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Gadarian Quoted in BNN Bloomberg, USA Today Articles on Politics and Abortion

Trump's position “allows for competitiveness of Democrats in states where these state bans are still in flux, and where Democrats have the potential to put constitutional amendments up for the voters to vote directly on,” says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science. “That has been a story that’s been pretty successful so far for Democrats.”

April 17, 2024

Hostages of Credit: The Imprisonment of Debtors in the Khedival Period

Omar Cheta

Omar Cheta, assistant professor of history, contributed a chapter titled “Hostages of Credit: The Imprisonment of Debtors in the Khedival Period” to the book “The Oxford Handbook of Modern Egyptian History” (Oxford Academci, 2024).

April 16, 2024

Electoral Rewards and Punishments for Trade Compensation

Minju Kim, Robert Gulotty

“Electoral Rewards and Punishments for Trade Compensation,” co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Minju Kim, was published in World Politics.

April 16, 2024

Murrett Speaks With Newsweek and VOA News About the War in Ukraine

Vice Adm. Robert Murrett (Ret.), professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, says current constraints on Ukraine's military forces come ahead of the spring fighting season and the prospect of a further push by Russia to capitalize on its momentum on the battlefield. 

April 16, 2024

Maxwell Students Receive Prestigious Critical Language Scholarship

Christian Bevilacqua ’24, a geography major, and Ciara Young ’24, an international relations and anthropology major, are among the five Syracuse University students who were selected. 

April 16, 2024

Silverstein Edits, Contributes to ‘Aging Families’ Book

Merril Silverstein

Merril Silverstein, Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor of Aging Studies and chair of sociology, has edited and written the introduction for “Aging Families in Chinese Society” (Routledge, 2022), which was recently released in paperback.

April 15, 2024

McFate Discusses Tensions Between Iran and Israel with Business Insider, Global News

Iran's retaliation was a way to show the international stage that the country had a backbone after Israel's airstrike in Damascus, says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs. But, more broadly, Saturday's attack shows just how effective Hamas' October 7 attack on Israel was at stoking chaos in the Middle East, he says.

April 15, 2024

Siddiki, Baynes Honored for Excellence in Graduate Education

The student-driven award acknowledges faculty who have had a significant impact and positive influence on graduate education because of their superior graduate-level teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence and excellence in research and creative activities. 

April 15, 2024

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Yingyi Ma Article on the Threat US Security Policies Pose to AI Leadership Published by Brookings

“Immigrants, notably those from the Chinese community, have been instrumental in driving innovation in AI and America’s broader high-tech industry, which suffers from a domestic ‘talent crisis.’ Addressing this challenge demands more favorable immigration policies...and a reduction in the hostility faced by Chinese scientists,” writes Yingyi Ma, professor of sociology.

April 13, 2024

Peacebuilding Through Cooperation in Health Care and Public Health Between Israel and Palestine

Linda Young Landesman, Robert A. Rubinstein, Robert A., Brian S. Englander

“Peacebuilding Through Cooperation in Health Care and Public Health Between Israel and Palestine,” co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.

April 12, 2024

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