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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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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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Published On: June 15, 2018 |
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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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Published On: May 29, 2018 |
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More political information access “because” of censorship?

Northeastern University Post-doctoral fellow explains how censorship can increase information access. While previous literature was focusing on the censorship main effect, the restriction on the information availability to a specific population, Dr. Hobbs’ research confirms that censorship can actually increase the access to political information. He describes this phenomenon as the “gateway effect” in a…
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Published On: April 27, 2018 |
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New Contributions to Research on Humanitarian Military Interventions

On March 28, 2018, Dr. Sidita Kushi, successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Saving our Western Neighbors: How Regional Institutions and Conflict Perceptions Drive Humanitarian Military Interventions.” She will earn a PhD degree in Political Science in May 2018. Dr. Sidita, who was recently announced as the 2018 Ernst Haas Fellowship Recipient, does have a clear…
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Published On: April 11, 2018 |
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Boston International Security Graduate Conference

The International Security Working Group (NUISWG), sponsored by the Department Political Science at Northeastern University, hosted its first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference, on Friday, February 23, 2018, in Boston. This conference served as a forum for graduate students to present their ongoing research and to receive feedback from peers. They engaged with…
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Published On: March 23, 2018 |
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Boston International Security Graduate Conference

The Northeastern University International Security Working Group will be holding its first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference to be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, in Boston, MA. This conference seeks research broadly related to themes of contemporary and emerging threats. It will serve as a forum for graduate students to present…
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Published On: February 16, 2018 |
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