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In the News: John L. Palmer

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 retirement finances, coronavirus

"If you want to sign up for the first time, I would advise doing so through the Social Security Administration website, since the volume of phone traffic will be excessively high," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.
March 25, 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

Palmer discusses history of Social Security in US News

"Now a majority of people opt to start claiming at 62," says John Palmer, university professor and dean emeritus, about social security benefits, in an article for the U.S. News & World Report.

March 6, 2019

Palmers supporting professional master’s students

University Professor John L. Palmer, a former long-time dean of the school, and his wife, Stephanie G. Palmer, have made a major gift commitment to the Maxwell School that will create an endowed fund supporting Maxwell professional master’s students, with an emphasis on financial aid and career development services. 

September 10, 2018

The Investor

Gerry Cramer was the perfect friend of the Maxwell School - generous, visionary, and ultimately trusting. Cramer passed away on February 13, 2018.

June 1, 2018

See related: Centennial, Giving, In Memoriam

Maxwell Dean Emeritus John Palmer named as SU mace bearer

John Palmer, University Professor and dean emeritus of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has been named a Syracuse University mace bearer. The charter mace is an ancient symbol of authority and represents the University’s mission and integrity.

April 6, 2018

Right-Hand Man

Mike Wasylenko returns to full-time teaching and research, having spent almost 20 years as the associate dean who keeps Maxwell humming.

February 9, 2018

What Ralph Ketcham Meant to Maxwell

Ralph Ketcham taught citizenship at Maxwell longer than most of us have been alive. And, while doing so, he championed an approach to citizenship education that virtually defines the Maxwell School.

January 1, 2018

See related: In Memoriam

In Search of Retirement Security

John L. Palmer
December 31, 2005

See related: Economic Policy

The Vulnerable

John L. Palmer
December 31, 1988

Perspectives on the Reagan Years

John L. Palmer
December 31, 1986

Federal Budget Policy in the 1980s

John L. Palmer
December 31, 1984

The Deficit Dilemma

John L. Palmer
December 31, 1983

The Reagan Experiment

John L. Palmer
December 31, 1982

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