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Mosher Weighs in on Schenectady’s Nickname Campaign in Albany Times Union Article

Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment department, says it’s not uncommon for localities to cast about for a new identity. “American communities have been reinventing themselves since the 19th century and this is generally how they attracted business and tourists.”  

December 6, 2022

Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

Margaret Talev will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School. She will assume the position in January.

November 15, 2022

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

July 27, 2022

Van Slyke Talks to CNN About the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

Dean David Van Slyke spoke with CNN about the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a DC-based joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools that will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

July 25, 2022

Brockway Discusses the Need for a Framework to Describe the Far-Right in NBC News Piece

"January 6, Trump and the rise of America's dangerous 'shadow gospel'," co-authored by Mark Brockway, a faculty fellow in political science, was published by NBC News. 

July 22, 2022

Barkun Speaks to Daily Beast About Conspiracy Theories Targeting Specific People

Professor Emeritus Michael Barkun was quoted in the Daily Beast article, "The Very Alive Woman Conspiracy Nuts Say Died of Monkeypox."

June 16, 2022

New Graduate Hailey Womer Co-Authors Washington Post Article Based on Honors Thesis

"We couldn’t find religious bias in news coverage of the Supreme Court," co-authored by recent graduate Hailey Womer and Mark Brockway, faculty fellow in political science, was published in the Washington Post.

June 2, 2022

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