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Palmer quoted in US News article on accessing Social Security services

"If you don't have online access, the only alternative presumably will be to call the Social Security Administration national number and hope for the best," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.

April 7, 2020

Palmer quoted in US News article on maximizing Social Security income

"If you don't already have 35 years of covered earnings at the max level, then your benefit is going to be higher if you work longer," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.

March 10, 2020

See related: Retirement, United States

Reeher speaks to US News about 2020 elections in NY State

"It solidifes their majority, and puts in place this idea that New York is just blue, full stop," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science. "And it seems like it's going to be really tough for Republicans to make a real run at the governor's seat, given what we've seen in recent elections." 

January 9, 2020

Boroujerdi op-ed on US-Iran tensions published in US News

"If the White House game plan was based on the premise that imposing more robust sanctions would cause a popular uprising by the Iranian people to bring down the regime, it badly miscalculated," writes Professor of Political Science Mehrzad Boroujerdi. "Instead, the nuclear withdrawal convinced Tehran that ill will should beget ill will."

June 25, 2019

Gueorguiev comments on shifting balance of power in Asia in US News

"The U.S., particularly the Trump administration, has revealed its preference for pulling back and consolidating its commitment in the area," says Dimitar Gueorguiev, assistant professor of political science.

June 18, 2018

Gueorguiev discusses how Asia welcomed Trump in US News

"I don't think anybody would be confused about how to deal with Trump, you have to play to his vanity," says Dimitar Gueorguiev, assistant professor of political science.

November 15, 2017

Fernandez de Castro quoted in US News article on Mexico and NAFTA

"From the far right to the far left, we all hate Mr. Trump," said Professor Rafael Fernández de Castro, who served as an adviser to former Mexican President Felipe Calderon. "I have never seen this consensus in Mexico. Mexicans are rallying around it."

February 27, 2017

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