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Letter from the Chair

At Northeastern’s Department of Political Science, we train future leaders to deal with the most important issues in the world: issues of war and peace, tyranny and democracy, inequality and prosperity. To accomplish this, we combine classroom and experiential learning in unique ways, through our Dialogue programs that send students abroad to study in Geneva, Rio de Janeiro, Amman, and Tokyo with Northeastern faculty members, co-ops at all levels of government as well as in law firms and NGOs, and internships with local and national political campaigns. Read More >>

Political Science News

PhD Student Matthew Cohen on Foreign Policy

PhD student Matthew Cohen was recently published by E-International Relations in this article entitled “Crafting an Effective Foreign Policy to Confront Terrorism in the Middle East.”..
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Professor Daniel Aldrich on “Japan in Focus”

Professor Daniel Aldrich was featured in an ABC NewsRadio program presented by Eleni Psaltis entitled “Japan in Focus,” which highlights political and cultural developments in Japan. ..
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Prof. Waxman on Netanyahu’s Government for AlJazeera

Professor Dov Waxman was recently interviewed on AlJazeera regarding the formation of a new government in Israel. Professor Waxman comments on the future of Netenyahu’s new government, and the effect that it will have on Israeli-U.S. relations. To see the interview, click here
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