Prof. Kathryn Stam featured in Yahoo! News-Democrat & Chronicle: '‘The town that loves refugees’: Utica’s newcomers bring transformation upstate'
Yahoo! News / Democrat & Chronicle
"Kathryn Stam, Ph.D., a professor of anthropology at SUNY Polytechnic Institute and a founder of the Midtown Utica Community Center, says most refugees find themselves working the kinds of jobs other people don’t want when they first arrive. During the pandemic, many of them were essential workers in hospitals, home care, hotels, casinos and in the Chobani yogurt factory, 40 minutes away."