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.
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
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.
Comey’s Body Language Analyzed by Professor Laura Dudley
Assistant Clinical Professor of Applied Behavior Analysis Laura Dudley was asked to analyze the behavior of FBI Director James Comey during his hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. She describes her findings on his level of comfort, lack of partisan bias, and more.
Professor Jennie Stephens Addresses The US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord
Jennie Stephens, Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy and associate director of Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute, explains how the decision to walk away from the accord might impact the nation’s efforts to address climate change as well as the effect it could have on America’s role as a global leader.
Associate Professor Natasha Frost on the New Federal Sentencing Policy under Jeff Sessions
Associate professor Natasha Frost, a mass incarceration expert in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, discusses the new shift towards reinstating minimum sentencing requirements under new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as well as its potential impact on public safety and the nation’s prison population.
Jonathan Kaufman Interviewed On Credibility of Anonymous Sources in Journalism
Director of the School of Journalism and Pulitzer-prize-winning reporter and editor Jonathan Kaufman was interviewed on the nature of anonymous sources in journalism, especially with respect to recent press leaks that have brought scandal to Washington.
Professor Nadine Aubrey to Join American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Nadine Aubry elected to Nadine Aubry, dean of the College of Engineering and University Distinguished Professor, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the society announced Wednesday. Her election to the prestigious organization places her among esteemed scientists, humanitarians, and researchers who constitute its influential membership.
Professor Fombelle on the United Airlines PR Disaster
Associate Professor and expert on service marketing at the D’Amore McKim School of Business Paul Fombelle discusses the causes of the crisis and competitor opportunities created by the recent viral video of United employees dragging a 69-year old doctor off of a plane.