In The Press

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Progressive Radio Voices. All Together Now, Interviewed by Eleanor LeCain. October 21, 2021

The Atlantic. Interviewed by Melissa Scholes Young. “The Cost of Being First.” October 16, 2016.

. Hosted by Fairness & Accuracy in the Media (FAIR). “Media Coverage of Fukushima.” Show aired on March 24, 2015 for approximately 150 stations.

International Business Times of Australia
. “Media Coverage on Fukushima Disaster Minimised Risks New Analysis Says.” Jenny Panganiban. March 18, 2015.

Associated Press (AP) Interviewed on January 5, 2015, by Tom Coyne for his article “Notre Dame’s ‘white privilege’ seminar draws scrutiny.”

American University. Interviewed about white privilege n January 20, 2015 by Gregg Sangillo for his article “A Road to Realization.”

This is America & The World (PBS)
, Participated as part of a four-person expert panel on June 24, 2014 facilitated by Dennis Woley. The 1 hour panel was broadcast as two 30-minute shows (1742 and 1745), which aired in July and August on PBS.

National Public Radio (NPR). Interviewed by Elizabeth Blair on June 27, 2011 regarding issues of culture and identity in the film, The Names of Love for All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

Channel 9 News Now (WUSA). Interviewed by Brittany Moorehouse on June 10, 2011 regarding the controversy generated by Russell Crowe’s tweet about circumcision. Aired on 5pm and 7pm news casts.

College of Arts & Sciences Success Story, Online Newsletter of American University, 2009. Interviewed by Ariana Stone regarding a recently published article by Pascale and her  student co-author Katie Beran.

La Nación.  Interviewed by Washington correspondent Inés Capdevila, October 30, 2008 regarding the impact of the presidential election on  cultural issues such as race and feminism.

Sinclair Broadcast Group (ABC, CBA FOX CW, NBC) Interviewed by Meghan McCorkell on October 1, 2008 regarding sexism in the presidential election cycle.

Channel 9 News Now (WUSA). Interviewed by Gary Nurenberg, September 12, 2008 regarding social interaction and the rise of hugging among men—in light the recent photos of Obama and McCain hugging.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazatte. Interviewed by Sally Kalson August 12, 2008 regarding the use of slurs and bigoted language in popular films.

“A Weigh with Words:  An Inside Look at How Words Create Conflict or Compassion.” Interviewed along with along with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, local artists, activists, and scholars for a documentary film by A NU VIEW on gender, sexual orientation, race, class and the power of words.  Debuted at the Regal Cinemas in Gallery Place Cinemas, Washington, D.C., on August 22, 2007.

WJLA Channel 7/ABC News. Interviewed by Stephen Tschida on March 15, 2007 regarding on media, gender and eating disorders.

National Public Radio, Morning Edition.  Interviewed by Jason Kane, reporter for Morning Edition, on March 8, 2007 regarding racially-themed parties on college campuses.

Metro Networks, a national radio wire service with 1500 affiliates. Interviewed by Gene Colleta on February 28, 2007 regarding the importance of Women’s History Month and key issues facing women today.