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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. 

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

July 27, 2022
The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.

Alan Allport Named Montgomery Gruber Professor

July 18, 2022

Alan Allport, professor of history, has been named the Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History at the Maxwell School.

New Montonna Professor Named at Maxwell School

July 13, 2022

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates. She will hold the professorship for the 2022-23 academic year. 

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. 

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Ukraine Crisis Highlights Varied Humanitarian Response

June 15, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty’s research explores how discrimination toward vulnerable people fleeing conflict can have a damaging impact.  

Basketball Legend John Wallace '12 Says Tubman Field Study 'Was an Awesome Experience’

June 15, 2022

The former NBA player is among the many athletes who participated in the summer course at the Harriet Tubman Home.

France’s Highest Civilian Honor

June 15, 2022

Ralph Hockley ’49 was honored with the Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian accolade.

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Canada Bound

June 15, 2022

Student Maggie Sardino has been selected as a recipient of a 2022 award through the Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Program. 

 

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

June 15, 2022

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

Paying it Forward

June 15, 2022

Louise Gartner Birkhead ’52 M.P.A. has made a gift to help ease the financial burden of current and future students.

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Counting Clicks

June 14, 2022

Researchers in the Maxwell X Lab are gauging the effectiveness of various student recruitment tools.  

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Maxwell Faculty, Graduate Students Contribute to New Social Sciences Book

June 2, 2022

Faculty members Robert Rubinstein and Sandra Lane are among the co-editors and contributors to a new social sciences book titled, “The SAGE Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine” (SAGE Publications Ltd, 2022). 

The handbook, which includes faculty and graduate student contributions, investigates the social contexts of health—including food and nutrition, race, class, ethnicity, trauma, gender, mental illness and the environment—to explain the complicated nature of illness. 

‘We are a New Generation of Young and Enthusiastic Leaders’

May 17, 2022

Jahongir Aminjanov ’22 shares refugee experience in his Graduate Convocation address.

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Maxwell Prepared Mike Tirico ’88 for his ‘Most Challenging Assignment’

May 16, 2022

A bachelor’s degree from the Maxwell School and the College of Arts and Sciences helped prepare famed broadcaster Mike Tirico to take on one of the toughest assignments of his storied career: the 2022 Winter Olympics in Bejing, China.

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Sociologist Shannon Monnat to Lead Center for Policy Research

May 16, 2022

A demographer and sociologist whose work focuses on population health will serve as the next director of the Center for Policy Research (CPR), the oldest interdisciplinary social science research program at the Maxwell School. Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion and professor of sociology, will begin the position on July 1, 2022. 

Chilean President Travels Coach—Right Next to a Maxwell Student

May 10, 2022

The lucky coincidence was a highlight of Rohan Popenoe’s research trip to Chile, made possible by several Syracuse University programs and people.

A Day to Celebrate Public Service

May 2, 2022

The Maxwell School celebrated four champions of public service at the inaugural Awards of Excellence in Washington, D.C. 

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Maxwell Alums to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2022 Commencement

April 29, 2022

Howard “Howie” Phanstiel ’70 B.A. (PSc)/’71 M.P.A. and Gloria Somolekae ’94 Ph.D. (PA), will be awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises for their distinguished accomplishments in their professional careers and in service to others.

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Moynihan Honoree Simon Weschle to Give Remarks at Convocation

April 28, 2022

Simon Weschle, assistant professor of political science, is this year’s recipient of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research. The award will be presented at the Maxwell School’s Graduate Convocation on Friday, May 13. 

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