Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Racial Resentment and Support for COVID-19 Travel Bans in the United States
"Racial resentment and support for COVID-19 travel bans in the United States," co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Gadarian was published in Political Science Research and Methods.
See related: COVID-19, Political Parties, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Moving Policies Toward Racial and Ethnic Equality: The Case of SNAP
"Moving policies toward racial and ethnic equality: The case of the supplemental nutrition assistance program," co-authored by economists Alfonso Flores-Lagunes and Hugo Jales, was published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
See related: Economic Policy, Food Security, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Flores-Lagunes Comments on Biden’s Nomination for Federal Reserve Board in Bloomberg Article
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, says the nomination [of Adriana Kugler] is “fundamental,” calling the lack of Hispanic representation at the Fed a “glaring aspect of inequality” in the U.S.
See related: Federal, LatinX, United States
Policy Studies Alumna Ashia Aubourg Advocates for Food Justice
After graduating in 2018, Aubourg launched a digital community that unearths underrepresented narratives within food, travel and culture.
See related: Black, Food Security, Nutrition, Social Justice, United States, Urban Issues
Pearson Study on Southern White Migrants and the Political Landscape Featured in The Economist
Between 1900 and 1940, roughly five million southern whites left former Confederate states and neighboring Oklahoma. In a peer-reviewed study to be published later this year, Thomas Pearson, assistant professor of economics, and his co-authors found that this group was not just greater in number, but, as they spread their culture and attitudes, perhaps in political influence, too.
See related: Migration, Political Parties, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Art Museum Faculty Fellow Heather Law Pezzarossi Weaves Indigenous Baskets Into Lesson Plan
The assistant professor of anthropology has provided her students with a unique research opportunity.
See related: Archaeology, Awards & Honors, Native American, Student Experience, United States
White Discusses His Research on History of Racial Inequality in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
“We sort of show at least some suggestive survey evidence that talking to people very explicitly and straightforwardly about these historical reasons why inequality persists can at least at the margins make people more open to thinking about race in a more structural way [and] taking inequality seriously,” says Steven White, assistant professor of political science.
See related: Race & Ethnicity, United States
Tessa Murphy Named Humanities Faculty Fellow for Research on Histories of Enslaved People
The associate professor of history is working on a book and publicly accessible database of people who were enslaved in British Crown colonies in the Caribbean.
See related: Awards & Honors, Colonialism, Latin America & the Caribbean, Race & Ethnicity
Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020
"Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020," authored by Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology, was published in the ANNALS of of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
See related: Addiction, Gender and Sex, Longevity, Opioids, Race & Ethnicity, Rural Issues, United States, Urban Issues
Taylor Hamilton ’18 MPA/MA (IR) to Spend a Year in Asia as a Luce Scholar
The Maxwell School alum aspires to work as an urbanist and spatial equity advocate.
See related: Awards & Honors, East Asia, Race & Ethnicity, Social Justice, South Asia, State & Local, Urban Issues