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As a New Leader Takes the Helm, South Asia Center Receives Over $1 Million in Federal Grants

December 19, 2022

Prema Kurien was named director of the center as it received funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hamid Ekbia, PhD, Appointed Director of Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

December 15, 2022
Hamid Ekbia, professor of informatics, cognitive science, data science and international studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, has been appointed as University Professor at Syracuse University and will serve as the next director of its Autonomous Systems Policy Institute (ASPI). 

Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute

November 15, 2022
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.

Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee

October 11, 2022

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.

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.

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