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The Conversation seeks to increase public faith in news and information by providing trustworthy information to its readers. This is accomplished by elevating the voices of subject matter experts. Authors work directly with editors to publish their work on The Conversation, ensuring that the content is reliable and available to a wide audience.
UT faculty and graduate students are frequently featured on The Conversation, highlighting research, scholarship, and creative activity across all 11 colleges and the UT Space Institute.
The following faculty were featured on The Conversation in February 2021:
- Derek Alderman, Department of Geography
How Black cartographers put racism on the map of America
- Jennifer M. First, College of Social Work
How the media may be making the COVID-19 mental health epidemic worse
- Alexander Carter, School of Advertising and Public Relations
Drake and Jake, Mountain Dew’s millions and the Marvel Universe – which ads won the Super Bowl, and which fell flat.
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