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Purser Weighs in on NY’s Warehouse Worker Protection Act in Syracuse.com Article

June 21, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "As Amazon grows in Clay, NY lawmakers pass bill targeting e-commerce giant’s production quotas."

See related: Labor , State and Local

Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com

May 19, 2022

"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.

Dennison Discusses the Upstate-Crouse Hospital Merger with Syracuse.com

April 18, 2022

Professor of Practice Emeritus Tom Dennison was quoted in the Syracuse.com article "Syracuse hospital merger: Upstate and Crouse, once fierce rivals, unite to grow stronger."

Williams Discusses the Russia-Ukraine Crisis with Spectrum News, Syracuse.com

March 14, 2022

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, spoke with Spectrum News and Syracuse.com about the latest actions by the U.S. and NATO connected to Russia's invasion into Ukraine.

Hammond, Reeher Op-Ed on Redistricting NY Published on Syracuse.com

November 12, 2021
"Redistricting NY: It’s more than drawing lines on a map," authored by Timur Hammond, assistant professor of geography and the environment, and Grant Reeher, professor of political science, was published on Syracuse.com.

Flores-Lagunes discusses open jobs, unemployment on Syracuse.com

May 27, 2021
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "An epidemic of open jobs and the unemployed in CNY; for many, work doesn’t work anymore."

Monnat quoted in Syracuse.com article on Onondaga County deaths

February 17, 2021
The reason behind 2020′s death toll is further muddied by the fact that the shutdown might have, paradoxically, saved some lives. "It could be that deaths from certain causes declined and therefore offset the increase due to COVID," says Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. 

See related: COVID-19

Sharp op-ed on survival of democracy published on Syracuse.com

January 20, 2021
"For democracy to survive, there has to be public confidence in the rule of law and regular and fair elections," writes James Roger Sharp, professor emeritus of history. His op-ed, "Democracy on trial: Can we save it?," was published on Syracuse.com. 

Monnat weighs in on Central New York COVID-19 deaths in Syracuse.com article

January 5, 2021
"To keep things in perspective, there have been 330 COVID deaths in the county over the whole year so far," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "There are still far more deaths annually from heart disease and cancer," she adds. But, "If these numbers are similar for 2020," Monnat says, “COVID will be the third-leading cause of death in the county this year."

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