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Pearson’s Research on Racial and Ethnic Exclusion Supported by Russell Sage Foundation Grant

The assistant professor of economics is part of a team exploring the exclusion and expulsion of groups of people from towns and cities from 1850 to 1950.

January 16, 2024

Jackson Highlights History of Black Women’s Activism in New Book

Jenn M. Jackson

Jenn M. Jackson, assistant professor of political science, has written “Black Women Taught Us: An Intimate History of Black Feminism” (Random House Press, 2024).

November 20, 2023

Action anthropology and public policy change: Lead poisoning in Syracuse, NY

Sandra D. Lane, Robert A. Rubinstein, Occeana Fair, Katie Farkouh, Melaica Delgado, Tanya S. McGee, Kinley Gaudette, Paul Ciavarri, Maureen Thompson, Md Koushik Ahmed

"Action anthropology and public policy change: Lead poisoning in Syracuse, NY," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published in the Annals of Anthropological Practice.

September 19, 2023

Policy Studies Alumna Ashia Aubourg Advocates for Food Justice

After graduating in 2018, Aubourg launched a digital community that unearths underrepresented narratives within food, travel and culture.

April 5, 2023

NBA Legend and Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing: ‘We Need to Support Each Other Much More Than We Do’

The Maxwell School alumnus reflected on his life experiences and efforts to uplift others during a recent Renewing Democratic Community talk with Professor Chris Faricy.

March 2, 2023

Jackson Discusses the Health Phenomenon ‘Weathering’ and Its Impact on Black Women With Insider

"We know that Black women are paid less than their white counterparts, are expected to work longer hours with fewer pay raises, and are the most likely to be in unemployment lines when those rates increase. So these types of discriminatory practices shape the types of visceral effects that happen to Black women's bodies," says Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science.

February 17, 2023

Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on New Study on Waiting Times and Inequality in Bloomberg, New Scientist

“That experience of having your time wasted is uniquely offensive, insulting, upsetting,” Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, tells Bloomberg. “Time is a unique resource and once that segment of your life is gone, you're never getting it back.”

February 16, 2023

Thompson Reviews New Book on History of Black Catholic Nuns in Global Sisters Report

Associate Professor Margaret Susan Thompson reviewed a new book by Shannen Dee Williams titled "Subversive Habits: Black Catholic Nuns in the Long African American Freedom Struggle" in Global Sisters Report.

May 19, 2022

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Flores-Lagunes comments on October jobs report in MarketWatch

According to Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, improving jobs numbers may have "some explanatory power for the good showing by the president on election night."

November 10, 2020

Jackson wins Tenth Decade grant to study Black Americans, group threat

Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science, has been awarded $20,000 for their research project "Race, Risks, and Responses: Mapping Black Americans’ Response to Group Threat."  The grant is part of a special call to Maxwell faculty offering Tenth Decade Project funding to support research and initiatives that confront systemic racial inequality.

September 21, 2020

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