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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. 

Excerpt From Huber's New Book on Climate Change Published in Jacobin

May 12, 2022

Professor Matthew Huber's newly published book, "Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet," was featured in the Jacobin article, "'Awareness' Will Not Save Us From Climate Disaster."

Gadarian Discusses the Senate-Blocked Women's Health Protection Act in France 24 Article

May 12, 2022

Professor Shana Gadarian was quoted in the France 24 article, "US Republicans block Senate bill to protect access to abortion."

Keck Comments on the Crisis Within the Supreme Court in Politico

May 11, 2022

Thomas Keck, Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, was quoted in the Politico article, "Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe is still the only one circulated inside Supreme Court."

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.

Lovely Quoted in Washington Post Article on Commerce Investigation into Asian Solar Panel Makers

May 10, 2022

Professor Mary Lovely was quoted in the Washington Post article, "White House alarmed that Commerce probe is ‘smothering’ solar industry."

Williams Discusses the Rules of War in Washington Post

May 9, 2022

"What are the rules of war and how do they apply in Ukraine?," written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Michael Williams, was published in the Washington Post.

Gadarian Study on the Politicization and Legitimacy of the Supreme Court Cited in Vox Article

May 6, 2022

A 2019 study by Professor Shana Gadarian and Maxwell alum Logan Strother '13 M.A. (PSc)/'17 Ph.D. (PSc) was cited in the Vox article "What happens when the public loses faith in the Supreme Court?"

Reeher Weighs in on the Election Effect of the Threat to Roe v. Wade in Press Republican, Newsday

May 6, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Newsday article "Experts: Roe v. Wade alters NY election dynamics," and the Press Republican article "Hochul: Access to reproductive care 'human right'"

Abelaaty Shares Her Advice on Being a Foreign-Born Academic in Chronicle of Higher Education

May 6, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education piece "What foreign-born academics want you to know."

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