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Engelhardt Speaks to the Washington Post About the Impact of Inflation on Retirees

March 28, 2022

Professor Gary Engelhardt was quoted in the Washington Post article "Fewer hot showers, less meat: How retirees on fixed incomes are dealing with inflation." 

Williams Discusses Biden’s Meeting with NATO Allies with the Washington Times, KCBS Radio

March 26, 2022

Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, spoke with the Washington Times and KCBS Radio about President Biden's emergency summit with NATO allies.

Lovely Weighs in on Economic Interconnectedness of Russia-China-US in NY Times, Washington Post

March 25, 2022

Professor Mary Lovely spoke with the New York Times, the Washington Examiner and the Washington Post about U.S. sanctions on Russia and the implications for Russia.

Maxwell Advocate Award Posthumously Honors Sociologist, Champion of Equity

March 25, 2022
The work of the late Charles V. Willie extended well beyond academia, as he applied his scholarship to issues of equity and social justice. 

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Herrold Wins Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize

March 25, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School, has been awarded the Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize for her book, “Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond” (Oxford University Press, 2020). The prize was awarded in November 2021 by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).

Two Maxwell Students Named 2022 University Scholars

March 24, 2022

Two Maxwell students, Gretchen Coleman and Thomas Shaw, have been named 2022 University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

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Abdelaaty Explains Europe’s Differing Responses to Refugees in Washington Post, Yahoo News

March 23, 2022

"European countries are welcoming Ukrainian refugees. It was a different story in 2015," written by Assistant Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, was published in the Washington Post. Abdelaaty was also quoted in the Yahoo News article, "Does the Ukrainian refugee response expose a European double standard? Experts weigh in."

Herrold’s “Delta Democracy” Reviewed in Ethics & International Affairs, Mediterranean Politics

March 23, 2022

"Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond," written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Catherine Herrold, was reviewed in Ethics & International Affairs and in Mediterranean Politics.

Taylor Talks to Christian Science Monitor About Putin’s Autocratic Leadership Style

March 22, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article "Putin bares the flaws of autocracy for world to see."

Gueorguiev Explores How Chinese Communist Party Has Maintained Power in New Book

March 22, 2022

Maxwell School faculty member Dimitar Gueorguiev investigates how the Chinese Communist Party has maintained power in the People’s Republic of China throughout reforms and rapid development in his new book, “Retrofitting Leninism: Participation without Democracy in China” (Oxford University Press, 2021). 

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