Media turn to Rutgers experts for insights on current issues, research and trends

November 6, 2018

Rutgers faculty share their knowledge and commitment to academic excellence many ways – through teaching, research, mentorship and service beyond the university community. In addition to scholarly talks and publishing in prestigious journals, many also share their expertise through the news media, providing context and expertise to key issues and sharing the results of their research. Every day, Rutgers experts appear in global, national and regional news outlets, lending their voices to current and critical topics ranging from climate change, economic trends, agriculture and politics to the opioid abuse epidemic and other health-related issues.

Among the 50 faculty who emerged as the most cited for their expertise in various media, including television appearances, research noted, attributed quotes, columns and editorials, four were from the Bloustein School. They are:

Joel Cantor, director, Center for State Health Policy; Distinguished Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Topics in the news: Innovations in health service delivery and the regulation of private health insurance markets
PolitifactThe RecordNJ Spotlight

James Hughes, University Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Topics in the news: Demographics, housing and regional economics
The New York TimesThe Philadelphia InquirerNJ 101.5

William Rodgers, professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Topics in the news: Labor economics and the economics of social problems
CNNThe Washington PostThe Star-Ledger

Stuart Shapiro, professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Topics in the news: Economics, environmental planning and policy and political institutions
Bloomberg, NBC NewsThe Star-Ledger

 

Robert Kopp, professor in the School of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, is also an affiliated professor of the Bloustein School. His topics in the news include sea-level rise and past and future climate change and its impact on the economy, and he has been quoted in Scientific AmericanThe Wall Street JournalThe Daily Mail.

The complete list of faculty can be found here.

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