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Dylan Maguire

Dylan Maguire is a political science doctoral candidate who has taken his passion for Middle Eastern politics and transformed it into a clear career path. He recently engaged in a semester long Experiential PhD placement at the State Department’s Office of Opinion Research..
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Steven Zane

Steven Zane is a doctoral candidate in criminology at Northeastern University. He will be taking his academic pursuits to Florida State next year where he has been appointed assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice. ..
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Denise Garcia

Professor Garcia, who seamlessly integrates cutting-edge research with student-focused teaching, is one of two recipients of the 2017-18 University Excellence in Teaching Award…
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Sarah Shugars

A computational social scientist and doctoral student in network science who focuses on civic engagement, Sarah has contributed enormously to the communities around her. ..
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Elizabeth Polcha

Liz, a doctoral student in English, loves coaching writers, whether they are first-year students or fellow graduate students, aspiring health professionals, future business leaders, practitioners of the arts, or multilingual writers. ..
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Steven Zane

A doctoral student in criminology whose interests lie at the intersection of criminal law, crime prevention, juvenile justice, and the influence of race and ethnicity on court decision making, Steven has produced an impressive body of work, including ten articles in the flagship journals of his field. ..
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Caroline Elizabeth Klibanoff

Caroline Klibanoff is a 2018 graduate of the Master of Arts in history program with a concentration in public history, as well as the graduate certificate in digital humanities. ..
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Michael S. Dukakis

Michael S. Dukakis is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University, and a visiting professor at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA. He and former U.S. Senator Paul Simon authored How to Get Into Politics – and Why, which was designed to encourage young people to think seriously about politics and public service as a career. Dukakis was the three-term governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic nominee for president of the United States…
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Lauren Richter

Lauren Richter

Lauren Richter is a doctoral candidate in Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University and a member of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute. She is a research assistant on Dr. Phil Brown and Dr. Alissa Cordner’s NSF grant “Per- and Polyfluorinated Chemicals: The Social Discovery of a Class of Emerging Contaminants.” Prior to pursuing…
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