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Gadarian’s “Pandemic Politics” Reviewed by Foreign Affairs

"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. 

January 10, 2023

Himmelreich Speaks with Disruptor About Artificial Emotional Intelligence

"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.

December 27, 2022

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

Nathan T. Carrington , Thomas M. Keck, Claire Sigsworth

"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.

December 21, 2022

Reeher’s Campbell Conversations Keeps Community Educated on Politics

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.

December 20, 2022

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

“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.

December 19, 2022

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

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.

December 12, 2022

Maxwell Faculty Share Insights on Midterm Election Results

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.

December 5, 2022

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

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.

November 29, 2022

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

“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.

November 18, 2022

See related: Autonomous Systems, Ethics

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

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.

November 12, 2022

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

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.

November 11, 2022

Bybee, Faricy and Gadarian Discuss CNY Midterm Elections With WAER

“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.”

November 8, 2022

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

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.

November 8, 2022

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

"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."

November 3, 2022

Jackson Speaks with TheGrio About the Jan. 6 Insurrection

“Jan. 6 was one of the most palpable, visible and clear challenges to organized government that we’ve seen in the past few generations,” Jenn Jackson, assistant professor of political science, tells TheGrio.

October 31, 2022

Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on How Voters Respond to Major News Events in Newsweek Article

Voters often respond to major news events and how those events are framed in the media, however, the news around abortion and immigration were very different events, Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.

October 31, 2022

New Article by Abdelaaty and Thorson Explores the Prevalence of Misperceptions About Refugee Policy

Lamis Abdelaaty, Emily Thorson

"Misperceptions about Refugee Policy," co-authored by political science professors Lamis Abdelaaty and Emily Thorson, was published in American Political Science Review.

October 20, 2022

See related: Refugees, United States

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.

October 20, 2022

Gadarian Featured in Newsweek Article on Voters, Media Coverage of Major Issues

Polls often reflect an issue people glean as important if it receives mass media coverage, Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.

October 19, 2022

Gadarian Examines the Implications of Politicizing the Pandemic in New Book

Shana Kushner Gadarian, Sara Wallace Goodman, Thomas B. Pepinsky

“Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID," co-authored by Professor of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, draws on a wealth of new data on public opinion to show how pandemic politics has touched all aspects of Americans’ lives.

October 18, 2022

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