President Obama on Wednesday nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Here, Northeastern faculty members Dan Urman and Wendy Parmet answer some important questions.
“Any attempt to link Syrian refugees to the threat of terrorism is xenophobic scaremongering, pure and simple,” says Rachel Rosenbloom, an immi¬gra¬tion policy expert and asso¬ciate pro¬fessor of law at Northeastern.
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 President Joseph E. Aoun recently offered suggestions for the Department of Education to consider as it develops a new higher education evaluation system.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
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.
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.
Robert E. Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science, analyzes Tuesday night’s debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
Alan Schroeder, a professor in the School of Journalism and one of the nation’s foremost experts on presidential debates, offers an analysis of the first of three matchups between President Barack Obama and 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.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, considers the effect of the collaborative online encyclopedia on political campaigns.
Professor Kristin Madison examines the potential outcomes of the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on President Obama’s signature health-care legislation.