Beyond the physical destruction Hurricane Katrina caused along the Gulf Coast a decade ago, the storm ultimately led to widespread human rights violations, according to Amnesty International. Political science professor Thomas Vicino holds forth on the issues former Gulf Coast residents continue to face today.
A decade after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, Northeastern professor Stephen Flynn examines how the catastrophic event vaulted our ability to recover from natural disasters into a national priority.
How will the devaluation of China’s currency affect the United States and the global economy? Here, associate professor of economics Kamran Dadkhah holds forth on China’s surprise financial decision last week.
As authorities continue to debate the topic, marine science expert Brian Helmuth explains how barnacles on a recently discovered fragment of an airplane wing could help investigators determine if the debris came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Public health law expert Wendy Parmet recently co-authored an article in the New England Journal of Medicine exploring the evolving landscape of vaccination policy. Here, she discusses what could come from a recently adopted law in California.
The Pacific Northwest reportedly could be devastated by a major earthquake in the coming decades. But according to one Northeastern expert in community and infrastructure resilience, no part of the U.S. is safe from natural catastrophe.
While working at the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador earlier this year, fourth-year political science major Rose Leopold helped grow the relationship between the Pan American nations.
Northeastern assistant professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, who studies European politics, explains how Greece’s debt crisis and “no” vote could make the EU stronger and more resilient over the long term.
Max Abrahms says the Charleston massacre is an act of terrorism. Here, the terrorism theorist and Northeastern assistant professor of political science, explains why, and discusses the distinction between hate crimes and terrorism.
In the wake of last year’s deadly shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, as well as other events in which the police’s use of force has been questioned, is […]