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Limited contracts, limited quality? effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes

December 1, 2021
In an article published in Economics of Education Review, Assistant Professor of Economics Maria Zhu examines the effects of adjunct professors on student outcomes.

Monnat Quoted in BBC Article on US Drug Overdose Deaths

November 18, 2021
Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology, is quoted in the BBC article, "US annual drug overdose deaths hit record levels."

Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review

October 22, 2021
Zhu paper on the effects of adjunct instructors on student outcomes published in Econ of Edu Review

Yingyi Ma Discusses Experiences of Chinese Students in US

October 6, 2021
Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies, took part in a virtual program, "People-to-People Exchange: Chinese Students in the U.S.," hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).

See related: China

Risk Factors Explaining Military Deaths From Suicide, 2008–2017: A Latent Class Analysis

September 25, 2021
Sociologists Scott Landes, Andrew London and Janet Wilmoth examine the risk factors in military deaths by suicide.

See related: Mental Health

AP Article: Popp Weighs in on Biden's Proposed Civilian Climate Corps

September 9, 2021
David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Associated Press article, "Biden, Dems push Civilian Climate Corps in echo of New Deal."

Leonard Lopoo Named Volcker Chair at Maxwell School

August 19, 2021
A faculty member since 2004, he additionally serves as the director of the Center for Policy Research and director and co-founder of the Maxwell X Lab. 

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