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Allport Discusses British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Resignation With NewsNation

October 21, 2022

British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday after a tumultuous 45 days in office. Alan Allport, professor of history, calls the resignation "extraordinary" and explains what it means for British politics in an interview with NewsNation.

Taylor Weighs in on Mysterious Deaths of Russian Businessmen in Vox Article

October 21, 2022

At least 15 Russian businessmen and executives have died in apparent accidents or by suicide in the last eight months, including a number of Putin allies. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, sees “more than just randomness” in the deaths.

See related: Politics, Russia

Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035

October 20, 2022

“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.

Reeher Speaks with City & State, Military Times About Veterans, Midterm Elections

October 20, 2022

Both parties have prized veterans as candidates over the years because of the public’s trust in the military and their perceived expertise on foreign policy and government operations, Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells Military Times.

Gadarian Featured in Newsweek Article on Voters, Media Coverage of Major Issues

October 19, 2022

Polls often reflect an issue people glean as important if it receives mass media coverage, Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.

Celebrating Policy Studies and its Chief ‘Do Gooder’

October 19, 2022

Colleagues and alumni came together recently to mark the 45th anniversary of the undergraduate program and its founder, Professor Bill Coplin.

See related: Awards & Honors, Giving

Syracuse University Celebrates First “Leading Smart Cities with Trust” Professional Course

October 17, 2022

Syracuse University, jointly with Cybertrust America, NIST Global Community Technology Consortium (GCTC), US Ignite, and Global Cyber Alliance, has graduated its first cohort enrolled in the professional course aimed at equipping leaders in government, academia and the private sector with foundational knowledge and skills for successful smart city initiatives while expanding their professional network.

Monnat Comments on Increase in US Suicide Rates in Grid Article

October 14, 2022

“There might be a small drop in one or two years, but the long-term trend has been an increase,” says Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology. She was interviewed for the Grid article, "U.S. suicide rates rose again in 2021, ending a brief decline during the covid pandemic."

Taylor’s “Code of Putinism” Makes Forbes List of Books to Read About Russia and Ukraine

October 13, 2022

"An excellent place to learn more about the Russian leader [Vladimir Putin] is Syracuse University Professor [political science] Brian D. Taylor’s 'The Code of Putinism'," writes Stuart Anderson, author of the Forbes article.

See related: Politics, Russia

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

October 12, 2022

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

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