Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans and in the neighborhoods of Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive. To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.


To see more videos with Professor Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.


Political Science News

3CR interviewed Professor Delmas about Civil Disobedience

Dr. Candice Delmas, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Political Science, at Northeastern University, was recently interviewed by the Australian independent radio station 3CR. She discussed the role of civil disobedience and ethics in the process of government whistleblowing with Prof. Goswich from Melbourne University. When asked if the concept of civil disobedience should be broadened, Delmas…
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Fall 2018 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

  Series presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, September 11, 2018  “Is Cyber Resilience Possible?” John Manferdelli Professor of the Practice; Executive Director…
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Political Science Doctoral Candidate awarded for ‘Resilient Critical infrastructure’ Research

Maria Robson, a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University, was awarded for the best graduate poster at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence Summit on May 31. Robson presented the poster with Lizzy Warner who is also pursuing her PhD at Northeastern University. “We saw an opportunity for interdisciplinary research…
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The Niger that I know

Political Science Professor William Miles, expert in Nigerian culture and politics, shared  his view of Niger in the article entitled “The Niger that I know” featured in The Christian Science Monitor. “Living in Niger changed my view of Africa, Islam, and humanity. It has taught me how dignity flourishes in the face of poverty and how Islam is a…
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Political Science Events


Is Cyber Resilience Possible?

  “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Globalization, misaligned incentives, distorted influence by major providers, legacy infrastructure designed and implemented before the cyber threat was well understood and the vast complexity of hardware, targeted attacks by powerful adversaries as well as a cadre of less powerful but numerous actors and software…
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Calamity’s Reward: The Elusive Art of Resilience and Repair

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Jeff Howe is an assistant professor at Northeastern University. A longtime contributing editor at Wired magazine, he coined the term crowdsourcing in a 2006 article for that magazine. In 2008 he published a book with Random House that looked more deeply at the phenomenon of massive…
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The Networked Digital Earth for Climate Adaptation and Resilient Engineering

  “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Auroop R. Ganguly is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, with 20+ years professional experience spanning the private sector (including Oracle Corporation and multiple startups), government research (US DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory), and academia. He has authored a textbook…
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