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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

Students Help Build Food System Rooted in Social Justice, Equity

Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was selected by the Lender Center as the 2020-22 Lender Center Faculty Fellow.
July 30, 2021

Robinson weighs in on Price Chopper, Tops merger in LocalSYR interview

"My biggest concern is food access in rural communities and urban communities alike," says Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment and director of the Community Geography program, adding, "and making sure that folks don't have to travel too far to get to a grocery store."

February 15, 2021

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

Maxwell announces promotions, tenure for eight faculty

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University is pleased to announce the promotion of the following distinguished individuals to professor in their field. 
June 18, 2018

Jonnell Robinson quoted in Utica Observer-Dispatch article on civic engagement

"All of those barriers with voting are going to be compounded in an area where you have a high density of people who experience the gamut of barriers that there are with voting: language, transportation, awareness, understanding," says Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography, about voter disenfranchisement in Black communities and other communities of color.

June 13, 2018

Jonnell Robinson discusses Utica's centralized poverty in Utica Observer-Dispatch

Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and director of community geography, was interviewed for the Utica Observer-Dispatch article, and discussed how the social service delivery system has created dense, vulnerable populations in some areas, while proposing solutions to this issue

June 12, 2018

Maxwell faculty, students honored at One University Awards event

Syracuse University held the inaugural One University Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 25, in Hendricks Chapel, honoring dozens of members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service. The following Maxwell faculty member and students were among the honorees:
April 24, 2017

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Meredith Professor Jackie Orr, teaching awardees honored

Jackie Orr, associate professor of sociology, was named Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence. The professorship was created to recognize and reward outstanding teaching at the University.

April 19, 2017

Maxwell Perspective: Syracuse, Maxwell and the City

The collaboration between Maxwell and its hometown goes both ways.

July 7, 2012

Maxwell Perspective: Syracuse (sidebars)

Social justice, community nutrition, public transportation, education, waste management, and crime and justice in Syracuse.
July 7, 2012

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