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Remaking Globalization


This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 “Challenging the Liberal World Order” Speaker Series. Globalization is in trouble, attacked from both the right and the left. The roots of the backlash go to the 1990s, when economic globalization took a wrong turn, putting societies in the service of the international economy, instead of the reverse….
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Considering the Last Mile Problem in Food System Resilience


“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Christopher Bosso is professor of public policy and politics at Northeastern University. His areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. His newest books are Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act…
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American Dunkirk: Improvising Disaster Response


“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Tricia Wachtendorf is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware and Director of the world-renown Disaster Research Center – the oldest center in the world focused on the social science aspects of disaster. Over the past two decades, her research has focused on multi-organizational coordination before, during and after disasters,…
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Multiple Forms of Resilience Concerning Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)


“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Phil Brown is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Science at Northeastern University, where he directs the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute and its PFAS Project lab, which has grants from NSF to study social policy and activism concerning PFAS, and from NIEHS…
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