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Attitudes About Refugees and Immigrants Arriving in the United States: A Conjoint Experiment

January 13, 2023

"Attitudes About Refugees and Immigrants Arriving in the United States: A Conjoint Experiment," authored by Associate Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, was published in Ethnic and Racial Studies.

See related: Refugees, United States

Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients

January 13, 2023

Eleven Maxwell School students have been awarded grants from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) and the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The awards provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.

Purser Talks to ABC News About the Nurse Strike in New York City

January 11, 2023

"Nurses are really bargaining for the collective good. They are putting, first and foremost, patients' safety above all else and that was the breaking point—they've been working under less-than-ideal conditions that jeopardized the safety of patients," says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology. 

McCormick Discusses the Arrest of El Chapo’s Son with Bloomberg, CNN, IBT, Wall Street Journal

January 9, 2023

Capturing Ovidio Guzmán could be a way for López Obrador to show the U.S. that he is “in control of the armed forces and Mexico’s security situation,” Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, tells CNN. “It also defuses the power behind any ask from the Biden administration to stem the tide of fentanyl and other narcotics across the border,” she adds.

Taylor Discusses President Zelensky’s Visit to the US in Newsweek Article

January 2, 2023

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, tells Newsweek that Zelensky's visit is "well-timed" and intends to signal that U.S. support remains strong, despite the Republican Party soon taking control of the House.

Revisiting The Long Illness of Ex-Chief Kiti: Some Reflections

December 20, 2022

A. Peter Castro, professor of anthropology authored a chapter, "Revisiting The Long Illness of Ex-Chief Kiti: Some Reflections," in Ndirangu Wachanga's, "Micere Githae Mugo: Making Life Sing in Pursuit of Utu" (Ibadan: Bookcraft, 2022), pp. 336-343.

See related: Africa (Sub-Saharan)

Kriesberg Examines US Division, Political Partisanship and Civic Disorder in New Book

December 20, 2022

Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, has written a new book, “Fighting Better: Constructive Conflicts in America” (Oxford University Press, 2022) that examines the division, political partisanship and civic disorder in the United States. 

See related: Government, United States

Taylor Talks to Forbes About What the Future Holds for Russia

December 9, 2022

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, discusses the war’s progress, the state of the Russian economy, Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure, Vladimir Putin’s view of Ukrainian sovereignty and other topics. 

Herrold Discusses her Research on Sovereignty in Palestine on POMEPS Podcast

December 6, 2022

Catherine Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was a guest on the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) podcast and discussed her recent study, "Curating Sovereignty in Palestine: Voluntary Grassroots Organizations and Civil Society in the West Bank and East Jerusalem."

Huber Weighs in on the Effectiveness of the International Climate Summit (COP) in the Toronto Star

November 9, 2022

“I don’t think they’ve proven to be effective in actually coming up with a kind of international agreement with binding limits on countries that would penalize them if they were not to abide by the pledges,” Matt Huber, professor of geography and the environment, tells the Toronto Star.

See related: Climate Change

Griffiths Talks to New York Post About East Oregon Voting on Joining Idaho

November 8, 2022

“This is not the kind of thing that is done unilaterally by people in counties,” Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, tells the New York Post. “They have to get the state of Oregon on board and the state of Idaho, and that’s a very high bar.”

Taylor Weighs in on Mysterious Deaths of Russian Businessmen in Vox Article

October 21, 2022

At least 15 Russian businessmen and executives have died in apparent accidents or by suicide in the last eight months, including a number of Putin allies. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, sees “more than just randomness” in the deaths.

See related: Russia

New Article by Abdelaaty and Thorson Explores the Prevalence of Misperceptions About Refugee Policy

October 20, 2022

"Misperceptions about Refugee Policy," co-authored by political science professors Lamis Abdelaaty and Emily Thorson, was published in American Political Science Review.

See related: Refugees, United States

Water for you and me, or water for us? Regional collaboration in drinking water systems

October 19, 2022

This simulation gives students the opportunity to explore the complexities of drinking water provision governance, as well as relate important aspects of decision-making to the needs of the stakeholders they represent.

StopPalu: Advancing Community-focused Fight against Malaria in Guinea

October 19, 2022
This case is about the implementation of the StopPalu project and explains how collaborative partnership and a community-focused approach were followed to find a solution to the problem of malaria in Guinea.

Taylor’s “Code of Putinism” Makes Forbes List of Books to Read About Russia and Ukraine

October 13, 2022

"An excellent place to learn more about the Russian leader [Vladimir Putin] is Syracuse University Professor [political science] Brian D. Taylor’s 'The Code of Putinism'," writes Stuart Anderson, author of the Forbes article.

See related: Russia

Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee

October 11, 2022

Peter Wilcoxen, Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, is one of twenty members and one government observer who have been named as part of the establishment of the committee. The new committee will provide information and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

Taylor Talks to 3AW About Why Russia May Have Sabotaged Nord Stream Pipelines

September 30, 2022

Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor discussed the leaks in two Nord Steam pipelines that run between Russia and Germany with 3AW.

Kriesberg, Dayton Explain How Political and Social Conflicts Can Be Waged Constructively in New Book

September 29, 2022

In their book, Louis Kriesberg, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, and political science alumnus Bruce W. Dayton ’99 Ph.D., senior research associate in the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, explain how large-scale political and social conflicts can be waged more constructively, with more positive consequences and fewer destructive consequences for those involved.

Abdelaaty Quoted in Politico Article on Russian Asylum-Seekers

September 29, 2022

Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."

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Meet and Greet for Faculty Interested in Environmental Issues

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Meet and Greet for Faculty Interested in Environmental Issues, hosted by PARCC's Environmental Conflicts and Collaborations group.  This meeting is to facilitate networking and collaboration among faculty at Maxwell and ESF active or interested in doing research on environmental conflicts and collaborations.  Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by PARCC.  For more information contact, Roxanne Tupper, rmtupper@syr.edu, 315-443-2367.  


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