Régine Jean-Charles, Director of Africana Studies, Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice, and Professor of Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Kabria Baumgartner, Dean’s Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies and Associate Director of Public History, were interviewed by Northeastern Global News on feelings raised and discussed at the recent Black Feminism, Black Freedom symposium, hosted by the Africana Studies Program.

Read "Addicted to pursuit of freedom, Black feminists draw from past to empower new generations to live tomorrow now."

Are the US and China headed for a Cold War?

Northeastern Global News

Mai'a Cross

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion; Dean’s Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Diplomacy

Stephen Flynn

Professor of Political Science; Founding Director, Global Resilience Institute

Inflation rate at 6.4%. Fed has not yet ‘won the battle against inflation,’ Northeastern economists explain

Northeastern Global News

Robert Triest

Chair and Professor of Economics

William Dickens

University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Twitter’s API Crackdown Will Hit More Than Just Bots


Researchers scramble as Twitter plans to end free data access


David Lazer

University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences

How social media has become an important tool in helping disaster victims in Turkey, Syria and beyond

Northeastern Global News

Daniel Aldrich

Professor, Political Science and Public Policy

Where could Lindsay Clancy’s case go from here? Here’s what legal experts say

Daniel Medwed

University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

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The Digital Integration Teaching Initiative (DITI) is now accepting new faculty partnerships for the summer and fall 2023 semesters


Northeastern is committed to teaching undergraduates the digital tools, skills, and methods that will enable them to be successful in today’s world. The DITI was established to help CSSH faculty meet this goal. We collaborate with faculty across CSSH disciplines to help integrate digital methods and skills in a wide range of classes. The DITI team can also connect with faculty partners on classes that use digital tools and methods to help support learning focused on citizen science and community engagement. 

Learn more on the DITI website and submit the DITI partnership request form by March 27.

Now accepting proposals for the 9th annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum

Any undergraduate who has conducted original research in CSSH 

independently or in collaboration with a faculty member is eligible to submit a proposal to present at the Undergraduate Research Forum on March 22. Students may present results of research conducted in collaboration with faculty or independently. Presentations may emerge from class projects, research-based co-ops, thesis projects, honors in the major projects, capstone projects, etc. Projects may be conducted by individuals or groups. Works-in-progress—that is, the sharing of preliminary results—are welcome.

Learn more and submit your proposal by February 28


Jennie Stephens, Dean's Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, and Alaina Kinol, Elijah Miller, Ilana Hirschfeld, and Yutong Si, students in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, have published "Climate justice in higher education: a proposed paradigm shift towards a transformative role for colleges and universities" in the Journal Climate Change.


AmeriCorps Mass Promise Fellowship Information Session

Wednesday, February 22

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Park 909

Join the Human Services Program to learn more about the AmeriCorps Mass Promise Fellowship program and opportunities to engage with education equity and social justice.

Teaching With and Around ChatGPT

Thursday, February 23

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Renaissance Park 909

Register to attend

View via livestream

*Open to instructors only

This panel brings together colleagues from a variety of disciplines in CSSH to share how they are approaching and adapting to challenges from emerging large language models such as ChatGPT.

This is a hybrid event and will be recorded. Light refreshments will be available for in-person attendees.

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.

PPE Film Screening and Discussion: Flee

Thursday, March 2

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Renaissance Park 909

The Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program will host a screening of Flee, the Grand Jury Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Festival. Following the film, Serena Parekh, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, will lead a discussion on asylum seekers.

In Flee, filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen tells a poignant story of belonging and the search for identity. Forced to leave his home country of Afghanistan as a young child with his mother and siblings, Amin grapples with how his past will affect his future in Denmark and the life he is building with his soon-to-be husband.

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