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Podcast Series produced at Sanford
Arc of Justice
Ways & Means' latest series with NPR-affiliate WUNC examines the role of the U.S. government in creating the racial wealth gap between white and Black Americans. Series is co-produced by Duke Professor William A. "Sandy" Darity Jr and A. Kirsten Mullen, co-authors of the award-winning book From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century.
Ways & Means
In 2019, Ways & Means nabbed top honors for a university podcast when it won the national Circle of Excellence Award (Gold) from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The judges said the podcast "production and storytelling is fantastic."
Episodes have been recommended on the NPR One app, and occasionally air on public radio.
Ways & Means host
Lindsay Thomas hosted Season 6 of Ways & Means, the Arc of Justice series. She is the Director of Content at NPR affiliate North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC.
Policy 360 features compelling conversations about the most important issues of the day with researchers, policymakers and policy disrupters. The podcast is hosted by Judith Kelley, the Sanford School’s dean.
Episodes premiere biweekly. In addition to Duke faculty members, previous guests include former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey and Carmen Castillo, a hotel housekeeper and member of the Providence Rhode Island City Council.
Debugger takes a deep dive on democracy and tech ideas. Episode topics include: 1,000 companies that track you with every click and swipe. Before we sit down for dinner, can I ask that you turn off your surveillance gadgets? What is the original sin of the internet? Hosted by Peabody Award-winning journalist Bob Sullivan.
The Leading Voices in Food
Time magazine has listed Kelley Brownell among “The World’s 100 Most Influential People" for his fight against childhood obesity. Dean Emeritus of the Sanford School of Public Policy, Brownell is Director of the World Food Policy Center at Duke University. His goal is to bring together partners and collaborators from around the corner and from around the globe to work at the intersection of what now are often-separated areas of food policy. The Leading Voices in Food podcast explores topics like food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and other food policy issues.