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COVID-19 and Policy: Looking Backward and Looking Forward

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Murrett Speaks With EWTN, NPR About Getting Humanitarian Aid Into Gaza

“I think this is actually a significant—you know, it moves the needle. I think it sends an important signal to the civilian population in Gaza that we are concerned about them,” Vice Adm. Robert Murrett (Ret.), professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, says of the U.S. military's use of a floating pier to get food and other supplies to the people in Gaza.

May 24, 2024

Reeher Quoted in USA Today Articles on Nikki Haley, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

“Haley continuing to garner support after suspending her campaign may indicate that a significant number of normally loyal Republicans are not supportive of Trump,” says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

May 23, 2024

Towards Sustainable Cultural Institutions for a New Nation

Elke Selter, Jok Madut Jok

“Towards Sustainable Cultural Institutions for a New Nation: Creating a National Museum and Archives for South Sudan,” co-authored by Professor of Anthropology Jok Madut Jok, was published in Museum International.

May 23, 2024

Pursuing the American Dream: From A Village in Egypt to Earning a JD/MPA at Syracuse

Omnia Shedid ’24 J.D./M.P.A. was born in a small, rural village in Egypt. As a child running through her grandparents’ corn fields, she never imagined she would one day walk the halls of the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit while supporting work that would impact the lives of many Americans.

May 21, 2024

Griffiths Talks to USA Today About Eastern Oregon’s Secession Effort

"It's a pipe dream, in a way. What they're doing is partly performative, for ideological purposes," says Ryan Griffiths, professor of political science. "A lot of time, secessionist movements are really just bargaining efforts."

May 21, 2024

State COVID-19 Policies and Drug Overdose Mortality Among Working-Age Adults in the US, 2020

Douglas A. Wolf, Shannon M. Monnat, Emily E. Wiemers, Yue Sun, Xue Zhang, Elyse R. Grossman, Jennifer Karas Montez

“State COVID-19 Policies and Drug Overdose Mortality Among Working-Age Adults in the United States, 2020,” co-authored by Maxwell faculty members Douglas Wolf, Shannon Monnat, Emily Weimers and Jennifer Karas Montez, was published in the American Journal of Public Health.

May 20, 2024

Purser Weighs In on the Troubled Housing Market in Syracuse and New York State on WCNY

“We are really dealing with two interrelated issues here. The first being the crisis of affordability, but the other one being the crisis of habitability. So changing the zoning isn't going to address some of the most pressing issues that tenants face in our community and so I think we really need to have a multipronged approach to address the housing crisis,” says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology.

May 20, 2024

Hranchak Speaks With The National About the Delay in US Military Aid for Ukraine

“Taking advantage of the delay in aid and the fact that the Ukrainians could not respond adequately, the Russians intensified their shelling of our power plants, and today Ukraine is forced to resort to blackouts to preserve electricity,” says Tetiana Hranchak, visiting assistant teaching professor in the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.

May 20, 2024

George Kallander Discusses His Latest Research on Human-Animal Relations in Shanghai Review of Books

“Human-animal relations is a new lens to help us examine important historical moments and trends. The same theoretical lens that I use to examine a premodern society can be applied to modern history of this region [Korea and Northeast Asia],” says George Kallander, professor of history.

May 17, 2024

Khalil Talks to the NY Times, WABC-TV About the Crisis in the Middle East

“There are 1.4 million Palestinians now who have been displaced for the second or third time in seven months. ...They're living in camps, disease is rampant, we have famine spreading throughout Gaza, and the reality is unless the international community, led by the United States, steps in and brings a halt to this, we could be looking at a major disaster,” says Osamah Khalil, professor of history.

May 16, 2024

Political Science Department
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