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Jun Li Talks to Verywell Health About Uber Caregiver

“Caregivers have long been under-appreciated and poorly integrated into the formal health care system. It might be that we are finally recognizing the value of this ‘invisible’ group,” says Jun Li, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.

June 1, 2024

Pralle Quoted in ABC 7 Chicago Article on Flooding in Cook County

"We're getting lots of intense rain in short periods of time. And that just means that a lot of the drainage systems in cities, especially with old sort of infrastructure, can't handle that amount of runoff in that quick of a time," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science.

October 5, 2023

Pralle Discusses Federal Flood Insurance, Flood Maps in Grist Article

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Grist article, "After FEMA overhaul, hundreds of thousands of Americans are forgoing federal flood insurance."

August 22, 2022

Perceived access to PrEP as a critical step in engagement

Elizabeth A. Asiago-Reddy, John McPeak, Riccardo Scarpa, Amy Braksmajer, Nicola Ruszkowski, James McMahon, Andrew S. London
Andrew London and John McPeak assess preferences for and barriers to PrEP access in the U.S. in a study published in PLoS One.
January 26, 2022

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Sarah Pralle examines changes in flood insurance rate maps in Risk Hazard & Crisis in Public Policy

Devin Lea, Sarah Pralle
Pralle, associate professor of political science, and co-authors' findings suggest changes to flood zones on FIRMs occur more often where people have greater socioeconomic means, raising questions of equity for future FIRM appeals and revisions.
June 24, 2021

Pralle talks to Forbes about FEMA's upcoming changes, flood insurance

For homeowners, or prospective buyers, "rising insurance rates could lead to a reduction in home values," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, and "they could be forced to sell at a loss, or even abandon their property." 
March 19, 2021

Pralle discusses updating county flood maps in Cortland Standard

The Cortland County flood map "might show a reasonable flood risk today, but since we don’t make those investment decisions with ramifications far into the future, the maps don’t really help us plan for a different climate," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science. "When we look at flood maps now, the conversations are about the insurance cost," Pralle says. Instead, "we have to get to the point where we talk about these things as risks and how to mitigate these things as well." Read more in the Cortland Standard article, "What Cortland County’s flood map does, and doesn’t, show." 

November 4, 2020

Pralle quoted in CBS News article on flooding in Midwest

Flooding is "a critical national issue that must be addressed more aggressively in an age of climate change," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science. Pralle was interviewed for the CBS News article "Midwest flood damage will likely total more than $1 billion."
March 21, 2019

Hamersma study on parental Medicaid expansions and children's health insurance published in CEP

Sarah Hamersma, Matthew Kim & Brenden Timpe
May 27, 2018

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