Maxwell School News and Commentary
Partnership with Washington, D.C., Think Tank Brings Unique Opportunities for Maxwell Students
See related: Internships, Student Experience, Washington, D.C.
Maxwell Partners with Newhouse to Launch Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship in DC
A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the institute will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.
See related: Government, Media & Journalism, Washington, D.C.
Jamie Winders Honored for Excellence in International Scholarship
The Center for Migration Studies presented Winders, professor of geography and the environment and associate provost for faculty affairs, with the award at its annual gala.
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Lambright Quoted in Grid Article on NASA’s Artemis I Launch
Although from the outside, the saga of the SLS (Space Launch System) and NASA’s plans for the moon and Mars look like a story of endless delays and cost overruns, that is basically how large technological projects work out in a democracy, says W. Henry Lambright, a professor of political science and public administration and international affairs.
See related: Space Exploration, United States
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.