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Maxwell School News and Commentary

Purser Weighs in on NY’s Warehouse Worker Protection Act in Syracuse.com Article

June 21, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "As Amazon grows in Clay, NY lawmakers pass bill targeting e-commerce giant’s production quotas."

See related: Labor, State and Local

Yinger Discusses the Effects of School District Consolidation in Columbia Missourian Article

June 21, 2022

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration, was featured in the Columbia Missourian article, "Q&A: The benefits and drawbacks of school district consolidation."

Barkun Speaks to Daily Beast About Conspiracy Theories Targeting Specific People

June 16, 2022

Professor Emeritus Michael Barkun was quoted in the Daily Beast article, "The Very Alive Woman Conspiracy Nuts Say Died of Monkeypox."

See related: Politics

Reeher Quoted in Press-Republican Article on NY Election Messaging, Rising Crime Rates

June 16, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Press-Republican article, "Crime rates dominate NY election conversation."

Banks Reviews the Legal Implications of the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Hearings on CBS News

June 15, 2022

William Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs, joined CBS News to discuss the legal implications of House select committee hearings on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Montez Talks to NPR About the Link Between Politics and Health

June 15, 2022

University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez was interviewed on NPR about the link between politics and health.

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.  

Basketball Legend John Wallace '12 Says Tubman Field Study 'Was an Awesome Experience’

June 15, 2022

The former NBA player is among the many athletes who participated in the summer course at the Harriet Tubman Home.

France’s Highest Civilian Honor

June 15, 2022

Ralph Hockley ’49 was honored with the Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian accolade.

See related: History, Awards & Honors

‘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. 

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