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Badruzzaman, Cohen, and Kushi Publish Article Exploring the Power of Narratives in Turkey Using Mixed-methods Approach

The debate over the ban on women wearing headscarves in Turkey has served as a central symbol for Turkey’s soul, torn between secular and religious identities. This essay explores the multifaceted narratives of Turkish secular and religious groups that have supported and opposed the ban on women wearing headscarves on government property. Progressing from nationalism literature and image framing in public policy, the essay applies quantitative and case study analysis to reveal how the re-framing of the headscarf debate—via narratives of inequality, secularism, religious freedom, modernity, and education—evolved across political coalitions to redefine issues and alter policy outcomes. ..
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Published On: October 25, 2017 |
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“Lives in Law and Public Policy” Fall 2017 Speaker Series

Lives in Law and Public Policy Speaker Series: Fall 2017 Series Presented by: Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Department of Political Science September 20, 2017 “Changing the Pipeline into Politics” Emily Cherniack, Founder of New Politics Location: 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02115 Time:…
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Published On: September 12, 2017 |
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Doctoral Student Summer Marion Publishes “The Power Behind Global Health”

Doctoral student Summer Marion recently published “The Power Behind Global Health,” a review of Chelsea Clinton and Devi Sridhar’s recent book, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World, and Why? The review was co-authored with Michael R. Snyder, an independent analyst soon to join the Center for Health and Security at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and published by the International Peace Institute’s Global Observatory. ..
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Published On: September 6, 2017 |
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PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen: A New Model for Cyber Defense

PhD Candidate, Matthew S. Cohen, recently published an article entitled “Four Big “Ds” and a Little “r”: A New Model for Cyber Defense” in Cyber, Intelligence, and Security. He was lead author on the paper along with Chuck D. Freilich and Gabi Siboni…
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Published On: July 17, 2017 |
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Fall 2017 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker 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, September 19, 2017 “The Stupid Terrorist: Lessons from History and the Social Sciences” Max Abrahms Assistant Professor…
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Published On: June 29, 2017 |
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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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Published On: April 10, 2017 |
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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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Published On: February 22, 2017 |
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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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Published On: January 30, 2017 |
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PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi and PhD Alumnus Ian McManus Collaborate on Washington Post Article

Read their article, “Social policies don’t always help women and men equally. Which ones work best?” ..
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Published On: January 12, 2017 |
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Professor Denise Garcia and PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen Awarded CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards

On Thursday, December 15, 2016, CSSH Dean Uta Poiger and Chris Gallagher, Associate Dean of Teaching, Learning, and Experiential Education, announced the winners of the CSSH Outstanding Teaching Awards. Among the winners were Political Science Professor Denise Garcia and PhD Candidate Matthew Cohen. The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Professor Garcia and…
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Published On: December 15, 2016 |
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