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An assessment of the Republican debate from the Lazer Lab

The Lazer Lab analyzed the recent Republican Party debate to look for how often and how much each candidate spoke or was spoken about. The analysis showed how much influence a candidate had regardless of how answers were received. It is a very interesting article on Politico…
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Published On: August 24, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,
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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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Published On: June 29, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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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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Published On: June 19, 2015 |
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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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Published On: June 1, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,
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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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Published On: May 15, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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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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Published On: May 11, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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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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Prof. Sullivan to Lead APSA Workshop in Beirut

The American Political Science Association (APSA) recently accepted Prof. Denis Sullivan and his colleagues in BCARS (the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies) to lead the 2016 APSA MENA (Middle East/North Africa) workshop at the American University in Beirut…
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Published On: May 5, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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Visiting Fellow Ryan Maness Published by Foreign Affairs

Visiting Fellow Ryan Maness recently authored an article entitled “Paper Tiger Putin” for the prominent magazine Foreign Affairs. The article details the impact of Vladimir Putin’s power in relation to Russia’s foreign policy. To read the article, click here
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Published On: May 4, 2015 |
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PhD. Candidate Jarvis Chen selected for CSSH 2014-2015 Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award

For his exceptional work in stimulating the minds of students and encouraging them to share his charisma for Political Science, Jarvis Chen will be recognized on April 2nd, 2015 as the 2014-2015 Outstanding Graduate Teacher…
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Published On: April 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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