Assistant professor of communication studies Sarah Jackson’s new book examines how the mainstream and black press have covered controversial political dissent by African-American celebrities. Her inspiration came from an unlikely source: Kanye West.
In her new book on gay equality, sociology professor Suzanna Walters argues that the plea for tolerance has sabotaged the full integration of gay men and women into American life.
Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”
Jillian Chaffee, SSH’15, loves the hands-on work she does on co-op at the U.S. Library of Congress, where she helps preserve the library’s vast collection of books.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert, who is writing a book on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, says JFK’s political decision-making “improved sharply as he acquired more seasoning.”
While newspapers folded, Internet news sites rushed to fill the information void, says assistant professor Dan Kennedy, whose new book explores the ecosystem of online journalism.
A new book coauthored by Len Albright, an assistant professor of sociology and public policy, examines the social, political, and economic efficacy of an affordable housing complex in a New Jersey township.
Eight Northeastern undergraduates took on a challenge posed by professors Matthias Felleisen and David Van Horn: Three years later they’re holding the some 300-page product of their efforts.
The rapid growth of mobile devices and big data is changing how interactive games are developed, sold, and played. Now, a new book from Northeastern faculty lays the foundation for one of the world’s most rapidly innovating fields.
Ryan Cordell, an assistant professor of English and a digital humanities expert, is using a newly digitized corpora of historical texts, including newspapers, magazines, and novels, to identify the popular elements of 19th-century culture.
A new book by Roger Abrams, the Richardson Professor of Law at Northeastern and a leader in the field of sports law, examines the critical role sports have played in politics and history.
Katherine Tucker, professor of nutritional epidemiology in the department of Health Sciences and coauthor of a new textbook on nutrition and disease, says that following a healthy diet could prevent diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer.