Professor Christopher Bosso has a new role within the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs: associate director for academic affairs. Collaborating closely with faculty, staff and the School’s new director, Jennie Stephens, he is leading curriculum, course planning, and administration.
Bosso, who has taught at Northeastern University since 1984, assumed the new role in May, bringing a longstanding commitment to education and an award-winning record of scholarly achievement and grantmaking.
During his time at Northeastern, Bosso has served as chair of the Department of Political Science and as associate dean for faculty for the former College of Arts and Sciences and its successor College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
His research areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. His most recent books are Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act of 2014 and, as editor, Feeding Cities: Improving Local Food Access, Sustainability, and Resilience.
Bosso’s 2005 book, Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway, received the 2006 Caldwell Award for best book in environmental policy and politics from the American Political Science Association.
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