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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.

Published On: September 7, 2016 |
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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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Published On: July 20, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,
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Professor Dov Waxman Article published by CNN, discussing the British left’s rhetoric on Israel

Dov Waxman, professor of political science, international relations, and Israel studies and co-director of Northeastern University’s Middle East Center, was recently published on CNN, discussing rhetoric on the British left regarding Jewish relations. Waxman provides analysis and commentary on statements by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Israel and Jews in British society and raises…
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Professor Daniel Aldrich Featured in Article spotlighting Political Capital in Disasters

Many have heard of social capital, yet political capital is a new concept for the disaster community. Scholars, such as Daniel Aldrich (2012), have written about how social capital is necessary following a disaster. In Aldrich’s work social capital refers to the ties between neighbors or other community members that enhance recovery. He cites the…
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Life after Brexit

Britain recent vote to exit the European Union has caused many to question the strength and direction of Britain.  Political Science Professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, gives insight on the British exit and where the EU and U.K. stand going forward.

Published On: June 27, 2016 |
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Eric Snowden: Whistle blowing or civil disobedience?

June 14th, Political Science Professor Candice Delmas, published “The Lonesome Whistle” in the Boston Review. Detailing the the largest breach of classified material in U.S. history. Click here to read more.

Published On: June 24, 2016 | Tags: ,
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Spreading Holocaust Education

    Professors Natalie Bormann (Political Science) and Martin Blatt (Director of Public History Program) were selected to participate in a one-week intensive seminar on Holocaust education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.  The main goal was to critically assess the role and status of Holocaust education on campuses today, and…
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Published On: June 16, 2016 |
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Huntington “100” Honors Five Political Science Students

Huntington 100, an honor, now in its second year, rec­og­nizes 100 total seniors and under­classmen who have excelled in their respec­tive areas—from research and entre­pre­neur­ship to expe­ri­en­tial learning and ath­letics. This year’s newest “100” mem­bers were joined at the recep­tion by under­classmen who received the dis­tinc­tion last year. This year, five political science students were…
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Published On: April 12, 2016 |
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Exhibition Honoring Political Science Student Capturing Post-genocide Life in Rwanda

Alison Campbell

The Political Science Department, in partnership with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is currently hosting an exhibit of photographs taken by undergraduate student Alison Campbell while on co-op in Rwanda. The exhibit was opened on March 24 and has been organized by Professor Natalie Bormann, with sponsorship from Northeastern’s Humanities Center. The photographs depict…
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