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Shi Article on Putting Teachers on School Boards Published in Education Next

Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and John G. Singleton of the University of Rochester, investigated what happens when educators are elected to school boards. "Despite raising teachers’ salaries, electing an educator to a school board does not translate into improved outcomes for students and has negative impacts on charter schools."

June 5, 2023

Reeher Comments on How to Solve Gun Violence Issues in Alabama Reflector Article

Grant Reeher, professor of political science, says no single law will solve the issues of gun violence. “You have to think very specifically about it,” Reeher says. “There is no one blanket policy that is going to say, ‘OK, this is going to reduce gun violence and it is going to apply equally to everybody.’ You have to think of the pockets and where the risk is.”

June 5, 2023

McCormick Weighs In on Mexican President AMLO’s Seizure of Billionaire’s Rail Line in Bloomberg

Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, says Lopez Obrador’s recent actions reflect the “sort of populist demagogue persona that he’s carved out for himself,” and that it’s all been part of a perfect recipe “for him to be go out there in public and remind people that he is, above all, for Mexico.”

June 2, 2023

Meet US Army Captain Bong Chi, Defense Comptrollership Program Military-Connected Student

The Defense Comptroller Program at Syracuse University educates and trains the Department of Defense’s financial managers at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management where students receive an MBA, and at the Maxwell School where students earn an E.M.P.A.

June 1, 2023

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McDowell Quoted in DW Article on the Decline of the Dollar’s Dominance in the Middle East

"Statements are easy, action is more difficult," says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science. "For oil-producing states, like Saudi Arabia, these sorts of statements and agitations are also a way to get America's attention. Flirting with the Chinese may make American policymakers focus more attention on the interests of the Gulf states." 

June 1, 2023

Sean O’Keefe ’78 MPA Joins Government Hall of Fame

The University Professor and Phanstiel Chair in Leadership was recognized for his public service roles, including four presidential appointments. 

May 31, 2023

Racial Resentment and Support for COVID-19 Travel Bans in the United States

Shana Kushner Gadarian, Sara Wallace Goodman, Thomas Pepinsky

"Racial resentment and support for COVID-19 travel bans in the United States," co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Gadarian was published in Political Science Research and Methods.

May 31, 2023

Audie Klotz Receives 2023 Wasserstrom Prize for Graduate Teaching

Audie Klotz, professor of political science, is the 2023 recipient of the William Wasserstrom Prize for Teaching of Graduate Students. The prize is awarded to a faculty member who exemplifies the qualities of William Wasserstrom, a noted professor of English at Syracuse, who died in 1985.

May 30, 2023

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Gadarian Speaks with WBUR About the Politicization of COVID-19 and Its Impact on Democracy

“It turns out that partisanship just swamped everything else as early as March of 2020," says Shana Gadarian, professor and chair of political science. 

May 26, 2023

Purser Discusses Syracuse’s Housing Market, High Rent Costs in Syracuse.com Article

“Certainly, there’s not enough affordable housing,” says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. “You have a situation of high poverty and a really kind of outrageous rental market in Syracuse.”

May 24, 2023

See related: Housing, New York State

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