The 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week marks the fifth consecutive convention that professors Michael Dukakis and Dan Urman have attended together. Here’s how it began, with the moments they’ve shared along the way.
Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and retired federal judge Nancy Gertner discussed during last week’s Myra Kraft Open Classroom lecture the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court between 1953 and 1969, when Earl Warren served as chief justice.
Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern and the longest-serving governor in Massachusetts history, offers advice to new Gov. Charlie Baker.
Experts discussed the impact a politicians’ health can have on their political careers at a recent conference hosted by Northeastern’s Department of Political Science.
With Election Day less than two weeks away, Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs will host a public forum on Sunday with the city’s mayoral and at-large city council candidates.
In the first event in a yearlong educational series on “civic sustainability,” Northeastern faculty and administrators encouraged students to embrace their diversity across culture, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
Northeastern on Thursday hosted its fourth annual conference on presidential elections and politics.
We asked three faculty experts to weigh in on Barack Obama’s election night victory and what we can expect from him going forward.
A day after the nation went to the polls, we’re talking to Northeastern faculty members about President Barack Obama’s electoral win over Republican Mitt Romney, despite an extremely close popular vote count. Check in throughout the day to see what experts from across the university are saying about what the results mean for the nation and the world.
Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, discusses what the devastating hurricane might mean for the presidential race — and how the Electoral College factors into the equation.
On Wednesday, former Harvard president and Obama adviser Larry Summers joined Gregory Mankiw, an adviser to Mitt Romney, for a standing-room-only discussion hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.
Michael Dukakis, a Distinguished Professor of Political Science, weighs in on the Democratic National Convention and previews the race to the White House between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
A new web resource developed by Northeastern faculty aims to give voters in-depth information about the American political system in preparation for November’s presidential election.
A panel discussion among Northeastern professors examined the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the bulk of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Artur Mas, President of the Government of Catalonia, Spain, discussed its world leading public transportation system in a campus event hosted by Northeastern’s World Class Cities Partnership.
Students in a graduate-level capstone course created case studies of talent retention and job creation in cities throughout the world.
In the seventh edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about the role of African-American music in American cultural history, the Biblical origins of Jewish sexual identities and the characteristics of successful leaders in the public sector.
Scholars met last week to discuss the state of the 2012 presidential campaign, which is already in full swing with the first GOP primaries only two months away.
Northeastern faculty, elected officials and community leaders discuss how to solve the nation’s economic woes and promote social and economic opportunity.
With the presidential campaigns in full swing ahead of the 2012 election, we asked Distinguished Professor of Political Science Michael Dukakis — a two-term governor of Massachusetts and the Democratic nominee for president in 1988 — for his thoughts on the state of the 2012 presidential campaigns.
In 1962, Edward M. Kennedy won a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts in his first try at elective office. That same year, a young Harvard Law graduate from Brookline, Mass., […]
Northeastern’s Center for Urban and Regional Policy will take the name of Massachusetts’ longest-serving governor and his wife. The research and policy “think and do tank” will be known as the […]
(with John Portz) M.E. Sharpe, 2010.
(with Paul Simon) Boston, MA: Great Source Education Group, 2000.
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