HOT TOPICS: Kyoto Protocol … Martin Luther King Jr. Day … Social Security reform … War crimes trials … Ukraine … Academy Award nominations … heart disease …

by Dennis K. Brown

Note to the media: The following University of Notre Dame faculty members are available to discuss a variety of issues currently in the news. Click on the accompanying links for contact and other information.

  • Kyoto Protocol (foreign relations perspective) – Curtis Kamman, visiting distinguished diplomat in political science

p. http://www.nd.edu/~governme/faculty/faculty.html#Kamman

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 17)

bq{MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px}. p. Civil rights/history – Richard Pierce, assistant professor of history andassociate director of the African and African American Studies Program

http://www.nd.edu/~rpierce/

Assassination – G. Robert Blakey, professor of law

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  • Academy Awards nominations (Jan. 25) – James Collins, professor of film, television and theatre

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  • Social Security reform – Teresa Ghilarducci, associate professor of economics

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  • War crimes trials – Jimmy Gurulé, professor of law

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  • Inflammation’s Role in heart disease – Francis J. Castellino, Kleiderer-Pezold Chair, Keck Center for Transgene Research

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  • Ukraine – Semion Lyandres, associate professor of history

p. http://www.nd.edu/~history/faculty/profiles/lyandress.shtml

  • Immigration reform – Allert Brown-Gort, associate director of the Institute for Latino Studies

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  • Falling dollar – Nelson Mark, DeCrane Professor of International Economics

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  • Supreme Court – Richard Garnett, associate professor of law

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  • Airlines pensions – Teresa Ghilarducci, associate professor of economics and policy studies

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  • U.S. economy – Jeffrey Bergstrand, professor of finance and business economics, and Teresa Ghilarducci, associate professor of economic and policy studies

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  • Muslim-Christian relations – Gabriel Reynolds, assistant professor of theology

p. http://www.nd.edu/~theo/faculty/reynolds.html

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