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

Boston International Security Graduate Conference

The Northeastern University International Security Working Group will be holding its first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference to be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, in Boston, MA. This conference seeks research broadly related to themes of contemporary and emerging threats. It will serve as a forum for graduate students to present…
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PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi won the EUSA Haas Fellowship

Sidita Kushi, a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University, won the EUSA Hass Fellowship from the European Union Studies Association. The academic organization offers an annual fellowship to support the dissertation research of graduate students pursuing an EU-related dissertation topic. In her dissertation, entitled “Saving our Western Neighbors,” Sidita analyzes…
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Professor Baker talking about Our Precarious Energy Future

Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science hosted the second event of the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series Event. Professor Shalanda Baker, a professor of law, public policy, and urban affairs at Northeastern University, gave a talk on “Our…
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12/05/2017

The Resilience Imperative: Managing Mayhem in an Age of Global Turbulence

Dr. Stephen Flynn is the Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Professor of Political Science with affiliated faculty appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Prof. Flynn is also Co-Director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern. He has previously served as President of the Center for National Policy and spent a decade as a senior fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations…
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12/18/2017

Boston International Security Graduate Conference Submission Deadline

The Northeastern University International Security Working Group is currently accepting abstracts for the first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference to be held on February 23, 2018 in Boston, MA. This conference seeks research broadly related to themes of contemporary and emerging threats. It will serve as a forum for graduate students…
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