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SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities

Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets

September 26, 2022

Murrett Quoted in Politico Article on Biden’s Pledge to Defend Taiwan Against Attack from China

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed for the Politico article, "Biden leaves no doubt: ‘Strategic ambiguity’ toward Taiwan is dead."

September 23, 2022

Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce three new O’Hanley Faculty Scholars: Margarita Estévez-Abe, Scott Landes and Emily Wiemers.

September 16, 2022

Himmelreich Weighs in on Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ Cars in Observer Article

Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Observer article, "Tesla’s Claim That Its Cars Are Self-Driving May Cross the Line From Permitted ‘Puffery’ to False Advertising."

September 15, 2022

Room to Grow: Examining Participation and Stability in Child Care Subsidies Using State Data

Taryn W. Morrissey, Colleen M. Heflin, W. Clay Fannin

"Room to grow: examining participation and stability in child care subsidies using state administrative data," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin and M.P.A. student W. Clay Fannin, was published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

September 14, 2022

See related: Child & Elder Care

Toward a More Strategic View of Strategic Planning Research

John M. Bryson, Lauren Hamilton Edwards, David M. Van Slyke
September 14, 2022

Murrett Speaks to LA Times About the Differences Between Vietnam and Afghanistan Wars

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, "Vietnam and Afghanistan — America's 2 longest wars, with very different lasting impacts."

September 14, 2022

Wolf Discusses New Research on Paid Sick Leave with Canadian HR Reporter

Professor Emeritus Douglas Wolf was interviewed for the Canadian HR Reporter article, "Mandated paid sick leave a matter of life and death: Report."

September 13, 2022

Popp Study on Role of Venture Capital, Governments in Clean Energy Published by CEPR

David Popp, Matthias van den Heuvel

"The role of venture capital and governments in clean energy: Lessons from the first cleantech bubble," co-authored by Professor David Popp, was published by The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

September 12, 2022

See related: Climate Change, Energy

O’Keefe Speaks With Futurism About the Moon Mission Delay

University Professor Sean O'Keefe was interviewed for the Futurism article, "Here's What the Former Head of NASA Has to Say About the Moon Mission Delay."

September 9, 2022

Wolf Discusses Paid Family Leave and Elder Care in New York Times Article

Professor Emeritus Douglas Wolf was interviewed for the New York Times article, "The Quiet Cost of Family Caregiving."
September 8, 2022

NSF Awards $750K for Research Project Examining Electric Vehicles’ Impact

Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs and Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy, is co-principal investigator on the project, titled “Strengthening American Electricity Infrastructure for an Electric Vehicle Future: An Energy Justice Approach.”

September 7, 2022

U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality

Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez, Shannon Monnat

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

September 1, 2022

See related: Health Policy, Longevity

Maxwell Faculty Research on Paid Sick Leave, Mortality Rate Cited by CBS News, CTV News

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was featured in CBS News and CTV News articles.

September 1, 2022

Value-Based Payments in Health Care: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in the Home Health Sector

Jun Li

"Value-Based Payments in Health Care: Evidence from a Nationwide Randomized Experiment in the Home Health Sector," authored by Assistant Professor Jun Li, was published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

August 24, 2022

See related: Health Policy

Reappraising Human Resources Management Ideals and Practices in Public Administration

Sabina Schnell, Catherine Gerard

"From Bureaucrats to Entrepreneurs to Networkers, Advocates, and Empaths: Reappraising Human Resources Management Ideals and Practices in Public Administration," co-authored by Maxwell professors Sabina Schnell and Catherine Gerard, was published in "Review of Public Personnel Administration."

August 24, 2022

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

August 24, 2022

See related: Labor, Taxation, United States

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

August 23, 2022

Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States

Graham Ambrose, Saba Siddiki, Ute Brady

"Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose and Associate Professor Saba Siddiki, was published in Policy Design and Practice.

August 19, 2022

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Golden Examines the Unintended Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act in The Hill

"The unintended consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act," written by Jay Golden, Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance, was published in The Hill.

August 18, 2022

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