Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Purser Quoted in NPR Article on Worker Safety Standards
“There needs to be greater regulation of the staffing industry,” says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. “And we need to make it a lot easier for workers to unionize. All of the research has shown that in unionized workplaces, workers are far less likely to experience injury or fatalities.”
See related: Government, Labor, United States
Montez Talks to NPR About the Link Between Politics and Health
University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez was interviewed on NPR about the link between politics and health.
See related: Longevity, U.S. Health Policy, United States
Lovely Comments on the Baby Formula Shortage in NPR Article
Professor Mary Lovely was quoted in the NPR article, "How the U.S. got into this baby formula mess."
See related: Government, United States
Abdelaaty Discusses Europe’s Support of Ukrainian Refugees with New York Times, NPR
Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Powerful Force Guiding Poland’s Welcome to Ukrainians: Fear of Putin," and the NPR article "Inside Poland's homes where Ukrainian refugees find peace away from Russia's invasion."
See related: Europe, International Affairs, Refugees, Russia
McFate Comments on Putin’s Military Tactics in Ukraine on NPR
Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, discussed Putin's military tactics in Ukraine on NPR's "All Things Considered."
See related: Defense & Security, Russia, Ukraine
On NPR, Sean O'Keefe Weighs in on Renaming NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
O'Keefe, University Professor and former NASA administrator, made the decision to name the telescope after Webb in 2002.
See related: Government, Space Exploration, United States
Popp Talks to NPR about the Impact of Transitioning to Electric Cars
See related: Climate Change, Economic Policy, New York State
Gadarian quoted in NPR article on COVID-19, support for Trump
"If you are someone who already trusts the president and you trust him to handle the crisis, then you are both not as concerned as Democrats are and you're more willing to trust that he is the person who can keep you safe and keep the country safe from COVID," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.
See related: COVID-19, Political Parties, U.S. Elections, United States
Landes speaks to NPR about COVID-19 fatalities among people with IDD
See related: COVID-19, IDD, Longevity, United States
Lovely weighs in on US-China trade deal targets, tensions on NPR
Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says targets for exports of farm goods, factory products, and crude oil were always going to be a stretch, and that the coronavirus pandemic has made things worse.
See related: China, Economic Policy, Trade, United States