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Curator Dr. Richard Newton is a sought-after consultant for media outlets discussing social difference in religion, culture, and higher education.

He is at the ready to discuss topics ranging as widely as (a) Religion in American Life, (b) identity politics and social difference (c) the Bible in culture, (d) race and ethnicity in America, (e) Alex Haley’s Roots, and (f) scriptures in contemporary life. Below are some examples of his media appearances.

If you would like to connect with Dr. Newton regarding a story or feature, please use the form at the bottom of the page.

Amanda Berg, “Elizabethtown College Takes on Challenge of Discussing Race on Campus,” PennLive/The Patriot, December 10, 2015. 

Earle Cornelius, “Rapper Drake’s $1M Giveaway: Academics Debate Ethics of Publicly Giving Away Money, Lancaster Online (LNP),” March 2, 2018.
https://lancasteronline.com/features/faith_values/rapper-drake-s-m-giveaway-academics-debate-ethics-of-publicly/article_356410b8-1e40-11e8-81ca-cb596386c64c.html.

Earle Cornelius, “How Local Academicians View Wheaton College’s Decision to Oust a Professor who Says Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God,” LancasterOnline, January 23, 2016.  

Earle Cornelius, “Just How Do We Measure Faith in the US?” LancasterOnline, November 6, 2015.

Earle Cornelius, “The Religious Landscape of America is Changing,” LancasterOnline, February 20, 2016.

Earle Cornelius, The Spirituality of Star Wars” LancasterOnline, January 4, 2016.

“Smart Talk w/ Scott LaMar: Roots,” WITF, May 31, 2016.

Tim Stuhldreher, “Local College Campuses Re-Examining Issues of Race, Diversity, and Inclusion,” LancasterOnline, November 27, 2015.

Tim Stuhldreher, “College Events Look at Post-Ferguson Race, Justice Questions,” LancasterOnline, January 9, 2015.

Clara Turnage, “More than a ‘Summer Slump’: How the Loss of Structure Affects Academics,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2017.

Tanzania Vega, “Alabama Will vote to Display the Ten Commandments on State Property,” WNYC: The Takeaway, September 27, 2018. https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnycstudios/#file=/audio/json/885772/&share=1