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  • Faculty Research

  • The 150-plus faculty members and roughly 800 graduate students are responsible for research that is influential and innovative.

    Much of that research is conducted within the School’s research centers and institutes, but much is also completed by individuals working within their disciplines, toward purely scholarly ends. Similarly, much of Maxwell’s research is externally funded, and yet, much leads to the published books and articles that mark the progress of concepts and ideas in the academy.

    In a typical year, Maxwell faculty members publish dozens of books and monographs and hundreds of book chapters and journal articles. Their work provides up-to-date material for the classroom.

    It is one of the great distinctions of the Maxwell School that an institution so widely praised for its professional programs is, in fact, a home for esteemed research and scholarship across so a wide range of disciplines.      

  • Research News

    Purser awarded two prestigious fellowships

    Purser has been awarded a fellowship for AY 2013-14 at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer Scholar Fellowship.



    Monmonier, new book, featured in USA Today

    Monmonier, and his new book, Lake Effect: Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds and Recurrent Snows, are featured in "Serious snow: New book explores the famed lake effect."



    New book takes a look at how military service shapes the course of people’s lives

    Little research has previously been done to find out how the lives of military personnel, veterans, and their loved ones differ from those with no direct ties to the military.



    Champion receives honorable mention for Encyclopedia of Ancient History

    Champion has received honorable mention for the 2013 Dartmouth Medal from the American Libraries Association.



    Rosenthal study cited in The New York Times

    In "A New Housing Boom? Don’t Count on It," the article's author cites "The Boom, the Bust, and the Future of Homeownership," a paper co-authored by Rosenthal.



    Is the United States losing its dominant place in the world?

    Brown asserts that the U.S. still maintains the economic, cultural, political, and military underpinnings befitting a dominant global power.



    New book breaks down controversy between social scientists and the military

    Rubinstein sheds light on the role of military anthropologists and provides answers to the host of ethical questions that have swirled around them.



    Van Hollen featured in SU News

    Van Hollen recounts experiences she gained while studying the lives of women living with HIV in South Asia.



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