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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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Prof. Bormann returns from Rwanda with new co-op opportunity

While doing field work in Rwanda on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis, Professor Bormann worked closely with the Rwandan National Commission for the Fight against Genocide .  This collaboration led to the creation of a co-op position at the National Commission, starting this summer.  Please contact Michelle Zaff (m.zaff@neu.edu) or Professor Bormann (n.bormann@neu.edu) for details.

Published On: March 18, 2015 |
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Undergrad Katherine Powers Travels to Cuba

Undergraduate Katie Powers recently traveled to Cuba to celebrate the recent thawing of US-Cuba relations as a part of her co-op at Code Pink. Katie met with high-ranking government officials, doctors who worked to combat Ebola in Africa, and local community artists. Congrats to Katie on this momentous trip!..
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Published On: March 17, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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Meghan Murdock to Present at Undergraduate Research Forum

Undergraduate student Meghan Murdock will present a term paper for an Honors Seminar on Justice at the 1st Annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum on March 31st. Click here for more information on the forum. Congratulations to Meghan!..
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Professor Max Abrahms on Boko Haram

Professor Abrahms was cited in this BBC interview regarding Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State. His commentary was also featured in this Yahoo! News article entitled “Boko Haram pledges allegiance to IS after carnage in Maiduguri.”..
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Undergrad Alex Carlin Travels to Qatar

Undergraduate Alex Carlin was chosen as one of ten students in the nation to travel for a study visit to Qatar by the National Council on US Arab Relations. While there, he met civil and governmental leaders of the country, including their foreign affairs minister, the World Cup committee, and their human rights department head. Congratulations to Alex!..
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Published On: March 16, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Undergrad Aaron Kanzer Invited to ‘YouthfulCities’ Global Summit

Undergraduate student Aaron Kanzer was recently invited to become the Boston representative to ‘YouthfulCities’ Global Summit. Aaron was chosen based on his background as a former voting rights intern at MassVOTE, and as a Grand Finalist in the 2013-14 Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge. Congratulations to Aaron and all of his accomplishments!..
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Undergraduate Caitlin Morelli Shines as Global Officer

Undergraduate Political Science student Caitlin Morelli was chosen as one of the first Global Officers of Northeastern University. So far, Caitlin has already traveled to India, Thailand, Malaysia, China, and Bali, chronicling her adventures on this blog. Congratulations to Caitlin and we wish you the best on your endeavours!..
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Published On: March 6, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi in the Media

PhD Candidate Sidita Kushi recently published several articles on the topic of Balkan relations. These articles included “Balkanizing” the War on Terror for E-International Relations, where Sidita highlights the threat of terrorism in the Balkan region. Congratulations to Sidita on her publications!..
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Professor Dov Waxman in the News

Professor Waxman recently participated in two interviews on Al Jazeera America. He discussed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress and the fluctuating support for Netanyahu in American politics. To watch a video of this interview, click here. In a subsequent interview, Waxman discussed the political effects of Congressional democrats boycotting the Prime Minister’s speech…
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Published On: March 3, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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