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Internship Brings ‘Full Circle’ Moment

June 14, 2021

University alumnus and Maxwell Advisory Board member David Kelso ’68 made a gift to support internships in the Syracuse Police Department. 

Abdelaaty talks to New Books Network about her book "Discrimination and Delegation"

June 8, 2021
Lamis Abelaaty, assistant professor of political science, spoke with the New Books Network about her recently published book "Discrimination and Delegation: Explaining State Responses to Refugees" (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Elizabeth Cohen discusses immigration policy in 2021 in AlterNet piece

April 30, 2021
"From a failure to rescind the former president's Title 42, causing almost all recent asylum-seekers to be expelled from the U.S., to President Biden's equivocation on the 2021 refugee cap, it's almost impossible to find good news about immigration policy in 2021," writes Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science.

Burman piece on Biden's capital gains tax proposal published in Forbes

April 30, 2021
 "This [proposal] is a significant reform that would close loopholes that fuel inefficient tax sheltering and make the income tax more progressive, and help pay for some of Biden’s domestic policy wish list," writes Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. 

Purser quoted in Law360 article on extended CDC anti-eviction order

April 2, 2021
"The need for rental assistance and a massive influx of cash to deal with this is really, really great," says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. "The question now is what will happen [after] June." 

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Landes speaks to PBS about COVID-19 vaccines for people with IDD

April 1, 2021
"It's not been surprising, on one hand, that states have not prioritized this group, because that's historically been the case," says Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology. "It's been disappointing, because the evidence was there pre-pandemic and the evidence is there now that this group is at higher risk." 

Popp weighs in on Biden's green stimulus spending in NY Times, Guardian

March 31, 2021
"Unless they can pair it with a policy that forces people to reduce emissions, a big spending bill doesn’t have a big impact," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. But, he adds, "spending money is politically easier than passing policies to cut emissions."

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