Sheila Winborne, Associate Teaching Professor of Religion, spoke with Northeastern Global News about our ongoing fascination with apocalyptic visions of the future.

Read "Post-apocalyptic ‘The Last of Us’ could be HBO’s next hit show. But why do we love stories about the end of the world?"

Russia-Ukraine war in 2023: Can there be a way out?

Northeastern Global News

Northeastern experts cite climate change, China and a potential recession as the big international news stories for 2023

Northeastern Global News

Mai'a Cross

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion; Director of the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures; Dean’s Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Diplomacy

Forensic genealogy starred in apprehension of Idaho murder suspect—but was it necessary?

Northeastern Global News

James Alan Fox

Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, Law, and Public Policy

Daniel Medwed

University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Law

In a Houston taqueria, a customer shot and killed a robbery suspect. Were his actions justified?

Northeastern Global News

Daniel Medwed

University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Law

There and back again. These Northeastern employees couldn’t stay away.

Northeastern Global News

Denis Sullivan

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Co-Director of Middle East Center

Study analyzes why Black people in Maine are more likely than white people to be arrested in traffic stops

Northeastern Global News

Jack McDevitt

Professor of the Practice Emeritus in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Walmart….empowering women?

Gender & Society

Eileen Otis

Associate Professor of Sociology

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Alicia Sasser Modestino, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics and Research Director for the Dukakis Center, published "School's Out: How Summer Youth Employment Programs Impact Academic Outcomes" in the journal Education Finance & Policy.

Qianqian Zhang-Wu, Assistant Professor of English and Director of Multilingual Writing, has won the 2023 CCCC Research Impact Award for Languaging Myths and Realities: Journeys of Chinese International Students. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English.


School Safety, Education, and Racial Equity

Wednesday, January 18

12:00 PM

Churchill 200

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The Center on Crime, Race, and Justice presents "School Safety, Education, and Racial Equity” featuring keynote speaker Anthony Peguero, Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Arizona State University. 


Lunch will be provided for those who register. 

Improving Serious Injury Tracking and Reporting in New York City Jails

Thursday, January 19

5:00 PM

RP 909

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The Center on Crime, Race, and Justice presents "Improving Serious Injury Tracking and Reporting in New York City Jails," featuring keynote speaker Bart Baily, Director of Violence Prevention with the New York City Board of Correction.

This presentation will examine current injury reporting oversight work by the New York City Board of Correction, a civilian oversight agency. Using the New York City jail system as a case study, attendees can better understand the compound variables that contribute to injuries in a correctional setting, including violence, self-harm, excessive force, neglect, structural disrepair, and over-incarceration.

Center on Crime, Race, and Justice Welcome Reception

Thursday, January 19

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Churchill 401

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Join faculty, staff, and community members from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice for food and drinks to celebrate the new Center on Crime, Race, and Justice. 

Ethics Institute Speaker | Eric Bayruns García

Friday, January 27

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Park 426

Eric Bayruns García, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at McMaster University, will give a speech titled "Injustice and Understanding Transmission: Diminishment in a Speaker’s Capacity to Transmit Understanding."

He will describe how a social-political feature of society such as racial injustice can depress the likelihood that a speaker successfully transmits understanding to their audience.

Black Feminism, Black Freedom Symposium

Friday, February 3

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

East Village 17

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This day-long symposium from the Africana Studies Program features a keynote conversation between Salamishah Tillet, Rutgers University–Newark, and Kevin Quashie, Brown University. It is co-sponsored by the Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, the John D. O'Bryant African American Institute, and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Ethics Institute Speaker | James Mahon

Friday, February 3

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Park 426

James Mahon, Professor of Philosophy and Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at Lehman College, will present. 

Corporations and Human Rights | Thoughts on the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Movement - A View from Asia

Friday, February 3

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Dockser Hall 42

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Dennis Kwok, Visiting Lecturer, Political Science, will speak on the environmental, social, and governance commitments of companies and investors, and the related issues of human rights violations, supply chain policies, and modern slavery practices. This event is hosted by the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy in the School of Law, and co-hosted by CSSH and the Political Science Department.

The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties that Shaped Modern China

Wesnesday, February 8

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Alumni Center Pavilion

Columbus Place

Jonathan Kaufman, Professor and Director in the School of Journalism, will speak about the extraordinary story of the Kadoorie and Sassoon families who stood astride China’s business, politics and economy for 175 years, as part of the Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture Series from the Jewish Studies Program.

Ethics Institute Speaker | Jorge Morales

Friday, February 24

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Park 426

Jorge Morales, assistant professor of psychology and philosophy, will present his research on the subjectivity of the mind and how we perceive the world, how the brain creates conscious experiences, and how introspection opens a window into our own minds.

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