Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Madonna Harrington Meyer Reappointed as University Professor
In recognition of exceptional scholarship and innovative academic and professional activities, Madonna Harrington Meyer has been reappointed to a four-year term as University Professors, one of the highest honors the University bestows on faculty members.
Anthropologist Christopher DeCorse Named Distinguished Professor
Christopher DeCorse, professor and chair of anthropology, has been recognized for exemplary stature in his academic field by being named Distinguished Professor, one of the highest honors awarded faculty at Syracuse University.
Michael Williams Joins International Studies Association’s Governing Council
Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs and director of the master of arts in international relations program, has been elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association and the Executive Committee of the Governing Council for 2023-24.
David Van Slyke Reappointed to 5-Year Term as Maxwell School Dean
As a New Leader Takes the Helm, South Asia Center Receives Over $1 Million in Federal Grants
Prema Kurien was named director of the center as it received funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
See related: Grant Awards, Promotions & Appointments, South Asia
Hamid Ekbia, PhD, Appointed Director of Autonomous Systems Policy Institute
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Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship
Margaret Talev will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School. She will assume the position in January.
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Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee
Peter Wilcoxen, Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, is one of twenty members and one government observer who have been named as part of the establishment of the committee. The new committee will provide information and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
See related: Climate Change, Promotions & Appointments, United States
Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars
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
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.