Northeastern faculty members were hard at work this summer preparing to teach their fall courses. Here’s a look at some of the brand new courses they’ve developed and the work that goes into preparing for the new academic year.
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
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.
Graduate students recently met with Massport officials to present recommendations for strengthening infrastructure lifeline resilience at Logan International Airport. The proposals were developed as part of a new interdisciplinary course at Northeastern.
Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary graduate program this fall to train the next generation of security professionals to face the new and evolving challenges of the 21st century.
Supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Northeastern professor Stephen E. Flynn aims to improve the resilience of the shipping industry by bringing together experts in industry, academia, and government.
The George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security convened dozens of experts from around the country to discuss the need to strengthen transportation infrastructure resilience to disasters like Superstorm Sandy.
The fourth event in Northeastern’s yearlong educational series on civic sustainability last Wednesday focused on suspect motivation, the importance of resilience, and the role of social media.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security […]
Stephen Flynn, the founding co-director of Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, suggests that the key to withstanding natural disasters lies in taking care of our nation’s critical infrastructure.
Stephen E. Flynn, founding co-director of the Kostas Research Institute, discussed homeland security with a Senate committee on Wednesday.
Cybersecurity curriculum will prepare select students for highly specialized jobs that investigate cybercrimes.
The cybersecurity threat represents one of the nation’s most serious economic and national security challenges, said Stephen Flynn, the founding co-director of Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland […]
On Wednesday, university experts examined how to combat cyberthreats facing America, as lawmakers are considering cybersecurity legislation.
Stephen Flynn, political science professor and codirector of the Kostas Research Institute, says America must return to its roots when faced with the inevitable challenges of the 21st century.
University taps national experts to lead the Kostas Institute, which is critical to advancing Northeastern’s leadership in security research.
(with Sean Burk) Washington: Center for National Policy, 2010.
New York: Random House, February 2007.
New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2006.