Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans, and neighborhoods in Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive.
To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.

And to see more videos with Prof. Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.


Political Science News

Life after Brexit

Britain recent vote to exit the European Union has caused many to question the strength and direction of Britain.  Political Science Professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, gives insight on the British exit and where the EU and U.K. stand going forward.

Eric Snowden: Whistle blowing or civil disobedience?

June 14th, Political Science Professor Candice Delmas, published “The Lonesome Whistle” in the Boston Review. Detailing the the largest breach of classified material in U.S. history. Click here to read more.

Spreading Holocaust Education

    Professors Natalie Bormann (Political Science) and Martin Blatt (Director of Public History Program) were selected to participate in a one-week intensive seminar on Holocaust education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.  The main goal was to critically assess the role and status of Holocaust education on campuses today, and…
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Political Science Events


Controversial Issues in Security Studies “Europe’s Parallel Foreign Policy”

A workshop organized by Dr. Mai’a K. Davis Cross, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Northeastern University More than one dozen scholars have contributed toward the forthcoming special issue in Journal of Common Market Studies, guest co-edited by Dr. Mai’a K. Davis Cross and Dr. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski (Chair, Political Science, University of Wroclaw,…
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Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies

Join us for an urgent discussion that will tackle the controversial issues that we face as we seek to create a more secure and resilient world, hosted by Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Speakers: Dr. Stephen Flynn, one of the world’s leading experts on critical infrastructure resilience, will present new approaches to…
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Professor Garcia in NY: Threats to Global Human Security

Professor Garcia is a Sadeleer Research Faculty member and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. Northeastern is bringing our most engaging thought leaders and groundbreaking researchers on the road to spur conversation and bridge connections with our most dynamic alumni communities. Get a taste of Northeastern of today and learn about the impact…
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