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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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“What will President Trump mean for science?” Research by PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi Featured

Research conducted by doctoral candidate Sidita Kushi was featured in an article in the Washington Post today, discussing how science policy will be pursued in the coming Trump administration.    Sidita’s work focused on the levels of funding for governmental agencies involved in research and development between Democratic and Republican control of the White House…
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Published On: November 15, 2016 |
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Professor Max Abrahms on the leader of the Islamic State in the LA Times; “Unusually Stupid”

Associate Professor and member of the Council on Foreign Relations Max Abrahms has an op-ed featured in the Los Angeles Times on leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the brand that IS has created for itself. Professor Abrahms argues that, contrary to pundit views, al-Baghdadi is a very weak leader and this…
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Published On: November 8, 2016 |
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Northeastern Faculty Collaborate to Examine Jewish Life in Germany Today; Essay Competition 11/14

With the sponsorship of the German Embassy, Political Science Professor Natalie Bormann, History Professor Martin Blatt, Professor and Associate Director of Jewish Studies Jenny Sartori, and German Language faculty member Diana Erinna have collaborated on a project exploring Jewish life today in Germany. The series features an ongoing exhibit at the Northeastern Crossing space in the…
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