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Racial-Ethnic Gaps in Pandemic-Related Economic Hardship: Age Differences among Older Adults

Emily E Wiemers, I-Fen Lin, Anna Wiersma Strauss, Janecca A Chin, V Joseph Hotz, Judith A Seltzer

“Racial-Ethnic Gaps in Pandemic-Related Economic Hardship: Age Differences among Older Adults,” co-authored by Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

June 18, 2024

Fairchild Receives Mellon Foundation Grant for Project Focused on Pandemic Backlash, Public Health

The educational and research resource will create “new, urgently needed, accessible opportunities for the humanities to speak to public health and broaden access to humanities higher learning opportunities,” says Professor Amy Fairchild, who is principal investigator (PI).

June 12, 2024

State COVID-19 Policies and Drug Overdose Mortality Among Working-Age Adults in the US, 2020

Douglas A. Wolf, Shannon M. Monnat, Emily E. Wiemers, Yue Sun, Xue Zhang, Elyse R. Grossman, Jennifer Karas Montez

“State COVID-19 Policies and Drug Overdose Mortality Among Working-Age Adults in the United States, 2020,” co-authored by Maxwell faculty members Douglas Wolf, Shannon Monnat, Emily Weimers and Jennifer Karas Montez, was published in the American Journal of Public Health.

May 20, 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

10 Ways to Better Understand How Shifting State Policy Contexts Affect Americans’ Health

Jennifer Karas Montez

“10 Ways to Better Understand How Shifting State Policy Contexts Affect Americans’ Health,” authored by University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez, was published in the Milbank Quarterly.

April 24, 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

Peacebuilding Through Cooperation in Health Care and Public Health Between Israel and Palestine

Linda Young Landesman, Robert A. Rubinstein, Robert A., Brian S. Englander

“Peacebuilding Through Cooperation in Health Care and Public Health Between Israel and Palestine,” co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.

April 12, 2024

Social Infrastructure Availability and Suicide Rates among Working-Age Adults in the United States

Xue Zhang, Danielle C. Rhubart, Shannon M. Monnat

“Social Infrastructure Availability and Suicide Rates among Working-Age Adults in the United States,” co-authored by Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World.

April 10, 2024

Shifting Cohort Patterns in the Use of Drugs with Elevated Overdose Risk in the United States

Kira England, Liying Luo, Ashton M Verdery, Shannon M Monnat

“Shifting Cohort Patterns in the Use of Drugs with Elevated Overdose Risk in the United States,” co-authored by Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in Social Problems.

April 3, 2024

See related: Addiction, United States

Pandemic Journaling Project makes new home at Syracuse University

A repository of data detailing the deeply personal experiences of more than 1,800 people living during the COVID pandemic will be available to researchers for the first time on Feb. 15.

February 19, 2024

See related: COVID-19, United States

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