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Ma quoted in SCMP article on Chinese students in US, visa challenges

May 24, 2019

"Many students are scared away already by the new policies even before going through the visa hurdles," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology.

Harrington Meyer book Grandmothers at Work cited in LA Times

May 14, 2019

According to University Professor Harrington Meyer, grandmothers often share child-rearing duties and ease the childcare burden of working parents, a role that has only been increasing.

Yinger's expertise in residential discrimination cited in The Atlantic

May 14, 2019

"Community groups like the Urban League started doing audits and tests to show discrimination," John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, said. "In 1973, the Urban League found a lot of discrimination in some of the properties that Trump Management owned."

Rosenthal cited in NY Times article on neighborhood racial change

April 29, 2019

Stuart Rosenthal, professor and chair of economics, argues that it’s often possible to predict a neighborhood’s income level 20 years into the future by the age of its housing stock today. 

Monnat quoted in PolitiFact article on Andrew Yang, life expectancy

April 4, 2019

According to Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, the recent decline in life expectancy "is due almost entirely" to increases in overdoses and suicides. "Although the declines are small, they are unprecedented, and they are signals that there is a serious well-being crisis in the U.S."

Ma wins fellowship from the National Committee on US China Relations

April 1, 2019

The highly competitive Public Intellectual Program Fellowship provides support for scholars who specialize in China and directly engage with public and policy communities. It has been awarded to Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Syracuse University’s Asian/Asian American Studies program.

Maxwell School ranks number one for public affairs in 2020

March 12, 2019
The Maxwell School is once again ranked #1 in the nation for graduate education in public affairs, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report survey.

Monnat discusses mental health crisis in Yates County schools on WSKG

March 8, 2019

Children today face three serious mental health crises: death from drugs, alcohol and suicide, says Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "They’re much bigger societal issues that need to be addressed quickly or they’re going to manifest into something much more serious and then we’re going to be in big trouble not just now but decades to come."

Monnat discusses opioid crisis, Trump's national emergency on WSKG

February 25, 2019

"Opioids are far more deadly than any drugs that are entering through the U.S.-Mexico border,” says Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion.

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