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Wiemers Talks to the New York Times About Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market

May 2, 2022

Emily Wiemers, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Extraordinary Wealth Created by the Pandemic Housing Market."

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Grant Funds Syracuse Housing Research

December 17, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is part of a three-member team that has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to investigate how building local power among tenants can enhance community health and well-being.

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

October 20, 2021
Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Hamlin, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in geography at the Maxwell School, was one of 8 doctoral students to have been named an H.F. Guggenheim Emerging Scholar. The $25,000 award supports and recognizes promising graduate-student researchers in their final year of writing a doctoral dissertation.

Purser Discusses Rent Relief, Eviction Moratorium

October 4, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, appeared on WCNY's most recent episode of CONNECT NY, "The State of Homeownership."

Student Spotlight: Compassion for Community

July 21, 2021
Senior scholar Lia Chabot ’21 B.S. (Econ/CCE) combines academic interests with real-world experiences and activism in pursuing goals.

Yinger quoted in Daily Beast article on diverse communities

April 5, 2021
According to U.S. Census data, there is a 30 percentage-point gap in homeownership between Blacks and whites—larger than it was in the 1960s, prior to when the Fair Housing Act was passed.

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