Faculty In the News . . .

Prof. Marcus Pohlmann of the Department of Political Science discusses poverty, race, and the biggest challenges in transforming Memphis schools. Read his interview on the Chalkbeat Tennessee news site.


Prof. Michael LaRosa of the Department of History has written a commentary about lessons to be learned from a traffic stop. Read it in this week’s Memphis Flyer


Prof. Charles McKinney of the Department of History can be heard on KCRW.com discussing recent political events with protesters chastising presidential candidates for not addressing the issue of racial injustice and institutional reform.

Prof. John Bass of the Department of Music can be seen on “Memphis Memoirs: Historic Homes” for a behind the scenes look at the first home Elvis purchased in Memphis and the exciting ways the Rhodes Curb Institute for Music is using the house. The show airs tonight (Aug. 12) at 7 p.m. on WKNO-TV.