Recent News From Our Fellows

June 1, 2018

Jill Leovy Authors New York Times’ Book Review of “Sex Money Murder”

“America’s appetite for highbrow whodunits, tabloid true crime, noir reprises, miscarriages of justice may be benign enough as a pastime. But because the same taste also rules journalism, advocacy and policy, it distorts the criminal justice system,” writes Senior Fellow Jill Leovy in her The New York Times book review of Jonathan Green’s book Sex Money Murder.

May 15, 2018

Mark Latonero Co-Authors Survey on Mobile Technology and Migrants

Mark Latonero was one of the leader researchers on a survey done by the Centre for Innovation at Leiden University, which conducted survey research on a sample of 135 out of the 750 Syrian migrants who were living in Ritsona, a refugee camp about 80 km north of the Greek capital Athens. The survey looked at what effect, positive or negative, that mobile technology has on migrants. Read more at:

April 24, 2018

Kirk Johnson Celebrates Launch of New Book

Kirk Johnson celebrated the launch of his new book, The Feather Thief – A rollicking true-crime adventure about a young American that stole hundreds of rare bird specimens from the British Natural History Museum in Tring – at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. His book is a thought-provoking exploration on the debt we owe institutions that house precious collections and the human drive to possess natural beauty. Kirk was interviewed by NHMLA President Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga on The Feather Thief.

March 12, 2018

Jill Leovy Published in Lapham’s Quarterly

“History shows us that lawlessness is its own kind of order,” writes CCLP Senior Fellow Jill Leovy in her exceptional book “Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America”. A selection from “Ghettoside” was excerpted in the Spring 2018 issue of literary review Lapham’s Quarterly, on the same page as Charles Dickens and John Locke. The writing, from Chapter 8 of the book, “Witnesses and the Shadow System”, can be found here.

February 26, 2018

Vasily Gatov Published in The American Interest

Americans once knew how to effectively communicate with Russian audiences, and they in turn wanted to engage with Western voices. What went wrong, and how can we fix it? Read CCLP Visiting Fellow Vasily Gatov’s take on “How to Talk with Russia” in this piece in The American Interest.

February 24, 2018

Morley Winograd Interviewed in The Washington Post

Rhonda Colvin interviews CCLP Senior Fellow Morley Winograd in “Millennials disrupted the system. Gen Z is here to fix the mess.” Here is the preview from Winograd: “Here comes the generation that says, “Okay, we got all that; we’re used to living in the same world you are, but we’re not satisfied with that. We’re actually going to go fix it.'”

February 7, 2018

Greta Van Susteren Joins Voice of America

“Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren,” a new foreign policy program on the Voice of America, debuted this morning with host Greta Van Susteren at the helm…read more in the press release from Voice of America here.