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Gadarian Discusses the Senate-Blocked Women's Health Protection Act in France 24 Article

May 12, 2022

Professor Shana Gadarian was quoted in the France 24 article, "US Republicans block Senate bill to protect access to abortion."

Keck Comments on the Crisis Within the Supreme Court in Politico

May 11, 2022

Thomas Keck, Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, was quoted in the Politico article, "Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe is still the only one circulated inside Supreme Court."

Reeher Weighs in on the Election Effect of the Threat to Roe v. Wade in Press Republican, Newsday

May 6, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Newsday article "Experts: Roe v. Wade alters NY election dynamics," and the Press Republican article "Hochul: Access to reproductive care 'human right'"

Reeher Talks to the Washington Examiner About Democrats Losing Hispanic Voters

April 20, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Washington Examiner article "Democrats lose Hispanic and blue-collar voters at same time."

Ackerman Examines Two Nationalist Insurrections to Explain Origin of the Mass Party in New Book

March 3, 2022
Edwin Ackerman examines two nationalist insurrections that were largely composed of a peasant-base in Mexico in 1921 and Bolivia in 1952 in his new book, "Origins of the Mass Party: Dispossession and the Party-Form in Mexico and Bolivia in Comparative Perspective" (University of Oxford Press, 2021).  

Monnat's Research Cited in NY Times Article on Trump, Canadian Truckers' Protests

February 22, 2022
A study co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was cited in the New York Times article, "There’s a Reason Trump Loves the Truckers." 

Gadarian Discusses FL 15-Week Abortion Ban, Elections in TB Times

February 2, 2022
A bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is sailing through the GOP-controlled Legislature in Florida. Professor Shana Kushner Gadarian says she doesn’t expect the restriction will affect Florida Republicans’ support this election cycle.

Keck Talks to Newsweek, WAER About SCOTUS Justice Breyer's Retirement

January 31, 2022
"Biden's replacement of Breyer will have minimal immediate short-term impact on the court," Thomas Keck, professor of political science and Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, tells Newsweek. "There will still be a 6-3 conservative majority." Keck also spoke with WAER about Justice Breyer's retirement.

Reeher Discusses Rep. Katko's Retirement With The Hill, WRVO

January 20, 2022
Rep. John Katko (R-NY 24th District) announced his retirement last week, creating an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a seat. But some experts warn that nominating someone who is too far to the left could turn off moderate voters, such as those who voted for both Biden and Katko in 2020.

Banks Talks to CNY Central, WAER One Year After Jan. 6 Insurrection

January 13, 2022
Professor Emeritus William C. Banks worries the disinformation that fueled the attack on the U.S. Capitol one year ago will lead to additional unrest in the future.

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