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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

Jackson Discusses Police Use of Tasers in Asbury Park Press

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."
November 10, 2021

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

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.
October 20, 2021

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

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

Reeher quoted in LocalSYR article on gun buyback programs

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.
July 13, 2021

McCormick comments on violence ahead of Mexico elections in Al Jazeera

"There’s always been violence with elections and electoral cycles especially at the mayoral level where you really see things get heated, but this time it feels like it’s way more than ordinary," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.
May 27, 2021

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