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Catholic University experts are available to comment on a wide range of subjects, and offer analysis on current events.

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  • April 23, 2014

    Environmental Ethics

    Law Professor Lucia Silecchia appears on EWTN News Nightly for an Earth Day discussion.

  • April 22, 2014

    Legislation Targeting Sex Crimes

    Mary Leary, associate professor, law, was quoted in an April 21 New York Times article about Congressional legislated targeting a variety of sex crimes.

  • April 16, 2014

    Former Swiss Guard Goes on Pilgrimage

    On April 23, Director of Entrepreneurship Andreas Widmer, his wife, Michelle, and their son, Eli, will head for Rome for the Canonization of Widmer's former boss.

  • April 16, 2014

    A Champion of Catholic Business Ethics

    Andrew Abela, dean, business and economics, was featured in an April 16 Arlington (Va.) Catholic Herald article about his career and the relationship between ethics and the business world.

  • April 14, 2014

    Faculty Member Speaks About Swiss Guard

    Andreas Widmer, director of entrepreneurship, was interviewed by EWTN Nightly News about his former job as a member of the Swiss Guard serving under Pope John Paul II.

  • April 10, 2014

    Experts on Two Pope Saints

    On Sunday, April 27, Pope Francis will lead the canonization ceremonies of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, naming them saints. Experts at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., are available to discuss the process of canonization and the papacy of these two popes.

  • April 7, 2014

    School of Business and Free Market

    How business leaders, graduates and students associated with the CUA School of Business and Economics say their goal is to transform how America does business.

  • April 7, 2014

    Expert on Suicide

    David Jobes, professor of psychology, was quoted in a April 4 Newsweek article on suicide.

  • April 4, 2014

    Pope's Call for Simplicity and the Good Pope

    Melissa Moschella, assistant professor, philosophy, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly on April 2 about remarks Pope Francis made on simplicity. Rev. Richard DeLillio commented for a story on Blessed John XXIII - "The Good Pope."


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Scott Mathews

Scott A. Mathews, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Laser micro-fabrication, Laser materials processing, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (Cold Fusion) 

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Friendly Rivals: Bargaining and Burden-Shifting in NATO

Friendly Rivals: Bargaining and Burden-Shifting in NATO

Wallace Thies

Thies worked in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs in the U.S. Department of State as an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations 1979 and 1980 and in 1989 he was a NATO research fellow.

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