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Exploring factors shaping transportation electrification in American cities

Derek Ehrnschwender, Saba Siddiki, Sanya Carley, Sean Nicholson-Crotty

"Exploring factors shaping transportation electrification in American cities," co-authored by Saba Siddiki, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Transition.

March 24, 2023

Poor Children Have Lower Literacy Skills than their Higher-Income Peers

Michah W. Rothbart, Colleen Heflin, and Gabriella Alphonso

Children in low-income families who participate in food and income support programs (such as SNAP and TANF) have lower literacy skills in kindergarten than those who do not participate in these programs. 

March 23, 2023

Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020

Shannon Monnat

"Demographic and Geographic Variation in Fatal Drug Overdoses in the United States, 1999–2020," authored by Shannon Monnat, professor of sociology, was published in the ANNALS of of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

March 20, 2023

Food Insecurity and the Opioid Crisis

Colleen Heflin, Xiaohan Sun

"Food Insecurity and the Opioid Crisis," co-authored by Colleen Heflin, professor and chair of public administration and international affairs, and postdoctoral research scholar Xiaohan Sun, was published in the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

March 20, 2023

Harrington Meyer Quoted in New York Times Article on Grandfathering

Overall, grandmothers still take the lead in spending time with grandchildren, often rearranging their schedules to do so, says Madonna Harrington Meyer, University Professor and author of “Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs” (NYU Press, 2014).

March 9, 2023

Shi and Zhu Examine Bias Against Asian Students in a New Study in Journal of Public Economics

Ying Shi, Maria Zhu

"'Model minorities'" in the classroom? Positive evaluation bias towards Asian students and its consequences," co-authored by Ying Shi, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, and Maria Zhu, assistant professor of economics, was published in the Journal of Public Economics.

March 3, 2023

Heflin Comments on New Study Linking Cognitive Decline, Food Insufficiency in Medical News Today

“Unfortunately,” says Colleen Heflin, professor and chair of public administration and international affairs, “my own work suggests that cognitive decline can act as a barrier to SNAP [Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program] participation among older adults eligible for the program, due to the difficult administrative processes associated with demonstrating program eligibility.”

February 27, 2023

New Knowledge - Tapping Into Maxwell’s Scholarly Distinction

Undergraduates at the Maxwell School now have almost limitless opportunities for research and deeper study.
February 24, 2023

Heflin Quoted in New York Times Article on the Impact of Increasing Food Prices on Seniors

“The lack of access to food can make older Americans more socially isolated,” says Colleen Heflin, professor and chair of public administration and international affairs.

February 15, 2023

Heflin Discusses Food Insecurity Among Military Families on Military Times Podcast

"Recent data from the Department of Defense indicates that one in four service members were food insecure at the end of 2020," says Colleen Heflin, professor and chair of public administration and international affairs.

February 9, 2023

Can Resilience Buffer the Effects of Loneliness on Mental Distress Among Working-Age Adults

Xiaoyan Zhang, Austin McNeil Brown, Danielle C. Rhubart

"Can Resilience Buffer the Effects of Loneliness on Mental Distress Among Working-Age Adults in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Latent Moderated Structural Modeling Analysis," co-authored by Lerner Center Graduate Research Associate Austin McNeil Brown, was published in the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

February 2, 2023

Inequality in Literacy Skills at Kindergarten Entry at the Intersections of Social Programs and Race

Michah Rothbart, Colleen Heflin

"Inequality in Literacy Skills at Kindergarten Entry at the Intersections of Social Programs and Race," co-authored by public administration and international affairs professors Michah Rothbart and Colleen Heflin, was published in Children and Youth Services Review.

February 1, 2023

SNAP Participation, Medication Adherence Among Medicaid-Insured Older Adults with Hypertension

Chinedum O. Ojinnaka, Irma Arteaga, Leslie Hodges, Colleen Heflin

"Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation and Medication Adherence Among Medicaid-Insured Older Adults Living with Hypertension," co-authored by Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

January 30, 2023

Powering the Next Wave of Green Energy Innovation

David Popp, Myriam Grégoire-Zawilski

"Powering the next wave of green energy innovation," co-authored by David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in PLOS Climate.

January 17, 2023

Heflin Discusses Seniors’ Use of Food Benefits, Impact on Memory Decline in Neurology Today Article

"Screening for food insecurity can at least provide the clinician some sense of the risks their patients might be facing and their potential negative health consequences," says Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs.

January 11, 2023

COVID Research Project Garners up to $2.2 Million From the National Institutes of Health

Associate Professor Emily Wiemers is the principal investigator of the team that includes her Maxwell School colleague, Marc A. Garcia. 

December 12, 2022

Leonard Lopoo Named Co-Investigator on $240K NSF Grant for Academic Coaching

The grant was awarded to the University’s Center for Learning and Student Success to expand a coaching program.
December 8, 2022

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Solutions Manual for Econometrics, 4th Edition

Badi H. Baltagi
December 7, 2022

Greene Talks to PBS NewsHour About Reentry Programs for Transgender Women

"No trans women that I formally interviewed or met in the course of my field research wanted to or felt safe in men's housing programs," says Joss Greene, assistant professor of sociology. 

December 5, 2022

Yinger Quoted in Economist Article on Decline in Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

"I think it’s fair to say that there’s still some discrimination, but it’s not very common," says John Yinger, Trustee Professor of Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs.

November 28, 2022

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