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The Tech Economy's Untold Story

Dr. Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies, discusses "a more nuanced picture" of tech employment, noting the fastest growth is not in dense urban centers, but in the suburban periphery.

City Journal
January 20, 2019

Was Martin Luther King a socialist?

An overview of Dr. Michael Honey's new book, "To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice." Honey is the Haley Endowed Professor of Humanities.

AlterNet / Institute for New Economic Thinking
January 20, 2019

Do Journalists Deserve Some Blame for America's Mass Shootings?

Dr. Eric Madfis, Associate Professor of Social Work & Criminal Justice, and his research colleague Adam Lankford, from University of Alabama, argue that there is persuasive evidence that media coverage of mass shootings, particularly naming and picturing the killer, is causing harm.

Editor & Publisher
January 7, 2019

Murray Morgan's historic 'Puget's Sound' gets an update

A new edition, published by UW Press, of the classic history of Tacoma by locally born-and-bred Murray Morgan includes a foreward by Michael Sullivan, long-time part-time lecturer in history at UW Tacoma.

December 26, 2018