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Reeher Speaks with City & State, Military Times About Veterans, Midterm Elections
Both parties have prized veterans as candidates over the years because of the public’s trust in the military and their perceived expertise on foreign policy and government operations, Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells Military Times.
See related: Political Parties, State & Local, U.S. Elections, United States, Veterans
Gadarian Featured in Newsweek Article on Voters, Media Coverage of Major Issues
Polls often reflect an issue people glean as important if it receives mass media coverage, Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.
See related: U.S. Elections, United States
Gadarian Examines the Implications of Politicizing the Pandemic in New Book
“Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID," co-authored by Professor of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, draws on a wealth of new data on public opinion to show how pandemic politics has touched all aspects of Americans’ lives.
See related: COVID-19, Government, Political Parties
Syracuse University Celebrates First “Leading Smart Cities with Trust” Professional Course
Syracuse University, jointly with Cybertrust America, NIST Global Community Technology Consortium (GCTC), US Ignite, and Global Cyber Alliance, has graduated its first cohort enrolled in the professional course aimed at equipping leaders in government, academia and the private sector with foundational knowledge and skills for successful smart city initiatives while expanding their professional network.
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Gadarian Talks to The Hill About Surprises During the Final Month Before Midterm Elections
“There is still some component of the electorate that, as partisan and polarized as we are, doesn’t know who they’re going to vote for until the end," says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science.
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Cheney Focuses on Citizenship During Maxwell Visit
"There’s a real cost to defending behavior that’s constitutionally indefensible." That was among the messages shared by Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney during a talk Monday hosted by the Maxwell School.
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Mosher Discusses FEMA’s Role During Multiple Crises in Forbes Article
Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment, was featured in the Forbes article, "U.S. Government Marshals Resources To Meet Challenges Of Back-To-Back Hurricanes."
See related: Federal, Natural Disasters, United States
Enforcing Gender at the Polls: Transing Voters and Women’s Suffrage before the American Civil War
Between 1800 and 1860, individuals deemed female by society donned male attire, represented themselves as men, and tried unlawfully to vote, thus challenging the gender binary at the foundation of U.S. democracy. The history of their confrontation with an electoral system reserved for men suggests a more porous and inclusive history of gender and citizenship before the Civil War.
See related: Elections, Gender and Sex, Government
SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities
Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets
See related: Climate Change, Grant Awards, Natural Resources, State & Local, Sustainability, United States
Reeher Quoted in Washington Examiner Piece on Lingering Midterm Danger for Democrats
Professor Grant Reeher was interviewed for the Washington Examiner article, "Blue mirage? Hidden catch in Democrats' summer surge ahead of midterm elections."
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