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Saba Siddiki Named Chapple Professor

March 11, 2022

Saba Siddiki has been named the Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy at the Maxwell School. She is the fourth faculty member to hold the professorship, created in 2006 with a gift from alumnus and Maxwell School Advisory Board member John H. Chapple ’75 B.A. (PSc)/’11 Hon.

Maxwell to Honor Champions of Public Service with Inaugural Awards of Excellence

March 9, 2022

The awards will be presented at an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7. 

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What’s at Stake in Ukraine? Maxwell Faculty Examine the Impact of Russia’s Invasion

March 4, 2022

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion and Q&A Monday, titled “What’s at Stake in Ukraine?” The event brought together respected faculty experts who examined the repercussions of Russia’s invasion.

Geography and the Environment Department Welcomes Two Scholars

February 17, 2022

At the start of the spring 2022 semester, the Maxwell School’s Geography and the Environment Department welcomed two new faculty members, one of whom was hired as part of the University’s research clusters initiative.

Maxwell’s Washington Programs Welcome Scholars and Senior-Level Practitioners

February 9, 2022

Former Secretary of the U.S. Army Ryan D. McCarthy has joined the Maxwell School’s Washington, D.C., office as a Dean’s Scholar in Residence. He is joined this academic year by eight scholars and senior-level practitioners who are sharing their expertise with students as adjunct professors in Maxwell’s Washington undergraduate and graduate programs.

Perreault Receives CLAG Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

February 4, 2022
The award is given in recognition for a corpus of important published work or other significant contribution toward Latin American geography.

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In Memoriam: Peter T. Marsh, ‘Gifted Teacher, Accomplished Scholar’

February 4, 2022
Peter T. Marsh, professor emeritus of history, died at home in Birmingham, England, on Jan. 4. Marsh joined the Maxwell School in 1967 and served as department chair from 1968-70.

Action for a Sustainable Future

January 31, 2022
An internship with Syracuse University’s Sustainability Management team provided hands-on experience and complimented Naomi Weinflash's majors in policy studies and citizenship and civic engagement. 

Monmonier Named a 2021 American Association of Geographers Fellow

January 18, 2022
Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, was named a 2021 Fellow by the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Fellows are chosen for their contributions to geographic research, advancement of practice, and careers devoted to strengthening the field of geography, including teaching and mentoring.

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