In the News
Director Geoffrey Cowan was quoted in The Washington Post, discussing "The Innovators" by Walter Isaacson, which Cowan adapted for his USC course on entrepreneurship. "I want to show my students examples of how the innovators broke rules and took chances," said Cowan.
The New Yorker published an article by senior fellow Orville Schell about a Chinese artist confronting an environmental disaster.
Senior fellow Geneva Overholser was elected to the Rita Allen Foundation's Board of Directors.
"Geneva Overholser is one of our nation's most perceptive and inspiring leaders in journalism," said Elizabeth Good Christopherson, President and CEO of the Rita Allen Foundation. "We are honored to have her voice and talents as we work to support transformative ideas in science and civil society, including new approaches to engaging citizens in public issues."
Faculty fellow Stacy Smith presented a keynote today at the Global Symposium on Gender in Media, discussing her latest study, Gender Bias Without Borders, which explores the portrayal of on women in film around the world.
Faculty fellow Philip Seib wrote an article in Defense One titled "In Obama Speech, Echoes of the Lyndon Johnson Era."
Mark Latonero has been invited to join the editorial board of the new Journal of Human Trafficking, a scholarly journal devoted to cross-disciplinary research towards better understanding and evolving policy responses to human trafficking.
Senior fellow Laurie Becklund was a featured presenter at Stanford Medicine X, a patient-centered conference on emerging technologies in the field of medicine. In her talk, titled "Treat Me Like a Statistic and Save My Life," Becklund shared her personal battle with metastatic breast cancer and discussed the importance of big data in modern cancer treatment and research.
Gigaom cites CCLP's research on Technology & Human Trafficking led by Mark Latonero, in an article about the obstacles that data scientists and researchers face in pushing for policy change.