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Developing-Country Representation and Public Attitudes toward International Organizations

Daniel McDowell, David Steinberg, S Erdem Aytaç, Dimitar Gueorguiev
“Developing-Country Representation and Public Attitudes toward International Organizations: The Case of IMF Governance Reform,” co-authored by political scientists Daniel McDowell and Dimitar Gueorguiev, was published in International Studies Quarterly.
July 15, 2024

George Kallander Discusses His Latest Research on Human-Animal Relations in Shanghai Review of Books

“Human-animal relations is a new lens to help us examine important historical moments and trends. The same theoretical lens that I use to examine a premodern society can be applied to modern history of this region [Korea and Northeast Asia],” says George Kallander, professor of history.

May 17, 2024

See related: China, East Asia

McDowell Discusses Sanctions Circumvention on The Sanctions Age Podcast

“De-dollarization is sort of a hedging exercise. It's preparing for that potential instance of sanctions in the future or adapting to the current sanctions that you're facing but it is real, it's happening and it does have important implications for the U.S. and for the world,” says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science.

May 3, 2024

Years of Life Lost Due to Insufficient Sleep and Associated Economic Burden in China From 2010–18

Xumeng Yan, Fang Han, Haowei Wang, Zhihui Li, Ichiro Kawachi, Xiaoyu Li
“Years of Life Lost Due to Insufficient Sleep and Associated Economic Burden in China From 2010–18,” co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Haowei Wang, was published in the Journal of Global Health.
April 29, 2024

See related: China, Longevity

Maxwell Students Receive Prestigious Critical Language Scholarship

Christian Bevilacqua ’24, a geography major, and Ciara Young ’24, an international relations and anthropology major, are among the five Syracuse University students who were selected. 

April 16, 2024

Silverstein Edits, Contributes to ‘Aging Families’ Book

Merril Silverstein

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor of Aging Studies and chair of sociology, has edited and written the introduction for “Aging Families in Chinese Society” (Routledge, 2022), which was recently released in paperback.

April 15, 2024

Yingyi Ma Article on the Threat US Security Policies Pose to AI Leadership Published by Brookings

“Immigrants, notably those from the Chinese community, have been instrumental in driving innovation in AI and America’s broader high-tech industry, which suffers from a domestic ‘talent crisis.’ Addressing this challenge demands more favorable immigration policies...and a reduction in the hostility faced by Chinese scientists,” writes Yingyi Ma, professor of sociology.

April 13, 2024

O’Keefe Talks to TheStreet and TIME About the Space Around Earth, Returning to the Moon

The ever-increasing crowds of junk orbiting the planet is an "accident waiting to happen," says Sean O'Keefe, University Professor and former NASA administrator. "It's the equivalency of looking at traffic jams on the interstate highways." 

April 10, 2024

McFate Speaks With Fox News About Secret Chinese Lab Simulating an Attack on US Warships

"It's possible they just did this to simply freak out the American people and the U.S. Navy," says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.

January 27, 2024

Yingyi Ma Article on the Renewed Fervor for China’s Civil Service Exam Published in Nikkei Asia

"The contrast with today's youth highlights broader economic and global trends, namely China's current economic slowdown, which has led to reduced hiring, stagnating wages and a general sense of job insecurity in many industries. This environment naturally makes the stability and predictability of government jobs more appealing," writes Yingyi Ma, professor of sociology.

January 12, 2024

See related: China, Education, Government, Labor

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