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’s “Israel and the Offensive Military Use of Cyber-space” posted on Oxford University Press’ Academic Insights for the Thinking World

Political Science PhD Candidate, Matthew Cohen, was asked by Oxford University Press to contribute a blog about cyber-security issues. To read Matthew Cohen’s “Israel and the Offensive Military Use of Cyber-space,” click the link provided.

Professor Bill Miles’ essay on trust featured on National Public Radio affiliate RIPR

On Wednesday, September 7th, Professor Bill Miles’ essay was broadcast on RIPR. To hear Professor Miles reflect on trust and how trust can be tested, especially when you find yourself on top of a crocodile, go to “This I Believe Rhode Island: Trust.”..
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Assistant Professor Mai’a Davis Cross at Nobel Symposium discussing Politics of Crisis in Europe

  Assistant professor of political science, Mai’a K. Davis Cross, was featured recently at the Nobel Symposium discussing her forthcoming book, The Politics of Crisis in Europe. The Nobel Symposium consists of a series of seminars on groundbreaking work in the field of peace and global conflict. It is hosted by Nobel Peace Prize Research…
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Political Science Events

10/01/2016

Graduate Programs Open House

Ready to advance your future? Attend the Graduate Open House! ..
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10/04/2016

Germany’s Policy on Stabilization and Crisis Prevention: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict and Migration

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

Dr. Ralf Horlemann, Consul General of Germany in Boston, will be speaking at the first event in the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series. ..
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10/11/2016

Terrorism, Cyber-security, and Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 21st Century Threats to Global Security

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

Kerstin Vignard, Chief of Operations and Deputy to the Director – United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, Max Abrahms, Assistant Professor, Political Science, and Denise Garcia, Associate Professor, Political Science & International Affairs will be on the panel at the second event in the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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11/01/2016

“When Elephants Fight” Film Screening

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies Speaker Series

Please join us the for a presentation and discussion by campaign director J.D. Steir on the subject of mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo and ensuing violence for the third event in the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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