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Barkun Quoted in Daily Beast Article on the Great Reset, Cyber Pandemic

May 4, 2022

Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science, was quoted in the Daily Beast article "COVID Truthers Have Found a New ‘Pandemic’ to Freak Out About." 

See related: Cyber Crime, COVID-19

Gadarian Quoted in USA Today Article on Federal Judge Voiding Mask Mandate on Public Transit

April 20, 2022

Professor Shana Gadarian spoke with USA Today about the implications of the recent ruling by a federal judge in Florida to strike down the federal mask mandate on public transportation.

Lovely Discusses Impact of China’s COVID Lockdowns on Global Supply Chains in NY Times, VOA

March 16, 2022

Professor Mary Lovely weighed in the impact China's new COVID lockdowns will have on global supply chains in the New York Times and Voice of America articles.

Landes Weighs in on CDC Recognizing People with IDD Are at Higher Risk of COVID in Disability Scoop

March 7, 2022

Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Disability Scoop article, "CDC Adds IDD To List Of Conditions At Increased Risk From COVID-19."

Landes Talks to The Atlantic About People With Disability, COVID

February 11, 2022
“I shared, along with many other people with disability, the hope that this time may increase awareness,” Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, says. “It seemed like for a while we were in this together.” But that moment has passed. “It has underscored the fact that the system is broken,” says Landes.

Reeher Quoted in The Hill Article on Stacy Abrams Mask-Free Photo

February 8, 2022
Stacey Abrams, a Democratic icon who is making her second bid to become governor of Georgia, is caught in a deepening storm after a photograph of her without a mask amid a group of masked schoolchildren was posted on Twitter (the tweet has since been deleted).

See related: COVID-19, American Politics

Gadarian Discusses Forthcoming Book on Politics, COVID With Raw Story

January 13, 2022
Professor Shana Kushner Gadarian is the co-author of the forthcoming "Pandemic Politics: How COVID-19 Exposed the Depth of American Polarization" (Princeton University Press).

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul's 2022 Strategy in Spectrum News Piece

January 4, 2022
“What I see her doing right now is pushing restrictions and regulations about as far as they can be pushed given the appetite of the people for them at this point,” says Professor Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

Tracking COVID’s Toll

December 21, 2021

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

London study looks at COVID-19 through lenses of HIV, epidemic history

December 2, 2021
"'It’s history in the making all around us': examining COVID-19 through the lenses of HIV and epidemic history," co-authored by Professor Andrew London, was published in Culture, Health & Sexuality. The study aims to determine how men living in the USA make sense of COVID-19 in the light of their collective knowledge and/or memories of the HIV pandemic, and provides evidence regarding the social organization of a contemporary pandemic and how individuals perceive and guard against risk, assign responsibility for virus transmission and acquisition, and navigate the threat of a potentially deadly infection.

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