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Celebrating our 2018-19 new faculty

With the beginning of the new year and semester, Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities celebrates our new tenured and tenure-track faculty. These scholars expand our ongoing research, teaching, and public engagement with both local and global communities.


With the beginning of the new year and semester, Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities celebrates our new tenured and tenure-track faculty. These scholars expand our ongoing research, teaching, and public engagement with both local and global communities.

 

Emily Clough

Assistant Professor of Political Science 
PhD – Harvard University
Research – Comparative politics, political economy of development, and civil society

 

Claudia Haupt

Associate Professor of Law and Political Science
PhD – University of Cologne
Research – Constitutional law, health and speech

 
 

Donghee Jo

Assistant Professor of Economics
PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research – Political and developmental economics

 
 

Tiffany Joseph

Associate Professor, Sociology & Anthropology
PhD – University of Michigan
Research – Sociology of race, immigration, health and health policy

 

 

 

 

Risa Kitagawa

Assistant Professor of Political Science 
PhD – Stanford University
Research – Social justice policies and international contexts and comparative politics

 
 
 
 

 

Kay Mathiesen 

Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion
PhD – University of California, Irvine
Research – Information and computer ethics, social and political philosophy 

 

 

 

 

Silvia Prina

Associate Professor of Economics 
PhD – Boston University
Research –  Development economics

 

 

 


Hilary Robinson

Associate Professor, School of Law
PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research – Science & Technology Studies, Law and Societies, Digital Infrastructure

 
 
 

 

Shytierra Gaston

Assistant Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice                  
PhD – University of Missouri-St Louis
Research – Racial disparities in punishment

 

 

 

 

Don Fallis

Professor of Philosophy & Religion
PhD – University of California, Irvine
Research – Philosophy of information, information ethics, cybersecurity

 

 

 

 

Megan Denver

Assistant Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice 
PhD 
– University of Albany
Research 
– Corrections and punishment

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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