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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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Spring 2019 “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 – 6:00 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 “Urban Resilience – What’s the Role of Water Infrastructure?” Tara Kulkarni…
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Published On: January 10, 2019 |
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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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Published On: September 10, 2018 |
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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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Published On: August 24, 2018 |
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