CofC In the News: Week of Jan. 21, 2019

College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of the College includes:

Democrats Find a Foil for 2020 Primary: Billionaires (Even Liberal Ones)

Political Science professor Gibbs Knotts is quoted in the New York Times in a story about South Carolina’s primary.

When Mr. Robot met Mr. Poe: the curious case of the chess-playing machine

The Baltimore Sun interviews English professor Scott Peeples about Edgar Allan Poe.

The Charleston City Paper and WCSC-TV report on the College launching a commemorative stamp campaign.

Airbnb hosts earned $111 million in S.C. last year, Charleston hosts earned half of that

Hospitality and tourism management professor Daniel Guttentag talks with The Post and Courier about Airbnb.

CofC African American Studies Professor to Receive MLK Humanitarian Award

Charleston CEO reports on African American Studies professor Anthony Greene receiving the MLK Humanitarian Award.

State’s role in presidential process is big, really big

Political science professors Gibbs Knotts and Jordan Ragusa are mentioned in a Florence Morning News story about presidential primaries.

SC delegation is all Christian, but congressional makeup becomes more religiously diverse

The Post and Courier interviews religious studies professor Matthew Cressler about religious identity and politics.

CofC to Launch One-Year Master’s in Teaching

Charleston CEO has more on the College’s new Master’s in elementary education program.

Charleston Chronicle and The Post and Courier have stories about author Angie Thomas’ talk at the College.

The Post and Courier and Charleston CEO write about a new ocean research center.