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McFate Speaks With NPR About the Repercussions of the Wagner Group's Rebellion in Russia

"The problem of private warfare is control and accountability. And you have very little of it, especially in a conflict zone. So right now, we have the problem—well, Putin has a problem, is he can give amnesty temporarily to Wagner Group and to Prigozhin," says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.

June 29, 2023

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.”

May 3, 2023

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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.

June 15, 2022

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."

May 23, 2022

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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." 

April 7, 2022

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."

March 17, 2022

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.

September 30, 2021

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.

November 6, 2020

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