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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

Maxwell School Announces 2022 Faculty Promotions

The Syracuse University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for 13 faculty members at the Maxwell School.
July 27, 2022

Wiemers Study Examines Decline in Long-Term Earnings Mobility in the U.S.

Emily Wiemers, Michael Carr

"The decline in long-term earnings mobility in the U.S.: Evidence from survey-linked administrative data," co-authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Emily Wiemers, was published in Labour Economics.

July 20, 2022

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Maxwell Experts Discuss Future Implications and Historical Context of Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling

The discussion covered the history of governing abortions in the U.S.; how the Dobbs v. Jackson decision might affect access to abortion and other reproductive services; impacts the decision could have on economic and health outcomes and voting behaviors in upcoming elections; and what precedent this decision might set for other Supreme Court decisions going forward. 

July 20, 2022

Montez Talks to Scientific American About the Growing Mortality Gap Between GOP and Dem Areas

University Professor and demographer Jennifer Karas Montez was quoted in the Scientific American article, "People in Republican Counties Have Higher Death Rates Than Those in Democratic Counties."

July 20, 2022

Heflin Explores Patterns of Earnings and Employment Based on Worker Characteristics in New Study

Colleen Heflin, Taryn Morrissey

"Patterns of Earnings and Employment by Worker Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Using State Administrative Data: Results from a Sample of Workers Connected to Public Assistance Programs," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin, was published in Race and Social Problems.

July 13, 2022

Maxwell School Launches Center for Policy Design and Governance

It will serve as a hub for scholars, policymakers and students to examine the design and impact of policies that communities use to solve public problems. 
July 7, 2022

Yinger Featured in Medium Article on Mortgage Discrimination

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs, was featured in the Medium article, "Interview with Economics Professor John Yinger on Mortgage Discrimination."

July 1, 2022

Rothenberg Paper Receives Honorable Mention for ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award

"Road Quality and Local Economic Development: Evidence from Indonesia’s Highways," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Economics Alexander Rothenberg, received honorable mention for the 2022 ADB-IEA Innovative Policy Research Award.

June 28, 2022

The Employment Impact of a Green Fiscal Push

David Popp, Francesco Vona, Giovanni Marin, Ziqiao Chen
June 27, 2022

Rural-Urban and Within-Rural Differences in COVID-19 Mortality Rates

Yue Sun, Kent Jason G. Cheng, Shannon Monnat
June 23, 2022

See related: COVID-19, Longevity

Intensive Mothering in the Time of Coronavirus

Amy Lutz, Sujung (Crystal) Lee, Baurzhan Bokayev
June 23, 2022

Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast

Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed on the FreshEd podcast about academic apartheid and race and the criminalization of failure in U.S. schools. 
June 21, 2022

Yinger Discusses the Effects of School District Consolidation in Columbia Missourian Article

John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration, was featured in the Columbia Missourian article, "Q&A: The benefits and drawbacks of school district consolidation."

June 21, 2022

Montez Talks to NPR About the Link Between Politics and Health

University Professor Jennifer Karas Montez was interviewed on NPR about the link between politics and health.

June 15, 2022

State-Level Variation in the Association Between Educational Attainment and Sleep

Jennifer Karas Montez, Connor Sheehan, Anna Zajacova, Dylan Connor
June 9, 2022

London Elected Chair of American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section

Professor of Sociology Andrew London was elected chair (one-year term begins in 2022) of the American Sociological Association’s Drugs and Society Section.

June 9, 2022

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