UMSL Media Coverage

The University of Missouri–St. Louis makes a significant impact on the St. Louis area. Stories about the university, its scholars and their expertise are often covered by local and national news media.

Media Coverage highlights some of the top stories, but does not serve as a comprehensive listing. Notice a clip we missed? Email us at

Ephrem Andemariam, program coordinator of African/African-American Studies
HEC TV, Fox 2, STL TV and KPLR 11: previews of the 7th Annual African World Documentary Film Festival

Marvin W. Berkowitz, professor of Character Education
Education Dive: how to foster character in the classroom

Sheilah F. Clarke-Ekong, associate professor of anthropology
Columbia Missourian: importance of selecting a new UM president

Niyi Coker, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of African/African-American Theatre and Cinema
The St. Louis American: how the Africa World Documentary Film Festival represents African diaspora
The Paper: overview of the festival

Greg Geisler, associate professor of accounting
Yahoo! Finance: benefits of HSAs over 401(k)s for health savings in retirement
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: doing the math on HSAs

David C. Kimball, professor and graduate director of political science
KTVI (Channel 2): results of Iowa caucus
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sen. Claire McCaskill’s backing of Hillary Clinton
Associated Press: impact of lawmaker resignation, Missouri Senate action on voter trust
Columbia Tribune: constituent reaction to Rep. Don Gosen’s resignation

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: police mindset when making life-and-death decisions
Washington Times: whether videotape resolves questions concerning Oregon police shooting
U.S. News: purpose of San Francisco Police Department’s Department of Justice review
WRGB (Channel 6): President Obama’s message regarding police killings
Officer: possible influence of drugs on teen killed in police shooting
PoliceOne: affirming that police suspects cannot always be easily disarmed

Therese Hoff Macan, professor of psychological sciences
Forbes: time management techniques and tactics
The Huffington Post: time management

Ray Mundy, director of the Center for Transportation
TIME: Uber, taxi driver safety protocols, background checks

Joe Parks, distinguished research professor of psychology
The Daily JournalThe Detroit NewsNewsOK and Journal CPR for the mind

Richard Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of criminology and criminal justice on St. Louis crime rates and “so-called Ferguson effect”
Baltimore Sun: considering citizens who carry illegal firearms
Colorado Newsday: debunking the “Ferguson effect”

Dave Robertson, political science department chair
CBS St. Louis: Justice Antonin Scalia’s death and appointment of the next Supreme Court Justice
Bonham Journal: Scalia’s death and what’s next
St. Louis Public Radio: how endorsements create campaign revenue

Steven Schreiner, associate professor of English
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: a review of “Belly,” Schreiner’s latest poetry collection

Howard Schwartz, professor emeritus of English
Jweekly: the revival of Jewish mythology

James V. Shuls, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies
Springfield News-Leader: K-12 funding
St. Louis Magazine: standardized tests in Missouri

Todd Swanstrom, E. Desmond Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: unwanted properties accumulate at St. Louis County tax sales

Kenneth Thomas, professor of political science and research fellow in the Center for International Studies
E24: on large Tesla factory built in the desert
MSN: Tesla factory

Will Winter, research assistant professor in public policy administration
St. Louis Public Radio: how affordable housing is clustered in certain areas in St. Louis
The St. Louis American: on whether certain housing investments perpetuate segregation

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