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Purser Quoted in Syracuse.com Article on Amazon Warehouses, Labor Woes

June 30, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "Amazon overbuilt warehouses and faces labor woes. But at new site in Clay, it’s prime time."

See related: Labor , State and Local

Abdelaaty Featured in Political Violence at a Glance Article on World Refugee Day

June 28, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, associate professor of political science, was featured in the Political Violence at a Glance article, "Marking World Refugee Day: What Do the Experts Say?"

Herrold’s “Delta Democracy” Reviewed in Voluntas Journal

June 27, 2022

"Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt Beyond" (Oxford University Press, 2020), written by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Catherine Herrold, was reviewed in Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.

Bhan Receives Lender Center Faculty Fellowship

June 27, 2022

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology, was awarded a Lender Center Faculty Fellowship to investigate how artificial intelligence weapons systems transform war and surveillance and accentuate people’s social and political vulnerabilities to violence. 

Griffiths Weighs in on Texas Seceding from the US in Newsweek Article

June 22, 2022

Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, was featured in the Newsweek article, "Could Texas Really Secede? Experts Weigh in."

See related: U.S. Government , Politics

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

Purser Weighs in on NY’s Warehouse Worker Protection Act in Syracuse.com Article

June 21, 2022

Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, was quoted in the Syracuse.com article, "As Amazon grows in Clay, NY lawmakers pass bill targeting e-commerce giant’s production quotas."

See related: Labor , State and Local

Herrold Awarded Fulbright to Study Grassroots Community Change in Serbia

June 8, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, is heading to Serbia for seven months in the Spring 2023 semester. She will live and work in local communities there, interact extensively with local residents and collaborate with scholars at the University of Belgrade.

Maxwell Faculty, Graduate Students Contribute to New Social Sciences Book

June 2, 2022

Faculty members Robert Rubinstein and Sandra Lane are among the co-editors and contributors to a new social sciences book titled, “The SAGE Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine” (SAGE Publications Ltd, 2022). 

The handbook, which includes faculty and graduate student contributions, investigates the social contexts of health—including food and nutrition, race, class, ethnicity, trauma, gender, mental illness and the environment—to explain the complicated nature of illness. 

Kutcher Discusses His Research on Eunuchs on BBC’s The Forum Podcast

May 23, 2022

Professor Norman Kutcher, author of "Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule" (University of California Press, 2018), was interviewed on the BBC's The Forum podcast about his research.

See related: History

Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com

May 19, 2022

"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.

Bhan Discusses the Himalayan Community of Brogpa in VICE Article

May 5, 2022

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, was quoted in the VICE article, "This ‘Aryan’ Community’s ‘Exotic’ Clothes and Polyamorous Marriages Mask Other Truths."

Gueorguiev Weighs in on China's Economic Growth in Bloomberg Article

May 4, 2022

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Bloomberg article, "China Looks to Stimulus to Protect National Security."

See related: China , Economy

Ebner Featured in HISTORY Article on Mussolini, Fascism

April 13, 2022

Associate Professor Michael Ebner, an expert on the history of Italy and fascism, was featured in the HISTORY article "How Mussolini Seized Power in Italy—And Turned It Into a Fascist State."

See related: Italy , History Department , Europe

Gueorguiev Quoted in POLITICO Article on Annual Meeting of China’s National People’s Congress

March 14, 2022

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the POLITICO article "China in congressional crosshairs for support to Russia."

Sultana Comments on IPCC Climate Report on Sustain What Webcast

March 7, 2022

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, discussed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on global warming. 

What’s at Stake in Ukraine? Maxwell Faculty Examine the Impact of Russia’s Invasion

March 4, 2022

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion and Q&A Monday, titled “What’s at Stake in Ukraine?” The event brought together respected faculty experts who examined the repercussions of Russia’s invasion.

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