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Sharp Discusses the Election of 1800 With the Washington Post

July 27, 2022

Professor Emeritus James Roger Sharp was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Maryland races could take days to call. The election of 1800 was worse."

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

July 27, 2022
The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.

Taylor Quoted in Newsweek Article on Who Will Lead Russia if Putin Dies

July 25, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Who Leads Russia If Putin Dies? Health Rumors Spark Succession Questions."

See related: Politics, Russia

Reeher Speaks with The Hill About the Impact of the Jan. 6 Committee Hearings

July 25, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in The Hill article, "The Memo: Jan. 6 committee hopes to go out, for now, with a bang."

Van Slyke Talks to CNN About the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

July 25, 2022

Dean David Van Slyke spoke with CNN about the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a DC-based joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools that will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

Banks Weighs in on Whether or Not Trump Will be Prosecuted for Role in Jan. 6 Attack in VOA

July 22, 2022

Professor Emeritus William Banks was interviewed for the VOA News article, "Will Trump Be Prosecuted Over Role in January 6 Attack?"

See related: Congress, Government

Brockway Discusses the Need for a Framework to Describe the Far-Right in NBC News Piece

July 22, 2022

"January 6, Trump and the rise of America's dangerous 'shadow gospel'," co-authored by Mark Brockway, a faculty fellow in political science, was published by NBC News. 

McDowell Speaks with Grid About Russia’s Gold Reserves

July 21, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Grid article, "Russia’s bright, shiny anti-sanctions weapon: Inside the billion-dollar business of ‘blood gold’."

Taylor Quoted in Science Article on Russia’s Targeting of Scientists

July 20, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was interviewed for the Science article, "Russian scientist facing treason charges dies in custody."

See related: Russia

Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

July 20, 2022

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

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