Professor Ye’s Unique Approach to Sleep Science
Associate Professor Lichuan Ye, of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, uses her background to approach the study of sleep quality from both the perspective of a researcher and caregiver.
Professor Harlan: The Inequity of Heat Distribution
Professor Harlan, an expert on heat justice, gives a Q&A on how socioeconomic status and ethnicity impact the effects of heatwaves on communities.
Professor Rizzo on Destructive Therapy
Christie Rizzo, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology talks about the phenomenon of “rage rooms” and what impact they can have on behavior outside of them. She gets into healthy expressions of anger and the various outlets people seek for their emotions.
Second Time as Farce: Professor Buscaglia on the Venezuelan election
José Buscaglia, professor and chair of the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies spoke out on the recent election in Venezuela and what that means for the country and for international politics, and predicts the next major conflict to be much closer to home.
Lost in the Shuffle: Parker Ellen talks Trump staffer turnover
Given the turnover rate for high-level positions in the Trump administration, Assistant Professor Parker Ellen, of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, talks about the ramifications on office culture and the capacity for strategy development and implementation in such an environment.
Moya Bailey: Unmasking False Motives
Assistant Professor Moya Bailey, along with Professors Suzanna Danuta Walters and Libby Adler, participated in an interview regarding Donald Trump’s recent tweets announcing a ban on people who identify as transgender serving in the military and explained the true motives behind the statement.
Professor Lincoln on Sociological Impacts on Mental Health
Alisa Lincoln, professor of Health Sciences and Sociology, sits down with News@Northeastern to weigh in on the socio-economics of mental health. In this brief Q&A, she discusses the link between stress and mental health, primarily dementia, and what the next steps for researchers are.
Professor Molnar: Fighting Stigma, Fighting Burnout
Beth Molnar, director of the Population Health program and associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Northeastern has assembled an online toolkit designed to help those who care for trauma victims care for themselves. The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit is designed to help those repeatedly exposed to the trauma of others to ward off … Continued
Professor Choffnes Explains Net Neutrality and the Somewhat-Free Market
David Choffnes, assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, talked with a reporter from News@Northeastern to explain Net Neutrality and what a repeal of the 2015 FCC rules could mean for consumers and the internet market.
Professor Kelly on the Harry Potter Phenomenon
Kathleen Kelly, Professor of English, sits down to discuss Harry Potter on the series’s twentieth anniversary. She talks popular YA lit and what about Rowling’s wizarding world makes readers of all ages tick.