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  • The Moynihan Institute is pleased to serve as the administrative home of Syracuse University's Crisis and Disaster Management Research and Training Initiative. This effort, which includes faculty from Maxwell, Newhouse, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the College of Law, and the School of Information Studies, is tasked with understanding the dynamics and processes that occur as policymakers, scientists, engineers, and citizens cope with crisis and disaster situations. More information on this initiative can be found at: cdm.syr.edu
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    Attention: Graduate Students

    The Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs is calling for proposals for summer research projects, dissertation research travel and internships.  February 26, 2015 is the deadline for proposals. Eligibility and criteria vary with the region and are available in the online applications. Guidelines available at the Moynihan Insitute, 346 Eggers Hall, and online -- South Asia, the Middle East ,  East AsiaAfricaEurope and Latin America.

     

    Moynihan Symposium

    Wendy R. Sherman, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs will deliver a keynote address on the P5+1 Iran nuclear negotiations during a two-day symposium organized by Syracuse University's Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.  Leading experts on Iran and its nuclear program are gathering at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on October 23 and 24 to discuss Iranian strategy and state decision-making.  The keynote address will be open to the public and the press.  Sherman's remarks will begin at 5 p.m. at CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC. To watch the live stream of the event, go to Moynihan Challenge Iranian Symposium.

     

    State Department grant awarded to the Moynihan Institute

    The Moynihan Institute has received a one-year grant from Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships in the Department of State to conduct to conduct and evaluation of its role in creating and launching the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC). GACC, one of the State Department’s flagship initiatives, seeks to leverage public-private partnerships to support a global market for clean and efficient household cooking methods and technologies. Its goal is to enable 100 million homes to adopt clean and efficient cooking solutions by 2020.  The evaluation will determine whether or not the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships efforts toward the establishment of GACC can serve as a template for other State Department initiatives that seek to develop, deploy, and leverage sustainable public-private partnerships which advance U.S. foreign policy objectives. Bruce W. Dayton, the Associate Director of the Moynihan Institute, is the Principle Investigator for the grant.  

     

    NSF Funds QDR Project

    The Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry, based in the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, is the home of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR).  The Repository has been awarded $446,133 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and anticipates receiving an additional $452,909 in NSF support in 2015. These funds would bring the total awarded to QDR by NSF to over $1,642,000.
    QDR, co-directed by Colin Elman and Diana Kapiszewski, is the first repository in the United States purpose-built for qualitative social science data.  Until recently, U.S. social scientists rarely shared qualitative data, in part due to uncertainty about where and how to do so.  QDR provides a secure location to deposit and access data while maintaining a commitment to protect human subjects and address copyright concerns.  Read more...

     

    Maxwell School receives $1 million Carnegie Grant

    The Carnegie Corporation of New York has named Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs as one of five institutional recipients of $1 million, two-year grants through its initiative “Rigor and Relevance:  Bridging the Academic-Policy Gap.”  With this funding, the Maxwell School will create the “Carnegie International Policy Scholars Consortium and Network,” which will bring together faculty from a number of top international relations graduate programs to teach and mentor students, scholars, and policymakers about ways to prepare graduate students for successful careers in both policymaking and academia – and thus to foster enhanced interaction between the two communities. This new grant will be managed through the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, and will be co-led by Steinberg; Margaret Hermann, Gerald and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs and Director of the Moynihan Institute; and Francis J. Gavin, Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Read more. .

     
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