Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed for "Ajantasa," Yle Radio Suomi, February 15, 2018 on U.S. gun legislation and the school shooting in Florida on February 14, 2018. 

Dr. Benita Heiskanen takes a retrospective look at civil rights in the United States in SAM Magazine 1/2018.

Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed by Suomen Tietotoimisto (STT) on the release of a controversial memo regarding the Trump-Russia investigation. Published, for example, in Keskisuomalainen, February 3, 2018.

Dr. Benita Heiskanen comments on President Trump's first State of the Union address on "Ykkösaamu," Yle Radio 1, January 31, 2018.

Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses President Trump's first year in office on "Maailmanpolitiikan arkipäivää," Yle Radio 1, January 20, 2018​.

Dr. Benita Heiskanen discusses the significance of Donald Trump's presidency and the role of American Studies scholars in analyzing current developments in the U.S. in the University of Turku b​log, January 19, 2018.

Dr. Benita Heiskanen interviewed by Suomen Tietotoimisto (STT) on President Trump's use of language when discussing Haiti and African nations. Published, for example, in Savon Sanomat, January 13, 2018.

Dr. Henna-Riikka Pennanen and Dr. Anna Kronlund discuss U.S.-Finland relations in the seminar "Suomi kansainvälisessä politiikassa" on January 10, 2018. Turun Sanomat, January 11, 2018.

Dr. Reetta Humalajoki talks about the truth and reconciliation commissions in Finland, Canada, and the U.S. in YLE Uutiset, January 9, 2018.

Dr. Reetta Humalajoki's comments on the truth and reconciliation commissions in Canada and the U.S. in Maailman Kuvalehti, January 2018.

Dr. Reetta Humalajoki discusses the plans for a Finnish truth and reconciliation commission in the seminar "Kokemuksia totuuskomissioista," January 8, 2018, organized by Historians without Borders in Finland.