Caltech in the Media
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October 03, 2018
Los Angeles Times
Columbus a Humanitarian? Hardly. But He Did Play an Important Role in Early Human Rights Laws
In a Q&A with with Patt Morrison, Caltech historian Nicolas Wey-Gomez chats about how Columbus' discovery of Native Americans spurred religious discussions in Spain on slavery and new ideas about human rights.
July 11, 2018
Latinos Are Bringing a Growing Number of Voting Rights Cases
Charles Lane reports on the growing number of voting-rights lawsuits being filed by Latinos in the United States. Lane speaks with Caltech's Morgan Kousser about the obstacles such lawsuits face in the wake of a 2013 Supreme Court case that invalidated part of the Voting Rights Act.