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Michelmore featured in WAER article on changes to Child Tax Credit

Katherine Michelmore, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was featured in the WAER article, "Could New Child Tax Credit End Poverty for Many US Children? SU Expert on Impact." 
July 6, 2021

Gadarian talks to WAER about Biden's proposals in speech to Congress

hana Gadarian, associate professor and chair of political science, says the agenda President Joe Biden laid out in his speech to a joint session of Congress is a vision that government can help people and be used for good. 
May 6, 2021

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Maxwell faculty speak to the media about violence at the US Capitol

Those who spoke with various media outlets about yesterday's violence at the U.S. Capitol include Professor Emeritus William C. Banks who said the fiasco was a "lawless threat" to the country's democratic institutions. 
January 7, 2021

Banks discusses Biden's transition with WAER

Professor Emeritus William C. Banks thinks the delay by the Trump Administration to share information to Biden will be "negligible to none." However, he feels it comes with other costs. "I feel a great deal has been lost symbolically and I believe our democratic institutions have been severely beat up by the bruising battles that have been fought for no good reason," Banks says.

November 25, 2020

Gadarian provides post-election commentary on TRT World, WAER

"These baseless accusations of electoral fraud do a lot of damage to the public’s belief in the electoral system and in democracy itself," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science. "And that is extremely damaging to our democracy."

November 12, 2020

Reeher provides election commentary to local, international press

"It may be the Democrats have yet to find the balance they need between the left wing of their party and the rest of it," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science. "Biden struggled to balance these two camps. Republicans beat expectations, and with a more ‘presidential’ candidate at the top of the ticket, they could be well positioned in 2024."

November 7, 2020

Banks featured in WAER piece on COVID-19 in the White House, national security

"Attention on the domestic political situation and the president’s dominance of the news and his well-being is obscuring what else might be going on in the world that should be drawing some of our attention," says William Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs.

October 9, 2020

Gadarian speaks to FiveThirtyEight, WAER about Trump's diagnosis

"Attitudes and behaviors around COVID-19 have become really concrete at this point — it will take a lot to move them in a significant, lasting way," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.

October 6, 2020

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