Costas Panagopoulos, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Department Chair, and Professor Michael Meltsner in the School of Law, spoke with Northeastern Global News about Representative George Santos and the fallout from his various lies—and what it means for his legislative career and criminal record.

Read "How George Santos got away with it (for now)."

‘Working like a slave’: Why human trafficking in restaurants is underreported

GBH News

Amy Farrell

Director and Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Co-Director of the Violence and Justice Research Lab

Summer jobs for youth pay off


Alicia Sasser Modestino

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics; Research Director, Dukakis Center

Should you get rid of your gas stove? Here’s what you need to know

Northeastern Global News

Laura Kuhl

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs

Will the arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, son of infamous cartel leader El Chapo, help Mexico’s war on drugs?

Northeastern Global News

Nikos Passas

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Co-Director, Institute for Security and Public Policy

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Justin Mellette, Associate Teaching Professor in English, has received the 2023 Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Award from the College of Engineering.


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 017

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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 - 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 - 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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