Professor Daniel Aldrich and professor Brian Helmuth examines the ramification of Canada's raging wildfires as the catastrophe resonates across disciplines, among them resilience, and climate change...
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PhD, Law, Policy, and Society, Northeastern University
Jack McDevitt is the director of Northeastern’s Institute on Race and Justice. He is also the associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. McDevitt is the co-author of three books: Hate Crimes: The Rising Tide of Bigotry and Bloodshed, Hate Crime Revisited: American War on Those Who Are Different (both with Jack Levin) and Victimology (with Judy Sgarzy). He has spoken on hate crime, racial profiling human trafficking and security both nationally and internationally and has testified as an expert witness before the Judiciary Committees of both U.S. Senate and The U.S. House of Representatives and as invited expert at the White House. In January 2013, McDevitt was appointed by Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo to lead a special commission on gun violence.