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Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

September 16, 2022

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce three new O’Hanley Faculty Scholars: Margarita Estévez-Abe, Scott Landes and Emily Wiemers.

New Leader, New Name for Maxwell’s Lerner Center

September 13, 2022

Alexandra Punch has taken the helm as director of the renamed Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health. Her appointment in July coincided with the addition of “population health” to the center’s title. 

Basketball Legend’s Gift Turns ‘Frustration to Hope’

August 31, 2022

The Hicker Family Professorship in Renewing Democratic Community has been established with a generous gift by Orange alumnus George Hicker ’68 and his wife, Kathy. Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, has been selected to hold a new professorship.

Brian Taylor to Lead Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

August 15, 2022

Taylor succeeds Margaret “Peg” Hermann, professor of political science and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs, who has led the center since it was the Global Affairs Institute.

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

July 27, 2022
The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.

The Life of Junko Takeda: From Undocumented Student to University History Professor

July 18, 2022
This year, Maxwell's History Department promoted its first Asian-American woman and woman of color to full-time professor.

Alan Allport Named Montgomery Gruber Professor

July 18, 2022

Alan Allport, professor of history, has been named the Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History at the Maxwell School.

New Montonna Professor Named at Maxwell School

July 13, 2022

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates. She will hold the professorship for the 2022-23 academic year. 

London Elected Chair of American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section

June 9, 2022

Professor of Sociology Andrew London was elected chair (one-year term begins in 2022) of the American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section.

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