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Murphy Receives James A. Rawley Prize for her Book, ‘The Creole Archipelago’
The American Historical Association has awarded Tessa Murphy, associate professor of history, the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History. The award was created in 1998 and is offered annually to recognize outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century.
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Alumnus Says MPA Provided a Global Perspective, Preparing Him for Career with the World Bank
Hugo Brousset ’13 works with the bank’s Partnership for Economic Inclusion, focusing on social protection with a global scope.
See related: Global Governance, Latin America & the Caribbean, Washington, D.C.
Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship
Margaret Talev will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School. She will assume the position in January.
See related: Government, Media & Journalism, Promotions & Appointments
Online E.M.P.A. Students Connect with Colleagues and Campus
A group of 12 midcareer professionals seeking to make first-ever campus memories and connect with new faces participated in the Maxwell School’s Online Executive Master of Public Administration (E.M.P.A.) Immersion Weekend, which took place during Orange Central.
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DC Attorney Credits Her Maxwell Mentor for Successful Career in International Human Rights
Zuleika Rivera ’15 B.A. (PSc/PSt) is the LGBTI program officer for the D.C.-based International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights. "It was through her [Gladys McCormick] that I discovered there are careers in the human rights field,” says Rivera.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Creator of the 1619 Project, Discusses Her Groundbreaking Work
The event, co-sponsored by the Maxwell School, was moderated by Jessica Lynn Elliott, a fourth-year Ph.D. history student.
See related: Civil Rights, Race & Ethnicity, 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
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.
Maxwell Undergraduate Student Forges a Rich Academic Path
Dominic Chiappone is making the most of his undergraduate experience. A member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, he is a double major in history at the Maxwell School and College of Arts and Sciences and broadcast and digital journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
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Training Fiscal Leaders for the Department of Defense
Students in the program complete coursework to earn an executive master of public administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a master of business administration degree with a concentration in business analytics from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management.
See related: Student Experience, United States