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The Life of Junko Takeda: From Undocumented Student to University History Professor

July 18, 2022
This year, Maxwell's History Department promoted its first Asian-American woman and woman of color to full-time professor.

Alan Allport Named Montgomery Gruber Professor

July 18, 2022

Alan Allport, professor of history, has been named the Dr. Walter Montgomery and Marian Gruber Professor of History at the Maxwell School.

Khalil Discusses Biden’s Trip to the Middle East with USA Today

July 15, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, spoke to USA Today about President Biden's Middle East trip and politics in the region.

Taylor Talks to Forbes About Russia’s Economy

July 14, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was interviewed for the Forbes article, "New Laws In Russia: People ‘Can Be Imprisoned For Almost Anything’."

See related: Russia, Economy, Politics, Government

Coffel Quoted in Washington Post Article on Deadly Heatwaves

July 13, 2022

Ethan Coffel, assistant professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in the Washington Post article, "When the Weather Gets Hot Enough To Kill."

Morgan Weighs in on Boris Johnson’s Departure, Impact on Ukraine in CNN Article

July 13, 2022

Glynn Morgan, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the CNN article, "Boris Johnson was Kyiv’s darling. Now that he’s leaving, Ukraine fears what’s next."

See related: Europe, Ukraine, Politics

New Montonna Professor Named at Maxwell School

July 13, 2022

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates. She will hold the professorship for the 2022-23 academic year. 

Mitra Speaks with Bloomberg on Unemployment, Protests in India

July 11, 2022
Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs, discussed the recent violent protests in India for the Bloomberg article "Burning Trains Reveal Wrath of Millions Without Jobs in India."

See related: Unemployment, Politics, India

Murrett in the IBT: Chinese Imports of Discounted Russian Oil 'No Surprise'

July 11, 2022
Robert B. Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs and deputy director of the Institute for Security Law and Policy at Syracuse University spoke with the International Business Times for the article "Oil Market: China And India Help Russia Beat US And EU Sanctions."

Reeher Discusses Sen. Rick Scott’s Controversial Agenda and Tactics with the Washington Examiner

July 11, 2022
Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, spoke with the Washington Examiner for the article, Florida GOP Sen. Rick Scott charts contrarian path to future political endeavors.

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