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Gadarian’s “Pandemic Politics” Reviewed by Foreign Affairs

"Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID" (Princeton University Press, 2022), co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, was reviewed in Foreign Affairs. "Their book is a sophisticated study, based on voluminous data, of U.S. politics as revealed by the strains and stresses of the pandemic," writes Jessica T. Mathews. 

January 10, 2023

Taylor explores impact of Putin’s new constitution in Foreign Affairs

"Putin’s solution to the 2024 problem was for his own benefit, but it also was designed to reassure Russia’s political and economic elite. They were dreading a potentially treacherous succession crisis that might put their power, wealth, and freedom at risk," writes Brian Taylor, professor of political science. "Resetting Putin’s presidential clock does little for the Russian people, however."
April 13, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Develop Real-World Adaptable Skills for Improving Communities Around the World

The way Roza Vasileva sees it, the future is data: in particular, data gathered by governments—local, regional, national, international—and shared with citizens to make their communities, and their countries, better. Roza’s desire to make the world a better place drove her to study in the United States as a Fulbright Scholar and to launch a career spearheading open data in more than a dozen countries. What made that happen, more than anything, were her experiences at the No. 1 ranked Maxwell School of Syracuse University.

September 1, 2019

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Boroujerdi weighs in on Iran's foreign ministry in Foreign Affairs

According to Mehrzad Boroujerdi, professor of political science, the resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif "points to the fact that the ministry supposedly in charge of steering Iranian foreign policy is structurally in competition with powerful coteries that encroach upon its territory."

March 6, 2019

McCormick, Cleary discuss Mexico's political ills in Foreign Affairs

"What Ails Mexican Democracy," written by Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, and Matthew Cleary, associate professor of political science, was published in Foreign Affairs. McCormick and Cleary say "public support for democratic institutions is low, and faith in the democratic process is waning." 03/22/18
March 22, 2018

Khalil book, America’s Dream Palace, reviewed in Foreign Affairs

"This is the work of a young but mature historian: thoroughly documented, carefully argued, and well crafted. In a detailed look at the nexus of American academic expertise on the Middle East and Washington’s diplomatic and intelligence power centers, from the Wilson era through the Obama presidency, Khalil keeps his prose crisp and his judgments sober," reads a review of "America's Dream Palace," a book by Osamah Khalil, assistant professor of history.

February 14, 2017

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