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Taylor Weighs in on Putin’s State of Mind in Foreign Policy and Riddle Articles

March 9, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Foreign Policy article, "Has Putin Lost the Plot?" He also authored an article, "Has Putin Lost It?" that was published by Riddle.

What’s at Stake in Ukraine? Maxwell Faculty Examine the Impact of Russia’s Invasion

March 4, 2022

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion and Q&A Monday, titled “What’s at Stake in Ukraine?” The event brought together respected faculty experts who examined the repercussions of Russia’s invasion.

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).  

McDowell Discusses the Financial Sanctions Targeting Russia with Marketplace and the Washington Post

March 3, 2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Daniel McDowell discussed the financial sanctions imposed by the West on Russia with Marketplace and in his article published in the Washington Post.

Taylor Interviewed by 3AW Radio, Daily Express and Fox Nation on the Conflict in Ukraine

March 1, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor discussed Russia, Putin and the conflict in Ukraine with 3AW Radio, Daily Express and Fox Nation.

Taylor Discusses Putin, Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine with BBC News Brazil, Washington Post, WETM

February 25, 2022
Professor Brian Taylor talks to BBC News Brazil, the Washington Post and WETM about Putin and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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." 

Taylor Talks to Washington Post, Radio Free Europe, WSYR About Putin, Russia-Ukraine Crisis

February 21, 2022
Professor Brian Taylor discusses Putin and the Russia-Ukraine crisis with Radio Free Europe, the Washington Post and WSYR.

Griffiths Comments on Secession Movements in the US in CSM Article

February 3, 2022
Rarely has there been a time in American history without some kind of active secession movement, but calls for separation today are often more fragmented. Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, says many of these groups are too small even for his database.

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.

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