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Heflin Discusses Teen Food Insecurity, Education on This Week in Sociological Perspective Podcast

March 7, 2022

Professor Colleen Heflin was interviewed on the This Week in Sociological Perspective podcast about her upcoming paper, "Exposure to Food Insecurity during Adolescence and Educational Attainment."

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." 

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. 

Grant Funds Syracuse Housing Research

December 17, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology at the Maxwell School, is part of a three-member team that has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to investigate how building local power among tenants can enhance community health and well-being.

Heflin Quoted in Associated Press Article on Food Insecurity Among Military Families

November 15, 2021
Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs, is quoted in the Associated Press article, "Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity."

Purser Discusses Rent Relief, Eviction Moratorium

October 4, 2021
Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, appeared on WCNY's most recent episode of CONNECT NY, "The State of Homeownership."

Garcia discusses structural racism, COVID-19 outcomes in Public Health Post blog

September 20, 2021
"The Devastating Toll of Structural Racism," written by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia and Ph.D. student Claire Pendergrast, was published in Public Health Post.

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