Maxwell School News and Commentary
‘An Incredible Endeavor’
In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill.
See related: Archaeology, Civil Rights, New York State, Race & Ethnicity, Student Experience, United States
Huber Discusses His New Book, “Climate Change as Class War,” in The Nation
Matther Huber, professor of geography and the environment, discussed his new book, "Climate Change as Class War," in The Nation article, "The Green Transition Must Be Union-Powered."
See related: Climate Change, United States
Williams Weighs in on Looming Stalemate in Ukraine, Expanding Coalition of Nations in New York Times
Michael Williams, associated professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the New York Times article, "Biden Races to Expand Coalition Against Russia but Meets Resistance."
See related: Foreign Policy, Global Governance, International Agreements, Russia, Ukraine
Garcia Research on COVID’s Impact on Latino Mortality Cited in US News & World Report Article
A research brief co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia was cited in the U.S. News & World Report article, "Lives Cut Short: COVID-19's Heavy Burden on Older Latinos."
See related: Civil Rights, COVID-19, Longevity, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Himmelreich Weighs in on Use of AI-Powered Weapons Scanners in Lifewire
Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Lifewire article, "AI-Powered Gun Scanners Could Help Fight Crime."
See related: Autonomous Systems, Crime & Violence, Data Privacy, United States
MPA/MA (IR) Student Selected as a 2022 Boren Fellow
Christopher Beardsley, an M.P.A./M.A. (IR) student, has been named a 2022 Boren Fellow. Boren Awards fund students to study critical languages through immersive experiences abroad. Applicants must articulate a commitment to public service and national security.
See related: Awards & Honors, Student Experience
London Elected Chair of American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section
Professor of Sociology Andrew London was elected chair (one-year term begins in 2022) of the American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section.
See related: Promotions & Appointments
Reeher Discusses Declining Interest in the Jan. 6 Hearing in Washington Times Article
Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Washington Times article, "Fewer Americans blame Jan. 6 riot on Trump."
See related: Congress, Government, United States
Mihm Talks to the Daily Scoop About Federal Performance in the First Quarter
Chris Mihm, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed the progress Federal agencies have made through the first quarter of the year on the Daily Scoop Podcast.
See related: Federal, United States
MA (IR) Student Discusses the Need for Queen Elizabeth to Apologize for Racism in Independent UK
"As an American, I think Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for racism at her Platinum Jubilee," authored by M.A. (IR) student Maya Amari Smith-Custer, was published in the Independent UK.
See related: Civil Rights, Europe, Race & Ethnicity