Research-active Faculty from Across the Globe

From women’s education, labor, and feminist movements; to transnational mobilities and contested urban spaces; to democratization and demographic changes in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean; and to international law and policy the International Affairs faculty engage in a variety of research projects spanning the globe. To read about the research activities and expertise of our faculty members, please select from the buttons below.

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Gender, Development, and Food Policy: Linking theory, evidence, and action

Research on gender and development in the last twenty years has influenced programming in food and nutrition policy, and evidence generated by these programs, in turn, has shaped our thinking on how households and families work.  Drawing from twenty years of empirical research on gender and intrahousehold issues at the International Food Policy Research Institute,…
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Educating Global Leaders for the 21st Century

International affairs at Northeastern University challenges students to engage across intellectual and geographic boundaries, while also asking them to think and act “locally” through academic coursework, experiential opportunities, and language proficiency. Read more about our mission>>

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Upholding Gendered Peace at a Time of War: Beirut, Lebanon, June 2015

In June 2015 Professor Valentine Moghadam traveled to Beirut, Lebanon to give one of the keynote speeches at the conference Upholding Gendered Peace at a Time of War at the Lebanese American University.  The key issues addressed at the conference “pertained to the record of the Arab Spring thus far; the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa region; and women’s roles in religious extremism, conflicts, peace-building, and political leadership.”

You may read the rest of Professor Moghadam’s report on the conference here.


Pictured left: Professor Moghadam (left) and Carol Mann, co-organizer and president, Women in War (right)