Research-active Faculty from Across the Globe

From women’s labor in the Middle East, to international mobilities, to democratization in Southeast Asia, the International Affairs faculty engage in research in a variety of fields spanning the globe. To read about the research activities and expertise of our faculty members, please select from the buttons below.

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International affairs at Northeastern University challenges students to engage across intellectual and geographic boundaries, while also asking them to think and act “locally” through academic coursework, experiential opportunities, and language proficiency. Read more about our mission>>

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The Untold History of the United States

Academy Award winning Director Mr. Oliver Stone, and Dr. Peter Kuznick, Professor of History at American University, are coming to the Northeastern Campus for a presentation of their work on The Untold History of the United States. This ten-part documentary series looks back at human events that at the time went under reported, but that…
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Emily Izzo

Emily Izzo, International Affairs and Cultural Anthropology Major, was the commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2014. With interests in climate and energy research, she is seeking to gain a better understanding of the role of economics in clean energy implementation.

Luh Putu Kim Biesterfeld

Luh Putu Kim Biesterfeld graduated with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration. Her appreciation for the value of global understanding and communication has spurred her to study the Indonesian language at the University of Gadjah Mada in Jogjakarta, after which she intends to pursue a master’s degree in Southeast Asian Studies.