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Landes Piece on COVID’s Impact on Immunocompromised People Published by Hastings Center

November 22, 2022

"Moving On from Covid? Immunocompromised People Can’t," written by Associate Professor of Sociology Scott Landes, was published by the Hastings Center.

Monnat and Montez Talk to US News About Their Research on Link Between Policy and Mortality Rates

November 2, 2022

“State policies, which have been relatively ignored in research on explanations for U.S. mortality trends, turn out to be really important for understanding geographic disparities in mortality,” Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology, tells U.S. News & World Report.

Montez Discusses New Research on Link Between Policy and Mortality Rates With NBC News, USA Today

October 28, 2022

If states had adopted liberal policies across the board, University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez and her co-authors calculated that 171,030 lives would have been saved in 2019 alone; on the flip side, conservative policies in all states would have led to an additional 217,635 working-age deaths.

Monnat Comments on Increase in US Suicide Rates in Grid Article

October 14, 2022

“There might be a small drop in one or two years, but the long-term trend has been an increase,” says Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology. She was interviewed for the Grid article, "U.S. suicide rates rose again in 2021, ending a brief decline during the covid pandemic."

Monnat Research on Mortality Trends Featured in New York Times Article

October 6, 2022

Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was also interviewed for the story, "‘There Are Two Americas Now: One With a B.A. and One Without’." 

Research by Rubinstein, Lane on Lead Poisoning and Community Violence Featured on CNY Central

September 16, 2022

Research on the relationship between lead poisoning and community violence by Robert Rubinstein, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, and Sandra Lane, professor of anthropology by courtesy appointment, was featured on the CNY Central segment, "Could Syracuse's lead paint problem be causing more youth violence? Researchers think so."

Wolf Discusses New Research on Paid Sick Leave with Canadian HR Reporter

September 13, 2022

Professor Emeritus Douglas Wolf was interviewed for the Canadian HR Reporter article, "Mandated paid sick leave a matter of life and death: Report."

Maxwell Faculty Research on Paid Sick Leave, Mortality Rate Cited by CBS News, CTV News

September 1, 2022

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was featured in CBS News and CTV News articles.

Montez Talks to Scientific American About the Growing Mortality Gap Between GOP and Dem Areas

July 20, 2022

University Professor and demographer Jennifer Karas Montez was quoted in the Scientific American article, "People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties."

Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com

May 19, 2022

"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.

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