less than taxis.
Sept. 16, 2013 - Donald Shoup, distinguished professor of urban planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Friday a Walla Walla Union Bulletin editorial on the misuse of disabled parking placards.
Sept. 13, 2013 - Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Thursday in a Houston Chronicle article about that city ranking No. 3 on a list of the most moved-to cities in the United States.
Sept. 11, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Tuesday in a Washington Olympian article about the federal government's approach to marijuana legalization by states.
Sept. 9, 2013 - Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Thursday in a Phoenix Business Journal article about the most transient cities in the United States.
Sept. 9, 2013 - Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a Los Angeles Daily News article about the AFL-CIO convention currently underway in Los Angeles.

 

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Feb 4, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed on CNN about President Obama's position on marijuana legalization and the ongoing congressional hearing on marijuana policy.
Dec 15, 2013 - Frank D. Gilliam Jr., dean of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and a professor of political science and public policy, was interviewed onKTLA-Channel 5 about a bi-partisan budget agreement in Congress and the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Nov. 7, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed Wednesday on CNN's "The Lead With Jake Tapper" about marijuana legalization efforts in the U.S. and the implementation of policies to properly regulate and tax sales of the drug.
Oct. 31, 2013 - Franklin Gilliam Jr., dean of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and a professor of political science and public policy, was interviewed Wednesday on KCBS-Channel 2 about the motivations behind Hillary Clinton¹s recent visit to Los Angeles.
Oct. 21, 2013 - Franklin Gilliam Jr., dean of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and a professor of political science and public policy, was interviewed Sunday on KTLA-Channel 5 about continuing negotiations in Congress over the debt ceiling and the federal budget and problems with the online implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

 

 

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Jan 21, 2014 – Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed 1/21/14 on KCRW- 89.9 FM's "Which Way, L.A.?" about the outlook for of an area of Los Angeles designated a "Promise Zone" as part of President Obama's poverty-reduction program.
Jan 9, 2014 – Matthew Kahn, a professor at UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability with joint appointments in economics and public policy, was interviewed on KPCC-89.3 FM's "AirTalk" about a White House program to fight poverty that has designated part of Los Angeles as one of five Promise Zones.
Jan 2, 2014 – Jorja Leap, adjunct associate professor of social welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed on KPCC-89.3 FM's "AirTalk" about Guillermo Cespedes, the outgoing director of Los Angeles' Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development, and the future of the city's anti-gang efforts.
Dec 30, 2014 – Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed on KPCC-89.3 FM's "AirTalk" about the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state and the possibility of other states legalizing pot in the coming years.
Dec 17, 2013 – Mark Peterson, professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and professor of political science, was interviewed today on American Public Media's "Marketplace" about whether this week's congressional budget agreement signals a new level of bipartisan cooperation.
Dec 5, 2013 – Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed today on KPCC-89.3 FM about a strike by fast-food workers in California who are urging the state to increase the minimum wage.
Dec. 2, 2013 - Herbie Huff, a research associate at UCLA¹s Institute of Transportation Studies, was interviewed Sunday on NPR¹s ³All Things Considered² about efforts to improve bicycle commutes in the city.
Nov. 6, 2013 - A KNX-1070 AM story today about the growth of urban farming in Los Angeles highlighted research by students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, who charted and mapped 1,200-plus urban farms throughout the county in an effort to provide information for policymakers, growers and entrepreneurs. The piece also referenced a conference on sustainable agriculture taking place at UCLA.
Sept. 24, 2013 - Jacqueline Leavitt, professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed Monday on KPCC-89.3 FM¹s ³AirTalk² about the California Public Utilities Commission's decision to regulate ride-sharing services in the state, which could threaten the future of the taxi industry.
Sept. 20, 2013 - Linda Sarna, professor at the UCLA School of Nursing and chair of UCLA's Tobacco-Free Steering Committee, and Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, were interviewed Thursday on KCRW-89.9 FM's "Which Way, LA?" about electronic cigarettes.
Sept. 16, 2013 - Laura Abrams, associate professor of social welfare at UCLA¹s Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed today on Nevada¹s KNPR-88.9 FM about plans by Gov. Jerry Brown to reduce California¹s prison population.
Sept. 13, 2013 - Victor Narro, project director at UCLA's Downtown Labor Center, was interviewed Tuesday on KCRW-89.9 FM's "Which Way, LA?" about the AFL­CIO convention in Los Angeles and the current state of organized labor in the U.S.
Sept. 10, 2013 - Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed Monday on KPCC-89.3 FM¹s ³Take Two² about the AFL­CIO convention currently underway in Los Angeles.

 

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Jan 15, 2014 – John Villasenor, professor of electrical engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs was featured a podcast interview on Slate about future governmental and commercial applications of drone aircraft in the U.S.
Jan 14, 2014 – Franklin D. Gilliam Jr., dean of UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and a professor of political science and public policy , was featured in a short Q&A on the website of Zócalo Public Square.
Nov. 14, 2013 - City News Service reported Wednesday on a study by researchers at UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation and colleagues showing that Los Angeles County could create nearly 29,000 jobs and reduce climate change­ causing emissions by more than a million tons per year if just 5 percent of available rooftop space had solar panels. Colleen Callahan, deputy director of the Luskin Center, was quoted.
Nov. 5, 2013 - Michael Stoll, professor of public policy and urban planning and chair of the public policy department at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Monday in a Huffington Post blog article about the recent transformation of a Washington, D.C., neighborhood.
Oct. 7, 2013 - An NPR blog on Friday highlighted a study by students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, who charted and mapped 1,200-plus urban farms throughout Los Angeles County in an effort to provide information for policymakers, growers and entrepreneurs.
Sept. 9, 2013 - J.R. DeShazo, director of UCLA's Luskin Center for Intervention and Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and associate professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was featured in Ecoseed and the Long Beach Press-Telegram along with other researchers for their work concerning climate change in LA.

 


 

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Sept. 8, 2013 — Chris Tilly, head of the Institute of Labor and Employment, spoke with the LA Daily News about the AFL-CIO.
Sept. 6, 2013 — Disabled placard parking abuse was a topic Donald Shoup spoke about with The Associated Press.
Sept. 6, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was interviewed by McClatchy News Services about marijuana laws.
Aug. 29, 2013 — Charles Young, former chancellor and professor at UCLA Luskin, was featured in a profile piece by the Sonoma News.
Aug. 27, 2013 — The Olympian ran a story on Mark Kleiman's proposal to prevent interstate shipping of marijuana.
Aug. 22, 2013 — Mark Kleiman's proposal of federal and state laws working together on marijuana enforcement was highlighted by The Olympian as well as the Seattle Times. The Associated Press wrote a story that went nationwide.
Aug. 21, 2013 — Madeline Brozen was quoted by the LA Times about a proposed $3 billion to repair streets in LA.
Aug. 13, 2013 — Juan Matute appeared in The Alaska Dispatch in a story about the proposed Hyperloop.
Aug. 12, 2013 — Michael Dukakis was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education about celebrity professors.
Aug. 12, 2013 — The Washington Post cited Michael Stoll's book "Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?"
Aug. 11, 2013 — Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted by the Sacramento Bee about how California's accounting is boring but important.
Aug. 7, 2013 — The New York Times quotes Sarah Reber about Obamacare.
Aug. 7, 2013 — This Washington Post profile of the head of the National Institute of Drug Abuse quoted Mark Kleiman.
Aug. 5, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by the Seattle Times on how to sell pot the right way.
Aug. 2, 2013 — The Candian Broadcasting Corp had an article on regulating marijuana in Uruguay and quoted Mark Kleiman.
Aug. 1, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted in Reason magazine about regulating new markets for legal marijuana.
July 31, 2013 — Research by Bridget Fresithler and student Nancy Kepple were cited in this Denver Post story about crime near medical marijuana dispensaries.
July 27, 2013 — Toronto's Globe and Mail ran a story that highlighted Mark Kleiman's expertise, quoting him.
July 26, 2013 — J.R. DeShazo, the director of the Luskin Center for Innovation, was quoted in this LA Times story about increases in global energy consumption.
July 26, 2013 — The Atlantic ran an op-ed piece from John Villasenor about potential legal implications of fMRI bran scanning.
July 20, 2013 — The New York Times quoted Gary Orfield about a lcak of diversity in Connecticut's public schools.
July 18, 2013 — The LA Times interviewed dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. for a story titled "More US Blacks Satisfied with How Society Treats Them"
July 13, 2013 — Donald Shoup penned an op-ed piece that ran in the Boston Globe about parking
July 12, 2013 — The New York Times quoted Juan Matute about ride-sharing services in LA using apps
July 12, 2013 — An op-ed piece in The Boston Globe cited research done by Donald Shoup.
July 10, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by the Contra-Costa Times on using alternatives to jail
July 3, 2013 — The Tacoma News-Tribune highlighted Mark Kleiman's work in developing laws for legal marijuana in Washington
July 1, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was featured in UCLA Magazine as a "Forward Thinker" on campus
June 29, 2013 — Lene Levy Storms work on dementia care was highlighted in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
June 28, 2013 — The Boston Herald quoted Jorja Leap about NFL player Aaron Hernandez's tattoos
June 27, 2013 — The New York Times quoted Laura Abrams about sexual abuse in Georgia's juvenile detention facilities
June 26, 2013 — Paavo Monkkonen was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor about housing issues in Mexico
June 21, 2013 — Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris was quoted by The Boston Globe about public transportation developments in LA
June 18, 2013 — A Hartford Courant article quotes Mark Kleiman about the most dangerous cities in the US
June 18, 2013 — Bridget Freisthler was quoted by The Boston Globe about plans to license medial pot shops in Massachusetts
June 15, 2013 — An Atlanta Journal-Constitution story on former NBA player's association with gangs featured Jorja Leap
June 7, 2013 — Lene Levy-Storms was quoted by the Sarasota Herald Tribune-Health on helping nursing home staffers and families better interact with dementia patients
June, 2013 — Madeline Brozen, the Complete Streets Program Manager, was featured in AAA's Westways magazine about parklets in Los Angeles.
May 23, 2013 — Mark Kleiman penned an op-ed piece for the New York Times about how to regulate marijuana
May 19, 2013 — A New York Times op-ed piece on how to legalize marijuana featured Mark Kleiman
May 16, 2013 — Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in The Sacramento Bee about "the state worker"
May 15, 2013 — Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in The Daily Bruin about Governor Jerry Brown's May Revise
May 13, 2013 - USA TODAY interviewed a selection of critics of the psychiatric handbook. In the article Social Welfare professor Stuart Kirk says "the whole disease model that underlies the DSM has been an utter scientific failure."
May 13, 2013 - Social Welfare professor Stuart Kirk was quoted in another of USA Today's stories.
May 12, 2013 - Social Welfare professor Stuart Kirk had his new book featured in USA Today.
May 9, 2013 - 
Gary Orfield was quoted by USA Today about pending Supreme Court decisions.
Apr. 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by The Philadelphia Daily News about gun violence
Apr. 15, 2013 — The Philadelphia Daily News quoted Mark Kleiman on New York's gun laws
Apr. 14, 2013 - 
Donald Shoup and Steve Soboroff were featured in the LA times: A-to-do list for L.A.'s next mayor.
Apr. 9, 2013 - Al Carnesale had his proposal highlighted in PC Magazine about resuming manned missions to the moon.
Apr. 7, 2013 — USA Today quoted Mark Kleiman about investors getting involved in legal marijuana
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Daniel Mitchell was quoted in the Daily Bruin: Report says tuition hikes unsustainable, proposes methods to reform funding.
Apr. 3, 2013 - Social Welfare alum Carlos Amador was quoted in this LA Times: http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/03/local/la-me-ff-ap-illegal-immigrants-20130404.
Apr. 3, 2013 - Jorja Leap was quoted in in the Denver Post: 211 Crew Prison gang: Isolation cells can't handcuff leaders and Los Angeles Times: Texas Slayings Draw Attention to White Supremacist Gang.
Mar. 28, 2013 - Washington Post featured a Q&A with Mark Kleiman on his role to advise the state of Washington on marijuana.
Mar. 20, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by the Seattle TimesReuters and other outlets. 
Mar. 18, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by the Associated Press
Mar. 15, 2013 - Donald Shoup was quoted in a Montreal Gazette article about ways to improve the parking situation in Montreal. 
Mar. 11, 2013 - Miriam Krinsky was quoted about preventing young inner-city boys from getting involved in crime in a USA Today article: Intervention efforts try to save crossover youths.
Feb. 26, 2013 – Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. spoke with the Los Angeles Times: "Black Students' Learning Gaps Start Early, Report Says."
Feb. 24, 2013 – This Associated Press story features Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr.: "Race, Ethnic Lines Less Visible as LA Picks Mayor."
Feb. 24, 2013 – Donald Shoup spoke with The Toronto Star: "Parking Issues."
Feb. 21, 2013 – Bridget Freisthler's research on pot shops is the main source of this Bloomberg story: "San Jose Going to Pot in Big Way."
Feb. 19, 2013 – Michael Stoll is quoted in USA Today about "More Americans are Moving on Down, Not Up."
Feb. 18, 2013 – Donald Shoup spoke with The Baltimore Sun about parking: "In Canton, Parking Woes Part of Growing Pains."
Feb. 17, 2013 – Jorja Leap is quoted in this Los Angeles Times column, "The Father of All Support Groups."
Feb. 12, 2013 – Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. is quoted in this Los Angeles Times article on the LA Mayor race: "Emanuel Pleitez Makes a Long Shot Run for Mayor."
Feb. 8, 2013 – Donald Shoup offers his expertise to the Deseret News: "Are Cheap Parking Rates a Plague to the City?"
Feb. 7, 2013 – Gary Orfield was quoted in the New York Times: "A Long Struggle for Equality in Schools."
Feb. 6, 2013 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in the Sacramento Bee: "Money Managers, California Dept. of Finance Play Annual Accounting Games."
Feb. 6, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was quoted in the Daily News: "Wendy Greuel's police, firefighter hiring plan draws skepticism from city council members."
Feb. 5, 2013 – Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was used as a main source in the Los Angeles Times: "Greuel, Garcetti Offer Strong Commitments to City Hall Union."
Feb. 3, 2013 – Brian D. Taylor was quoted in a nationwide McClatchy Newspaper story: "US Keeps Building New Highways While Old Ones Crumble."
Feb. 2, 2013 – In an Associated Press story, Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was quoted: "Gay, Latino Groups Forge Immigration Alliance."
Jan. 10, 2013 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in The Daily Bruin "Proposed State Budget Puts $25.8 Billion Toward Higher Education."
Jan. 9, 2013 – Goetz Wolff was quoted and his study was sourced in the Los Angeles Times "California Manufacturing Jobs Fall Through the Cracks."
Jan. 9, 2013 – Michael Stoll was the main source in a Philadelphia Inquirer story "Those Leaving New Jersey Lead Incomers by a Big Margin."
Jan. 3, 2013 – Mark Kleiman was interviewed in this Denver Post story about marijuana: "Do Alcohol & Marijuana Mix? Colorado is About to Find Out."
Dec. 31, 2012 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell quoted in this Sacramento Bee story: "New Contract Tops Agenda for Union Boss Bruce Blanning.
Dec. 29, 2012 – Luskin Center director, J.R. DeShazo, is quoted in this Los Angeles Times story: "Small-Scale Solar's Big Potential Goes Untapped."
Dec. 15, 2012 – Jorja Leap is quoted in this Los Angeles Daily News story: "Everyday Heroes: Father Greg's Homeboy Industries."
Dec. 7, 2012 – Donald Shoup is cited in this Los Angeles Times story: "Jeff Speck's Walkable Cities."
Dec. 6, 2012 – Goetz Wolff spoke with The Oregonian: "Unions Revive Nationwide as Longshoremen Lead the Tide."
Dec. 6, 2012 – Michael Storper does a Q&A with French publication, Liberation: "Le peripherique un probleme central."
Dec. 4, 2012 – Lewis Center's Allison Yoh speaks to thr Los Angeles Times: "Streetcar Line Called Downtown's Missing Link."
Nov. 26, 2012 – Donald Shoup lends his expertise to the San Francisco Examiner: "Garage Rates Offering Better Deal Than Parking Meters."
Nov. 25, 2012 – Mark Kleiman speaks to New York Magazine: "The Truce on Drugs."
Nov. 25, 2012 – Donald Shoup is quoted in this New York Magazine article: "A World of Improvements."
Nov. 20, 2012 – Gary Orfield spoke with The Washington Informer: "Affirmative Action Ban Rejected."
Nov. 17, 2012 – Brian Taylor is sourced in the Los Angeles Times: "Doing the Math on Lexus Lanes."
Nov. 16, 2012 – Donald Shoup talked with the New York Times: "New Toll Jolts LA Motorists."
Nov. 14, 2012 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell quoted in Los Angeles Times: "California's Fiscal Troubles Are Far From Resolved."
Nov. 11, 2012 – Mark Kleiman spoke with The Denver Post: "$7.7 Million Pushed Pot Drive."
Nov. 9, 2012 – Donald Shoup was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times: "LA County Enters Era of Freeway Toll Lanes."
Nov. 8, 2012 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell talked to the Daily Bruin: "Passage of Prop 30 Blocks Immediate Cuts to UC."
Nov. 6, 2012 – Mark Kleiman spoke with CNN Money: "Marijuana Legalization On the Ballot."
Nov. 5, 2012 – Mark Kleiman quoted by Businessweek: "Marijuana's Recreational, Medical Use on Six Ballots in US."
Nov. 2, 2012 – Luskin event with Governor Gray Davis gets covered in The Daily Bruin: "Luskin Forum Provides Students With Insight on Calif. Propositions."
Nov. 1, 2012 –  Joel Aberbach talks to Bloomberg News: "Issa's Barrage of Allegations Triggers Campaign Disputes."
Oct. 28, 2012 – Michael Dukakis speaks about the 1988 election: "Dukakis Recalls Negative Ads That Kept Him From White House."
Oct. 28, 2012 – Distinguished professor Daniel J.B. Mitchell quoted in San Luis Obispo Tribune: "Should Californians Support Prop 32?"
Oct. 25, 2012 – Frank Gilliam quoted in LA Weekly: "Molly Munger's Prop 38 is Spoiling Jerry Brown's Prop 30.
Oct. 22, 2012 – Donald Shoup writes in the LA Times: "Curbing the Parking Crunch by Cutting Disabled Placard Abuse."
Oct. 19, 2012 – Gary Orfield talks to the Deseret News: "Benefits of Affirmative Action at NAACP Event."
Oct. 17, 2012 – Frank Gilliam breaks down the second Presidential debate for Scotland's The Scotsman: "Gloves Come Off as Obama Fights Back."
Oct. 4, 2012 – Mark Kleiman quoted in The Christian Science Monitor: "Latin American Nations Push UN to Drop Zero Tolerance on Drugs.
Sept. 25, 2012 – Brian Taylor speaks with the LA Times: "For Second 405 Closure, Less Dire Message Goes Out."
Sept. 23, 2012 – Alum Sarah Mitchell featured in the LA Times: "Downtown Women's Center Adds Mammograms."
Sept. 23, 2012 – Madeline Brozen talks with the UK's The Guardian: "The Mini Parks That Could Transform LA."
Sept. 21, 2012 – Martin Wachs quoted in New York Times: "New Fears in LA as Highway Closes Again."
Sept. 15, 2012 – Andrew Sabl talks to The Irish Times: "What's Happened to the Occupy Movement?"
Sept. 11, 2012 – Jorja Leap in Pacific Standard Magazine: "Gangster Anthropologist."
Sept. 11, 2012 – Mark Peterson in The Oregonian: "Plastic Bags and Composting."
Sept. 7, 2012 – Student Diana Ionescu in the Los Angeles Times: "Palms Launches First Farmers Market."
Sept. 6, 2012 – Bridget Friesthler in the Woodland Hills Patch: "Number of Pot Shops Half of What City Estimates."
Sept. 4, 2012 – Frank Gilliam in the Sacramento Bee: "Protest Demonstrations Fizzle at the Republican, Democratic Conventions."
Sept. 4, 2012 – Madeline Brozen in the Daily Bruin: "UCLA Complete Streets Initiative Will Design, Fund Mini-Parklets Downtown."
Aug. 21, 2012 – Sharon Chun Wettaru in The Bakersfield Californian: "Filth, Neglect and a Boy's Death."
Aug. 19, 2012 – Zeke Hasenfeld in The Riverside Press-Enterprise: "Inland Welfare, Stamp Usage Soars."
Aug. 15, 2012 – Juan Matute in the Santa Monica Daily Press: "Not Building Parking Could Cost Developers More."
May 23, 2012 – Student David Tran in the Daily Bruin: "Social Media May Hinder Drug Abuse Recovery."

 

TELEVISION

Aug. 31, 2013 — Chris Tilly was interviewed on Pivot TV's show Take Part Live about fast food workers striking.
June 24, 2013 — Frank Gilliam appeared on KTLA to talk about new LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
May 6, 2013 - Mark Kleiman continues to make headlines for his appointment as Washington's marijuana policy advisory on Amazon, CNBC, and MSNBC.
Apr. 24, 2013 — MSNBC featured Mark Kleiman about developing new pot rules for Washington state
Mar. 25, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on CNN regarding his selection to advise the state of Washington on marijuana.
Mar. 21, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by CNN Money.com. 
Feb. 24, 2013 – Luskin Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. spoke with KCAL-9 about restoring an African-American mural at UCLA.
Jan. 28, 2013 – Luskin Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was one of three expert panelists in the LA Mayoral Debate, broadcast live on NBC 4.
Jan. 28, 2013 – Urban Planning Ph.D. student Patrick Adler had his study featured on The NFL Network.
Jan. 21, 2013 – Frank Gilliam appeared on KTLA to provide expert commentary during President Obama's Inauguration Day.
Jan. 21, 2013 – Frank Gilliam appeared on KCET to discuss minorities seeing gains in the Los Angeles political spectrum.
Jan. 18, 2013 – Mark Kleiman appeared on MSNBC's "The Last Word" to talk about gun control.
Nov. 9, 2012 – Mark Peterson spoke with KCAL-9 about the new fiscal cliff.
Nov. 6, 2012 – Frank Gilliam was in KTLA's studio all throughout Election Day to give his expertise.
Nov. 1, 2012 – Richard Jackson talks with CBS in Pittsburgh on health in city development.
Oct. 19, 2012 – Brian Taylor debates a high-speed rail project in Honolulu on KITV.
Oct. 18, 2012 – Richard Jackson speaks with American Black Journal about Detroit land use.
Oct. 17, 2012 – Frank Gilliam on KTLA breaking down the second Presidential debate.
Oct. 3, 2012 – UCLA Luskin School's viewing party of the Presidential debate gets covered by KTLA.
Sept. 30, 2012 – Frank Gilliam on KTLA previewing the first Presidential debate.
Sept. 18, 2012 – Frank Gilliam on CBS speaking about Mitt Romney's 47 percent remarks.
Sept. 17, 2012 – Luskin students' report on Fox 11 about the noise issues associated with using public transit.
Sept. 7, 2012 – Bridget Freisthler is on Fox 11 about her research on medical marijuana dispensaries. 

 

RADIO

Sept. 5, 2013 — NPR's On Point interviewed Mark Kleiman about the justice department and pot laws.
Aug. 23, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was interviewed by KUOW-94.9 FM about how the federal government should work with the state government to prevent interstate shipments of marijuana.
Aug. 22, 2013 — KCRW 89.9 FM reported on the study of Urban Planning students who mapped all of LA's urban farms.
Aug. 20, 2013 — NPR's "All Things Considered" interviewed Mark Kleiman about law enforcement with legal marijuana.
Aug. 5, 2013 — Madeline Brozen was interviewed by KPCC about how LA can stop hit-and-runs.
Aug. 5, 2013 — KOMO-1000 in Seattle interviewed Mark Kleiman about regulating medical marijuana.
July 25, 2013 — Michael Smart appeared on KPCC to speak about transportation in downtown LA
July 24, 2013 — BBC1 interviewed Mark Kleiman about creating drug policy
July 22, 2013 — Richard Jackson's lecture on community health and the built environment was featured on Oklahoma public radio
July 12, 2013 — Jorja Leap appeared on "Sports Talk with Bo" to discuss Aaron Hernandez and possible gang ties
June 9, 2013 — NPR's Weekend Edition featured Mark Kleiman discussing the policies for Washington state in legalizing marijuana
May 2, 2013 — Mark Kleiman appeared on WNYC 93.9 FM to discuss legal marijuana
Apr. 23, 2013 - Michael Smart, who is an Urban Planning faculty member, spoke with KPCC on how the recession impacted youths views.
Apr. 4, 2013 - Frank Gilliam was featured on NPR about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Mar. 21, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by KPCC-89.3 FM’s “Which Way, L.A.?
Mar. 20, 2013 - Jorja Leap was interviewed about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, crime and the Los Angeles Police Department: 89.3 FM's "Take Two.
Mar. 20, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by KPCC-89.3 FM.
Mar. 19, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by Washington's KUOW-94.9 FMKOMO-97.7 FMKOMO-Channel 4 and KIRO-770 AM, Los Angeles'KCRW-89.9 FM and Oregon's KOPB-91.5 FM.
Mar. 13, 2013 - Donald Shoup was interviewed in a Freakonomics radio episode on parking: Parking is Hell: a New Freakonomics Radio Podcast.
Jan. 2, 2013 – Jorja Leap was interviewed on Pacific News about the "conspiracy of silence."
Dec. 17, 2012 – Daniel J.B. Mitchell talked with The Globalist on California's Democratic supermajority.
Dec. 5, 2012 – Michael Smart talks with KPCC about a Los Angeles streetcar proposal.
Nov. 13, 2012 – Mark Kleiman was on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC to talk legalized marijuana.
Nov. 8 2012 – Mark Kleiman talks marijuana legalization on KCRW.
Oct. 17, 2012 – Frank Gilliam talks to ABC Australia about the Presidential debate.
Sept. 28, 2012 – Brian Taylor talks with KCRW about "Carmaggedon II."
Sept. 18, 2012 – Jorja Leap speaks with KMWR: "Turning Pages."
Sept. 11, 2012 – Donald Shoup on KPCC: "What Does LA Have Against Free Parking?"
Sept. 5, 2012 – Jorja Leap speaks with New Hampshire Public Radio: "An Inside Account of LA Gang Culture."
Aug. 16, 2012 – Fernando Torres-Gil on NPR: "Fact-Checking the Future of Aging in America."

 

ONLINE

Aug. 30, 2013 — Talking Points Memo quoted Mark Kleiman about the US war on drugs.
Aug. 29, 2013 — Slate ran a story citing 2006 research by Donald Shoup about how 30% of traffic is people looking for parking.
Aug. 23, 2013 — CNN.com ran a story citing research by Todd Franke, chair of Social Welfare, and Jorja Leap examining recidivism among Homeboy Indsutries.
Aug. 22, 2013 — Take Part highlighted research done by Urban Planning students and their Cultivate LA study. The study was also featured by Curbed LA.
Aug. 20, 2013 — The LA Times highlighted a study of Urban Planning students who mapped all of LA's urban farms.
Aug. 20, 2013 — The Atlantic quotes John Villasenor about Google's plans to use unmanned aircraft for mapping purposes.
Aug. 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted in a Reuters op-ed piece on marijuana.
Aug. 14, 2013 — CNN Wire quotes Mark Kleiman about Americans' opinions on marijuana legalization.
Aug. 5, 2013 — Public Policy chair Michael Stoll had his research cited by LA Weekly on Americans moving during The Great Recession.
Aug. 5, 2013 — Michael Lens was quoted and his research appeared in this Atlantic Cities story on housing vouchers not causing crime.
July 30, 2013 — Business Insider quoted Jorja Leap about Irvine, Calif. being named the safest city in America.
July 25, 2013 — Michael Smart's study was featured on KPCC's blog "Blog Downtown" on transportation in downtown LA.
July 19, 2013 — Matthew Kahn's research was highlighted by the Wall Street Journal
July 16, 2013 — Joel Aberbach was quoted by Reuters about the political future of a former Montana governor
July 11, 2013 — Time cited Mark Kleiman in what the US could learn from the Netherlands in legalizing marijuana
July 9, 2013 — Washington state's logo noted as too "weed friendly" says the Huffington Post, which features Mark Kleiman
July 1, 2013 — The Huffington Post cited a study by Mark Kleiman examining a probation program for drug offenders
June 27, 2013 — Digital Journal spoke with Mark Kleiman about legal marijuana
June 20, 2013 — The LA Streetsblog reported on research by Juan Matute about car use in LA
June 19, 2013 — Madeline Brozen was quoted by Bloomberg about public transportation in LA
June 19, 2013 — The Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured a Q&A with Mark Kleiman on legalizing marijuana
June 18, 2013 — The Huffington Post quotes Mark Kleiman on a former Microsoft exec trying to create a national brand of pot
June 15, 2013 — A Forbes column on legal marijuana cited research from Mark Kleiman
June 13, 2013 — Business Insider quotes Mark Kleiman on the 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the US
June 12, 2013 — Gary Orfield was quoted in the Democrat & Chronicle about a Supreme Court ruling
June 6, 2013 — Paul Ong was featured by Diverse Issues in Higher Education on his study showing poverty among certain groups of Asian-Americans
June 5, 2013 — The Huffington Post quoted Fernando Torres-Gil on healthy lifestyles equaling better memory
June 4, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by an SF Gate blog about a national brand of marijuana
June 2, 2013 — Fernando Torres-Gil was quoted about research on healthy living by The Global Post
May 30, 2013 — This Reuters story quotes Mark Kleiman about plans by a former Microsoft executive to create the first national brand of pot
May 24, 2013 — The American Prospect examined policies on legal marijuana and cited research by Mark Kleiman
May 22, 2013 — The Huffington Post cited research by Bridget Freisthler on how many medical pot shops there are in LA
May 20, 2013 — Juan Matute, the director of The Climate Change Initiative, was sourced and quoted by The Source on greenhouse gases released by bus lines in LA
May 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by Businessweek about legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado
May 16, 2013 - Daniel J.B. Mitchell was quoted in the Sacramento Bee and the Daily Bruin on Gov. Brown's budget.
May 15, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was featured in Reuters about Washington state's new marijuana laws
May 7, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was quoted by The New Republic on the use of heroin and other needle drugs.
May 2, 2013 - Mark Kleiman appeared on this show to discuss who might be smoking pot legally.
April 26, 2013 — NBCNews.com quoted Mark Kleiman about the health and safety of marijuana
Apr. 23, 2013 - Dean Frank Gilliam was quoted in this Bloomberg story titled "Republicans Watch Their Language in Immigration Debate."
Apr. 22, 2013 — Bridget Freisthler and doctoral student Nancy Kepple were quoted by the Huffington Post on their studies on medical marijuana and crime
Apr. 13, 2013 - Brian Taylor and Martin Wachs were both quoted in this LA Weekly story.
Apr. 5, 2013 — Jorja Leap was quoted by the Business Insider about white supremicist gangs in Texas
Apr. 2, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in an article in Oakland's East Bay Express regarding advising Washington on marijuana.
Apr. 2, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by Washington's "Inside Olympia.
Mar. 28, 2013 - Jacki Murdock created a nifty energy map showing how much electricity areas of LA. use.
Mar. 25, 2013 - Mark Kleiman does a Q&A on Time about his firm's selection to lead Washington's marijuana legalization efforts.
Mar. 25, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by the Daily Beast.
Mar. 16, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in a Q&A on gun control: Guns.com talks Gun Control and Politics.
Mar. 13, 2013 - Gary Orfield is quoted about schools making honors classes more inclusive in a Slate article.
Mar. 12, 2013 - Fernando Torres-Gil was quoted in a Los Angeles Times blog article: "L.A. population will be much older, more settled, study says."
Feb. 27, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in a talk at the Australian Institute of Criminology.
Feb. 21, 2013 - Bridget Freisthler was cited for her research in Bloomberg article: San Jose going to pot in a big way.  
Feb. 20, 2013 – This Wall Street Journal blog quotes Michael Stoll on "Recession Prompts Big Spike in Short-Distance Moves."
Feb. 11, 2013 – Michael Stoll explains to The Mental Recession why New York and New Jersey are two states where residents are leaving.
Feb. 11, 2013 – Donald Shoup lends his parking expertise to Wired: "Solving Parking Woes, One App at a Time."
Feb. 5, 2013 – Mark Kleiman is used as a main source in The Huffington Post: "How ending the war on drugs could curb gun violence."
Jan. 29, 2013 – Urban Planning Ph.D. student Patrick Adler is quoted in The Atlantic Cities: "Class Divided Cities: Los Angeles Edition."
Jan. 27, 2013 – Dr. Neal Halfon spoke with Natural News about his study on childhood obesity.
Jan. 17, 2013 – Neal Halfon's study on childhood obesity was picked up by The Huffington Post and U.S. News and Health.
Jan. 8, 2013 – The Washington Post's "Wonkblog" quotes Mark Kleiman in "The Economic Case for Decriminalizing Heroin."
Dec. 21, 2012 – Ph.D. student Laurie Maldonado co-authored a study on single parents that received acclaim from thenation.com.
Dec. 18, 2012 – Mark Kleiman spoke with the Washington Post blog: "A Better Target for Gun Control."
Dec. 14, 2012 – Urban Planning students received mention in Curbed LA on their class to revitalize Atwater Village.
Dec. 6, 2012 – The Luskin Center's Matthew Kahn has his book cited in The Economist: "Global Warming: Fleeing the Storms."
Nov. 13, 2012 – Mark Kleiman penned an op-ed for The Washington Monthly: "Use the States as Laboratories for Marijuana Policy."
Oct. 22, 2012 – Martin Wachs in KCET's "Laws That Shaped LA: The Idea That Took a Toll on How We Travel." 
Oct. 17, 2012 – Mark Kleiman was quoted in this MSNBC story "Obama and Romney Split on Assault Weapons Ban."
Oct. 8, 2012 – Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris on Fast Coexist: "LA Bulldozes Foreclosed Homes to Create More Green Spaces."
Oct. 8, 2012 – Brian Taylor in KCET's "Laws That Shaped LA: Why Mega-Roads Rule the City."
Sept. 21, 2012 – Student Carlos Amador featured in The Huffington Post: "Undocumented and Unafraid."
Sept. 18, 2012 – Fernando Torres-Gil wrote a piece in the National Journal: "In 40 Years Who Will Fight America's Wars?"
Sept. 11, 2012 – Bridget Freisthler in LA Weekly: "Marijuana Dispensaries Much Lower Than City Claims."
Aug. 30, 2012 – Chris Tilly penned a piece for The Huffington Post: "It's Anti-American to be Anti-Union."
Aug. 29, 2012 – Student John Scott-Railton's research helps Bloomberg's story: "Spyware Can Take Over iPhones."
Aug. 27, 2012 – Arleen Leibowitz in US News: "Circumcision Benefits are Significant."
Aug. 21, 2012 – The School's research on solar power inspires a KCET contest.