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McCormick Talks With BBC Newshour About the US Trial of Mexico’s Former Drug Czar

"Here we have yet one more opportunity to fully flesh out and understand what went wrong with the drug war in Mexico and why it could arguably be considered to be a colossal failure," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

January 25, 2023

McCormick Discusses the Arrest of El Chapo’s Son with Bloomberg, CNN, IBT, Wall Street Journal

Capturing Ovidio Guzmán could be a way for López Obrador to show the U.S. that he is “in control of the armed forces and Mexico’s security situation,” Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, tells CNN. “It also defuses the power behind any ask from the Biden administration to stem the tide of fentanyl and other narcotics across the border,” she adds.

January 9, 2023

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

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.

November 29, 2022

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

”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.

November 3, 2022

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

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.

October 7, 2022

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

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."

September 16, 2022

Reeher Interviewed for CNBC Piece on Why More Americans Are Buying AR-15 Guns

Professor Grant Reeher appeared on the CNBC segment "Why even more Americans are arming up with AR-15 guns."

September 1, 2022

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

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

June 16, 2022

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

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

June 10, 2022

Andrew Cohen talks to CNY Central About Crimes of Opportunity

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

March 8, 2022

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