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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: Cyber Crime , COVID-19

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.

See related: Crime and Violence

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.

Jackson Discusses Police Use of Tasers in Asbury Park Press

November 10, 2021
Jenn M. Jackson, assistant professor of political science, talks about the use of Tasers by law enforcement in the Asbury Park Press article, "Tasers, hailed as a way to avoid deadly police shootings, are seldom used in NJ."

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

October 20, 2021
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.

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Lynch '16 Brings Maxwell Lessons to the NYPD

September 21, 2021
He credits his citizenship and civic engagement senior action plan with shaping the course of his professional career.

Reeher quoted in LocalSYR article on gun buyback programs

July 13, 2021
Professor Grant Reeher says the amount of guns in the United States keeps growing. When it comes to homicides, he says money should be invested in programs in the places where gun crimes and gang violence happen the most.

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