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Reeher Weighs in on Changing NY Sentencing Rules in Syracuse.com Article

November 29, 2022

Grant Reeher, professor of political science says the bills sound like they make sense and they could not only help lower some of the expensive costs of incarceration, but also help with some social issues. “But politically, the timing of these things couldn’t be worse,” Reeher says.

Assistant Chief of DC Metro Police Gains Deeper Perspective on Global Affairs in EMIR in DC Program

November 3, 2022

”It was the partnership with Maxwell and CSIS that took me over top as far as picking a graduate program. It is in person, working in conjunction with a well-respected think tank, and it’s nonpartisan,” says Ashan Benedict, executive assistant chief of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department.

Reeher Discusses the Impact of Visa Categorizing Gun Sales in NewsNation Article

October 7, 2022

Grant Reeher, professor of political science, weighs in on Visa Inc.'s announcement that it will separately categorize sales at gun shops—a move gun control advocates say could help flag suspicious sales ahead of a mass shooting.

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Research by Rubinstein, Lane on Lead Poisoning and Community Violence Featured on CNY Central

September 16, 2022

Research on the relationship between lead poisoning and community violence by Robert Rubinstein, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, and Sandra Lane, professor of anthropology by courtesy appointment, was featured on the CNY Central segment, "Could Syracuse's lead paint problem be causing more youth violence? Researchers think so."

Taylor Weighs in on Possibility of Putin Interfering with US Midterm Elections in Newsweek

July 5, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Russian War in Ukraine Gives Putin Reason to Interfere in Midterms: Experts."

Reeher Quoted in Press-Republican Article on NY Election Messaging, Rising Crime Rates

June 16, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Press-Republican article, "Crime rates dominate NY election conversation."

Himmelreich Weighs in on Use of AI-Powered Weapons Scanners in Lifewire

June 10, 2022

Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Lifewire article, "AI-Powered Gun Scanners Could Help Fight Crime."

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: COVID-19, Cyber Crime

Andrew Cohen talks to CNY Central About Crimes of Opportunity

March 8, 2022

Andrew Cohen, Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History, spoke to CNY Central about crimes of opportunity at Destiny USA.

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Williams Piece on Handling of Russian Cyberattacks Published in Foreign Policy

November 11, 2021
According to Associate Professor Michael John Williams, the U.S. needs a new legal doctrine to handle state-tolerated attacks. Read more in his piece, "Make Russia Take Responsibility for Its Cybercriminals," published in Foreign Policy.

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