Faculty in the News: Dec. 1, 2009

Cal Jillson, Political Science, Dedman College, talked about Houston Mayor Bill White’s ability to rekindle Democrats’ hopes for 2010 success in Texas with The Houston Chronicle Nov. 28, 2009.

Eva Oberdörster, Biological Sciences, Dedman College, discussed the potential pitfalls of nanotechnology with The Fort Worth Star-Telegram Nov. 28, 2009.

David Chard, Dean, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, discussed a report by The National Council on Teacher Quality that is critical of teacher education in Texas for an article that appeared in The Houston Chronicle Nov. 23, 2009.

Jean Kazez, Philosophy, Dedman College, wrote about the ethics of what we eat in a letter to The New York Times published Nov. 23, 2009.

Dan Howard, Marketing, Cox School of Business, talked with the Associated Press about the multilevel marketing behind Donald Trump’s decision to put his name on a vitamin and health products business. The resulting article appeared in several publications, including The Reading Eagle on Nov. 22, 2009.

Steven Dennis, JC Penney Center for Retail Excellence, Cox School of business, discussed with Agence France Presse the possibility that 2009 holiday price cuts will be deep but not broad. The resulting article appeared in Yahoo! News Nov. 21, 2009.