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Maxwell Faculty Research on Paid Sick Leave, Mortality Rate Cited by CBS News, CTV News

September 1, 2022

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was featured in CBS News and CTV News articles.

See related: Health Policy, Longevity

Taylor Talks to CBS News About Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev

August 31, 2022

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of 91. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, spoke with CBS News about Gorbachev's legacy.

Basketball Legend’s Gift Turns ‘Frustration to Hope’

August 31, 2022

The Hicker Family Professorship in Renewing Democratic Community has been established with a generous gift by Orange alumnus George Hicker ’68 and his wife, Kathy. Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, has been selected to hold a new professorship.

Taylor Talks to The World About Ukraine’s HIMARS weapons

August 26, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was interviewed for The World segment, "Ukrainian HIMARS weapons could be game-changer."

Was Jan. 6 an Insurrection? A Failed Coup? Cleary Discusses with Politico

August 26, 2022

Matt Cleary, associate professor of political science, was featured in the Politico article, "Ask the ‘Coupologists’: Just What Was Jan. 6 Anyway?"

Reeher Discusses NY-22 Primaries with CNY Central, WRVO

August 25, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was interviewed for the CNY Central story, "Frontrunners in NY22 primary races benefit from financial support of national Super PACs" and the WRVO story, "New York’s 22nd district a race to watch on primary day."

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

August 24, 2022

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

See related: Labor

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

August 23, 2022
The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

Taylor Featured in Vox Article on Moscow Car Bombing

August 23, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was featured in the Vox article, "Everything we actually know about the Moscow car bombing."

See related: Politics, Russia, Ukraine

Pralle Discusses Federal Flood Insurance, Flood Maps in Grist Article

August 22, 2022

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Grist article, "After FEMA overhaul, hundreds of thousands of Americans are forgoing federal flood insurance."

See related: Floods, Insurance

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