The Historic Households of Central New York project focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of the Indigenous and white settler colonialist populations moving into this region following the Revolutionary War through geophysical survey and small-scale excavations of homesteads identified through historic markers. we examine domestic spaces and daily life as the locus for the creation of new routines, relationships, and identities as people adjusted to life in a new landscape. These contexts are also useful for assessing the impacts people had on the region, including the establishment of villages and educational institutions that persist today.
Join the Maxwell School's Associate Director of Admission & Financial Aid to get an orientation to the financial aid and scholarship process. We will focus broadly on describing the different types of funding options available and how to navigate relevant resources.
This virtual information session gives an overview of the executive professional master’s programs offered by the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs and is ideal for midcareer professionals.
In July 2017, Ruben Santana died in a spearfishing accident off the coast of Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic. This short ethnographic film chronicles his life and the events of his death through the voices of his colleagues, for whom Ruben was deeply loved.
Join M.A. (IR) Program Director Michael Williams and associate director of admission & financial aid to get an in depth look at the master of arts in international relations curriculum, benefits and outcomes.
State of Democracy Lecture with Sarah Binder, professor of political science at George Washington University and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, who specializes in Congress and legislative politics. Dr. Binder will discuss, "The State of Congress: Looking Toward the Mid-Terms."
Join the Chair of the Department of Public Administration & International Affairs, Dr. Colleen Heflin, and the Associate Director of Admission & Financial Aid for an in depth look at the Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) curriculum, benefits and outcomes.
Shifting power dynamics and infrastructural development within the city of Syracuse have long intertwined with geographic adjacency and the ability to control water resources. A population’s social and economic standing correlated to their proximity to areas subjected to flooding and other negative consequences of a water-rich landscape.
The Battle of Fort Dearborn is commonly portrayed as a foundational event in the early history of Chicago. Typical historical narratives describe the battle as a massacre of innocent white settlers by blood thirsty Potawatomi warriors.
Archaeological research carried out in slave quarters in Brazil in the last twenty years has revealed a large and diversified assortment of material items, including ceramic vessels, ornaments, recycled items, and faunal remains. In this presentation, I will contrast these items with those found on African-American and African-Caribbean contexts.