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Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets

August 9, 2022

Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"

Murrett Discusses House Speaker Pelosi’s Trip to Taiwan with CNN, WAER

August 8, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, spoke with CNN about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan and was quoted in the WAER article, "SU professor comments on Pelosi's Taiwan visit, advises the US to avoid upsetting China."

New Study by Saba Siddiki and PhD Student Graham Ambrose Examines Collaborative Governance

August 4, 2022

"Evaluating Change in Representation and Coordination in Collaborative Governance Over Time: A Study of Environmental Justice Councils," co-authored by Associate Professor Saba Siddiki and Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose, was published in Environmental Management.

Banks Quoted in BBC News Article on Accuracy of US Strike on al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

August 3, 2022

Professor Emeritus William Banks was interviewed for the BBC News article, "Ayman al-Zawahiri: How US strike could kill al-Qaeda leader - but not his family."

Murrett Speaks with Politico About House Speaker Pelosi’s Trip to Taiwan

August 2, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Politico article, "Pelosi Taiwan trip overrides Chinese military threats."

Early Experiences Inspired 2022 Robertson Fellows

August 1, 2022

Andrew Gasparini and Melissa Alvisi have just joined the ranks of incoming graduate students at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations. 

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

July 27, 2022

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

See related: Communication

Van Slyke Talks to CNN About the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

July 25, 2022

Dean David Van Slyke spoke with CNN about the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a DC-based joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools that will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

See related: Democracy , Journalism

Banks Weighs in on Whether or Not Trump Will be Prosecuted for Role in Jan. 6 Attack in VOA

July 22, 2022

Professor Emeritus William Banks was interviewed for the VOA News article, "Will Trump Be Prosecuted Over Role in January 6 Attack?"

See related: Congress , U.S. Government , Justice

Wiemers Study Examines Decline in Long-Term Earnings Mobility in the U.S.

July 20, 2022

"The decline in long-term earnings mobility in the U.S.: Evidence from survey-linked administrative data," co-authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Emily Wiemers, was published in Labour Economics.

See related: Inequality , Income

Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

July 20, 2022

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

Maxwell and Whitman Schools Launch Two New Graduate Level Dual Degree Programs

July 18, 2022

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs are launching two new dual degree programs: the master of public administration (M.P.A.) combined with the master of business administration (MBA) and the master of arts (M.A.) in international relations combined with an MBA. 

See related: School News

Institutional Grammar: Foundations and Applications for Institutional Analysis

July 15, 2022

Saba Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, and Christopher Frantz provide a general background on institutional analysis and the institutional grammar (IG) as well as provide a comprehensive overview of a revised version of the IG developed by the authors called the IG 2.0. The IG 2.0 supports the study of policy design drawing on diverse theoretical and analytical approaches.

See related: Policy

Heflin Explores Patterns of Earnings and Employment Based on Worker Characteristics in New Study

July 13, 2022

"Patterns of Earnings and Employment by Worker Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Using State Administrative Data: Results from a Sample of Workers Connected to Public Assistance Programs," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin, was published in Race and Social Problems.

Murrett in the IBT: Chinese Imports of Discounted Russian Oil 'No Surprise'

July 11, 2022
Robert B. Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs and deputy director of the Institute for Security Law and Policy at Syracuse University spoke with the International Business Times for the article "Oil Market: China And India Help Russia Beat US And EU Sanctions."

Maxwell School Launches Center for Policy Design and Governance

July 7, 2022
It will serve as a hub for scholars, policymakers and students to examine the design and impact of policies that communities use to solve public problems. 

See related: Policy

Murrett Talks About the G7 and NATO Summits on 570 WSYR

July 6, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed on 570 WSYR about the G7 and NATO Summit meetings.

See related: NATO , Diplomacy , Global Governance

Yinger Featured in Medium Article on Mortgage Discrimination

July 1, 2022

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, was featured in the Medium article, "Interview with Economics Professor John Yinger on Mortgage Discrimination."

See related: Housing , Inequality

Carboni Report on Collaborative Networks Published by IBM Center for The Business of Government

July 1, 2022

"Collaborative Networks: The Next Frontier in Data Driven Management," co-authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Julia Carboni, was published by the IBM Center for The Business of Government.

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