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Reeher’s Campbell Conversations Keeps Community Educated on Politics

On the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, welcomes a different writer, politician, activist, public official or business professional to talk about their work each week.

December 20, 2022

In Memoriam: History Professor Cissie Fairchilds Remembered for Generosity, Spirit

Cissie Fairchilds, a professor emerita of history in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, voluntarily set aside personal time in her day to talk about dissertations or early modern European history with students.
November 28, 2017

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Dutkowsky quoted in DO article about low-wage workers

“The problem of low-wage workers is real,” says Professor of Economics Don Dutkowsky. “It’s a trap for them. These jobs are precious to people, but they may not pay the best and moving around is not easy.”

February 14, 2017

Lewis comments on Syracuse-Onondaga merger in DO

Minch Lewis, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs, pointed out this is not the first time the City of Syracuse has gone through government overhaul. “We have to be open-minded and realize this is a historical time and there’s a historic opportunity,” Lewis says.

February 13, 2017

Karas Montez comments on Cuomo's reproductive rights proposal in DO

Jennifer Karas Montez, assistant professor of sociology, was quoted in The Daily Orange article, "Male politicians should follow the example of New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo and defend women’s reproductive rights." "This policy position that he’s taking is probably the most beneficial and most exciting, in terms of actually improving population health, that I have heard proposed in a very, very long time,” said Karas Montez. 02/10/17
February 10, 2017

Keck weighs in on Trump's Supreme Court nominee in DO

Tom Keck was featured in The Daily Orange article, "SU political science professor evaluates President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee." "(Gorsuch) has also publicly praised Justice Scalia and indicated his hope to follow in his footsteps," he says, and notes that many Democrats and independents are unhappy with the nomination.

February 7, 2017

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Zoli, McCormick, Lutz discuss the US-Mexico border wall in the DO

Maxwell professors Amy Lutz, Gladys McCormick, and Corri Zoli weigh in on the executive order to construct a wall along the entirety of the U.S.-Mexico border in The Daily Orange article. Glady McCormick especially stating concerns that aren't commonly heard in this debate. She said, "there might be unintended consequences of the wall, especially with environmental impacts. She said there are delicate habitats along the border that play important roles in migration of wildlife and the growth of flora and fauna,"
January 31, 2017

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Wasylenko weighs in on Hancock International Airport upgrade in DO

“The transportation funds can (not only) get the personnel coming down here, but visitors,” Michael Wasylenko, professor of economics, said. “It would have a very good economic impact for us as a region.” 

January 31, 2017

Boroujerdi, student Abdulkadir featured in DO story on immigration ban

Next week, Professor of Political Science Mehrzad Boroujerdi said, the University planned to host a scholar who has been imprisoned in Iran. Now, he is unsure if the scholar will be able to come to SU at all. “It’s a serious infringement on our academic rights,” he said.

January 31, 2017

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Andersen weighs in on education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos in DO

“She has no expertise or experience in the educational world,” Kristi Andersen, professor emerita of political science, says. “She has not been a teacher, she has not been an administrator, she has not been a policymaker, she has not worked for an educational think tank and she has not written about education.”

January 30, 2017

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