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Jacobson Discusses the US Drone Strike That Killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri with CBS News

August 2, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, analyzed the U.S. drone strike that killed top al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on CBS News Mornings.

Murrett Speaks with Politico About House Speaker Pelosi’s Trip to Taiwan

August 2, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Politico article, "Pelosi Taiwan trip overrides Chinese military threats."

Early Experiences Inspired 2022 Robertson Fellows

August 1, 2022

Andrew Gasparini and Melissa Alvisi have just joined the ranks of incoming graduate students at the Maxwell School, pursing dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations. 

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

July 27, 2022

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

See related: Communication

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: Russia , Politics

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.

See related: Democracy , Journalism

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 , U.S. Government , Justice

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