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Maxwell School Launches Center for Policy Design and Governance

July 7, 2022
It will serve as a hub for scholars, policymakers and students to examine the design and impact of policies that communities use to solve public problems. 

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Himmelreich Receives Camilla Stivers Best Article Award from Public Management Research Association

June 23, 2022

"Artificial Intelligence and Administrative Evil," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Johannes Himmelreich, was awarded the Camilla Stivers Best Article Award by the Public Management Research Association. 

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.

Ukraine Crisis Highlights Varied Humanitarian Response

June 15, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty’s research explores how discrimination toward vulnerable people fleeing conflict can have a damaging impact.  

‘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. 

MPA/MA (IR) Student Selected as a 2022 Boren Fellow

June 10, 2022

Christopher Beardsley, an M.P.A./M.A. (IR) student, has been named a 2022 Boren Fellow. Boren Awards fund students to study critical languages through immersive experiences abroad. Applicants must articulate a commitment to public service and national security.

London Elected Chair of American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section

June 9, 2022

Professor of Sociology Andrew London was elected chair (one-year term begins in 2022) of the American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section.

Syracuse University to launch Washington, DC-based Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

June 9, 2022

A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the center will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

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Herrold Awarded Fulbright to Study Grassroots Community Change in Serbia

June 8, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, is heading to Serbia for seven months in the Spring 2023 semester. She will live and work in local communities there, interact extensively with local residents and collaborate with scholars at the University of Belgrade.

‘We are a New Generation of Young and Enthusiastic Leaders’

May 17, 2022

Jahongir Aminjanov ’22 shares refugee experience in his Graduate Convocation address.

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