Faculty in the Media

Professor Cynthia Buckley was recently interviewed by the Illinoize on the Illinois census. View the interview here.

More interviews concerning the Illinois census coming soon!

Professor Reuben A. Buford May interviewed for “Experts Share How the U.S. Can Save Our Democracy…and Avoid a Civil War” on NBC Lx

The story went live on March  23, 2021.  View the story here.


Dr. Tim Liao Published in a Journal of the American Medical Association

Dr. Liao spoke to the Illinois News Bureau about his recent study and publication. Published January 25, 2021.

Professor Ghassan Moussawi Asks: What Kind of Everyday Life Strategies Can We Use in These Times?  

Published July 8th, 2020 on the Temple University Press blog: Professor Ghassan Moussawi's blog post entitled, "Living amidst constant disruptions that keep on taking new forms."

Professor Cynthia Buckley on the National Security Implications of COVID-19

Published April 16th, 2020 on the blog of the Minerva Research Institute.


Professor Brian Dill speaks with U of I's News Bureau on the Nature of Poverty.

Published December 16th, 2019: an interview which explores the question, "what do we really know about poverty?"



Professor Cynthia Buckley interviewed by U of I's News Bureau about Ukraine

Published December 4th, 2019: an interview exploring the "bigger picture" in Ukraine.



Professor Ruby Mendenhall Featured on the "Campus Conversation" Podcast

Published November 27th, 2019: a discussion with Professor Ruby Mendenhall on the Champaign News-Gazette's "Campus Conversation" podcast about her work.