Tyler Cowen in Bloomberg: Op-Ed on the Global Migration of National 'Bad Moods'
Tyler Cowen, faculty member in the Department of Economics and columnist with Bloomsberg View, explains how a bad mood in one country can move readily to another country and how emotional and ideological contagion can become a source of systemic risk.
On the Vox site, Tyler Cowen, faculty member in the Department of Economics and with the Center for Study of Public Choice, theorizes that the English opposition to mass migration that fueled its split from the EU relates to its maturity as a nation-state.
Maria Dakake, interim co-director, Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and chair, Department of Religious Studies, took part in an interfaith panel, Religion: A Problem or Solution? offered at George Mason University.
Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, faculty members in the Department of Economics and economists with Mason's Mercatus Center, are among researchers who contribute to a Washington Post profile of businessman Charles Koch.
Todd Kashdan, faculty member in the Department of Psychology and senior scientist with the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, speaks about channeling anger in a Guardian article about “rage rooms,” where clients pay to vent anger and frustration through demolition.
In a Washington Post article on President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima, Christopher Hamner, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History, describes how textbooks addressing the bombings have changed.
In an article in the Washington Post, Jane Censer, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History, relates that many Confederate soldier memorials originated from the United Daughters of the Confederacy's intention to furnish cemetery memorials.