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In the News: Jamie Winders

Future Facing: Maxwell Scholars Respond to the Rapid Rise of AI and Autonomous Systems

Amid the rapid rise of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, Maxwell scholars are gathering critical data, designing policy and informing future leaders.

June 8, 2023

Jamie Winders Honored for Excellence in International Scholarship

The Center for Migration Studies presented Winders, professor of geography and the environment and associate provost for faculty affairs, with the award at its annual gala.

December 14, 2022

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Winders Presents at White House Summit on Advanced Air Mobility

Jamie Winders, professor of geography and the environment and founding director of the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute, was among the presenters offering perspectives on advanced air mobility technologies at a White House summit in Washington, D.C., last week.

August 16, 2022

Maxwell supports local government at ICMA conference

Student, faculty and alumni participation at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) conference in early October highlights the Maxwell School's continued and strengthened focus on training for and collaborating with state and local governments.
October 27, 2021

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Winders Served on Panel Advising FAA Policy on Small, Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Professor Jamie Winders was one of five panelists on a Congressionally mandated report exploring the policies and procedures related to the registration of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
October 25, 2021

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Hamlin, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in geography at the Maxwell School, was one of 8 doctoral students to have been named an H.F. Guggenheim Emerging Scholar. The $25,000 award supports and recognizes promising graduate-student researchers in their final year of writing a doctoral dissertation.
October 20, 2021

Syracuse University Announces the Establishment of New Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

The symposium convened faculty, scholars and experts for a daylong discussion about governance opportunities and challenges prompted by the rapidly developing field of autonomous systems.
June 19, 2019

SU Trustee Christine Larsen funds local immigrant/refugee study

Beginning this summer, the Maxwell School’s Community Geography Program will conduct a comprehensive assessment of community needs and assets among immigrants and refugees in the Syracuse area. That study is being funded by a gift of more than $110,000 from Syracuse University trustee Christine Larsen, her husband Vincent Dopulos, and their daughters Katherine and Phoebe.
June 6, 2019

Jamie Winders comments on UNESCO report on artificial intelligence in NY Ag Connection

Winders, director of the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute, says, despite the report, we can expect more of the same unless the public demands changes.
June 4, 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

Winders named faculty representative to SU Board of Trustees

Jamie Winders, professor of geography in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is best known for her interdisciplinary work on international migration and contributions to geography’s engagements with race, labor and social reproduction.

May 9, 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

SU establishes new institute for autonomous systems policy

The institute will examine the complex social, ethical and legal questions that demand interdisciplinary, multi-faceted research to find answers to questions posed by the increasing reliance on autonomous systems.

May 3, 2019

Who Makes the Rules?

That will be just one question considered when a new Syracuse University institute, housed at Maxwell, addresses the policy issues and social impacts associated with drones, self-driving cars, and other autonomous systems.

February 1, 2019

Maxwell leads campuswide initiative in field of autonomous systems

The new interdisciplinary effort at Syracuse University will advance knowledge and teaching in the field of autonomous systems, exploring new frontiers in policy, law and governance of these fast-expanding technologies. 
January 23, 2019

Even More Connections

The Maxwell Citizenship Initiative aims to identify common interests in citizenship issues among faculty and students throughout the school, and then to provide new avenues and support for sharing ideas and collaborating. “Our goal,” says Prema Kurien, professor of sociology and one of the founders of the project, “is to create faculty clusters based on research interests.”

February 10, 2018

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Tanner Day at Maxwell: On the future of citizenship and public service

Leaders from across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors participated in the discussion focused on the "Future of Citizenship and Public Service".
November 9, 2017

Maxwell and Cornell co-host International Studies Summer Institute on refugees in the classroom

This year's workshop for NY K-12 teachers equipped teachers with tools to address an increase in offensive and intolerant opinions expressed by children against minority groups, including often-targeted refugee students.

July 18, 2017

Anne Mosher receives funding for study on pathways to geography education

Mosher, associate professor of geography, received a $20,000 research grant by the National Center for Research in Geography Education for her study “Minding the Gap, Tending the Bridge,” examining pathways to college and careers for students who express an interest in geography.
July 6, 2017

Center for Migration Studies appoints Winders as editor of International Migration Review journal

O’Hanley Faculty Scholar, Winders’ research focuses on the changing geographies of immigrant settlement within and the emergence of new immigrant destinations. 
April 7, 2017

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