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  • Daniel Patrick MoynihanThe Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs supports multi-disciplinary research focused on challenges to governance globally. The Moynihan Institute is the home of Syracuse University’s regional centers and an array of topical projects and programs.

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    Yingyi Ma named Provost Faculty Fellow

    Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost John Liu has recently announced the appointment of faculty member Yingyi Ma to serve as a Provost Faculty Fellow, focused on internationalization. “We are incredibly fortunate that Professor Ma will be serving as a Faculty Fellow to provide leadership and expertise in international programs,” says Liu. “Her specific expertise will benefit Syracuse University’s international students, programs and partnerships in tangible ways.” Ma is an associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.


    Exec Ed alum links Syracuse’s disability rights work with Uzbekistan

    Mirjakhon Turdiev, a member of the International Board of Experts at the Republic of Uzbekistan’s El-Yurt Umidi Foundation, current social science Ph.D. candidate, and former Humphrey fellow at Maxwell, spoke at the September 16 webinar, “Opportunities in applying the experience of the prestigious U.S. university in protecting the rights of persons with disabilities in Uzbekistan,” highlighting Syracuse’s Disability Rights Clinic (DRC) in his native Uzbekistan. Turdieve also appeared on Uzbek national television to discuss his research on people with disabilities. 


    Maxwell and Cornell co-host workshop on refugees in the classroom

    The International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI) is an annual professional development opportunity that gives New York State K-12 teachers content, tools, and strategies for internationalizing their curriculum.


    Lovely speaks to BNN Bloomberg, Politico about Trump's use of tariffs

    "Short-term fixes like tariffs don’t work," Professor Mary Lovely, tells Politico. "It’s magical thinking." The large U.S. trade deficit is fundamentally driven by larger economic factors — like the fact Americans spend more than they save and have to borrow from abroad to finance the difference, she says. Lovely also spoke to BNN Bloomberg about Trump's use of tariffs.