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  • Lovely speaks with AP, NPR, NY Times about the US-China trade war

    "It looks like there was a level of specificity that China wasn’t willing to accept and a level of ambiguity that the Trump administration wasn’t willing to accept," Mary Lovely told the New York Times. Lovely spoke to several media outlets about the latest in the US-China trade war.

    5/15/2019

     

    Maxwell School graduates its largest National Security Studies class

    The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the National Security Studies Program welcomed the largest class to the National Security Management Course in its 23-year history. Over 60 participants from the military and civilian sectors gathered for a two-week executive educational experience from April 22 to May 3.

    5/14/2019

     

    Harrington Meyer book Grandmothers at Work cited in LA Times

    Grandmothers at Work, written by University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer, was mentioned in the Los Angeles Times article "Happy ‘Other’ Mother’s Day." According to Harrington Meyer, grandmothers often share child-rearing duties and ease the childcare burden of working parents, a role that has only been increasing.

    5/14/2019

     

    Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic

    John Yinger was interviewed for The Atlantic article "An Oral History of Trump’s Bigotry." Yinger commented on the Justice Department’s 1973 lawsuit against Trump Management Company that focused on 39 properties in New York City. At the time, Yinger served as an expert witness in a number of fair-housing cases.

    5/14/2019

     

    Wilson study on authoritarian environmental governance published

    "Authoritarian Environmental Governance: Insights from the Past Century," written by Robert Wilson, was published in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Wilson explores authoritarian environmental governance in the Soviet Union, Maoist China, and Nazi Germany, three countries and eras largely overlooked by nature–society geographers.

    5/13/2019

     

    Banks speaks with Bloomberg about AG Barr's feud with Democrats

    William Banks was interviewed on Bloomberg about the clash between House Democrats and Attorney General William Barr over a subpoena for the unredacted version of the Mueller report and Trump’s decision to assert executive privilege.

    5/13/2019

     

    Lovely discusses US-China trade war with ABC News, Marketplace, WSJ

    "I think that if President Trump goes through and raises these tariffs and then China retaliates, there will be a lot more pain and no gain," Professor Mary Lovely told ABC News. She was interviewed by several media outlets regarding the latest in the US-China trade war.

    5/13/2019

     

    Zwick discusses Uber, Lyft drivers strike in Agence France Presse

    Austin Zwick, assistant teaching professor of public affairs, was quoted in the Agence France Press article "Uber, Lyft Drivers Strike to Press Demands on Rideshare Firms." Zwick says the job actions are an attempt to shift the balance of power between drivers and platforms, which now have the power to arbitrarily determine compensation and benefits.

    5/10/2019

     

    Deborah Pellow to receive Wasserstrom Prize for Graduate Teaching

    Deborah Pellow, professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and the Maxwell School, is the 2019 recipient of the William Wasserstrom Prize for the Teaching of Graduate Students. A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt will confer the prize on her at the Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 10.

    5/10/2019

     

    Humphrey Fellows celebrate year of new perspectives

    The 2018-19 Humphrey Fellows recently celebrated ten months of academic study, professional development, and cultural exchange at Syracuse University. The 13 fellows from 12 countries participated in activities that reflect the fellowship’s philosophy of engagement and Maxwell’s collaborative and interdisciplinary ethos.

    5/9/2019

     

    Winders named faculty representative to SU Board of Trustees

    Jamie Winders, professor of geography in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has been named faculty representative to the Board of Trustees. Insights from the representatives of the campus community are vital to the board as it supports the University in achieving its vision and mission.

    5/9/2019

     

    Commencement Speaker Mary C. Daly G’94 bloomed at Syracuse University

    "You have to bloom where you’re planted, and bloom every day. Wherever you start from, find a way to live your best life," Betsy Bane told Mary C. Daly. Four decades after receiving that advice — and after earning a GED, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and a PhD in economics from the Maxwell School — Daly is returning to the place she says launched her career as a respected economist.

    5/9/2019

     

    Lovely discusses US-China trade, tariffs on Bloomberg, CGTN

    Mary Lovely discussed the latest in the US-China trade war and the impact of tariffs on various jobs sectors with Bloomberg and China Global Television Network. "It’ll hit the pocketbooks of the working class hard," Lovely told Bloomberg about Trump's recent trade-war threat to increase tariffs.

    5/8/2019

     

    2019 Moynihan junior faculty award to be given to Pezzarossi

    This year's Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research, recognizing outstanding non-tenured faculty members at the Maxwell School, will be given to Guido Pezzarossi, assistant professor of anthropology. The award will be presented at the Maxwell School’s annual Graduate Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 10, in Hendricks Chapel.

    5/8/2019

     

    Scholarship fund honors policy studies professor Bill Coplin

    A campaign intended to raise as much as $1 million in new scholarship funds was launched earlier this semester in the name of legendary policy studies professor Bill Coplin. Creation of the Bill Coplin Policy Studies Scholarship was prompted by alumna Elysa B. Wolfe, a 1993 Maxwell graduate who herself majored in policy studies (as well as political science).

    5/8/2019