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Mai’a Cross: EU, Brexit and Woman Who Empower

Professor Mai’a Cross was recently featured on a panel at the university’s “Women Who Empower” annual summit. The event is designed to promote diversity and inclusion, and empower diverse voices. The panel included Emmy Award winning producer Nina Fialko who was one of the producers of the film, “The Great Hack” (Netflix).  This groundbreaking documentary helped…
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Published On: November 13, 2019 |
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Apes and anticitizens: simianization and U.S. national identity discourse

Doctoral Candidate in Political Science, Ioana Panaitiu’s first solo authored paper has been published by Social Identities journal. The paper was accepted without revisions and this is an important achievement for the student and the department. See abstract below: “Within the literature on public opinion, the mainstream framework is that in-group and out-group attitudes are…
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Published On: October 22, 2019 |
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Jewish-Muslim Diasporic Workshop

As recipient of a Special Initiatives Fund award from the American Academic of Jewish Research (AAJR), Professor William Miles of the Political Science Department convened at Northeastern on October 6 the first encounter of a Workshop on “Jews in Muslim and Shared Diasporic Lands.” The purpose of the AAJR Special Initiative grant is to “encourage projects…
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Published On: October 7, 2019 |
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Environment and Politics: Saving the World Starts at the Local Level

Justin shares his experience in public service and crafting legislation. What did you do prior to your PhD in Political science? Before starting my PhD in Political Science, I served in the United States Army Infantry, eventually making the rank of Captain. During my service, I had the privilege of being Executive Officer to the…
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Published On: July 24, 2019 |
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Political Science alumnus improving the tube in London

Maxwell Meyers, a 2018 graduate (BS – Political Science), recently received a full scholarship to attend the London School of Economics.  Meyers will use the Oram-Stott-Schlusche Scholarship to study for a Master of Science degree in the Regional and Urban Studies program.  He will focus on urban transportation infrastructure, specifically a new 78-mile rail line that includes a…
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Published On: May 30, 2019 |
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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know

Professor Dov Waxman’s newest book will be published next week by Oxford University Press. What Everyone Needs to Know® provides an “Highly accessible overview of an enormously complex subject that provides readers with the tools necessary to understand the conflict” No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited…
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Published On: April 26, 2019 |
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Democracy and Secularism on Trial

Extending last November’s conference participation at the Northeastern Political Science Association conference , participants in the Humanities Center Research Cluster on Freedom of Religion v. National Identity: Democracy and Secularism on Trial presented at the conference of the New England Political Science Association in Portland, Maine on April 27, 2019.   Political Science PhD candidates Ahsen…
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Published On: April 18, 2019 |
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Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

  On April 5, 25 Political Science Senior Capstone Students – in collaboration with Professor Natalie Bormann – contributed to this year’s Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week on campus. The capstone group organized, and held, a symposium that featured presentations by each student on “Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda“. The presentations were based…
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Published On: April 9, 2019 |
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“There’s no better place to make the difference than the government”

Students in Northeastern University’s Department of Political Science had two opportunities to meet with elected leaders who started their careers just a few years out of college, talking about how they got involved in politics and sharing perspective on making changes, from Boston City Hall to the German Bundestag.   Johannes Vogel talked to students…
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Published On: March 22, 2019 |
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Freedom of Religion versus National Identity

Northeastern University’s Political Science Research Cluster showcased at NPSA in Montreal   Northeastern University Political Science graduate students Tasbiha Batool and Juheon Lee presented their papers last November as part of the panel “Religious Freedom and National Identity in Fragile Democracies: Turkish, Korean, and Nigerian Experiences” at the Northeastern Political Science Association in Montreal. The students’ papers…
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Published On: January 14, 2019 |
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