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Chris Bosso

Christopher Bosso

Professor, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Nanotechnology and Society Research Group



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Squash and sustainability: Open Classroom to explore our food system

Eating is some­thing we do every day, but how often do we con­sider the social, eco­nomic, global, and envi­ron­mental cogs behind our food system? This semester’s Myra Kraft Open Class­room series, which starts tonight, encour­ages the Boston com­mu­nity to do just that.

11/9/15-BOSTON-Students enjoy a walk through the Boston Public Market.

Open Classroom: Your guide to Election 2016

In Fall 2016, Northeastern’s Open Class­room series will examine the U.S. pres­i­den­tial race from many dif­ferent angles. Here are five rea­sons to attend.


3Qs: New GMO labeling law brings controversy, confusion

North­eastern pro­fessor and food policy expert Chris Bosso says there are honest argu­ments on each side of the debate over whether to label foods as having genet­i­cally mod­i­fied ingre­di­ents. But he notes the new bill, signed into law last week, is “a poor solu­tion to a com­plex problem.”


Northeastern gets ‘Real’ with commitment to serving sustainable food

The uni­ver­sity is the first in Boston to sign on to the “Real Food Chal­lenge,” a com­mit­ment by higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions to pur­chase at least 20 per­cent of its food from local, fair, and sus­tain­able sources by 2020.

International Village Dining Hall

3Qs: Considering new data on genetically modified corn

Chris Bosso, asso­ciate dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, explains the sig­nif­i­cance of a new journal article ques­tioning the safety of herbicide-​​resistant corn.

Chris Bosso

Selected Publications

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Past the Tipping Point? Public Discourse and the Role of the Environmental Movement in a Post-Bush Era

(with D. Guber) Environmental Policy: New Directions for the 21st Century, 7th ed., Norman Vig and Michael Kraft, eds. CQ Press, 2009: 51-74.


Emerging Technologies: Nanotechnology and Regulatory Regimes

(with S. O’Donnell and R. L. Sandler) The Nanotechnology Food, Drug, Cosmetic and Medical Device Regulatory Guide, The Food and Drug and Law Institute, 2009: 195-204.


Tiny Technologies, Enormous Implications

(with R. Sandler) Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2007.

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