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

Assistant Professor Mai’a Davis Cross at Nobel Symposium discussing Politics of Crisis in Europe

  Assistant professor of political science, Mai’a K. Davis Cross, was featured recently at the Nobel Symposium discussing her forthcoming book, The Politics of Crisis in Europe. The Nobel Symposium consists of a series of seminars on groundbreaking work in the field of peace and global conflict. It is hosted by Nobel Peace Prize Research…
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Professor Dov Waxman Article published by CNN, discussing the British left’s rhetoric on Israel

Dov Waxman, professor of political science, international relations, and Israel studies and co-director of Northeastern University’s Middle East Center, was recently published on CNN, discussing rhetoric on the British left regarding Jewish relations. Waxman provides analysis and commentary on statements by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Israel and Jews in British society and raises…
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Professor Daniel Aldrich Featured in Article spotlighting Political Capital in Disasters

Many have heard of social capital, yet political capital is a new concept for the disaster community. Scholars, such as Daniel Aldrich (2012), have written about how social capital is necessary following a disaster. In Aldrich’s work social capital refers to the ties between neighbors or other community members that enhance recovery. He cites the…
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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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