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Banks weighs in for Washington Post's "Fact Checker"
Banks weighs in for Washington Post's "Fact Checker"
Professor William Banks was quoted in he Washington Post article, "Donald Trump’s false claim that ‘scores of recent migrants’ in the U.S. are charged with terrorism."
Lasch-Quinn quoted in The New York Times
Lasch-Quinn quoted in The New York Times
Professor Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn in the New York Times' article, "Stop Saying ‘I Feel Like’," with Lasch-Quinn stating that the phrase is "a way of deflecting, avoiding full engagement with another person or group."
Book presents landscape of aging in the U.S.
Book presents landscape of aging in the U.S.
Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer and PhD candidate Elizabeth A. Daniele cover the broad range of topics related to aging in their new edited book, Gerontology: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions. Read more.
Reeher quoted in The Boston Globe
Reeher quoted in The Boston Globe
Professor Grant Reeher was recently quoted in the article, "Why big crowds don’t equal big votes for Bernie Sanders," where he discussed voter turnout.
Mosher appointed new chair of CCE
Mosher appointed new chair of CCE
Maxwell is pleased to announce Anne Mosher as the new chair of Citizenship and Civic Engagement (CCE)—a rigorous interdisciplinary course of study designed to help students deepen their understanding of social activism, public affairs, and political change. Read more.
Maxwell partners with 2U for online Executive Master of Public Administration degree
Maxwell partners with 2U for online Executive Master of Public Administration degree
Maxwell and 2U, Inc, today announced a partnership to launch an online Executive Master of Public Administration degree. ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse is expected to begin classes in July 2017. Read more.
Bertini to give graduate convocation address
Bertini to give graduate convocation address
Professor Catherine Bertini will deliver the Maxwell School’s graduate convocation address on May 13 in Setnor Auditorium on the Syracuse University campus. Read more.
Faricy writes op-ed piece for The Washington Post
Faricy writes op-ed piece for The Washington Post
Assistant professor Christopher Faricy's op-ed piece, "How the U.S. tax system disadvantages racial minorities," was published in the Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" blog.
Maxwell Model UN team awarded top honors at NYC conference
Maxwell Model UN team awarded top honors at NYC conference
For the third year in a row, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University received top honors for “Outstanding Delegation” at the annual Model UN Conference in NYC. Read more.
Maxwell ranked #1 Graduate School of Public Affairs for 8th consecutive time
Maxwell ranked #1 Graduate School of Public Affairs for 8th consecutive time
Maxwell once again received top honors in U.S. News and World Report's reputational survey of graduate schools of public affairs. Maxwell has been ranked #1 since the category was created in 1995. Read more.
New Meredith Professors, teaching awardees honored
New Meredith Professors, teaching awardees honored
Professor Peter Wilcoxen was recently named as the 2016-19 Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors of Teaching Excellence. Read more.
Dow study analyzes parenting strategies of middle-class mothers of African American boys
Dow study analyzes parenting strategies of middle-class mothers of African American boys
A new study in Gender & Society by Assistant Professor of Sociology Dawn M. Dow reveals how middle-class black mothers parent young sons differently than their white counterparts. Mothers say class status little protection from racial and gender bias. Read more.
Albright delivers Tanner Lecture
Albright delivers Tanner Lecture
While on campus, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright also visited with Maxwell graduate students and took questions during combined undergraduate courses. Read more on her visit and view a video of her remarks.
Maxwell experts comment on the elections
Maxwell experts comment on the elections
Collected on this page are insights on the electorate, the candidates, and policies at stake in this year's Presidential campaign.
Maxwell alum Jain wins prestigious Rangel Fellowship
Maxwell alum Jain wins prestigious Rangel Fellowship
Sahil Jain, a 2013 graduate of Maxwell, was awarded a 2016 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Read more.
Zoli interviewed on Brussels terrorist attack
Zoli interviewed on Brussels terrorist attack
Assistant research professor Corri Zoli was interviewed by The Post-Standard on how the Brussels attackers exploited Europe's weakness on security.
Schwartz interviewed on CNN about BMI screenings
Schwartz interviewed on CNN about BMI screenings
Professor Amy Ellen Schwartz was interviewed for the CNN story, "Do schools' BMI screenings of students even work?" discussing findings of a recent report spearheaded by Schwartz.
Keck discusses Garland selection for the vacant Supreme Court seat
Keck discusses Garland selection for the vacant Supreme Court seat
Professor Thomas Keck was quoted in the CNN story, "In age of Trump, Obama embraces the conventional," on President Obama's pick of Judge Merrick Garland for the vacant Supreme Court seat.
Gadarian interviewed on "Authoritarianism In American Politics"
Gadarian interviewed on "Authoritarianism In American Politics"
Assistant professor Shana Gadarian joined a panel of experts on Georgia Public Broadcasting in discussing "Can authoritarianism explain the success of presidential candidate Donald Trump?"
O'Keefe discusses space mission with WAER
O'Keefe discusses space mission with WAER
University Professor Sean O'Keefe was interviewed by WAER on the importance of year-long NASA space mission.
Boroujerdi weighs in on Iranian election results
Boroujerdi weighs in on Iranian election results
Professor Mehrzad Boroujerdi was quoted in Voice of America and The Washington Post on the recent Iranian elections and the future leadership in the country.
Banks weighs in on tech firms filing briefs to support Apple
Banks weighs in on tech firms filing briefs to support Apple
Professor William Banks was quoted in a Washington Post article detailing the filing of briefs by Google and Facebook in support of Apple's effort to block the U.S. government from forcing the company to help unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.
Barkun briefs executives on “Bundy militia”-style crises
Barkun briefs executives on “Bundy militia”-style crises
Following the recent San Bernadino attack and the militia occupation of public lands in Oregon, U.S. federal executives recently sought advice from professor Michael Barkun on the management of such crises. Read more.
MPA/MAIR student Temnycky op-ed published in Forbes
MPA/MAIR student Temnycky op-ed published in Forbes
MPA/MAIR student Mark Temnycky's op-ed piece, "Let's Call Ukraine By Its Proper Name," was recently published in Forbes.
Robinson featured in WAER story
Robinson featured in WAER story
Assistant professor Jonnell Robinson was recently featured in a WAER story about her role in the City of Syracuse's I-Team, an organization tasked with tackling the city's infrastructure problems.
Faricy interviewed in The Washington Post
Faricy interviewed in The Washington Post
Assistant professor Christopher Faricy was interviewed in the Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" section for the story " How the United States built a welfare state for the wealthy."
Cohen book featured in The Wall Street Journal
Cohen book featured in The Wall Street Journal
Andrew Wender Cohen's book, Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century, was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal article "The Prince of the Smugglers."
Andersen featured in story on women voters and Hillary Clinton
Andersen featured in story on women voters and Hillary Clinton
Professor Kristi Andersen comments for " Are women obligated to vote for Hillary Clinton for Democratic presidential nomination?" has been picked up in various news outlets, including the Bonham Journal and FinancialCV.
Nojaim's launches consumer-friendly nutritional scoring system
Nojaim's launches consumer-friendly nutritional scoring system
The Lerner Center, in collaboration with Nojaim Bros.Supermarket, rolled out NuVal®, a food indexing system that educates customers about better choices while shopping in the grocery store. Read more.
Maxwell Perspective celebrates Tenth Decade initiatives
Maxwell Perspective celebrates Tenth Decade initiatives
The new edition of the School magazine describes five inaugural projects benefiting from Maxwell's new citizenship-focused campaign. Available online.
Reeher quoted in The Atlantic
Reeher quoted in The Atlantic
Professor Grant Reeher was quoted by the Atlantic magazine on the impact of women donors on campaigns in the article "Hillary Clinton's Women Donors Could Change Politics Forever."
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