In the Media

"Wildlife Cameras Give Unvarnished Look at Nature." Fox 5 News. May 31, 2017. By John Karalis.

"The Origins of Our Misguided Hatred for Pigeons." Audubon Magazine. November 14, 2016. By Matt Soniak.

"NYC Pigeons Take Flight with New Light Show." CBS Sunday Morning. June 26, 2016. With Mo Rocca.

"2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn." New York Times. April 28, 2016. By Andy Newman.

"Why an artist is outfitting live pigeons with LED lights." Christian Science Monitor. April 28, 2016. By Lisa Schouten.

"Fire latest blow to NYC area's once-thriving pigeon keepers." Associated Press. April 5, 2016. By Karen Matthews and Michael Balsamo.

"Pigeons." Surprisingly Awesome [Podcast]. March 23, 2016.  By Adam Davidson and Jon Mooallem.

"Why Do We Feed Wild Animals?" New York Times Magazine. January 6, 2016. By Helen MacDonald

"The Perks of Being a Pet." Burlington County Times. November 29, 2015. By Marion Callahan and Mariel Carlbone.

"How Too Many CEO Interviews Distort Business History and Reality." November 7, 2014. By David Slocum.

"Fracking: The Bigger Picture." The Doppler Effect [WNYU Radio]. September 25, 2014. By Kathryn Tam.

"Pigeon-Human Interactions." You're the Expert [WBUR]. September 25, 2014.

"The Pigeon Fliers of New York." New York Times Sunday Review. August 10, 2014.

"Flying Rats or Friends?" WNYC. June 29, 2014. Produced by Sarah Montague.

"We Must Love our Frankensteins: Admiration for the Urban Pigeon." The Dodo. June 3, 2014. Guest blog.

"Pigeons and the City." The Doppler Effect [WNYU Radio]. February 26, 2014. By Kathryn Tam.

"Tumblers and Tiplets." The Times Literary Supplement. January 22, 2014. By Jennie Erin Smith.

"Best Books of 2013." Times Higher Education. December 19, 2013. Chosen by Laurie Taylor.

"Pigeon Racing." This Way Up, Radio New Zealand. December 6, 2013. 

"Trespassers: Colin Jerolmack on New York's Pigeons." Urban Omnibus. November 20, 2013. Interview by Daniel Rojo.

"The Global Pigeon." 8 O'Clock Buzz, WORT radio [Madison, WI]. November 18, 2013.

"The High Cost of Halloween for Pets." Time Magazine. November 4, 2013. By Laura Stampler.

"A Pigeon-Related Landmark Tour of NYC." October 2, 2013. By Michelle Young.

"The Global Pigeon." Thinking Allowed, BBC radio. July 3, 2013. By Laurie Taylor.

"The Global Pigeon." The Moncrieff Show, Newstalk [Ireland]. July 1, 2013. By Sean Moncrieff [Begins 36:36].

"Pigeons." Cityscape, WFUV radio. June 29, 2013. By George Bodarky.

"Colin Jerolmack on The Global Pigeon." The Society Pages. June 26, 2013. Podcast interview by Kyle Green.

"Drilling for the Truth." Williamsport Sun-Gazette. June 20, 2013. By Morgan Myers.

"The Global Pigeon" book review. Times Higher Education. June 20, 2013. By Tim Birkhead.

"How Hassidic Supermarkets Reveal the Downside of Diversity." Micropolis, WNYC radio. By Arun Venugopal.

"How Nature Writing Can Make Us Care." New Scientist. May 27, 2013. By Stephane Paine

"Globalleşen güvercin" [The Global Pigeon]. Haberturk. April 14, 2013. By Elif Key.

"Breeding Pigeons on Rooftops, and Crossing Racial Lines." New York Times. April 4, 2013. By Joseph Berger.

"Taubenplage" [Pigeon Plague].  Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. March 1, 2013. By Rainer Stadler. 

"How a Sociologist Became the Pigeon Guy." The Story Collider, February 17, 2013. Podcast.

"A Trendy Excuse: The Flu." Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2013. By Mike Vilensky.

"Rats with Wings: The Uneasy Deal Between New Yorkers and Our Pigeons."  Capital New York, October 18, 2012. By Matthew Kassel.

"Animals, Research, and Productivity: An Interview with Colin Jerolmack."  Contexts, June 11, 2012.  Podcast.

"Should We Care About the Hawks?"  New York Magazine, April 13, 2012.  By Noreen Malone and Dan Amira.

"Tastes Like Chicken: Squab."  Edible Manhattan, April 2012.  By
Rachel Nuwer.

"Red-Tailed Hawk Cam Still a Hit, Returns with New York City Audubon and Educational Focus.", March 29, 2012.  By Anna Sanders.

"Animal Studies Moves From the Lab to the Lecture Hall."  New York Times, January 2, 2012.  By James Gorman.

"A Homegrown Madoff Preys on His Bay Ridge Neighbors."  Brooklyn Ink, August 15, 2011.  By Andrew Geraghty

"Hawk, Man, and Webcam."  New York Times, May 15, 2011.  By Andy Newman and Emily Reub.

"Waiting for a Hawk Rescue."  New York Times, May 12, 2011.  Video by
Brent McDonald.

"Little Hope for Bobst Hawk Eggs to Hatch."  Washington Square News, May 5, 2011.  By Emily Yang.

"Why are the NYU Hawks Nesting on Bobst Library?"  NYU Local Blog, April 28, 2011.  Blog Post.

"Hawk Cam: Watching Bobby and Violet."  New York Times, April 6, 2011.  By Emily Reub and Andy Newman.

"College of Arts and Sciences to Offer New Animal Studies Minor."  Washington Square News, October 7, 2010.  By Lizzy Ott.

"The Pigeon Flyers: Bushwick's Kings of the Skies."  Bushwick News, August 3, 2010.  By Paul Cox.

"Pets Help You Feel Less Alone."  Ladies Home Journal, May 2010.  By Emily Chau.

"The Pet Culture, or How Our Animals Transformed into Our Four Legged Children.", October 15, 2009.  By Jenna Goudreau.

"Pigeon Culture: A photo essay of pigeon fancying." 
Photographs by Casey Templeton.  Text by Colin Jerolmack and Casey Templeton.

"From the Dog House to the Big House: Commentary on the Michael Vick Dog-fighting Controversy."  Everyday Sociology Blog [W.W. Norton Press], June 19, 2009.  Blog post.

"In Tough Times, Students Eat Trash."  On the Streets of New York Blog.  May 9, 2009.  By Anne Johnson.

"Freegans."  Chic (Arte Channel, Germany and France), October 8, 2008.

"Pigeon Wars."  Public Radio Exchange, December 2007.  By Tristan Ahtone.

"Pigeon-Rights Groups Rush to Defend Their Feathered Friends."  New York Times, November 17, 2007.  By Peter Duffy.

"Flying Rats or Aristocrats?", March 14, 2007.  Letter to the editor.

"Pigeon Wars."  New York Times Magazine, November 19, 2006.  Letter to the editor.

"Class Notes:  Students Giving the Grades on Teacher Rating Web Sites."  Philadelphia Metro, September 19, 2006: p. 12.  By Wafa Musitief.

"City's pigeon tradition fades:  Rooftop pigeon coops a link to city history."  AM New York, July 6, 2006: p. 6.  By Lauren Johnston.

"Pigeons May Coo but They Aren't Cute, the Mayor Says."  New York Times (London  Journal), June 20, 2006: p. A1; and "Rats with wings?  Or a 'sweet' London Flock?"  International Herald Tribune, June 19, 2006: p. 2.  By Sarah Lyall.

"The Battle Over the Pigeons of Trafalgar Square."  The Today Show (NBC), June 16, 2006.