Maxwell School News and Commentary
The primary threat: How the surge of ideological challengers is exacerbating partisan polarization
“The primary threat: How the surge of ideological challengers is exacerbating partisan polarization," authored by Richard Barton, assistant teaching professor of public administration and international affair, was published in Party Politics.
Upending the New Deal Regulatory Regime: Democratic Party Position Change on Financial Regulation
"Upending the New Deal Regulatory Regime: Democratic Party Position Change on Financial Regulation," authored by Richard Barton, assistant teaching professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in Perspectives on Politics.
See related: Congress, Political Parties
Maxwell Students Selected as Inaugural Voyager Scholars
The scholarship, funded by the Obama Foundation, provides $25,000 a year for two years toward education expenses, $10,000 for research/service travel between junior and senior year (Summer Voyage), $20,000 in travel funding for the next 10 years, and leadership training.
See related: Awards & Honors, Student Experience, United States
Gueorguiev Quoted in Politico Article on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Rise to Power
“He always kind of played the background, gave credit to the people around him and never really took credit for himself,” says Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, of President Xi's early positions in the Chinese Communist Party.
See related: China, Government, International Affairs
Allport Discusses British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Resignation With NewsNation
British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday after a tumultuous 45 days in office. Alan Allport, professor of history, calls the resignation "extraordinary" and explains what it means for British politics in an interview with NewsNation.
See related: Economic Policy, Europe, Government
Taylor Weighs in on Mysterious Deaths of Russian Businessmen in Vox Article
At least 15 Russian businessmen and executives have died in apparent accidents or by suicide in the last eight months, including a number of Putin allies. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, sees “more than just randomness” in the deaths.
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Institutional Grammar: Foundations and Applications for Institutional Analysis
Saba Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, and Christopher Frantz provide a general background on institutional analysis and the institutional grammar (IG) as well as provide a comprehensive overview of a revised version of the IG developed by the authors called the IG 2.0.
New Article by Abdelaaty and Thorson Explores the Prevalence of Misperceptions About Refugee Policy
"Misperceptions about Refugee Policy," co-authored by political science professors Lamis Abdelaaty and Emily Thorson, was published in American Political Science Review.
See related: Refugees, United States
Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035
“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.
See related: Climate Change, Energy, New York State, State & Local
Reeher Speaks with City & State, Military Times About Veterans, Midterm Elections
Both parties have prized veterans as candidates over the years because of the public’s trust in the military and their perceived expertise on foreign policy and government operations, Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells Military Times.
See related: Political Parties, State & Local, U.S. Elections, United States, Veterans