Maxwell School News and Commentary
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Reeher Weighs in on What Trump Wants From the Midterm Elections in BBC Article
If Republicans gain control of the House, the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol—which recently issued a legal summons ordering Trump to testify—could be dismantled. "He'll claim that vindicates him," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells the BBC.
See related: Government, U.S. Elections, United States
SU-Northeast Clean Energy Council Partnership Benefits Students, Faculty, Businesses
The agreement between Syracuse University and the Northeast Clean Energy Council aims to raise the visibility and impact of emerging research on clean climate technologies; increase engagement in the region for governments and businesses looking to meet their net-zero carbon transitions through clean energy policies and innovations; and create career-building experiential opportunities for students.
See related: Climate Change, New York State, State & Local, Sustainability
McFate Quoted in Federal Times Article on Defense Contractors Donating to Election Deniers
"This is business as usual," Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, tells Federal Times. "It’s a form of corruption, essentially. It’s a well-known problem without a solution."
See related: U.S. Elections, United States
Engelhardt Speaks with CNN About the Increase in Social Security Payments in 2023
Asked about the White House’s assertion that “President Biden’s leadership” is responsible for the increase, Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics, tells CNN: “This assertion is incorrect.”
See related: Economic Policy, United States
Assistant Chief of DC Metro Police Gains Deeper Perspective on Global Affairs in EMIR in DC Program
”It was the partnership with Maxwell and CSIS that took me over top as far as picking a graduate program. It is in person, working in conjunction with a well-respected think tank, and it’s nonpartisan,” says Ashan Benedict, executive assistant chief of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department.
See related: Crime & Violence, Student Experience, Washington, D.C.
Reeher Discusses NY Midterm Elections with CNY Central, Spectrum News, Washington Examiner and WRVO
"If Lee Zeldin were to beat Kathy Hochul, that would be basically a political earthquake in the state of New York," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells WRVO. "That would change the whole complexion of how the state's politics are going to go in the next four years."
See related: Government, New York State, Political Parties, State & Local, U.S. Elections
Monnat and Montez Talk to US News About Their Research on Link Between Policy and Mortality Rates
“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.
See related: Health Policy, Longevity, United States
Research on Racial Disparities in Education by Professors Drake, Shi and Zhu Cited in NY Times
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."
See related: Civil Rights, Education, Race & Ethnicity, United States
Jackson Speaks with TheGrio About the Jan. 6 Insurrection
“Jan. 6 was one of the most palpable, visible and clear challenges to organized government that we’ve seen in the past few generations,” Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science, tells TheGrio.
See related: Government, Race & Ethnicity, U.S. Elections, United States
Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on How Voters Respond to Major News Events in Newsweek Article
Voters often respond to major news events and how those events are framed in the media, however, the news around abortion and immigration were very different events, Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.
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