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Schwartz quoted in EdSurge article on challenges of student mobility

June 23, 2021
"It’s not like kids are moving from Boston to Chicago to LA and then back again,” says Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs. "Kids for whom housing instability is a problem, many of them are moving around in the same urban area."

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).

Lasch-Quinn explores useful philosophy of Bridgerton in Zócalo

May 27, 2021
Professor Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn's article, "Can 'Bridgerton' Teach Us How to Live?," was published in Zócalo.

McCormick quoted in Associated Press article on deadly protests in Colombia

May 10, 2021
Police in Colombia have been "armed to the teeth" for decades as they fought along the military against guerrillas and drug traffickers, says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, noting that has led to a broader culture of law enforcement favoring a hard-line response. 

Shana Gadarian Earns Prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

April 28, 2021
Gadarian is the third Maxwell faculty member to earn the award in the past four years.

Jackson quoted in Vox article on police reform

April 27, 2021
Following the Derek Chauvin verdict, President Joe Biden called for changing policing by "acknowledging and confronting, head-on, systemic racism and the racial disparities that exist in policing and in our criminal justice system more broadly." One such idea is to abolish the police. Proponents think communities can work together to regulate themselves without "anti-Black, white supremacist institutions," like the American criminal justice system and policing—which got its start with slave patrols—according to Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science. Read more in the Vox article, "9 ideas to solve the broken institution of policing." 

Jackson quoted in the Guardian article on the use of tasers by police

April 21, 2021
"The reforms haven’t changed the way that especially black and brown folks experience policing,” says Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science. "We are still seeing the same violence…Whatever tools that police officers have at their disposal will be used to physically harm those people, whether it’s a billy club, hose, a dog, a Taser or a gun."

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