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

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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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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Political Science Events


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!


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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