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Huntington “100” Honors Five Political Science Students

Huntington 100, an honor, now in its second year, rec­og­nizes 100 total seniors and under­classmen who have excelled in their respec­tive areas—from research and entre­pre­neur­ship to expe­ri­en­tial learning and ath­letics. This year’s newest “100” mem­bers were joined at the recep­tion by under­classmen who received the dis­tinc­tion last year. This year, five political science students were…
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Published On: April 12, 2016 |
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Exhibition Honoring Political Science Student Capturing Post-genocide Life in Rwanda

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The Political Science Department, in partnership with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is currently hosting an exhibit of photographs taken by undergraduate student Alison Campbell while on co-op in Rwanda. The exhibit was opened on March 24 and has been organized by Professor Natalie Bormann, with sponsorship from Northeastern’s Humanities Center. The photographs depict…
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Michael Becker Strikes Back Against Lone Wolf Terrorism Criticisms

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In October of 2014, PhD student Michael Becker published an article named “Explaining Lone Wolf Target Selection in the United States” in the journal Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 37, Issue 11, 2014. ..
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Published On: April 5, 2016 |
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Professor Aldrich speaks about Post-Fukushima Japan and Recent Brussels Terror Attack

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Aldrich on fifth-year anniversary of Fukushima: ABC NewsRadio’s Eleni Psaltis, hosts Japan in Focus, a program that looks at the political and cultural developments in Japan. For this week, Psaltis focuses on the 5th anniversary of the nine magnitude earchquake and tsunami that ripped apart the Tohoku region of Japan and consequently led to a…
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Published On: March 25, 2016 |
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Pre-Order Professor Waxman’s New Book on the Relationship Between American Jews and Israel

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Dov Waxman is professor of political science, international affairs, and Israel studies at Northeastern University. He is the author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity and the coauthor of Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within. He lives in Boston. “Israel used to bring American Jews together. Now it is driving them…
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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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