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CAS in the News

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.


Book cover for The Last Stargazers
The Last Stargazers? Why You Will Never See An Astronomer Looking Through a Telescope

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


How reckless White allies could lead to the reelection of Trump

Christopher Parker, professor of political science, explains how white allyship to the Black Lives Matter movement can be misguided and reckless. Source: Washington Post


UW’s first Filipino department chair Rick Bonus says schools must do more for minority students

Rick Bonus, professor and chair of the Department of American Ethnic Studies, shares his thoughts on supporting a diverse student body. Source: International Examiner 


The Disparate Financial Impact of the American Justice System

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


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