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Posted August 25, 2009
Diplomatic History: The Journal of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, September 2009 Issue – Dan Caldwell, distinguished professor of political science, authored an article titled, "The Legitimization of the Nixon-Kissinger Grand Design and Grand Strategy," based on a presentation made at the Conference on U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. Read the article.
Posted August 18, 2009
The Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2009 - James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, authored an op-ed article titled, "Goodbye to the Chief," in which he celebrated the life and career of recently retired LAPD chief William J. Bratton. Read the article.
The Journal of the American Medical Association, Aug. 5, 2009 - Angela Hawken, associate professor of public policy, was mentioned in an article titled, "Mexican Drug Violence Intertwined With U.S. Demand for Illegal Drugs," which highlighted her randomized trial of the substance abuse prevention program, Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE). Read the article.
Ode Magazine, August 2009 - Steven Sultanoff, professor of psychology and notable humor therapist, was quoted throughout the extensive article "Medicinal Mirth: The Health Benefits of Laughter," in which he commented that laughter contracts muscles, and increases blood flow and circulation. He explained, "If you increase your humor quotient, it will change your life. Laughter is a physical response to humor." Read the article.