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

“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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Professor Max Abrahms on the leader of the Islamic State in the LA Times; “Unusually Stupid”

Associate Professor and member of the Council on Foreign Relations Max Abrahms has an op-ed featured in the Los Angeles Times on leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the brand that IS has created for itself. Professor Abrahms argues that, contrary to pundit views, al-Baghdadi is a very weak leader and this…
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Northeastern Faculty Collaborate to Examine Jewish Life in Germany Today; Essay Competition 11/14

With the sponsorship of the German Embassy, Political Science Professor Natalie Bormann, History Professor Martin Blatt, Professor and Associate Director of Jewish Studies Jenny Sartori, and German Language faculty member Diana Erinna have collaborated on a project exploring Jewish life today in Germany. The series features an ongoing exhibit at the Northeastern Crossing space in the…
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Political Science Events

12/08/2016

Join Professor Miles for the launch of his new book “In the Shadow of Moses”

Join us on Thursday, December 8th, to celebrate the publication of In the Shadow of Moses:  New Jewish Movements in Africa and the Diaspora.  The book includes a chapter by Professor Bill Miles, as well as chapters by local scholars Marla Brettschneider (University of New Hampshire) and Len Lyons (independent scholar).  Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and the…
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12/15/2016

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!

04/27/2017

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!

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!

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