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Bhan Discusses the Himalayan Community of Brogpa in VICE Article

May 5, 2022

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, was quoted in the VICE article, "This ‘Aryan’ Community’s ‘Exotic’ Clothes and Polyamorous Marriages Mask Other Truths."

Silverstein Comments on Multigenerational Living in New York Times Article

March 31, 2022

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging, was quoted in the New York Times article, "The Nuclear Family Is No Longer the Norm. Good."

Lutz Examines How Social Contexts and Culture Affect Parenting Decisions in New Book

February 17, 2022
Amy Lutz, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is the co-author of a new book, "Parenting in Privilege or Peril: How Social Inequality Enables or Derails the American Dream" (Teachers College Press, 2021). The book examines how social contexts and culture affect parenting decisions. 

Tracking COVID’s Toll

December 21, 2021

Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction.

Harrington Meyer quoted in NY Times piece on vacationing with grandparents

July 19, 2021
Madonna Harrington Meyer, university professor of sociology and author of "Grandmothers at Work," is included in the New York Times article, "How to Have a Fun, Multigenerational Family Vacation." 

Michelmore featured in WAER article on changes to Child Tax Credit

July 6, 2021
Katherine Michelmore, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was featured in the WAER article, "Could New Child Tax Credit End Poverty for Many US Children? SU Expert on Impact." 

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

June 1, 2021
Christopher Faricy was quoted in the article, "Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years."

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