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Heflin Discusses Seniors’ Use of Food Benefits, Impact on Memory Decline in Neurology Today Article

January 11, 2023

"Screening for food insecurity can at least provide the clinician some sense of the risks their patients might be facing and their potential negative health consequences," says Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs.

Gadarian’s “Pandemic Politics” Reviewed by Foreign Affairs

January 10, 2023

"Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID" (Princeton University Press, 2022), co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, was reviewed in Foreign Affairs. "Their book is a sophisticated study, based on voluminous data, of U.S. politics as revealed by the strains and stresses of the pandemic," writes Jessica T. Mathews. 

Landes Speaks with Academic Minute About the COVID-19 Burden on People with Disabilities

January 4, 2023

"There is a well-documented history in the U.S. of marginalizing people with IDD (intellectual or developmental disability). Our hope is that we will not add to that history, but will take the necessary steps to ensure that people with IDD are provided the opportunity to live and thrive in the midst of the ongoing pandemic," says Landes, associate professor of sociology.

See related: COVID-19, Inequality

COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health

December 12, 2022

Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia. 

Daly Discusses the Protests in China on CNN

November 30, 2022

"This is the first time since Tiananmen that there have been national protests—they’re not really nation-wide, they’re in about 16 different provinces—about one issue," says Robert Daly, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program.

Landes Piece on COVID’s Impact on Immunocompromised People Published by Hastings Center

November 22, 2022

"Moving On from Covid? Immunocompromised People Can’t," written by Associate Professor of Sociology Scott Landes, was published by the Hastings Center.

Monnat Comments on Increase in US Suicide Rates in Grid Article

October 14, 2022

“There might be a small drop in one or two years, but the long-term trend has been an increase,” says Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology. She was interviewed for the Grid article, "U.S. suicide rates rose again in 2021, ending a brief decline during the covid pandemic."

Landes Discusses His Research on COVID Deaths, People with IDD in Disability Scoop Article

September 29, 2022

Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology, was interviewed for the Disability Scoop article, "COVID-19 Was Leading Killer Of People With Developmental Disabilities."

Lovely Speaks with The New York Times About US Manufacturing Jobs

September 26, 2022

Professor Emerita of Economics Mary Lovely was quoted in the New York Times article, "Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s."

See related: China, COVID-19, Labor, United States

Research by Landes on COVID Deaths, People with IDD Featured in Syracuse.com Article

September 20, 2022

"COVID-19 Mortality Burden and Comorbidity Patterns Among Decedents with and without Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the US," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Scott Landes, was featured in the Syracuse.com article, "COVID-19 Mortality Burden and Comorbidity Patterns Among Decedents with and without Intellectual and Developmental Disability in the US."

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