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Yinger Quoted in Economist Article on Decline in Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

"I think it’s fair to say that there’s still some discrimination, but it’s not very common," says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs.

November 28, 2022

Comparing Happiness Associated With Household and Community Gardening

Graham Ambrose, Kirti Das, Yingling Fan, Anu Ramaswami

"Comparing Happiness Associated With Household and Community Gardening: Implications for Food Action Planning," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose, was published in Landscape and Urban Planning.

November 23, 2022

Alumnus Says MPA Provided a Global Perspective, Preparing Him for Career with the World Bank

Hugo Brousset ’13 works with the bank’s Partnership for Economic Inclusion, focusing on social protection with a global scope. 

November 17, 2022

Murrett Quoted in International Business Times Article on North Korea and China Challenging Japan

"China and North Korea will need to calibrate future actions, and not underestimate Japan's willingness to assert its presence throughout the region," Robert Murrett, professor of practice of practice of public administration and international affairs, tells International Business Times.

November 14, 2022

SU-Northeast Clean Energy Council Partnership Benefits Students, Faculty, Businesses

The agreement between Syracuse University and the Northeast Clean Energy Council aims to raise the visibility and impact of emerging research on clean climate technologies; increase engagement in the region for governments and businesses looking to meet their net-zero carbon transitions through clean energy policies and innovations; and create career-building experiential opportunities for students.

 

November 7, 2022

Assistant Chief of DC Metro Police Gains Deeper Perspective on Global Affairs in EMIR in DC Program

”It was the partnership with Maxwell and CSIS that took me over top as far as picking a graduate program. It is in person, working in conjunction with a well-respected think tank, and it’s nonpartisan,” says Ashan Benedict, executive assistant chief of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department.

November 3, 2022

Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times

The work of Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was referenced in the article, "Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think."

November 1, 2022

Banks Discusses Claim That Trump Ordered National Guard Troops to Deploy on Jan. 6 in AP Article

The online claims “make no sense at all,” William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs, tells the Associated Press.

October 26, 2022

See related: Congress, Federal, United States

Hamersma Article on Scaling Up the Social Good Published in Comment Magazine

"What happens when we think of social goods—those that contribute to human thriving? Is scale just as problematic in those cases, or might we use its powers for good?" asks Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs.

October 25, 2022

The primary threat: How the surge of ideological challengers is exacerbating partisan polarization

Richard Barton

“The primary threat: How the surge of ideological challengers is exacerbating partisan polarization," authored by Richard Barton, assistant teaching professor of public administration and international affair, was published in Party Politics.

October 24, 2022

Upending the New Deal Regulatory Regime: Democratic Party Position Change on Financial Regulation

Richard Barton

"Upending the New Deal Regulatory Regime: Democratic Party Position Change on Financial Regulation," authored by Richard Barton, assistant teaching professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in Perspectives on Politics.

October 24, 2022

See related: Congress, Political Parties

Institutional Grammar: Foundations and Applications for Institutional Analysis

Saba Siddiki, Christopher K. Frantz

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.

October 21, 2022

Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035

“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.

October 20, 2022

Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’

Colleagues and alumni came together recently to mark the 45th anniversary of the undergraduate program and its founder, Professor Bill Coplin.

October 19, 2022

See related: Awards & Honors, Giving

WP 250 Public Prekindergarten Expansion and Children's School Readiness

Michah Rothbart and Taryn Morrissey
October 13, 2022

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

October 12, 2022

Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee

Peter Wilcoxen, Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, is one of twenty members and one government observer who have been named as part of the establishment of the committee. The new committee will provide information and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

October 11, 2022

Hou leads in public budgeting and financial management

Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs, is among those who conceived of the idea to address challenges faced by institutions that offered the graduate degree program. 

October 1, 2022

Himmelreich Honored with Birkhead-Birkhead Excellence Award

Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, received the award for outstanding teaching in the Public Administration and International Affairs (PAIA) Department.

September 27, 2022

See related: Awards & Honors

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

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