IU experts available to comment on K-12 back-to-school issues
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Many K-12 schools across the country will be back in session in the coming weeks. Indiana University experts can discuss school safety, the push to arm teachers, student mental health, staff shortages, the impact of inflation on school supplies and more.
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Pierre AtlasO’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Pierre Atlas is an expert in Middle East politics and the Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He can discuss the current protests against Benjamin Netanyahu’s government in Israel.
U.S. foreign policy, Middle East politics, Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict, civil wars and ethnic conflicts, terrorism, U.S. and Canada, gun culture and politics of gun control.
R. Andrew ButtersKelley School of Business
R. Andrew Butters is an assistant professor in the Department of Business Economics and Public Policy at the IU Kelley School of Business. Before joining Kelley, he was an associate economist in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Industrial organization, applied econometrics, productivity, market integration.
Aaron CarrollIU School of Medicine
Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is a Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and chief health officer at Indiana University. He is available to discuss the 3-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health policy, health research outcomes, medical research, pediatric health, children’s health, health care research, health information technology, science communication, debunking medical myths, research mentoring, faculty development.
Beth TrammellDepartment of Psychology
Beth Trammell is an experienced clinician who has worked with kids and families for over 15 years in a variety of settings. She engages parents and teachers in the community through online and community-based offerings, including having hard conversations with kids, making words matter about race and online book studies about the power of allowing kids to fail.
Parenting, teacher training, communication, behavior management, mindfulness, stress management, diversity, how to have hard conversations with kids, how to communicate about grief and loss with kids.
Thomas StuckyO’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Tom Stucky is a professor of criminal justice at IUPUI and an expert in communities and crime, violent crime reduction, policing and public policy. He has researched factors associated with incarceration for a cohort of low-level offenders entering the Indiana Department of Correction and was the principal investigator for the Indianapolis Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative research partnership, a $2.5 million grant to reduce gang crime in Indianapolis.
Criminology, communities and crime, corrections, mass incarceration, policing, public policy, violent crime reduction.
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