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Executive Education grad serves on panel merging mental health, addiction services

May 17, 2021
Lisa Hoeschele ’03 M.A. (PA) recently served on a committee guiding a merger of NY's Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports.

Landes speaks to PBS about COVID-19 vaccines for people with IDD

April 1, 2021
"It's not been surprising, on one hand, that states have not prioritized this group, because that's historically been the case," says Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology. "It's been disappointing, because the evidence was there pre-pandemic and the evidence is there now that this group is at higher risk." 

Jackson talks about Black women's experiences with COVID-19 in GenForward

March 16, 2021
In their article, "This Women’s History Month, Recognize Black Women’s Efforts To Save Ourselves," published by the GenForward Survey, Assistant Professor of Political Science Jenn Jackson discusses Black women's experiences with COVID-19.

Landes talks to CBS about COVID-19 reporting of people with IDD

March 11, 2021
Scott Landes, associate professor of sociology and co-author of a recent study that found that those with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) living in group homes may be more likely to die from COVID-19, says the pandemic has exposed shortcomings in the medical community "as we've made decisions on who we collect data on, what we report, who we emphasize, who gets prioritization."

Michelmore quoted in MarketWatch article on the American Rescue Plan

March 8, 2021
Undoing the earned income threshold is a particular benefit to Black and Latino children who disproportionately live in households falling underneath the earned income threshold, says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.

Michelmore discusses the child tax credit on Marketplace

February 25, 2021
"The kids who don’t receive the full credit right now are predominantly kids who are lower income, many who are living in poverty, and many who are either Black or Latino," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 

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