A Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century

A Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University offers students the best of both worlds: the intimacy of a liberal arts college, and the state-of-the-art facilities, breadth of offerings, and the accomplished faculty of a global research institution.

One of the distinctive features of our scholarly community is how engaged our faculty and students are in public issues - both locally and globally. We are creating new knowledge and building new frameworks for thinking about the past and making the world a better place in the 21st century.

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Chelsea Canedy

Bringing Equity to Healthcare

Chelsea Canedy began her time at Northeastern on a pre-med track, taking classes in biology and neuroscience, but she quickly discovered interests in policy reform and social justice. Her combined major in biology and political science brought together her advocacy work with her knowledge of healthcare and helped her move toward the ultimate goal of fostering equity in the healthcare system. Soon after ..
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Caroline Klibanoff

Illuminating History for the Public

Caroline Klibanoff graduated from Northeastern University in 2018 with a Master of Arts degree in Public History and a certificate in Digital Humanities. After completing her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University in American Studies and Film/Media, Caroline worked in video and communications for the Pew Research Center and the Frameworks Institute. There she became curious…
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