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Monnat Research on Mortality Trends Featured in New York Times Article

Professor of Sociology Shannon Monnat was also interviewed for the story, "‘There Are Two Americas Now: One With a B.A. and One Without’." 

October 6, 2022

Hou leads in public budgeting and financial management

Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs, is among those who conceived of the idea to address challenges faced by institutions that offered the graduate degree program. 

October 1, 2022

SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities

Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets

September 26, 2022

Three Maxwell Professors Named O’Hanley Faculty Scholars

The Maxwell School is pleased to announce three new O’Hanley Faculty Scholars: Margarita Estévez-Abe, Scott Landes and Emily Wiemers.

September 16, 2022

Room to Grow: Examining Participation and Stability in Child Care Subsidies Using State Data

Taryn W. Morrissey, Colleen M. Heflin, W. Clay Fannin

"Room to grow: examining participation and stability in child care subsidies using state administrative data," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin and M.P.A. student W. Clay Fannin, was published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

September 14, 2022

See related: Child & Elder Care

Popp Study on Role of Venture Capital, Governments in Clean Energy Published by CEPR

David Popp, Matthias van den Heuvel

"The role of venture capital and governments in clean energy: Lessons from the first cleantech bubble," co-authored by Professor David Popp, was published by The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

September 12, 2022

See related: Climate Change, Energy

NSF Awards $750K for Research Project Examining Electric Vehicles’ Impact

Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs and Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy, is co-principal investigator on the project, titled “Strengthening American Electricity Infrastructure for an Electric Vehicle Future: An Energy Justice Approach.”

September 7, 2022

U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality

Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez, Shannon Monnat

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

September 1, 2022

See related: Health Policy, Longevity

Maxwell Faculty Research on Paid Sick Leave, Mortality Rate Cited by CBS News, CTV News

"U.S. State Preemption Laws and Working-Age Mortality," co-authored by Maxwell professors Douglas Wolf, Jennifer Karas Montez and Shannon Monnat, was featured in CBS News and CTV News articles.

September 1, 2022

Self-Rated Physical Health Among Working-Aged Adults Along the Rural-Urban Continuum — US, 2021

Danielle Rhubart, Shannon Monnat

"Self-Rated Physical Health Among Working-Aged Adults Along the Rural-Urban Continuum — United States, 2021," co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat, was published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

August 29, 2022

Rural-Urban Variation in COVID-19 Experiences and Impacts among U.S. Working-Age Adults

Shannon Monnat

This study investigates rural-urban differences in COVID-19 in terms of its impacts on the physical and mental health, social relationships, employment, and financial hardship of U.S. working-age adults (18–64).

August 29, 2022

See related: COVID-19

The Effect of Social Security Benefits on Food Insecurity at the Early Entitlement Age

Perry Singleton

"The effect of social security benefits on food insecurity at the early entitlement age," authored by Associate Professor of Economics Perry Singleton, was published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

August 24, 2022

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Hamersma, Purser Quoted in ProPublica Article on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Temp Workers

Maxwell professors Sarah Hamersma and Gretchen Purser were interviewed for the ProPublica article, "A Tax Credit Was Meant to Help Marginalized Workers Get Permanent Jobs. Instead It’s Subsidizing Temp Work."

August 24, 2022

See related: Labor, Taxation, United States

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

August 23, 2022

Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States

Graham Ambrose, Saba Siddiki, Ute Brady

"Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose and Associate Professor Saba Siddiki, was published in Policy Design and Practice.

August 19, 2022

See related: Food Security, Nutrition

Schwartz Quoted in Chalkbeat Article on Reversing New York City School Budgets

Amy Ellen Schwartz, professor of economics and public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Chalkbeat article, "Eric Adams is facing pressure to reverse NYC school budget cuts. Should he?"

August 9, 2022

Research by Monnat, Sun Cited in New York Times Article on COVID Vaccination Rates

A research study on COVID vaccination rates co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat and Ph.D. student Yue Sun was cited in the New York Times article, "In Rural America, COVID Hits Black and Hispanic People Hardest."

August 5, 2022

New Study by Saba Siddiki and PhD Student Graham Ambrose Examines Collaborative Governance

Saba Siddiki, Graham Ambrose

"Evaluating Change in Representation and Coordination in Collaborative Governance Over Time: A Study of Environmental Justice Councils," co-authored by Associate Professor Saba Siddiki and Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose, was published in Environmental Management.

August 4, 2022

Brown Explores Anti-Public Health Right Wing Political Resistance During the Pandemic in New Study

Austin McNeill Brown

"America’s dark harbingers; a genealogical analysis of self-disposing right-wing subjects during the pandemic," authored by Ph.D. student Austin McNeill Brown, was published in Culture, Theory and Critique.

August 2, 2022

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

July 27, 2022

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