Welcome to the Department of Political Science!

We are pleased to announce a new Graduate Certificate Program in Security and Resilience Studies.

The goal of the Graduate Certificate in Security & Resilience Studies is to prepare students to manage contemporary transnational risks through gaining a synthetic understanding of the principles and policies for Security and Resilience of critical systems. Read More >>
In the video to the right you’ll see one of our newest professors Dr. Daniel Aldrich speaking on Webisode 4- Meeting the Challenge, from The Resilience Age on Vimeo.

Political Science News

Professor Bormann Returns from “Visiting Auschwitz” Dialogue

Northeastern’s Holocaust Dialogue of Civilization, led by Professor Natalie Bormann, returned from a 5 week journey through Germany and Poland. For more information and a link to students’ blogs about their experience, see here
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Professor Denise Garcia on Robotic Warfare

Professor Garcia was recently published in Foreign Affairs in her article entitled, “How the World Should Prepare Itself for Robotic Warfare.” She discusses how states can establish methods of cooperation in the emerging era of robotic weaponry. To read the article, click here
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Professor Lazer featured by the Wall Street Journal

Political Science Professor David Lazer was recently featured by the Wall Street Journal in this article entitled, “How Researchers Could Tell If You’ve Been Laid Off-From Your Cell Phone Records.”..
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