Mass Media Interviews
Mass Media Interviews
Huang, Kirstin. 2021. "Can Chinese Military's Hip New Propaganda Strike Chord with Generation Z?", South China Morning Post (scmp.com). Interviewed for a story about Chinese and American soldier video creations (May 30).
Doyon, Janine and Eric Hinton (2020). “Dreams Deferred: The Battle for Transgender Military Rights Marches On” NBCUniversal. Interviewed remotely on Zoom.com about social history of marginalized groups seeking full citizenship status through military service. In addition to broadcast, Eric Hinton wrote an article that accompanies the segment: Video and Article on LX website:
https://www.lx.com/community/dreams-deferred-the-battle-for-transgender-military-rights-marches-on/14371/. On the LX hub across NBC’s Owned Television Stations sites: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/lx/dreams-deferred-the-battle-for-transgender-military-rights-marches-on/ (to view on the other NBC OTS sites, simply change the domain to the station for New York, San Diego, Bay Area, Chicago, DFW, Miami, DC, Boston, NECN, Philadelphia and Connecticut but keep everything after the .com the same). LX YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lC1skXhlKo
Zucchino, David and David S. Cloud (2015). “U.S. Military and Civilians are Increasingly Divided,” Los Angeles Times. (May 25 – Memorial Day). LTC Remi Hajjar and Dr. Morten Ender were quoted and their research referenced in the article.
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-warrior-main-20150524-story.html#page=3. Reprinted in the Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-na-warrior-main-20150524-story.html#page=1; and Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/25/military-civilians-divided_n_7433758.html.
Murakami, Kery (2016). “Military’s Campaign Dollars Flow to Sanders,” tribdem.com (June 16). Research and names quoted in article. http://www.tribdem.com/news/military-s-campaign-dollars-flow-to-sanders/article_9336ddfa-311c-11e6-9821-33afeab5b593.html.
Butler, Jack (2016). The Modern Athena: Full Gender Integration in the U.S. Military. A socio-historical documentary about women in the U.S. military. Interviewed in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7_-XFoVI8g.
Kelly, John (2014). “Two children’s book authors thought military ‘brats’ deserved a new name. The brats thought otherwise.” Washington Post (December 30). Contributed to a Washington Post print edition article published on December 30. The article highlights the controversy and online collective action against a children’s book and the authors that attempted to re-label and rebrand children of American military personnel from “Brats” to “C.H.A.M.Ps.” http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/two-childrens-book-authors-thought-military-brats-deserved-a-better-name-the-brats-thought-otherwise/2014/12/29/6a584f98-87d3-11e4-9534-f79a23c40e6c_story.html?hpid=z5. The story is reprinted: the Stars & Stripes newspaper on December 31th and titled “Book tried to change the name for military offspring, but the 'brats' disagreed,” http://www.stripes.com/news/us/book-tried-to-change-the-name-for-military-offspring-but-the-brats-disagreed-1.321628; the Messenger-Inquirer.com of Owensboro, KY titled “Book Tried to Change the Name of Military Kids,” http://www.messenger-inquirer.com/features/lifestyle/book-tried-to-change-name-for-military-kids/article_c9c74454-033b-5996-9c3c-e41a2b66b31b.html (January 4).
Swarns, Rachel L. (2012). “Out of the Closet and Into a Uniform,” New York Times, (November 16). Article quotes the BASS dataset on cadet attitudes toward homosexuals in the military. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/fashion/military-academies-adjusting-to-repeal-of-dont-ask-dont-tell.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0.
Shapiro, Lisa. (2012). “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Study Shows No Negative Effects on Military One Year After Repeal.” The Huffington Post (September 10). Article features One Year Out study. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/10/dont-ask-dont-tell-study_n_1868892.html.
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Keith, Bruce. (2011). “Katrina Relief Work Offers Alternative to Spring Break,” Army.mil. (April 11). https://www.army.mil/article/54445/katrina_relief_work_offers_alternative_to_spring_break. Interviewed and quoted in story about alternative Spring Break activities in the post-Katrina flood of New Orleans.
Bedard, Paul (2011). “Half of New Officers Oppose Gays in Military,” Washington Whispers, December 27, (U.S. News and World Report blog). Author reviews and reports on Armed Forces & Society article on attitudes toward gays and lesbians serving in the U.S. military among university undergraduates across the United States. http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2011/12/27/half-of-new-officers-oppose-gays-in-military.
Hampson, Rick (2011). “At West Point, A Quiet Place to Honor Warriors,” USA Today, December 28 (p. 1A). Interviewed and quoted in a story about the West Point cemetery and West Point graduates buried there following the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/story/2011-12-27/iraq-war-cost-west-point/52247758/1?csp=34news.
Hampson, Rick (2010). “Americans Seek New Ways to Contribute to War Efforts,” USA Today (p. 1A). Interviewed and quoted in a story (October 12) about a disconnected cadre of Americans—many with no military connections—creating novel ways such as shooting one million basketball foul shots to raise funds to contribute to the war efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq or assist soldiers, veterans, and military families. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-10-12-1Ahomefront12_CV_N.htm?csp=34.
Davis, Carolyn (2010). “Armed with YouTube, Troops are Putting on a Show,” Philadelphia Inquirer, (August 28). Interviewed and quoted in a story about social networking during military deployments and specifically making YouTube videos more recently in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Israel to increase morale and communicate with the home front. http://dailyme.com/story/2010082800000961/armed-youtube-troops-putting-show.html.
Rizer, Monique (2010). “A Shared Mission: Deployments Bring Reserve and Active Components Together, Improved Benefits and Services for Reserve Troops and their Families,” Interviewed and quoted in article that appears in the on-line edition of MilSPOUSE.com during the summer. http://www.milspouse.com/print.aspx?id=16767.
Chen, Stephanie (2010). “After War, Young Soldiers Come Home to Fight Unemployment,” CNN.com. Interviewed and quoted in story about unemployed Iraq and Afghanistan veterans providing context for recent Department of Labor Statistics showing veterans with higher unemployment rates than non-veterans. http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/07/07/veterans.unemployed.economy/index.html?hpt=Sbin.
Pirolo, Alessia (2010). “In the Name of the Sons,” First Things (June/July). Interviewed and quoted in article about the deaths of soldiers in Iraq who are the sons of former military members. http://www.firstthings.com/article/2010/05/in-the-name-of-the-sons.
Hartman, Rachel (2010). “Selective Memory: While Many Solemnly Observe Memorial Day, Some Argue Meaning is Lost in Weekend of Parties, Holiday Sales,” The Beaumont Enterprise (May 30):1A & 4A. Interviewed and quoted in article about how military service members are memorialized today compared to previous years and compared to war and peacetime.
Hampson, Rick (2009). “West Point Offers Gravitas, Rapt Audience,” USATODAY, (Dec 2). Interviewed and quoted in article about President Barack Obama’s December 1st speech on Afghanistan American troop expansion and the reactions of cadets at West Point. http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2009-12-02-west-point-obama_N.htm.
Ender, Morten G. (2009). “My View: Don’t Close West Point, Make it a Model for Other Academies,” Times-Record Herald (July 9). An Op-Ed piece responding to recent concerns about closing West Point and other military school-houses. http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090709/OPINION/307099929/-1/opinion04.
Hagerman, Margaret (2009). “Faculty Interview: Morten Ender, Ph.D., United States Military Academy,” Child and Youth News (Spring 2009):6. Interviewed about research on military children and adolescence featured in a faculty interview in the newsletter of the Section on Children & Youth of the American Sociological Association. http://www2.asanet.org/sectionchildren/files/Child_Youth_News_Spring_2009.pdf.
Brown, Nancy and Phyllis Zimbler Miller (2009). “American Soldiers in Iraq,” Yourmilitarylife.com on BlogTalkRadio (April 8). Interviewed on BlogTalkRadio and discussed my new book American Soldiers in Iraq: McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals?. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmilitarylife.
Ziezulewicz, Geoff (2009). “With their wives—not them—reporting for duty, military husbands work to find their place.” Stars & Stripes, (March 14):1. http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=61324. Interviewed and quoted in study about stay at home civilian husbands and fathers as female soldiers go off to war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Feldman, Megan (2009). “Military Deserters Once Again Flock to Canada: Looks like this time they picked the wrong country,” Dallas Observer (March 12). http://www.dallasobserver.com/2009-03-12/news/gimme-shelter/. Interviewed but not quoted in article about female military deserters headed to Canada. Story appeared in other newspapers around the country.
Sandvig, Zoe (2008). “Operation Second Chance,” Prison Fellowship (August). Interviewed for and quoted in story about moral waivers in the military. http://www.prisonfellowship.org/article.asp?ID=8357&zbrandid=420&zidType=CH&zid=2474326&zsubscriberId=259196174
Braden, Jonathon (2008). “Farragut Native and his Wife have Three Sons in Uniform,” Valley News Today Online, Shenandoah, Iowa (August 22). Interviewed for and quoted in a newspaper story about multi-family service members and endo-recruitment in the military. http://www.valleynewstoday.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20084591&BRD=2703&PAG=461&dept_id=555139&rfi=6
Glod, Maria (2008). “Children Suffer, Cope When Parents are Off to War,” Washington Post (July 18). Interviewed and quoted in a story of children left behind during military deployments. The story also appears on the Veterans for Common Sense website and in the Seattle Times http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2008058797_militarykids18.html
Vandiver, John (2008). “Professor Studies Military Life in Germany,” Stars and Stripes (August 19). Featured through interview and quotes, summer research project examining army families in Germany. http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=63872&archive=true
Ali, Sarmad (2008). “Global Psyche: Ego Under Fire: For Adolescents, A National Threat can Boost Self-Esteem, Reflections from an Iraqi Emigrant,” Psychology Today, (July/August):21. Featured research on Iraqi adolescents. http://psychologytoday.com/articles/pto-20080718-000002.html
Hampson, Rick (2008). “In this war, Troops Get a Rousing Welcome Home,” USA TODAY, (July 2). Interviewed and quoted for a story about welcome homes and the overemphasis on them. http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2008-07-02-cominghome_N.htm. The story also appeared in the Navy, Air Force, and Army Times
Clark, Katy, (2008). “Armed Forces Recruiting Strains Ease,” PRI’s The World. (June 4). Interviewed for The World, Public Radio International, story on the lack of recruiting woes for United States Marine Corps in recent years. http://www.theworld.org/?q=node/18475.
Muhammed, Niza Islam (2008). “U.S. Military Accepts More Ex-Felons,” FinalCall.com News, (May 6). Interviewed and quoted for a story about the 861 “ex-felons” allowed into the military. The newsletter is the official communications organ of the Nation of Islam. http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_4681.shtml.
Hampton, Rick and Paul Overberg. (2008). “A Look at Lives Lost as U.S. Deaths in Iraq Near 4,000,” USAToday, (20 March): A1. Interviewed for and quoted in story about the American soldier deaths in Iraq that are nearing 4,000 since the beginning of the war in March 2003. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-03-20-iraq-4000-deaths_N.htm.
Gorman, Steve. (2008). “DJ Plays Tunes, Words of Support for Troops,” LoHud.com--New York's Lower Hudson Valley Journal News (February 12). Interviewed for and quoted in story about the decentralization of communication technologies in and around the military. The story featured HOOAH!!!! Radio--a highly popular one woman-based internet radio station transmitted from her basement that provides music and words of support for U.S. troops and their families around the world including Afghanistan and Iraq. http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080212/NEWS01/802120355/-1/RSS01.
Watson, Steven T. (2008). “Technology Allows Service Members in Iraq to Stay Connected to Family, Friends.” The Buffalo News, (February 8). Interviewed and quoted in a front-page story about how service members and families use communication to maintain family roles during military deployments overseas for extended periods of time. http://www.buffalonews.com/home/story/271242.html.
Hampson, Rick (2007). “In Wartime Calls Home, the Art of Being Positive Takes Priority.” USA Today (December 20):1. Interviewed and quoted in a front-page story about how, how often and what soldiers and families communicate during a deployment. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-12-19-war-phone-cover_N.htm.
Hampson, Rick. (2007). “Teens Help Troops Stay Connected to Families.” USA Today, (November 27):1. Interviewed and quoted in a front-page story helping explain the social history of volunteerism on the part of the American public in helping troops deployed overseas. The story features two teenagers who founded the Cell Phones for Soldiers program out of their bedrooms in Norwell, Massachusetts. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-11-26-phone-home_N.htm.
Kraske, Steve (2007). “Up/to/Date.” NPR affiliate KCUR 89.3 FM (November 12). Interviewed on a live one-hour call-in talk show on Veteran’s Day addressing how service men and women are viewed by Americans in a time when many do not support military actions abroad. The discussion centered on public opinion of the war in Iraq, soldier and family morale, and communication media. Available at: 11/12/2007 broadcast of Up to Date! http://archive.kcur.org/kcurViewDirect.asp?PlayListID=5378
Franey, Lynn (2007). “Courage is seldom a factor among soldiers who desert.” Kansas City Star, (July 9): A1 & A4. Interviewed and quoted in story about deserters in Kansas City area. Asked to provide reasons for why soldier desert. Available at: http://www.topix.net/content/kri/2007/07/courage-is-seldom-a-factor-among-soldiers-who-desert and http://www.kansascity.com/news/front/17475013.htm?source=syn. The story also appeared in the Olathe Daily News on July 12. http://www.olathedailynews.com/News_photo/News2.shtml.
Radke, Bill (2007). “Weekend America.” Produced out of Los Angeles by American Public Media and aired on 150+ National Public Radio stations, the show is designed to cover news, culture and the interesting miscellany of American life. Interviewed about public attitudes, behavior, and general malaise associated with the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (June 9). http://weekendamerica.publicradio.org/programs/2007/06/09/a_question_about_ira.html
Gagnon, Geoffrey (2007). „The War Within.“ Boston Magazine. Interviewed for and quoted in a story about conscientious objection and reasons for why service members might claim conscientious objector status relative to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (May Issue). http://www.bostonmagazine.com/articles/the_war_within
von Zielbauer, Paul (2007). ”Army Is Cracking Down on Deserters.” The New York Times (April 9): A10. Interviewed for and quoted in a story about desertions and AWOLs in the military. Story also appeared in the Lakeland, Florida online Ledger http://www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070409/ZNYT02/704090415.
Freedberg Jr., Sydney J. (2007). “An Ever-Whiter War.” National Review, (February 3):58-60. Interviewed for and quoted in a story about U.S. death toll and U.S. service member demographics. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1238820601.html.
Nelson, Melissa. (2007). “Technology lets troops take families to war.” Associated Press article appeared in newspapers around the country (January 17, 2007). Bradenton Herald (http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/news/local/16480296.htm), Air Force Times (http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2007/01/apwired070118/). Interviewed regarding the most recent technological sources to communicate between home and war front.
Thornburgh, Nathan (2006). “A Death in the Class of 9/11.” Time.com. (September 29). http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1540856-1,00.html. The stories featured his sociology student, 2LT Emily Perez, 23, who was the first U.S. combat death from the 2005 graduating class and the first female West Point graduate to be killed in Iraq. The stories also discuss the role of U.S. women in combat. The story was also picked up by CNN and aired October 2, 2006.
Green, Rick. (2006). “The Spoiled Elite Don’t Fight Wars.” Hartford Courant. (September 22). Interviewed and quoted in an article about social class and service in the military. http://www.courant.com/news/local/hc-ctrgreen0922.artsep22,0,4883161.column?coll=hc-utility-local
Lydon, Christopher (2006). “The War Tapes: Cinema Guerrité.” National Public Radio's Live Open Source program hosted on June 6. The topic discussed was war films with Debbie Scranton the director and Zack a soldier of the recently released and award- winning documentary "The War Tapes." They discussed war films, the uses of film and other micro-technologies in Iraq, auto-photography, and inside-out uses of visual images and compared and contrasted documentaries done from WWII through Vietnam. http://www.radioopensource.org/the-war-tapes/.
Sweeney, Shannon, and Steven Kovach. (2006). “Young veterans return to war: College-age soldiers from Fort Drum prepare for 2nd tour in Iraq.” The Student Voice, 21(XI, April 27):40 &42. Interviewed and quoted in special issue of Syracuse University student newspaper focusing on the war on terror—specifically the impact on the lives of soldiers and their families.
Alvaraez, Linette. (2006). “In notification of Army of deaths, more pain.” The New York Times. Interviewed and quoted in article describing the social history of Army casualty affairs (April 7).
Klein, Avi. (2006): “The Morale Myth: Republicans say war critics undermine the troops. So why are dissent and soldier morale both going up? The Washington Monthly (May). Interviewed and quoted in article arguing that soldier morale is linked to micro-level social processes. http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2006/0605.klein.html.
Bauer, Sandy (2006). “Front lines a click away: Troops, loved ones linked as never before.” The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed and quoted on the three year anniversary of the war in Iraq. The article focused on soldier and home-front communication methods and patterns such as children playing nightly on-line games with their deployed fathers (March 19). http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/14135560.htm. Also appeared in The San Jose Mercury News (March 27).
Jonsson, Patrik. (2006). “Troubled soldiers turn to chaplains for help,” Christian Science Monitor. Interviewed and quoted in a story highlighting the increased role and denomination of chaplains on both war and home-fronts and in assisting U.S. soldiers cope with psychological, social, and spiritual demands of war (March 8), http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0308/p01s03-usmi.html.
Simon-Ortiz, Sophie (2006). “Benefits of Military Marriage.” Youth Radio. Interviewed and quoted for a story about “convenience marriages” among U.S service members immediately prior to their deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. The story aired March 2, 2006 and is available in-text and on-line streaming at: http://www.youthradio.org/reflections/mktplace060118_marriagebenefit.shtml
Holland, Judy (2006). “Rangel wants to revive the draft.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Interviewed and quoted in the article regarding the socio-economic status of military recruits and responding to Representative Charles Rangel's introduction of a new bill that would reinstate the military draft mandating two years of military service for all Americans ages 18 to 42 and provide for what Rangel believes would be a more equitable sharing of the sacrifice required by the war in Iraq (February 26). http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/nation/story/5F32A80CB154E13F8625712000218DB4?OpenDocument
Buck, Rinker (2006). “Uncle Sam Wants Who?: Army's Direct-Mail Call To Arms Is Getting An Awful Lot Of Wrong Numbers.” Hartford Courant (February 26). Interviewed and quoted regarding the private troubles of the reporter's 54 year-old wife receiving mail solicitation recruitment materials from the U.S. Army and the public issues of the socio-demographics of military recruitment and new recruit shortfalls. http://www.courant.com/news/local/northeast/hc-armyrecruiting.artfeb26,0,408657.story?coll=hc-headlines-northeast.
Rugman, Jonathan. (2005). “The U.S. Army, the Military Academy, and Recruitment.” Independent Television News (ITN) – Britain’s Commercial TV Network (November 24). Appeared on television news broadcast interviewed about Washington Post story and quote regarding recruitment of rural youth into the American military during time of war and recruitment of cadets to attend West Point.
Nguyen, Anna. (2005). “Technology offers lifeline for troops.” Cherry Hill Courier Post (November 27). Interviewed and quoted in the South Jersey newspaper in a story examining the confoundedness of soldier and family communication during the wartime. http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2005511270373
French, Richard. (2005). “Recruitment in the Army.” Regional News Network (RNN). Appeared live on RNN television news in Rye Brook, New York and interviewed regarding U.S. military recruitment in rural and poor areas of the United States (November 15). RNN is broadcast to the tri-state regions of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Anderson, Glenda and Guy Kovner. (2005). “Lake County Prime Military Recruiting Territory: Combinations of low media income, conservative political base makes rural areas major suppliers of troops.” The Press Democrat (November 13). Quoted in story about rural North California recruitment of low income, rural youth into the military during wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. http://www1.pressdemocrat.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051113/NEWS/511130304/1033/NEWS01.
Trowbridge, Gordon and Karen Jowers. (2005). “Casualty and Comfort: Many families of the fallen praise…” Army Times. Interviewed and quoted for an investigative report on information provided to American families following the death of a U.S. service member (November 14), pp. 14-15. http://www.armytimes.com/legacy/new/0-ARMYPAPER-1220591.php.
Trowbridge, Gordon and Karen Jowers. (2005). “Complex family structures can be hurdles in notification.” Army Times. Interviewed and quoted for a story about the diversity of American families and how notification of death of a U.S. service member can vary depending on the type of family situation and the relationship to the significant others offering the military could benefit from a better understanding of the sociology of American families (November 14), pp. 15-17. http://www.armytimes.com/legacy/new/0-ARMYPAPER-1220948.php.
Sappenfield, Mark. (2005). “Dedication is visible among new soldiers” Christian Science Monitor, (November 10). http://csmonitor.com/2005/1110/p02s01-usmi.html. Interviewed for a Veterans Day story that highlighted my research on the collective experiences of U.S. soldiers and the “turning point” experiences being deployed to war have had on them.
National Public Radio. (2005). “Recruitment in the U.S. Army.” Interviewed on NPR for a news report about recruitment in the U.S. military—specifically, for reasons why rural youth might serve in the military during times of war (November 4).
Scott Tyson, Ann. (2005). “Youth in Rural U.S. are Drawn to Military: Recruits’ Job Worries Outweigh War Fears.” Washington Post (November 4th): A01. Quoted on social class and rural youth recruitment and social indicators for why youth might enlist in the military during times of war. Article also appeared in the Hartford Courant (November 5th); Seattle Times (November 9th); Boston Globe (November 25th). http://www.notyoursoldier.org/article.php?id=71.
Dao, James. (2005). “2,000 Dead: As Iraq Tours Stretch On, a Grim Mark” New York Times, (October 26). Quoted in story reporting the milestone of 2,000 U.S. Service members in Iraq and the impact on military families regarding a sustained war now in the third year. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/26/international/middleeast/26deaths.html?ex=1287979200&en=779f850c4d5db040&ei=5088.
Mastroianni, Michael. (2005). “Following Dad, or Mom, into service appeals to many” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (September 27) Interviewed for and quoted regarding endo-recruitment in military families and legacies of military service in American families across the United States. The article also compares and constrasts counseling and support services for Vietnam and Iraq era veterans. http://pittsburghlive.com/x/style/family/s_378079.html.
Moss-Coane, Marty. (2005). Interviewed and answered call-in questions on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane.” Philadelphia, PA NPR affiliate WHYY Radio. August 2, 2005. http://www.whyy.org/91FM/radiotimes.html
Mueller, Mike. (2005). “Walkingathinline” radio. Interviewed and answered questions from callers for one hour on attitudes toward the war in Iraq, patriotism, and military soldier experiences in Iraq on TanTalk Radio AM1340 and AM1400, Tampa and Clearwater, Florida on July 28. http://www.walkingathinline.com/.
Shanker, Thom. (2005). “All Quiet on the Home Front, and Some Soldiers Are Asking Why” (Military Memo). New York Times. Interviewed and quoted regarding waning support for the war from the perspective of U.S. service members (July 24). Story also appeared in the International Herald Tribune, July 30. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/24/politics/24troops.html.
Jowers, Karen and Gina Cavallaro. (2005). “War and Wedlock: Stress of Duty and Deployments turning marriage into a Minefield.” Army Times, Air Force Times, and Navy Times, July 27: Pp. 24-25. Quoted in the three newspapers regarding the rise in divorce rate among enlisted soldiers and especially officers since 2001 in the Army. http://www.leatherneck.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-20527.html.
Sapperfield, Mark. (2005). “A Different Kind of War.” Christian Science Monitor, May 30. Quoted in an article about the public’s regard for soldiers in Iraq despite the increasing unpopularity of the war. http://csmonitor.com/2005/0531/p01s01-usmi.html.
Romero, Dennis. (2005). “When War Hits Home.” Premier issue of the magazine Tu Cuidad Los Angeles, June/July, pp. 74-81. Quoted on the social contexts influencing Hispanics to join the U.S. military.
Gruver, Benjamin SPC. (2005). “ACS Program Supports Families of Deployed Soldiers.” Pointer View (May 6):8. Interviewed and quoted highlighting reactions to the different phases of deployment, the use of various mediums of communication and mass media and families.
Harper’s Magazine (2005). Featured Iraqi adolescent self-esteem and public safety research findings from Steve Carlton-Ford and Morten Ender in their Harper’s Index of statistics. Harper’s Magazine, May 2005: p. 11 & 72.
Kickerbocker, Brad. (2005). “Soldier blogs bring the front line to the folks at home.” Christian Science Monitor, http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0419/p01s05-ussc.htm. April 18. Interviewed and quoted in an article about the use of internet blogs by Iraqis and U.S. soldiers in Iraq and the social causes, consequences, and implications of such use.
O’Brian, John. (2005). “Response to New York Times Article.” March 23. Interviewed with WQAY Rock 102 radio in Springfield, Massachusetts about soldier and family communications patterns, deployment stress, and soldier financial wellbeing in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Medi Lexicon. (2005). “Iraqi Teens - The More Unsafe They Feel, The Higher Their Self-Esteem, UC Researcher Analyzes Survey.” 16 March. http://www.medilexicon.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=21360. Announcement and summary of research and presentation with Steve Carlton-Ford at the Eastern Sociological Society meetings.
Hoffman, Lisa. (2005). “Iraq war less fatal for blacks than Hispanics" The Albuquerque Tribune, March 19. http://www.abqtrib.com/albq/nw_world/article/0,2564,ALBQ_19864_3635378,00.html. Quoted on U.S. deaths in Iraq and racial and ethnic diversity among the casualties.
Wielawski, Irene. (2005). “For Troops, Home Can Be Too Close.” New York Times. Page C1 (March 15). Was quoted in the March 15 New York Times Science section about research on the human dimensions of real and lag time interpersonal communication media devices used by U.S. military service members in Iraq and their military families around the world and the social implications for well-being, information overload, morale, and notifications of deaths and serious injuries. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/15/health/psychology/15fami.html.
Young, Robin. (2004). “Soldiers Celebrate Away.” WBUR – Boston Public Radio. Interviewed for story about military spending and spending lots of time and energy finding ways to bring soldiers deployed abroad slices of their lives back home. This story looks at mounting credit debt of soldiers abroad. November 24, 2004 http://www.here-now.org/shows/2004/11/20041124_2.asp.
Weinstein, Marissa. (2004). “Dr. Ender surveys military life, morale over in Iraq.” Potsdam Daily Courier-Observer (November 18):3. Reporter covered a presentation I made at SUNY Potsdam entitled “How I Spent My Summer: Iraq, Sociology, and the U.S. Military.”
Reeder, Scott. (2004). “Hispanics, whites bear the brunt of fatalities in Iraq.” The Dispatch, Quad Cities On-Line. November 6. http://www.qconline.com/archives/qco/sections.cgi?prcss=display&id=218167. Quoted on U.S. deaths in Iraq and racial and ethnic diversity among the casualties.
Sommerstein, David. (2004). “West Point Sociologist Studies Behavior in Iraq.” North Country Public Radio, St. Lawrence University, Postdam, NY (November 17). Sommerstein talks with Dr. Morten Ender of West Point who studied how soldiers see their temporary lives and work in Baghdad, and how Iraqis see the changes their country is undergoing. Ender speaks tonight (7 pm) in Raymond Hall at SUNY Potsdam. http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/archive.php?id=4982.
Buck, Rinker. (2004). Widows before marriage; Engaged women coping with military deaths of fiances encounter emotional, practical trials. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Ill.: Oct 27, 2004. pg. 1 Story also appeared in the OrlandoSentinel.com (http://orlandosentinel.com/features/lifestyle/orl-livfiancees28102804oct28,0,1597192.story?coll=orl-living-headlines; Minneapolis Star-Tribune;
Hartford Courant. (http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-iraqfiances.artoct25top,1,5254805.story?coll=hc-big-headlines-breaking); and Charlotte Observer. http://www.kansas.com/mld/observer/news/9806090.htm.
Miller, Mollie. (2004). “Study gives voice to Hood spouses.” Killeen Daily Herald, October 28. Interviewed for research project at Fort Hood studying deployed spouses of soldiers. http://kdhnews.com/news/texas/article_b0da71d1-8079-57ab-9a8a-f567dfd426a6.html?mode=jqm.
Buck, Rinker. (2004). “Researchers Finding Surprises In Figures On Deaths In Iraq,” Hartford Courant, September 28, 2004, http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-iraqdeaths.artsep28,1,2340045.story?coll=hc-headlines-local. Interviewed and quoted for story on research on casualties in Iraq. Article also appeared in The Charlotte Observer and Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Walls, Alyson. (2004). “Military moms spend holiday in the field” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Sunday May 9). Quoted on Mother’s Day regarding women’s role in the U.S. armed forces, their demographic representation, and mother’s deployed to Iraq. http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/search/s_193282.html.
Mahr, Joe. (2003). “Why did some troops target civilians but others did not? Experts trace soldiers’ conduct to conflicting directives.” The Toledo Blade, October 22 (http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artikkel?SearchID=73153335224914&Avis=TO&Dato=20031022&Kategori=SRTIGERFORCE&Lopenr=110220083&Ref=AR). Quoted in article about Vietnam atrocities committed by U.S. soldiers.
McLaughlin, Abraham. (2003). “E-mail and TV: Lifelines for Military Spouses.” Christian Science Monitor, (March 27), pp. 1. Quoted in article regarding military families and email use. http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0327/p03s01-ussc.html.
McGee, Patrick. (2002). “Goodbyes Way of Life on Mission.” Forth Worth Telegram, October 6 (http://www.dfw.com/mld/startelegram/4224686.htm). Quoted in the article regarding military families and geographic mobility.
Mathews, Cara. (2002). “Focus shifts away from engineering.” Poughkeepsie Journal, May 12. http://www.PoughkeepsieJournal.com. Quoted in article about the increased focus and interest in humanities and the social sciences at West Point in the bicentennial year.
VFW Magazine. (2002). “Military as Heros Making a Comeback.” VFW Magazine (January). Quoted in article that reviewed article below in csmonitor.com.
Sappenfield, Mark. (2001). “US Soldiers Recapture a Peak in Public Opinion.” The Christian Science Monitor. (November). Available at: http://www.csmonitor.com. Interviewed for a story about the history of U.S. public attitude toward soldiers. http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/1109/p1s4-usmi.html.
Little, Bernard S. (2001). “Center Sets Events for Black History Month.” dcmilitary.com. Available on-line at http://www.dcmilitary.com/army/stripe/6_05/national_news/4673-1.html. Story taken from my 2001 Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute February 2001 publication titled: Creating and Defining the African-American Community: Family, Church, Politics and Culture.
Pinzur, Mathew I. (2000). “Military Brats: How Kids Face the Challenges of a Nomadic Lifestyle.” The Florida Times-Union (February 21). Article available on-line at http://www.jacksonville.com. Interviewed for story about growing-up in military families.
Scaletta, Sue Ellen. (1998). “Coping through catastroffiti: Flood graffiti helped residents laugh, cope.” The Grand Forks Herald. (April 21). http://www.gfherald.com/news/daily/419/419page5.htm.
Donovan, Lauren. (1998). “Getting to the heart of tragedy.” Story on graffiti project. Bismarck Tribune (April 13). http://ww.ndonline.com/TribWebpage/smlogo.gif.
Baker, Toby. (1997). “Flood Humor.” Toby Talk. (November ??). Interviewed on KCNN talk radio program about ethnographic research on the emergence of humor following the Red River Valley Flood of 1997.
Albiston, S. (1996). “Living the single life.” Grand Forks Herald (September 9th), pp. 1 &5A. Front page story describing North Dakota census data and marital rates and included interviews about public perceptions and realities of American household arrangements.
Bradbury, R. (1996). “Being a "brat" isn't all bad: UND research indicates growing up military has many positive aspects.” Grand Forks Herald (July 22nd), pp. A1 & A9. Front page story explaining research on the sociology of growing up in military families. Included demands of the military lifestyle and a bar chart.
Jensen, K. (1996). “DRESS-ology.” Grand Forks Herald. (June 21), pp. 4C-5C. Quoted about the social uses and implications of clothing in American society.
Emory, A. (1995). “Survey says deployments hurt re-enlistment rates, division's moral.” The Watertown Times (December 26), pp. 30. A story reporting conclusions drawn from some survey research and presented to Lt. Gen Stroup, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, U.S. Army.
Hudson, N. (1995). “E-mail from Bosnia: A new can of worms.” Army Times. (December 11), pp. 27. Interviewed about research and publications on the use of electronic-mail for mediating communication between deployed soldiers and their family members and the implications of communication during the peacemaking mission in Bosnia.
Hudson, N. (1995). “Advantages over snail mail.” Navy Times. (December 11), pp. 26. Interview to present information on studies on the military’s use of “new communication mediums” during large operations.
Hodgin, J. (1993). “Sociology students serve to learn.” Diamondback. (November 16), pp. 3. Interviewed and photographed for spear-heading the implementation of a community service and learning program into introductory Sociology courses at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Tcherniavsky, M. (1993). “Sweet German memory.” Diamondback. (October 7, 1993) pp. 1 & 7. Interviewed and photographed for story on overseas undergraduate experience, growing-up military and steering a committee to commemorate the closing of the University of Maryland, Munich, Germany campus with an academic scholarship and sculpture.
Willis, G. (1993). “Treatment affects families' perception.” Army Times. (June 28), pp. 10. Cited for research on Army Casualty Assistance Officers and current policies affecting bereavement of families of soldiers.
Rodriguez, S. (September 1992). “Growing up military.” Military Lifestyle, pp. 16-20. Interviewed and photographed for story of growing-up in the military.
Roberts, C. (Spring 1992). “UMCP faculty and staff serving the community.” Commuter Connection, pp. 6 & 11. Interviewed for personal experiences in community service and implementing community service in Introduction to Social Problems course.