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Reeher Weighs in on Changing NY Sentencing Rules in Syracuse.com Article

November 29, 2022

Grant Reeher, professor of political science says the bills sound like they make sense and they could not only help lower some of the expensive costs of incarceration, but also help with some social issues. “But politically, the timing of these things couldn’t be worse,” Reeher says.

Yinger Quoted in Economist Article on Decline in Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

November 28, 2022

"I think it’s fair to say that there’s still some discrimination, but it’s not very common," says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs.

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Creator of the 1619 Project, Discusses Her Groundbreaking Work

November 10, 2022

The event, co-sponsored by the Maxwell School, was moderated by  Jessica Lynn Elliott, a fourth-year Ph.D. history student.

Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times

November 1, 2022

The work of Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was referenced in the article, "Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think."

Campbell Piece on Historical Legacy of European Colonialism Published on CounterPunch

September 28, 2022

"Queen Elizabeth II and the Weight of History," written by Professor of Political Science Horace Campbell, was published on CounterPunch.org. 

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White Study on Exposure to Historical Information on Racial Inequality Featured in NBC News Article

August 12, 2022

"Historical information and beliefs about racial inequality," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Steven White, was featured in the NBC News article, "Teachers say in new survey they’re being told not to talk about racism and race."

Research by Monnat, Sun Cited in New York Times Article on COVID Vaccination Rates

August 5, 2022

A research study on COVID vaccination rates co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat and Ph.D. student Yue Sun was cited in the New York Times article, "In Rural America, COVID Hits Black and Hispanic People Hardest."

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast

June 21, 2022
Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed on the FreshEd podcast about academic apartheid and race and the criminalization of failure in U.S. schools. 

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

June 15, 2022

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

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