Essays and Interviews Archive

Published essays:

2022

  1. The Rankings Aren’t the Only Game in Town (CNN, 9/14/22)
  2. How to Pick a College Major (CNN, 9/8/22)
  3. Tech, My Son, and Red Tape (The Verge, 7/12/22)
  4. A desk, Jewish history, my mom (Washington Post, 4/30/22)
  5. The Northman (Smithsonian Magazine, with Matthew Gabriele. 4/22/22)
  6. Fixing the Public Charge (The Nation, 4/11/22)
  7. Medicaid after Covid (Grid, 3/3/22)
  8. Vikings: Valhalla and the Global North Atlantic (Smithsonian Magazine, 2/24/22)
  9. There ain’t no severe autism (The Nation, with Julia Bascom, 1/31/22)
  10. Don’t ban “Maus.” (CNN, 1/27/22)
  11. Covidtest.gov is a good start (CNN, 1/19/22)
  12. A king of fire and light: Louis IX’s tangled legacy (BBC History Extra, with Matthew Gabriele, 1/14/21)

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