The University of Massachusetts Amherst

PEP Publications

On Public Engagement

Tropp, Linda R. (Ed.) 2017. Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement. Washington, DC: APA Press.

Schalet, Amy. 2017. "The Media: Helping Journalists Use and Interpret Your Research." In Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement. Tropp, Linda (Ed). Washington DC: APA Press.

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2016. The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World. New York: NYU Press.

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2016. “Becoming a Public Professor,” Contexts 15(1): 82-83.

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2016. “Using Your Research For Change,” Inside Higher Ed. January 13.

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2016. “Handling the Hot Water,” Inside Higher Ed. January 27.

Troy, Lisa and Kathryn Kietzman. 2016. "Enhancing Evidence-Based Public Health Policy: Developing and Using Policy Narratives.Journal of Gerontological Nursing 42(6): 11-17

Kietzman, Kathryn G., Lisa M. Troy, Carmen R. Green, and Steven P. Wallace. 2016. "Pathways to Advancing Aging Policy-Relevant Research in Academic Settings." Gerontology & Geriatrics Education 37(1): 81-102.

McCall, Lelsie, Gabriel Hetland, Arne Kallenberg, Alondra Nelson, Sarah Orvink, Amy Schalet, Laurel Smith-Doerr, Michele Lamont, Amy Schalet, Annette Laureau, Matt Wray. 2016. “What Counts? Evaluating Public Communication in Tenure and Promotion.” Final Report of the ASA Subcommittee on the Evaluation of Social Media and Public Communication in Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Retrieved January 25, 2017. 

Schalet, Amy. 2016. “Should Writing for the General Public Count Toward Tenure?” The Conversation. August 19 (10,000+ Readers).

Misra, Joya and Jennifer Lundquist. 2016. “Making a Difference Through Public Engagement.” Inside Higher Ed. November 10.​

On Politics 

Basu, Deepankar and Ramaa Vasudevan. 2016. “Demonetisation Paradox: Lack of Popular Opposition to a Move That Has Caused Widespread Havoc.” The Wire. December 16.

Haas, Peter. 2016. “Expert Support for Implementing Sustainable Development Goals.” Rising Powers in Global Governance. November 19.

Collins, Paul and Lori Ringhand. 2016. “What Two Legal Scholars Learned From Studying 70 Years of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings.” The Conversation. March 21.

Kang, Miliann. 2015. “Deportations Punish Children Most.” The Conversation, November 13, republished as “Record Deportations are Leaving Children Behind.” Newsweek. November 22.

Gubrium, Aline and Elizabeth Krause. 2015. “Senate’s Proposed 2016 Budget Turns a Deaf Ear on the Needs of Young Families.” Huffington Post. April 24.

Collins, Paul and Lori Ringhand. 2015. “The Top Five Supreme Court Nomination Myths.” Slate. March 24

On Climate Change

Rawlins, Michael. 2017. “How Can We Predict the Hottest Year on Record When Weather Forecasts Are So Uncertain?” The Conversation. January 18.

Haas, Peter. 2015. “The Day After Paris: Politicians Hand the Baton to Green Industries.” The Conversation. December 17.

Rawlins, Michael. 2015. “Will the Arctic Shift From a Carbon Sink to a Carbon Source?” The Conversation. November 5.

On Education

Sireci, Stephen. 2016. “Want to Understand Your Child’s Test Scores? Here’s What to Ignore.” The Conversation. September 29.

Sireci, Stephen, Craig Wells and Lisa Keller. 2016. "Why We Should Abandon Student Growth Percentiles." Center for Educational Assessment. Research Brief 16-1. 

On Health

Blaustein, Jeffrey. 2016. “What Women with Breast Cancer Should Know About Estrogens.” The Conversation. December 5. 

Tyson, Julian. 2015. “Are We Eating Too Much Arsenic? We Need Better Tests to Know.” The Conversation. May 7.

On Race

Godsil, R., Tropp, L. R., Goff, P. A., Powell, J., and MacFarlane, J. 2017. The Science of Equality in Education: The Impact of Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat on Student Outcomes.  Report published by the Perception Institute, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, and the Center for Policing Equity.

Knowles, Eric D. and Linda R. Tropp. 2016. "Donald Trump and the Rise of White Identity in Politics.The Conversation. October 20. (reprinted by Huffington Post, The New Republic, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Raw Story, and Quartz)

Tropp, Linda R. 2016. "Campus Racial Diversity is Worth the Effort.Wall Street Journal. May 19. 

Kang, Miliann. 2016. “An Asian American Mother’s Question to Chris Rock and the Academy.” Contexts Blog. March 17. 

Tropp, Linda R. and Rachel Godsil. 2016. Sound Science, Sound Policy Blog: Psychology Today. Four-part invited blog series:

Tropp, Linda R. and Rachel Godsil. 2014. "Crossing Boundaries: How Intergroup Contact Can Reduce Racial Anxiety and Improve Race Relations." Invited blog for the American Psychological Association series on Race, Racism, and Law Enforcement: A Call to Action.

On Gender 

Godsil, R., Tropp, L. R., Goff, P. A., & Powell, J., 2016. The Science of Equality: The Effects of Gender Roles, Implicit Bias, and Stereotype Threat on the Lives of Women and Girls.  Report published by the Perception Institute, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, and the Center for Policing Equity.

Smith-Doerr, Laurel and Jennifer Croissant. 2016. Gender Equity and Interdisciplinary CollaborationItems: Insights from the Social Sciences. SSRC. November 1.

Schalet, Amy. 2016. “Why Boys Need to Have Conversations about Emotional Intimacy in the Classroom.” The Conversation. February 25.

Schalet, Amy. 2012. “Caring, Romantic American Boys.” New York Times. April 6.

On Sexuality 

Durso, Laura E. and M. V. Lee Badgett, 2016. “Policymakers Should Take Seriously the Need to Make All LGBT Stories Visible Through Data,” The Hill, Congress Blog. September 20.  

Graham, Louis. 2016. “Gains for the LGBT Community Must Include Gay People of Color.” The Valley Advocate. April 18. 

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2015. “Same-Sex Marriage Will Fuel Economy,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution. July 22. 

Gubrium, Aline and Elizabeth Krause. 2015. “New Milwaukee Teen Pregnancy Prevention Campaign is Misguided, Cruel.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. January 22.

Gubrium, Aline and Elizabeth Krause. 2014. “Venezula’s Pregnant Mannequins are Nothing But a Shaming Tactic.” Huffington Post. April 24

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2014. “The New Case for LGBT Rights: Economics,” Time, November 25; published also as “The Economic Case for Supporting LGBT Rights.” The Atlantic. November 29

Badgett, M.V. Lee. 2012. “What Obama Should Do About Workplace Discrimination.” New York Times. February 6. 

Schalet, Amy. 2012. “The New ABCDs of Talking about Sex to Teenagers.” Huffington Post. November 3.

Schalet, Amy. 2011. “The Sleepover Question.” New York Times. July 23, SR9.

Santelli, John S., and Amy T. Schalet. 2009. “A New Vision for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health.” Ithaca, NY: ACT for Youth Center of Excellence.

Schalet, Amy. 2008. “A Question for Sarah Palin.” Washington Post. November 9, A21.