Frank McAndrew (Psychology) recently gave a talk on teaching careers at liberal arts colleges at the University of Missouri (Columbia). The talk was part of Mizzou’s “Preparing Future Faculty” program.
McAndrew’s essay on Nigerian Prince scams has also been featured in Salon (https://www.salon.com/2018/08/18/why-nigerian-prince-scams-continue-to-dupe-us_partner/) and Channel News Asia (https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/why-do-people-still-fall-for-phone-scam-nigerian-prince-10598882?cid=fbcna) while his essay on grieving over the death of a dog has appeared in The Philly Voice (https://www.phillyvoice.com/why-losing-dog-can-be-harder-losing-relative-or-friend/), the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/pets/why-losing-a-dog-can-be-harder-than-losing-a/article_83cf5d03-3d27-5fac-96a9-afbf0273c6d9.html), and India TV (https://www.indiatvnews.com/ap/world-news-why-losing-a-dog-can-be-harder-than-losing-a-relative-or-friend-465408).
In the past several weeks, he has also done more than a dozen media interviews on topics as diverse as “The Joker” (from Batman) (https://theoutline.com/post/6298/the-joker-in-movies-clown-makeup?zd=4&zi=t5rphmba) and “why men feel the need to carry all of their groceries inside in one trip” (https://melmagazine.com/why-do-men-feel-like-they-have-to-carry-all-their-groceries-inside-in-one-trip-19715f59b88f). Other interview topics included office gossip, grieving over dogs, seeing ghosts, and the naming of children.