MHC Featured Experts

Martha Ackmann

On the 50th anniversary of women's first space flight, author Martha Ackmann talks about the Mercury 13 on WBUR's On Point. (Cue to minute 29.)

June 18, 2013 - 15:15
Christopher Pyle

Politics professor Christopher Pyle tells Al Jazeera that Americans are "getting tired" of President Obama's controversial policies on civil liberties.

June 11, 2013 - 09:30
Professor Daniel Czitrom

MHC history professor Daniel Czitrom talks to C-Span about the 1863 Draft Riots in New York City, the worst civil insurrection in U.S. history.

June 3, 2013 - 15:30

Egg freezing, an assisted reproductive technology, is not a good solution for deferring motherhood, writes Professor Lynn Morgan in the Feminist Wire.

April 15, 2013 - 12:30

MHC history professor Robert Schwartz discusses the events that inspired Victor Hugo's Les Misérables in the latest edition of radio WAMC's Academic Minute.

March 29, 2013 - 10:15

Professor Kavita Khory spoke with Questioning Authority about the U.S. military’s use of drones in Pakistan and the international precedent it sets.

March 27, 2013 - 09:15

Video: In her new book, Alter-Nations, professor Amy Martin explores British hegemony and Irish nationalism during the nineteenth century.

February 28, 2013 - 11:30

Politics professor Christopher Pyle says the U.S. continues to commit crimes in the war on terror, and Congress is failing in its duty to curb executive power.

February 26, 2013 - 13:30

MHC psychology professor Gail Hornstein says the notion that mentally ill people are more likely to commit acts of violence is “a huge myth.” 

February 20, 2013 - 16:00

Sociology professor Matthew McKeever spoke with Questioning Authority about the socioeconomic and political factors driving immigration reform.

February 14, 2013 - 14:15

Universities must rethink how they work with community partners to boost civic engagement, writes Alan Bloomgarden in the Worcester Telegram

February 8, 2013 - 16:00

To effectively address the problem of gun violence, sociology professor Richard Moran says we must work to change American attitudes about guns.

February 5, 2013 - 13:15

Politics professor Christopher Pyle says the depiction of torture in the film Zero Dark Thirty gives an overly simplistic and damaging view of the practice.

February 5, 2013 - 13:15

Geology professor Alan Werner says rapidly melting Arctic sea ice contributes to both warming temperatures at the North Pole and climate change.

January 23, 2013 - 13:15

MHC psychology professor Katherine (KC) Haydon ‘00 examines the developmental origins of how people behave in their closest relationships.

January 8, 2013 - 12:15
The recent fiscal cliff deal does not begin to scratch the surface of the nation’s growing debt crisis, said James Hartley, professor of economics, on Channel 22 News.
January 3, 2013 - 09:18

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