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.
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.
In late February, something happened to the Italian government that had never happened before: a hung parliament. After 75 percent of the population turned out to vote, it took two […]
Until yesterday, I hadn’t thought too much about the term “political science.” I probably first heard it in high school or college, when I accepted it as an item of […]
Last week I met with associate professor of political science W. D. Kay, hoping for a primer on the federal budget. I keep hearing terms like sequestration and appropriations and […]
Just about every kid within a 50-mile radius of Boston’s Museum of Science visits that place at some point in his or her early education or scouting career. If they’re […]
Two political science students are campaigning on behalf of Massachusetts senate candidates Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren.
Debate season is an exciting time for professor David Lazer’s lab, and I’m delighted to be able to bring you more analysis from their team. This time, research assistant professor Yu-Ru […]
Experts in political analysis, public speaking and presidential debates weigh in on Thursday’s debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
As expected, last night’s VP debate was engaging, to say the least. David Lazer’s lab was at it again, analyzing real-time Twitter data to gauge the public’s response to the […]
Thursday night’s vice presidential debate is bound to be a good one. If it weren’t for the silence rules, I bet we’d be hearing lots of Hoorays and Boos from […]