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Maxwell scholars partner on effort to grow Syracuse’s new economy

Maxwell School scholars are partners in a project aimed at urban revitalization and positioning the City of Syracuse as a leader in the “smart” sector of the new economy – industries that use technology to drive economic growth and productivity.
September 23, 2020

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Jackson wins Tenth Decade grant to study Black Americans, group threat

Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science, has been awarded $20,000 for their research project "Race, Risks, and Responses: Mapping Black Americans’ Response to Group Threat."  The grant is part of a special call to Maxwell faculty offering Tenth Decade Project funding to support research and initiatives that confront systemic racial inequality.

September 21, 2020

NIA funds multi-university aging and policy center

A consortium of three Upstate New York universities has received a 5-year, $1.5-million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to fund the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS), headquartered at Syracuse University.
July 17, 2020

Dean’s Office, CPR fund summer project assistantships

Eleven faculty members will receive awards from the Maxwell School to support emerging research projects this summer.
June 24, 2020

Heflin receives two grants from UKCPR

Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs, was awarded funding for two projects by the University of Kentucky’s Center for Poverty Research. Heflin’s project seeks to understand the temporal dimensions of eligibility for the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in light of increased participation in SNAP by older adults.
May 1, 2020

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Maxwell students receive Fulbright teaching and research grants

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds a number of different awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

April 29, 2020

Karcher wins NSF grant to study transparency in qualitative research

Sebastian Karcher, associate director of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) and research assistant professor of political science at Syracuse University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project "Empowering Open Law and Science Collaborative Research." Georgetown University’s Diana Kapiszewski is a co-principal investigator on this project and the proposal is a collaboration with Nic Weber, at the University of Washington, Seattle.

April 28, 2020

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Perry Singleton funded by University of Kentucky poverty center

Perry Singleton received a $46,500 grant from the University of Kentucky’s Center for Poverty Research to fund his project, "The Effect of Social Security Retirement Benefits on Food-Related Hardship among Older Americans."
April 27, 2020

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Popp’s work on government research support funded by Sloan Foundation

David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, has been awarded a $349,380 grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. His research will examine how government funding influences the direction of clean energy research, focusing on whether increased government spending attracts more researchers to the field, or merely substitutes for other funding sources within the field.

April 23, 2020

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Lutz receives NSF RAPID grant for COVID-19 research

Amy Lutz, associate professor of sociology, has received a $97,058 grant from the National Science Foundation's RAPID program for her research project “Working and Teaching from Home in New York State Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic.”
April 14, 2020

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