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Gadarian Quoted in BNN Bloomberg, USA Today Articles on Politics and Abortion

Trump's position “allows for competitiveness of Democrats in states where these state bans are still in flux, and where Democrats have the potential to put constitutional amendments up for the voters to vote directly on,” says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science. “That has been a story that’s been pretty successful so far for Democrats.”

April 17, 2024

Electoral Rewards and Punishments for Trade Compensation

Minju Kim, Robert Gulotty

“Electoral Rewards and Punishments for Trade Compensation,” co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Minju Kim, was published in World Politics.

April 16, 2024

Murrett Speaks With Newsweek and VOA News About the War in Ukraine

Vice Adm. Robert Murrett (Ret.), professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, says current constraints on Ukraine's military forces come ahead of the spring fighting season and the prospect of a further push by Russia to capitalize on its momentum on the battlefield. 

April 16, 2024

Yingyi Ma Article on the Threat US Security Policies Pose to AI Leadership Published by Brookings

“Immigrants, notably those from the Chinese community, have been instrumental in driving innovation in AI and America’s broader high-tech industry, which suffers from a domestic ‘talent crisis.’ Addressing this challenge demands more favorable immigration policies...and a reduction in the hostility faced by Chinese scientists,” writes Yingyi Ma, professor of sociology.

April 13, 2024

Blockwood Discusses the Need for Bipartisan Support in Resolving Immigration Issues in The Fulcrum

“Let’s champion bipartisan efforts without fear of being labeled xenophobic or appearing to cede ground to one’s political base. ...Let’s not miss the opportunity for actual, meaningful reform because of bitterness, a partisan grudge or chance to show one side has been wrong on this issue all along,” writes James-Christian Blockwood, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.

April 12, 2024

Natalie Koch Speaks on ‘Arid Empire’ for Arizona State Library

The Maxwell School professor’s recent book is relevant as the state grapples with controversy over a Saudi dairy company’s farming.

April 11, 2024

O’Keefe Talks to TheStreet and TIME About the Space Around Earth, Returning to the Moon

The ever-increasing crowds of junk orbiting the planet is an "accident waiting to happen," says Sean O'Keefe, University Professor and former NASA administrator. "It's the equivalency of looking at traffic jams on the interstate highways." 

April 10, 2024

Social Infrastructure Availability and Suicide Rates among Working-Age Adults in the United States

Xue Zhang, Danielle C. Rhubart, Shannon M. Monnat

“Social Infrastructure Availability and Suicide Rates among Working-Age Adults in the United States,” co-authored by Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World.

April 10, 2024

Reeher Quoted in The Hill, Newsweek Articles on the 2024 Presidential Election, Congress

"Even though there have been rumors of further resignations on the Republican side of the aisle, in part as a reaction to Donald Trump capturing the nomination, I have a hard time seeing the party voluntarily giving the majority and the speakership to the Democrats," says Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

April 5, 2024

Shifting Cohort Patterns in the Use of Drugs with Elevated Overdose Risk in the United States

Kira England, Liying Luo, Ashton M Verdery, Shannon M Monnat

“Shifting Cohort Patterns in the Use of Drugs with Elevated Overdose Risk in the United States,” co-authored by Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat, was published in Social Problems.

April 3, 2024

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