Here's a sampling of recent news stories in local and national media featuring College of Arts & Sciences faculty, on topics from astronomy to criminal justice.
In her new book, The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers, Emily Levesque, associate professor of astronomy, shares what it means to be an astronomer today. Source: Forbes
Christopher Parker, professor of political science, explains how white allyship to the Black Lives Matter movement can be misguided and reckless. Source: Washington Post
Rick Bonus, professor and chair of the Department of American Ethnic Studies, shares his thoughts on supporting a diverse student body. Source: International Examiner
A new analysis of municipal court data from Seattle, co-authored by University of Washington Presidential Term Professor Alexes Harris, professor of sociology, offers a rare look into how monetary sanctions affect people of color at dramatically higher rates and with greater constraints on their freedom. Source: Bloomberg