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Media Appearances

President Glassner has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Hardball, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Nightline, various news programs on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC, and radio shows including NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Fresh Air, Talk of the Nation, and Marketplace, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Ideas program. In addition, insights from his work—and Glassner himself—are featured prominently in the Academy Award-winning documentary, Bowling for Columbine.

His recent media appearances include the following:

BBC World News America

U.S. Election 2016: The Politics of Fear (October 12, 2016)

Rolling Stone Magazine

Why We’re Living in the Age of Fear (October 6, 2016)

KCRW Radio, Press Play With Madeline Brand

Stoking Fear as Trump’s Political Strategy (July 22, 2016)

Huffington Post

The Right to Bear Harm (June 21, 2016)


Etats-Unis: le retour d’un cycle de peur? (United States: The return of a cycle of fear?) (June 16, 2016)

Book TV on CSPAN-2

State of Education, a panel from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (April 9, 2016)

Time Magazine

Why Americans Are More Afraid Than They Used to Be (January 6, 2016)

KCRW Radio, To the Point

America Succumbs to Fear and Anxiety over Terror (December 18, 2015)


Are Misleading Textbooks Encouraging Racist Attitudes? (November 21, 2015)


The farm-to-table backlash is here (September 28, 2015)

Columbia Journalism Review

Time to shift the message away from “madness” (August 18, 2015)

CBC Radio, Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Apocalypse now? (December 4, 2012) 

Inside Higher Ed

Helicopter App? (August 29, 2012)

The Oregonian

Barry Glassner calls on Americans to face down the ‘culture of fear‘ (January 25, 2012)

Chicago Tribune

A problem of grand proportions (November 2, 2011)

KQED Radio, Forum with Michael Krasny

Ten Years Later, Are We Safer? (August 19, 2011)

The Oregonian

Fear of missing out (May 19, 2011)

National Post

‘Apocalypse’ Not Now (March 17, 2011)

Jewish Review

Lewis & Clark College’s Glassner holds special place as Jewish scholar (December 1, 2010)

New York Times

Fell Off My Bike, and Vowed Never to Get Back On (November 29, 2010)

American Sociology Association’s Footnotes

Glassner named the 24th Lewis & Clark president (November, 2010)

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud

Lewis & Clark names Barry Glassner new president (August 2, 2010)

The Oregonian

New Lewis & Clark president from USC (July 23, 2010)

Skeptically Speaking

A podcast with Barry Glassner (July 30, 2010)

The New York Times

What Happens to the American Dream in a Recession? (May 7, 2009)


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