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Seth Jolly Appointed Chair of Political Science Department

The associate professor of political science succeeds Shana Kushner Gadarian, who became associate dean of research on Jan. 1.

January 22, 2024

‘We Left Everything Because Life was More Precious,’ says Visiting Scholar from Ukraine

Since fleeing Kyiv at the start of the Russian invasion, Tetiana Hranchak has found community and continued her work in the Maxwell School.

November 13, 2023

Gift Supports Professor's Work at the Intersection of Human Nature and Political Thought

Dennis Rasmussen is the first recipient of a fellowship created with a gift from Stephen Hagerty '93 M.P.A. and his wife, Lisa Altenbernd '93 M.P.A.

November 8, 2023

Maxwell Sociologists Honored and Elected to Leadership Positions at ASA Annual Meeting

Prema Kurien and Janet M. Wilmoth received awards, and several faculty colleagues were elected to roles in the American Sociological Association. 

October 4, 2023

Maxwell School Announces Recent Faculty Additions

The Maxwell School welcomes 16 new faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.
August 31, 2023

Johanna Dunaway Named Research Director for the Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

The political scientist and media scholar will engage colleagues and students in nonpartisan, evidence-based research to foster dialogue in the public’s interest. 

August 30, 2023

Shana Kushner Gadarian Named Maxwell School’s Associate Dean for Research

In her new role, Gadarian will help students and faculty develop their research projects and secure funding to advance scholarly pursuits.

August 29, 2023

Daniel McDowell Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee, Joins Atlantic Council

The Maxwell School associate professor of political science has been sought for the expertise he shared in his recent book, ‘Bucking the Buck.’

August 4, 2023

Maxwell School Announces 2023 Faculty Promotions

Six faculty members were granted tenure and promoted to associate professor and three were promoted to professor.

July 31, 2023

Dimitar Gueorguiev Named Maxwell School Scholar in US-China/Asia Relations

The position was created with a gift by Syracuse University alumni Yang Ni and Xiaoqing Li to strengthen connections between Maxwell faculty and scholars in China and Asia.

July 26, 2023

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