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

Northeastern University Book Launch of “In the Shadow of Moses”

On December 8, 2016, Northeastern University Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Political Science, and Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Department hosted a book launch for In the Shadow of Moses. ..
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Spring 2017 “Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

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, February 7, 2017 “Negotiation and Mediation at the United Nations in the 21st Century” Nana Kharbedia,…
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PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi and PhD Alumnus Ian McManus Collaborate on Washington Post Article

Read their article, “Social policies don’t always help women and men equally. Which ones work best?” ..
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Professor Denise Garcia and PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen Awarded CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards

On Thursday, December 15, 2016, CSSH Dean Uta Poiger and Chris Gallagher, Associate Dean of Teaching, Learning, and Experiential Education, announced the winners of the CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards. Among the winners were Political Science Professor Denise Garcia and PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen. The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Professor Garcia and…
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“What will President Trump mean for science?” Research by PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi Featured

Research conducted by doctoral candidate Sidita Kushi was featured in an article in the Washington Post today, discussing how science policy will be pursued in the coming Trump administration.    Sidita’s work focused on the levels of funding for governmental agencies involved in research and development between Democratic and Republican control of the White House…
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Political Science Events


Presidents’ Day Lecture


Negotiation and Mediation at the United Nations in the 21st Century

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series
Nana Kharbedia
Programme Assistant with MSU (PMD); NU Aluma (BS, International Affairs and Political Science)

Julian Davis
Team Leader, Middle East Region with MSU; Former Political Affairs Officer in the Middle East and West Asia Division, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations..
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The Future of Warfare

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

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..
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Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

Taskin Padir
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University

Denise Garcia
Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University..
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Imagined Futures: Science, Technology, and the Snare of Progress

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

Sheila Jasanoff
Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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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!

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