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Thompson discusses progress, role of women in politics on WAER

"We still haven't elected a woman on the national ticket in either party," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "I think we still have a long way to go before we can talk about equality. But what we're talking about is progress."

August 21, 2020

Montez-led study linking state policies to life expectancy in the Los Angeles Times

The tendency is to focus on what Americans behaviors in regards to obesity, smoking, and drug use, but state policies are so important.
August 5, 2020

Pralle discusses the climate crisis on WAER

"We need to stop burning fossil fuels and we know when we need to do it," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science.

July 22, 2020

Gadarian discusses the Democratic primaries on WAER

Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, says that it’s still early to declare an official front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary.

March 6, 2020

Gadarian discusses voter turnout, local elections on WAER

Shana Gadarian, associated professor of political science, Joined WAER's Syracuse Speaks show to discuss the importance of local elections and voter engagement, amid historically low turnout rates in local elections. Central New Yorkers face issues that decide key policy like tax rates, education policy, and district lines this year.

November 1, 2019

Zoli discusses economic warfare with Iran in WAER article

"In a war, you can hurt certain areas of a country, but you usually don't grenade the entire economy. Whereas with economic warfare, you truly can," says Corri Zoli, director of research in the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. 

July 17, 2019

Jamie Winders discusses new Autonomous Systems Policy Institute on WAER

Winders, director of the new institute, says the goal is to bring together representatives across the areas of technological, policy and regulatory development to discuss the benefits of new technologies with a critical reflection on the social implications.
May 30, 2019

Launch of Autonomous Systems Policy Insitute featured by local, national and international media

Numerous outlets covered the launch and the daylong symposium that brought together scholars, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the rapidly evolving field. 
May 7, 2019

Zoli analyzes immigration debate on WAER

"If Congress had done a better job at clarifying immigration rules, laws, and statutes, which have been in need of reform for the last decade plus, then we wouldn't have this level of resorting to politicizing this issue because it would be clarified in the law," says Corri Zoli, research assistant professor of political science.

January 9, 2019

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