Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans and in the neighborhoods of Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive. To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.

 

To see more videos with Professor Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.

 

Political Science News

PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen: A New Model for Cyber Defense

PhD Candidate, Matthew S. Cohen, recently published an article entitled “Four Big “Ds” and a Little “r”: A New Model for Cyber Defense” in Cyber, Intelligence, and Security. He was lead author on the paper along with Chuck D. Freilich and Gabi Siboni…
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Fall 2017 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVP encouraged Tuesday, September 19, 2017 “The Stupid Terrorist: Lessons from History and the Social Sciences” Max Abrahms Assistant Professor…
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Max Abrahms, Denis Sullivan, and Charles Simpson Collaborate on “Five Myths About Syrian Refugees” in Foreign Affairs

Max Abrahms, Assistant Professor of Political Science and terrorism expert, Denis Sullivan, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, and Charles Simpson, Assistant Director of the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, separate fact from fiction in their article, “Five Myths About Syrian Refugees.” Read their piece in…
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Political Science Events

07/20/2017

Graduate Admissions Welcome Day

The Political Science Graduate Program is hosting several Welcome Days. Prospective students can come and learn about the department and program and see all that Northeastern has to offer in a graduate program. Sign up here!

09/19/2017

The Stupid Terrorist: Lessons from History and the Social Sciences

Please join us for a presentation by Max Abrahms, Assistant Professor of Political Science, for the first Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…..
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10/10/2017

The Future of Warfare

Please join us for a presentation by Heather Roff, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford; Research Scientist, Global Security Initiative, Arizona State University; Fellow, Future of War Project, Cybersecurity Initiative New America Foundation, for the second Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…..
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10/20/2017

The Smith Richardson Foundation’s “World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship” Proposal Deadline

The Smith Richardson Foundation is pleased to announce its annual World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history…
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