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Hranchak Quoted in Newsweek Article on House Speaker Mike Johnson’s US aid Package for Ukraine

"I hope that the change in the rhetoric of Speaker Mike Johnson will become the first step in a rethinking of the Russian threat by American politicians," says Tetiana Hranchak, visiting assistant teaching professor in the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.

April 22, 2024

‘Engaged and Accomplished’ Alumni Honored With Maxwell Centennial Awards

Four remarkable individuals will be among the honorees at the Maxwell School’s centennial celebration planned for May 31 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. 

April 22, 2024

Taylor Discusses ‘Trump 2.0’ With the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, says a key feature of Trump 2.0 would likely be that the president would not have as many Russia-sceptics in his sphere. "If Trump is elected in 2024, he will surround himself with people who adhere to his worldview and are therefore less hostile to Russia and more sympathetic to Putin."

April 22, 2024

Women’s Role in Violence and UN Women, Peace, and Security Agenda

Çağlayan Başer

“Women’s Role in Violence and UN Women, Peace, and Security Agenda,” authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Çağlayan Başer, was published in Alternatif Politika.

April 19, 2024

Two Maxwell Alums to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2024 Syracuse University Commencement

Jim Boeheim ’66, G’73, former Syracuse men’s basketball coach and special assistant to the director of athletics; and William “Bill” Brodsky ’65, L’68, chairman of a specialized investment firm and an investment management firm, will be recognized with honorary degrees from Syracuse University at the 2024 Commencement on Sunday, May 12.

April 19, 2024

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Thomas Keck Named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

The prestigious honor will support the Maxwell political scientist’s research on judicial responses to free speech restrictions in the United States and Europe. 

April 19, 2024

Pay-to-Stay as Stategraft

Gabriela Kirk-Werner, April D. Fernandes. Brittany Friedman

“Pay-to-Stay as Stategraft,” co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Gabriela Kirk-Werner, was published in the Wisconsin Law Review.

April 18, 2024

University Names 2024-25 Remembrance Scholars

The scholarships, now in their 35th year, were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the students studying in London and Florence through Syracuse University who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. 

April 18, 2024

Boris Sanchez ’09 Named 2024 A&S | Maxwell Convocation Speaker

The award-winning CNN anchor will provide the keynote address at the May 11 event.

April 18, 2024

The Dynamic Sustainability Lab: Creating a Sustainable Future

“We try to explain the environmental, economic and social benefits as well as possible unintended consequences and risks of the net-zero transition to decision makers,” says Jay Golden, founder and director of the lab and the Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance in the Maxwell School.

April 17, 2024

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