Political Science & Security

The world has never been more connected by commerce or diplomacy than it is now.  With this strengthened connection comes a great deal of opportunity for better, faster, and more effective trade and cooperation worldwide. Careers in political science and security bridge the gap between nations to deliver peace and prosperity. Below, the Northeastern community has highlighted common questions and issues associated with these unique careers through articles, tips, and how-to guides.

April 18, 2017

Dan Czirjak Uses Images from Outer Space to Solve Problems on the Ground

Czirjak, a faculty member in our Master of Professional Studies in Geographic Information Technology, shares how he teaches remote sensing and spectroscopic image analysis.


March 1, 2017

How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom

Holst, a faculty member in the former Master of Arts in Homeland Security program, is helping students "talk the talk" and "walk the walk" when it comes to IT issues and management.


November 17, 2016

Hunter Hustus's Thesis: Effective Public Policy

Hunter Hustus, a graduate of our Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares how his Northeastern network helped him take the next step in his career.


July 22, 2016

3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology

Here are three ways technology is helping law enforcement and justice professionals stay ones step ahead of criminals.


July 13, 2016

Master’s Lands Alum Role with the Dept. of Homeland Security

Brad Belzak, director of legislative affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, shares why enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Security and Resilience Studies.


May 26, 2016

How You Can Use Geographic Information Technology

As associate teaching professor Cordula Robinson points out, you are probably using geographic information technology without even realizing it.