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Pralle Talks to High Country News About Floodplain Mapping, Flood Insurance

September 19, 2022

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the High Country News article, "Rising rivers don’t necessarily follow the lines on a map."

Winders Presents at White House Summit on Advanced Air Mobility

August 16, 2022

Jamie Winders, professor of geography and the environment and founding director of the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute, was among the presenters offering perspectives on advanced air mobility technologies at a White House summit in Washington, D.C., last week.

Wilson Talks to Inside Climate News About the EPA, the Supreme Court and Climate Policy

August 4, 2022

Bob Wilson, associate professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in the Inside Climate News article, "After It Narrowed the EPA’s Authority, Talks of Expanding the Supreme Court Garner New Support."

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

July 27, 2022
The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.

Coffel Quoted in Washington Post Article on Deadly Heatwaves

July 13, 2022

Ethan Coffel, assistant professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in the Washington Post article, "When the Weather Gets Hot Enough To Kill."

Huber’s “Climate Change as Class War” Reviewed by Real Change News

July 7, 2022

"Climate Change as Class War: Building Socialism on a Warming Planet," written by Professor Matthew Huber, was reviewed by Real Change News.

Bendix Speaks with the Weather Channel About Climate Change, Drought and Fireworks

June 29, 2022

Jacob Bendix, professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in the Weather Channel article, "Why Fireworks, Drought and Climate Change Are A Dangerous Combination."

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.

Huber Discusses His New Book, “Climate Change as Class War,” in The Nation

June 14, 2022

Matther Huber, professor of geography and the environment, discussed his new book, "Climate Change as Class War," in The Nation article, "The Green Transition Must Be Union-Powered."

Huber Explores the Climate Change Crisis as a Class Problem in New Book

June 8, 2022

Huber, professor of geography and the environment, focuses on the everyday material struggle of the working-class over access to energy, food, housing and transportation. Huber argues that these necessities are core industries that need to be decarbonized.

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