Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans, and neighborhoods in Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive.
To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.

And to see more videos with Prof. Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.


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Huntington “100” Honors Five Political Science Students

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Exhibition Honoring Political Science Student Capturing Post-genocide Life in Rwanda

The Political Science Department, in partnership with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is currently hosting an exhibit of photographs taken by undergraduate student Alison Campbell while on co-op in Rwanda. The exhibit was opened on March 24 and has been organized by Professor Natalie Bormann, with sponsorship from Northeastern’s Humanities Center. The photographs depict…
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Michael Becker Strikes Back Against Lone Wolf Terrorism Criticisms

In October of 2014, PhD student Michael Becker published an article named “Explaining Lone Wolf Target Selection in the United States” in the journal Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 37, Issue 11, 2014. ..
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Professor Garcia is a Sadeleer Research Faculty member and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. Northeastern is bringing our most engaging thought leaders and groundbreaking researchers on the road to spur conversation and bridge connections with our most dynamic alumni communities. Get a taste of Northeastern of today and learn about the impact…
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Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies

Join us for an urgent discussion that will tackle the controversial issues that we face as we seek to create a more secure and resilient world, hosted by Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Speakers: Dr. Stephen Flynn, one of the world’s leading experts on critical infrastructure resilience, will present new approaches to…
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Controversial Issues in Security Studies “Europe’s Parallel Foreign Policy”

A workshop organized by Dr. Mai’a K. Davis Cross, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Northeastern University More than one dozen scholars have contributed toward the forthcoming special issue in Journal of Common Market Studies, guest co-edited by Dr. Mai’a K. Davis Cross and Dr. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (Chair, Political Science, University of Wroclaw,…
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