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

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.

March 16, 2022

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

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."

March 7, 2022

See related: COVID-19, IDD, United States

Landes Talks to The Atlantic About People With Disability, COVID

“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.
February 11, 2022

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

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).
February 8, 2022

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Gadarian Discusses Forthcoming Book on Politics, COVID With Raw Story

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).
January 13, 2022

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

“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.
January 4, 2022

Tracking COVID’s Toll

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

December 21, 2021

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

Amy Braksmajer, Andrew London
"'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.
December 2, 2021

See related: COVID-19, Health Policy

Gadarian Speaks to Christian Science Monitor About Partisan Patterns, COVID Behaviors

Professor Shana Gadarian shared her research on pandemic behaviors such as mask-wearing, social distancing and a willingness to be vaccinated.
December 2, 2021

Monnat Quoted in BBC Article on US Drug Overdose Deaths

Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology, is quoted in the BBC article, "US annual drug overdose deaths hit record levels."
November 18, 2021

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