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.
Political science professor Bill Crotty weighs in on the presidential race between Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.
At Northeastern’s School of Law commencement on Friday, speakers urged law graduates to use their careers to pursue social justice and make positive change in the world.
President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage last Wednesday afternoon in a televised interview with ABC News. We asked Robert Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science in Northeastern University’s … read more »
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Co-op Ben Adams and alumnus Will Ritter work on the advance team for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.
A daylong conference at Northeastern University on Thursday will explore the fascinating subplots of the political landscape now that the 2012 elections are less than a year away. The event was organized by Northeastern University political science professor William Crotty, the Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Public Life. To preview the conference, we asked Crotty to examine how President Barack Obama has fared in his first term in dealing with resistance from the Republican Party.