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Developing the Hazards, Disasters & Crises Group into an APSA Organized Section

The Hazards, Disasters & Crises Group, founded by Professor Daniel Aldrich and other notable scholars, recently spoke with the APSA regarding the importance of studying disasters and its relation to political science…
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Published On: December 15, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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Professor Max Abrahms Sits Down with the Boston Herald

Professor Max Abrahms recently sat down with the Boston Herald Radio’s “NewsFeed” to discuss the apparent increase in radicalization and terrorism as demonstrated through worldwide attacks…
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Published On: December 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Shared Vision on Disaster Recovery

Professor Daniel Aldrich was recently included in the article, “Shared vision ‘critical’ says recovery expert,” discussing how a shared community vision is crucial to the recovery process following any sort of disaster…
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Published On: December 2, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Correspondent Inference Theory and Terrorism

Professor Max Abrahms’ article connecting social psychologist Edward Jones’ correspondent inference theory to the modern mindset of terrorist desires was published in the Harvard Business Review on November 20, 2015…
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Professor Stephen Flynn Testifies Before Congressional Hearing

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School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs affiliate professor Stephen Flynn testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation regarding the implications of terrorist activity in large port cities throughout the United States…
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Published On: November 18, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,
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A Model for Disaster Recovery

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PhD student Udit Bhatia recently built a model that would aid in the process of prevention and recovery due to natural or man-made disasters. Bhatia credits courses like Professor Stephen Flynn’s “Critical Infrastructure Resilience,” with providing him the skills necessary to build such a model…
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Published On: November 9, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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Professor Max Abrahms speaks about terrorist propaganda

Professor Max Abrahms was recently included in a CNN article discussing the use of propaganda videos in amassing larger soldiers for terrorist organizations…
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A Walk with Governor Dukakis

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Professor Dukakis recently discussed changes in public transit and the overall community lifestyle of Boston with Boston Magazine editor Garrett Quinn while the two picked up trash on their way to Northeastern…
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Published On: November 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Applying an Algorithm to Persuasion

09/30/14 - BOSTON, MA. - Nick Beauchamp, Assistant Professor Department of Political Science poses for a portrait in the International Village Lobby at Northeastern University on September 30, 2014. Nick works in political communication, networks, social media, and text. Photo: Matthew Modoono/University Photographer

An algorithm developed by Assistant Professor Nick Beauchamp that determines key words and phrases in a given set of text was discussed in a news@Northeastern article. ..
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Mitrovica’s Symbolic Bridge: Bringing Two Cultures Together

PhD candidate Sidita Kushi published an article on openDemocracy focusing on the further normalizing of relationships between Serbia and Kosovo following the Brussels Agreement of April 2013…
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