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McFate Discusses Putin’s Partial Mobilization of Russia in Newsweek Article

September 23, 2022

Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, was interviewed for the Newsweek article, "'Act of Desperation': Putin's Partial Mobilization of Russia Could Be His Undoing."

One Year Later: Jacobson Discusses US Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Lack of Lessons Learned with VOA

August 15, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, was quoted in the Voice of America article, "A Year After US Withdrawal From Afghanistan, Some Frustrated at Lack of Lessons Learned."

Jacobson Discusses the US Drone Strike That Killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri with CBS News

August 2, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, analyzed the U.S. drone strike that killed top al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on CBS News Mornings.

Syracuse University to launch Washington, DC-based Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

June 9, 2022

A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the center will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

See related: Democracy, Journalism

Jacobson Weighs in on Putin’s Military Playbook in Newsweek

March 21, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, was quoted in the Newsweek article, "How Putin's Bid to Copy Bush's Iraq War Playbook Ends in 'Shock and Awful'."

McFate Comments on Putin’s Military Tactics in Ukraine on NPR

March 17, 2022

Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, discussed Putin's military tactics in Ukraine on NPR's "All Things Considered."

Maxwell’s Washington Programs Welcome Scholars and Senior-Level Practitioners

February 9, 2022

Former Secretary of the U.S. Army Ryan D. McCarthy has joined the Maxwell School’s Washington, D.C., office as a Dean’s Scholar in Residence. He is joined this academic year by eight scholars and senior-level practitioners who are sharing their expertise with students as adjunct professors in Maxwell’s Washington undergraduate and graduate programs.

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

December 17, 2021

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

Economist Mary Lovely to Join the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

December 9, 2021
The nine-month appointment begins Jan. 3, 2022, and includes full access to the Library’s collections, which are the largest in the world.

See related: China, Economics Department

Student Spotlight: Rachelly Buzzi Named as a 2022 Pickering Fellow

December 8, 2021
Rachelly Buzzi ’22, an international relations major, has been named a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellow.

O'Keefe Quoted in BBC Article on the Need for New Spacesuits

November 29, 2021
University Professor Sean O'Keefe is quoted in the BBC article, "Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits."

Jacobson Speaks to CBS News, DW, WAER about the Afghanistan Withdrawal

September 29, 2021
Top Pentagon leaders testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with CBS News, Deutsche Welle and WAER about their testimony and the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Jacobson reflects on 9/11 on Profiles in Public Service podcast, ABC

September 10, 2021
Ahead of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with ABC Radio about how the attacks changed the course of the 21st century. Jacobson also discussed how public servants stepped up in the aftermath on the Profiles in Public Service podcast.

Jacobson speaks with HuffPost, VOA, Washington Post about evacuations in Afghanistan

September 3, 2021
Maxwell's Assistant Dean of Washington Programs Mark Jacobson discusses the failures of the evacuations from Afghanistan with HuffPost, Voice of America and the Washington Post.

Jay Golden Named Inaugural Pontarelli Professor

August 24, 2021
The professorship is funded with a gift from Kenneth A. Pontarelli ’92 B.S. (Econ) and his wife, Tracey.

Jacobson discusses US withdrawal from Afghanistan in The Conversation

July 15, 2021
In "The US withdraws from Afghanistan after 20 years of war: 4 questions about this historic moment," published by The Conversation, Assistant Dean for Washington Programs Mark Jacobson offers both personal and professional perspectives on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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