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In the News: Emily Wiemers

States’ COVID-19 Restrictions were Associated with Increases in Drug Overdose Deaths in 2020

Douglas A. Wolf, Shannon M. Monnat, Jennifer Karas Montez, Emily Wiemers, and Elyse Grossman
This brief summarizes the findings of a paper that used national data to identify how states’ COVID-19 policies affected drug overdose rates among U.S. adults ages 25-64 during the first year of the pandemic.
May 15, 2024

States’ COVID-19 Restrictions were Associated with Increases in Drug Overdose Deaths in 2020

Douglas A. Wolf, Shannon M. Monnat, Jennifer Karas Montez, Emily Wiemers, and Elyse Grossman
This brief summarizes the findings of a paper that used national data to identify how states’ COVID-19 policies affected drug overdose rates among U.S. adults ages 25-64 during the first year of the pandemic.
May 2, 2024

Maxwell Sociologists Receive $1.8 Million From the NIA to Study Midlife Health and Mortality

The research team led by Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat hopes to better understand how state policies and local economic conditions impact health and mortality rates.

September 21, 2023

COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health

Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia. 

December 12, 2022

Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce three new O’Hanley Faculty Scholars: Margarita Estévez-Abe, Scott Landes and Emily Wiemers.

September 16, 2022

Wiemers Study Examines Decline in Long-Term Earnings Mobility in the U.S.

Emily Wiemers, Michael Carr

"The decline in long-term earnings mobility in the U.S.: Evidence from survey-linked administrative data," co-authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Emily Wiemers, was published in Labour Economics.

July 20, 2022

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Wiemers Talks to the New York Times About Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market

Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Extraordinary Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market."

May 2, 2022

Tracking COVID’s Toll

Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction.

December 21, 2021

Wiemers to Study Challenges of Caring for Aging Parents Amid Pandemic

Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, will serve as principal investigator for a two-year, federally funded study of the challenges to those caring for aging parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

October 21, 2021

Emily Wiemers to Study challenges of caring for aging parents amid pandemic

Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, will serve as principal investigator for a two-year, federally funded study of the challenges to those caring for aging parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 11, 2021

Wiemers study on COVID-19 risk factors, protective behaviors published

Robert F. Schoeni, Emily E. Wiemers & Judith A. Seltzer
April 6, 2021

See related: COVID-19

Five Maxwell scholars contribute to aging studies handbook

Jennifer Brooks, Andrew London, Jennifer Karas Montez, Emily Wiemers, Janet Wilmoth
March 1, 2021

See related: Aging

Wiemers examines vulnerability to COVID-19 complications in new study

Emily E. Wiemers, Scott Abrahams, Marwa AlFakhri, V. Joseph Hotz, Robert F. Schoeni & Judith A. Seltzer
December 14, 2020

See related: COVID-19, State & Local

New threats, familiar challenges: Maxwell responds to COVID-19

“The COVID pandemic is a great example of a current event that is changing every aspect of society—from how families are organized to how we deliver education and the structure of work,” says Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Colleen Heflin.

October 30, 2020

See related: COVID-19, U.S. Education

Disparities in Vulnerability to Severe Complications from COVID-19 in the United States

Emily E. Wiemers, Scott Abrahams, Marwa AlFakhri, V. Joseph Hotz, Robert F. Schoeni , Judith A. Seltzer

Among middle-aged and older Americans, vulnerability to severe COVID-19 complications based on preexisting conditions is 2-3 times greater for those with low versus high income.

July 15, 2020

Dean’s Office, CPR fund summer project assistantships

Eleven faculty members will receive awards from the Maxwell School to support emerging research projects this summer.
June 24, 2020

Maxwell announces new faculty members, department chair

The academic year begins at the Maxwell School with the arrival of several new faculty members. In addition, Tom Perreault, professor of geography, is the new chair of the Department of Geography.
September 12, 2019
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