Amílcar Barreto—an expert in Puerto Rican politics and an associate professor in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities—weighs in on the cash-poor island’s debt crisis and its impact on the 2016 presidential election.
Findings reported in a new paper co-authored by Northeastern Distinguished Professor David Lazer challenge conventional wisdom that politics is all about targeting your base and tiptoeing around the opposition.
Marches and demonstrations aimed at shaping the conversation around race and social inequalities captured the nation’s attention in 2014. Here, Northeastern assistant professor Sarah Jackson talks about what we’ve learned from recent activism and what we might expect in 2015.
The Obama administration’s agenda, the next presidential campaign, and political behavior on social media are among the topics that assistant professor of political science Nick Beauchamp will be closely following this year.
Northeastern student Marvin McMoore is helping to shape the future of Boston’s late-night culture as one of two-dozen members of a task force created to investigate opportunities to enhance the city’s nightlife.
Leah Campbell, SSH’14, is finding her own niche in the political world after grassroots experiences at Oxfam America, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Barbara Lee Political Office.
Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
“We’re on a course toward fully automating warfare,” warned roboticist Noel Sharkey, who delivered a recent lecture on the political, ethical, and legal implications of Terminator-like weapons.
Ronald Hedlund, a public policy expert and a professor of political science, shed insight on the national implications of Tuesday’s off-year elections.
Northeastern University professors David Smith and Ryan Cordell are interested in hidden social networks. In particular, they want to understand how ties between editors, writers, politicians, business magnates, etc., made the […]
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
Northeastern alumnus Peter Petrin has been selected as one of the “Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers” by a bi-partisan, youth-led initiative.