UMSL criminologist David Klinger

UMSL criminologist David Klinger discusses police-involved shootings on KTVI.

The eyes of the world have been on greater St. Louis following the recent events in Ferguson, Mo. As local, national and international news provide coverage and try to make sense of the situation, they’ve reached out to University of Missouri–St. Louis to discuss policing, poverty, racial tensions and the history of the region.

Here is a list of interviews University Marketing and Communications was able to track, which is broken down by faculty member, news media outlet and topic. To keep the list concise, we only included one mention of articles that originated via newswires and reappeared in hundreds of publications throughout the world.

Steve Bruce, director of the Center for Trauma Recovery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: symptoms of trauma
USA Today: anxiety following the Ferguson events

Jim Craig, associate teaching professor of military and veteran studies
The Guardian: deployment of state national guard

Priscilla Dowden-White, associate professor of history
USA Today: history of racial segregation
USA Today: rioting and looting as part of a protest

Jerry Dunn, executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio: teachers handling fears after Ferguson
“Morning Edition” on NPR: how parents and children cope with unfolding events in Ferguson
“Morning Edition” on NPR: helping kids deal with stress by listening

Chancellor Thomas George
Chronicle of Higher Education: facilitating positive change
St. Louis Business Journal: addressing students
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: obligation of universities to play a role in issues that have potential to divide communities
Columbia Daily Tribune: George’s letters about Ferguson

Jean-Germain Gros, professor of political science at UMSL
CBC/Radio-Canada: Ferguson riots

Dan Isom, Endowed Professor of Police and the Community
“Morning Edition” on NPR: recent St. Louis protest similar to those in Ferguson
“On Point” on WBUR in Boston (NPR): police use of deadly force
CNN: police diversity
KMOV (Channel 4): St. Louis race relations and Ferguson
KPLR (Channel 11): protests in Ferguson
KMOX (1120 AM):  restoring order in Ferguson
Christian Science Monitor: why the officer hasn’t been arrested
St. Louis Public Radio: bringing an end to the violence in Ferguson
Associated Press: Ferguson police chief
Christian Science Monitor: disconnect between agencies handling investigation
St. Louis Public Radio: Capt. Ron Johnson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: diversity at police departments
The Chronicle of Higher Education: teaching the lessons of Ferguson’s unrest
“Stay Tuned” on KETC (Channel 9): why the disconnect in Ferguson
The Washington Post: teaching the lessons of Ferguson’s unrest
St. Louis Public Radio: NPR-moderated forum on Ferguson
“Morning Edition” on NPR: NPR-moderated forum on Ferguson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: police-involved shootings
St. Louis Jewish Light: police treatment of Michael Brown’s body following shooting
WYNC (93.9 FM): Ferguson forum
Huffington Post: Ferguson forum

Terry Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science
Reuters: historic changes to Ferguson’s racial demographics
Southern California Public Radio (KPCC): Ferguson’s racial demographics
The Atlantic: Why Ferguson? Why now?
Vox: racial makeup of Ferguson’s government
Chicago Tribune: Ferguson’s racial demographics
Bloomberg: demographics and voting trends
The Wall Street Journal: lack of diversity on Ferguson City Council
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: time it takes for growing minority populations to be reflected in large numbers in their municipal government
The Wall Street Journal: why Ferguson’s city leadership is not racially representative
St. Louis Public Radio: the entity that oversees the Ferguson Police Department
AFP: historic racial tensions in greater St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio: community’s perception of police

David Kimball, professor of political science
Slate: dynamics of race and elections
The Kansas City Star: voter apathy in suburban St. Louis
“Morning Edition” on NPR: demographics of most-active Ferguson voters
The New York Times: lag time in black majority communities electing black leaders

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
CNN: diversity of police forces
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: police-involved shootings
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: editorial on police-involved shootings
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: threats to police officers
KMOX: rioting in Ferguson
KSDK (Channel 5): calling for transparency in Ferguson case
KTVI (Channel 2): police-involved shootings in St. Louis
CBS News: not releasing an officer’s name in a shooting
The Washington Post: community reaction to police-involved shooting
Vox: criminal investigation of officer in shooting
Associated Press: police-involved shootings
The Guardian: when an officer can use lethal force
Reuters: the race of officers
Christian Science Monitor: why the officer hasn’t been arrested
“All Things Considered” on NPR: statistics on shootings by police
TPM: jurors in police-involved shootings
Business Insider: using force against protesters
USA Today: how police train for confrontations
KTVI: the latest on Ferguson
The Guardian: officers risking their lives
“Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield” on CNN: police protocol in response to convenience store robbery
“All Things Considered” on NPR: police-involved shootings
The Dallas Morning News: best people to investigate police shootings
“Anderson Cooper 360°” on CNN: connections of prosecutors to police officers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: impact of robbery report on police stop
U.S. News & World Report: police departments divulging information on alleged police misconduct
“All Things Considered” on NPR: Ferguson police-involved death compared to New York police-involved death
“Anderson Cooper 360°” on CNN: forensic evidence
The New York Times: police mistakes during armed encounters
CNN: use of deadly force by police
“Reliable Sources” on CNN: tensions between journalists and authorities in Ferguson
KTVI: initiative to hire more minority officers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: recordings of shots fired at Michael Brown
The Columbia Daily Tribune: tracking data for police-involved shootings
The Washington Post: use of deadly force by police
The New York Times: internal police reports on homicides
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: police-involved shootings
Vox: using a Taser on an armed suspect
KMOV: Ferguson policy on police using deadly force
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: reliability of police shooting statistics

Tim Maher, teaching professor of criminology and criminal justice
KSDK: diversity of Ferguson police department
The New York Times: police mistakes during armed encounters
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: diversity at police departments

Andrea Purnell, communications and artistic director for the Missouri Institute of Mental Health
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: gathering artists together to create for good

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Public Radio: politicians playing a role in Ferguson
KMOX: the emerging regional and national reputation of St. Louis Alderman Antonio French
KMOX: race relations in the St. Louis County executive race
Newsweek: race making a difference in political races

William Rogers, associate professor of economics
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: real estate value in Ferguson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: impact on Ferguson’s revitalization efforts

Richard Rosenfeld, Curators’ Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
The New York Times: crime trends in Ferguson
The Washington Post: riots in Ferguson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: data on police stops in Ferguson
The New York Times: data on police stops in Ferguson
NBC New York: racial tensions in Ferguson
The Globe and Mail (Toronto): poverty in Ferguson
The Washington Post: police perception of being under threat
The New York Times: lack of data on local police departments
KMOV: better training and diversity for area police departments
Bloomberg Businessweek: small municipalities relying on traffic fines to fund local government

Todd Swanstrom, E. Desmond Endowed Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: suburbanization of poverty
Detroit Free Press: simmering tensions in Ferguson
MarketWatch: prevalence of payday lenders in Ferguson
The Washington Post: suburban ghettos
Los Angeles Times: simmering tensions in Ferguson
FiveThirtyEight: likelihood of unrest in Ferguson
MarketWatch: St. Louis’ loss of manufacturing jobs and the impact that has on industrial suburbs like Ferguson

Ryan Heinz

Ryan Heinz