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Abdelaaty Selected as a 2023 Migration Politics Residential Fellow

January 27, 2023

As a fellow, Lamis Abdelaaty, associate professor of political science, will work on her proposal, "The Emissary Speaks: Political Agency in Refugee-UNHCR Correspondence."

Gadarian Quoted in Christian Science Monitor Piece on Trump’s Political Future

January 19, 2023

“Trump starts off with a huge advantage in terms of name recognition and money in the bank—not his own money, but money from 2020 and money that he’s raising now,” says Shana Kushner Gadarian, professor and chair of political science. “So there is absolutely the case that he could be the nominee.”

Thompson Talks to WRVO About the Scrutiny Surrounding Rep. George Santos

January 18, 2023

"If people decide that they will vote for somebody, regardless of what they may have done in their past, that's one thing," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "But if they vote under the misconception that somebody is what they say they are and then they find out later when it's too late that [it] is wrong. That's a very different situation."

Attitudes About Refugees and Immigrants Arriving in the United States: A Conjoint Experiment

January 13, 2023

"Attitudes About Refugees and Immigrants Arriving in the United States: A Conjoint Experiment," authored by Associate Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, was published in Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients

January 13, 2023

Eleven Maxwell School students have been awarded grants from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) and the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The awards provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.

Baobao Zhang Joins First Cohort of AI2050 Early Career Fellows

January 11, 2023

Zhang, assistant professor of political science, has received up to $200K to research the role of citizens in the governance of artificial intelligence systems. 

Gadarian’s “Pandemic Politics” Reviewed by Foreign Affairs

January 10, 2023

"Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID" (Princeton University Press, 2022), co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, was reviewed in Foreign Affairs. "Their book is a sophisticated study, based on voluminous data, of U.S. politics as revealed by the strains and stresses of the pandemic," writes Jessica T. Mathews. 

Himmelreich Speaks with Disruptor About Artificial Emotional Intelligence

December 27, 2022

"A world in which human interaction and emotional and facial expressions are surveilled and normed in such a way that it’s ethically defective in many different ways [is] like something straight from a 'Black Mirror' episode," says Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.

Who Benefits from the Protection of Religious and Anti-Religious Speech by the U.S. Supreme Court

December 21, 2022

"Minority Rights, Governing Regimes, or Secular Elites: Who Benefits from the Protection of Religious and Anti-Religious Speech by the U.S. Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights?," co-authored by Maxwell alum Nathan Carrington, Professor of Political Science Thomas Keck and political science Ph.D. student Claire Sigsworth, was published in the Journal of Law and Courts.

Reeher’s Campbell Conversations Keeps Community Educated on Politics

December 20, 2022

On the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, welcomes a different writer, politician, activist, public official or business professional to talk about their work each week.

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Gadarian Talks to The Guardian About Abortion Activists Building on Midterm Election Wins

December 19, 2022

“The state level is probably where abortion rights advocates will need to work, and have had some success in the last year,” says Shana Gadarian, professor of political science.

Lambright Quoted in Grid Article on NASA’s Artemis I Launch

December 12, 2022

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.

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Maxwell Faculty Share Insights on Midterm Election Results

December 5, 2022

Maxwell professors Chris Faricy, Shana Gadarian, Jenn Jackson and Sean O'Keefe participated in the Campbell Lecture, “After the Election: Assessing the Midterms,” on Nov. 17. Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, moderated the discussion.

Reeher Weighs in on Changing NY Sentencing Rules in Syracuse.com Article

November 29, 2022

Grant Reeher, professor of political science says the bills sound like they make sense and they could not only help lower some of the expensive costs of incarceration, but also help with some social issues. “But politically, the timing of these things couldn’t be worse,” Reeher says.

Zhang Weighs in on Whether or Not Self-Driving Cars Can Become Sentient in Inverse Article

November 18, 2022

“I think it's possible for AI systems not to be sentient, or at least not to the degree that humans are, and still be able to communicate with unique personalities,” says Baobao Zhang, assistant professor of political science and senior research associate in the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute.

See related: Autonomous Systems, Ethics

Gadarian Talks to Axios, US News About Support for Abortion Rights, Midterm Elections

November 12, 2022

There is a "mismatch between policies about abortion and attitudes about abortion at the state level," Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Axios.  While opinions around abortion are "relatively nuanced," even "Republican voters tend to be more pro-choice than the policies that we're seeing in Republican states," Gadarian adds.

Reeher Discusses Midterm Election Results with Business Insider, CNN, CNY Central, Daily Star

November 11, 2022

That seems to be what the outcome was—it was a non-outcome outcome. Maybe that’s not the worst thing in the world because I think we do need a presidential election year in which to try to establish some kind of direction on this,” Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells CNN.

Bybee, Faricy and Gadarian Discuss CNY Midterm Elections With WAER

November 8, 2022

“With new lines being drawn, it injects a lot of uncertainty into the race,” Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, tells WAER. “With Katko not being on the ballot, we have two new candidates who have to introduce themselves to the voters of Central New York.”

Reeher Weighs in on What Trump Wants From the Midterm Elections in BBC Article

November 8, 2022

If Republicans gain control of the House, the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol—which recently issued a legal summons ordering Trump to testify—could be dismantled. "He'll claim that vindicates him," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells the BBC.

Reeher Discusses NY Midterm Elections with CNY Central, Spectrum News, Washington Examiner and WRVO

November 3, 2022

"If Lee Zeldin were to beat Kathy Hochul, that would be basically a political earthquake in the state of New York," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells WRVO. "That would change the whole complexion of how the state's politics are going to go in the next four years."

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