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.
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. 5, 2013 - 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 Times, Reuters 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"
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
Apr. 4, 2013 - Frank Gilliam was featured on NPR about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa:http://www.npr.org/2013/04/04/176202609/villaraigosa-faulted-for-not-helping-latino-politicians
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 FM, KOMO-97.7 FM, KOMO-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"
Apr. 13, 2013 - Brian Taylor and Martin Wachs were both quoted in this LA Weekly story
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: http://la.curbed.com/archives/2013/03/mapping_las_most_literally_powerhungry_neighborhoods.php
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