Maxwell School News and Commentary
COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health
Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia.
See related: Civil Rights, COVID-19, Grant Awards, Health Policy, Mental Health
McFate Piece on Irregular Warfare, Strategic Competition Published in The Hill
"Today’s defense community has forgotten that strategic competition is won through irregular warfare—a dangerous mistake," writes Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.
See related: Government, United States
Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference
The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.
Taylor Talks to Forbes About What the Future Holds for Russia
Brian Taylor, professor of political science, discusses the war’s progress, the state of the Russian economy, Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure, Vladimir Putin’s view of Ukrainian sovereignty and other topics.
See related: Economic Policy, Government, Infrastructure, Russia, Ukraine
Human Rights Crimes Advisor Gains Critical Skills in Executive Master's in IR Program in DC
"When I saw Syracuse was offering an executive master’s program in conjunction with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, I knew this would be a great opportunity to work on the theory around the intersection of national security and human rights," says Heather Fischer, senior advisor for human rights crimes at Thomson Reuters Special Services.
See related: Human Rights, Student Experience, Washington, D.C.
National Geographic Writer Credits History Capstone with Preparing Her for a Journalism Career
Amy McKeever '06 B.A. (Hist), senior writer and editor for National Geographic in Washington, D.C., says research she conducted for her capstone thesis was her "first real exposure to an intense research project and helped her understand how to dig for historical documents and other primary sources."
See related: Media & Journalism, Washington, D.C.
Herrold Discusses her Research on Sovereignty in Palestine on POMEPS Podcast
Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was a guest on the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) podcast and discussed her recent study, "Curating Sovereignty in Palestine: Voluntary Grassroots Organizations and Civil Society in the West Bank and East Jerusalem."
Mosher Weighs in on Schenectady’s Nickname Campaign in Albany Times Union Article
Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment department, says it’s not uncommon for localities to cast about for a new identity. “American communities have been reinventing themselves since the 19th century and this is generally how they attracted business and tourists.”
See related: Media & Journalism, New York State, State & Local
Greene Talks to PBS NewsHour About Reentry Programs for Transgender Women
"No trans women that I formally interviewed or met in the course of my field research wanted to or felt safe in men's housing programs," says Joss Greene, assistant professor of sociology.
See related: Civil Rights, Gender and Sex, Housing, United States
Maxwell Faculty Share Insights on Midterm Election Results
Maxwell professors Chris Faricy, Shana Gadarian, Jenn Jackson and Sean O'Keefe participated in the Campbell Lecture, “After the Election: Assessing the Midterms,” on Nov. 17. Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, moderated the discussion.
See related: Congress, Government, U.S. Elections, United States