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New Faculty Arrival: Candice Delmas

Professor Candice Delmas is an assistant professor in both the Philosophy and Political Science departments at Northeastern. She is also the Associate Director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program. Before joining Northeastern, Professor Delmas was an assistant professor at Clemson University. Professor Candice received her M.A. in Philosophy from Georgia State University and then went on…
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Published On: February 5, 2016 |
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& The Faculty Member of the Year Award Goes To…

 Winner – Basl ’15 Nomination Letter The Department of Residential Life values the faculty who have committed to working with our staff and students in the residence halls. So often our faculty are under-appreciated and unrecognized for the additional work they put into educating students outside of the classroom. This commitment of time from the faculty…
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Published On: March 25, 2015 |
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Professor Illingworth on the Ethics of Crowdfunding

New York City Opera Fights for Survival Using Kickstarter When New York City Opera turned to Kickstarter as part of an emergency effort to raise $1 million by September 30, it did so against some immense odds: the fundraising website has seldom hosted a successful million-dollar campaign, and never in the service of a performing…
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Published On: February 18, 2015 |
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Professor Setta on the Church of Scientology on Boston’s NPR

The church is based on the teachings of its founder L. Ron Hubbard, who is author of “Dianetics” – the cornerstone of the religion. Members say Scientology has changed their lives. Yet some critics have called Scientology a “global racket.” Hear about the teachings and reach of the Church of Scientology.

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Professor Nathanson Testified as an Expert Witness on Civil Disobedience

Prof. Steve Nathanson recently testified in the last day of a trial of 12 protestors who committed acts of civil disobedience by trespassing at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, Mass. Based on his prior writings about civil disobedience and the moral status of obedience to law, Steve was asked to be an expert…
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Professor Smead’s Latest Research in the New York Times

Now, after decades of focusing on such staples of bad behavior as aggressiveness, selfishness, narcissism and greed, scientists have turned their attention to the subtler and often unsettling theme of spite — the urge to punish, hurt, humiliate or harass another, even when one gains no obvious benefit and may well pay a cost. Psychologists…
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Published On: February 17, 2015 |
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Professor Nathanson’s Letter to the New York Times on Patriotism

Another excerpt to tease the content and get people to click. ..
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Published On: November 12, 2014 |
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WNPR Interview with Professor Smead “Does Spite Advance Survival of a Species?”

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