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The Awl

Evan Malmgren authored an article, The 3D Printing The Void: Why MakerBot—and the maker revolution—failed to deliver, in the May 2016 edition of The Awl. Evan, a 2015 Earlham graduate with a major in Peace and Global Studies, is a publishing assistant at The Experiment.


Evan Malmgren is a publishing assistant at The Experiment. In February 2016, he contributed an article titled, Shit Gerry Adams Says: A look at the Twitter escapades of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, in Jacobin. Evan graduated from Earlham in 2015 with a major in Peace and Global Studies.


Anastasia Vladimirova currently works at ReThink Media, where she focuses on human rights and civil liberties issues including torture, targeted killing, surveillance, Islamophobia, national security, and government accountability. In February 2016, she contributed an article titled, Russia & Israel Are Cracking Down on Human Rights NGOs, in Muftah. Anastasia graduated from Earlham in 2015 with a major in Peace and Global Studies.

Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship youth advisory board member Anastasia Vladimirova explains why she thinks Russia's NGO law curtails independent media. She graduated from Earlham in 2015 with a major in Peace and Global Studies.

Center for Popular Economics

Jonathan Jenner 2010, double majored in PAGS and Economics. He recently posted "The Efficiency of Worker Cooperatives Is Just Fine, Thank you" at


Basil Farraj graduated from Earlham in 2014 with a major in Peace and Global Studies and is a Thomas J. Watson fellow in Jeruseleum. His post, titled "I'll blow out a candle again this year,"  in Mondoweiss, a news website devoted to covering American Foreign Policy in the Middle East, celebrates his father's unwavering commitment to his family, justice and equality even as his father endures ongoing detention as a Palestinian political prisoner. 

The Colbert Report

Michael Shellenberger graduated from Earlham with a major in Peace and Global Studies in 1993 and appeared on the Colbert Report on January 28th, 2013. He was interviewed as a Co-founder of The Breakthrough Institute and discussed his work on global energy consumption and nuclear power.

Mara Vanderslice graduated from Earlham in 1997, also with a PAGS major, and was interviewed on the Colbert Report on March 5, 2007 about her work with the intersections of faith and politics.


CNN I-Report

Jamie Utt's video "Building Consent Culture in Young People" was featured on CNN I-Report on October 8, 2013. Jamie is a 2008 PAGS graduate.


CNN Belief Blog

Reverend Rebecca Voelkel's piece "My Take: People of faith must preach love in the face of anti-LGBT hate" was published on CNN's Belief Blog on October 10, 2012. Rebecca is a 1991 PAGS graduate.


The New York Times

Tory Johnson's opinion article "Immigrants in Detroit" was published by The New York Times on January 27, 2014. Tory is a 2013 PAGS graduate working for the Friends Committee on National Legislation.


The Huffington Post

Jamie Utt’s piece “An Open Letter to the Rapey Frat Brother and the 'How to Get Laid' Generation” was published by The Huffington Post on October 10, 2013.

Reverend Rebecca Voelkel, while working as the Director of Faith Work for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, wrote a piece called "LGBT People of Faith at the International AIDS Conference" published by The Huffington Post on July 19, 2012.


Everyday Feminism

Jamie Utt is a regular contributor to the online magazine Everyday Feminism, the magazine has published dozens of his articles from November 2012 to the present.


The Star (Amman, Jordan) via The Free Library

Dalia Al-Awqati's newspaper article on Jordanian women's citizenship rights, titled "Amended Citizenship Law: Reality or Fiction?", was published in Amman's newspaper The Star on August 21, 2006. Dalia is a 2003 PAGS graduate.

Dalia Al-Awqati was interviewed by ABC about the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in the piece "Tensa visita de Mary de Dinamarca a un campo de refugiados en Jordania" published by on August 25, 2013.


YES! Magazine

Dan Mahle, a 2008 PAGS graduate, wrote a very widely read blog post about pornography that originally appeared on Jamie Utt's blog "Change From Within" on February 12, 2014, it was then reposted at The Good Men Project, Everyday Feminism, and YES! Magazine.


CBS Philly

Tory Smith, a PAGS 2012 graduate, debated the issue of drones with a United States Colonel on the CBS Philly's local news show Dom Time on May 2, 2013.


Real Food Challenge

Carmen Black, a 2011 PAGS graduate, was featured in a video produced through the Real Food Challenge on the effects of industrial agriculture in Iowa. The video was published on October 22, 2013.


National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force produced this video featuring Rev. Rebecca Voelkel speaking on Practice Spirit, Do Justice, a national multi-faith gathering of pro-GLBT activists as part of the 23rd National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change.

Rev. Rebecca Voelkel's piece "A Time to Build Up: An Analysis of the No On Proposition 8 Campaign and its Implications for Future Pro-LGBTQQIA Religious Organizing" was published through the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in 2009.


Believe Out Loud

Rev. Rebecca Voelkel is featured on Believe Out Loud's video "A Christian Message on LGBT Equality," published on April 24, 2013.


The Athens News

Ben Hastil's work with the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development has been highlighted in many local Ohio news sources, including The Athens News on March 25, 2012, The Vinton County Courier on July 4, 2012, The Post on April 5, 2012, and the Logan Daily News on March 8, 2011. Ben is a 2008 PAGS graduate.



Emily Swift's Op-Ed "The Men's Club: Only 1% of America's Top Paid CEOs are Women" was published by OtherWords on August 28, 2013. Emily is a 2011 PAGS graduate.

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