Faculty Insights

Northeastern is committed to creating a learning environment which is led by faculty who share their real-world experience with students. Meeting students where they are is a key factor in our experiential learning model. Here, we’ve compiled articles, tips, and how-to guides from Northeastern faculty to showcase their knowledge and expertise that extends well beyond the walls of the classroom.

February 15, 2018

Understanding the Basics of Food Safety Regulations

Darin Detwiler, assistant dean for Northeastern's MS in Regulatory Affairs program, describes why food safety regulations exist and how they are created.


January 25, 2018

Is a Career in Regulatory Compliance and Affairs Right for You?

Assistant Teaching Professor David Mahoney shares his tips for breaking into the field.


October 23, 2017

Gail Marcus: Bringing Global Consulting into the Classroom

Gail Marcus describes her approach to teaching in Northeastern's Global Studies and International Relations program.


September 18, 2017

4 of Today’s Emerging Project Management Trends

What do you need to know today to prepare for tomorrow? CJ Walker Waite, a professor of practice at Northeastern, explains.


August 28, 2017

The Unexpected Impact Project Management Could Have on Your Career

Even if you don’t pursue project management, the discipline will have an impact on your career. CJ Walker Waite, a professor of practice at Northeastern, explains.


August 15, 2017

5 Tips for Choosing Your EdD Dissertation Topic

You’ve decided you want to earn your EdD, now it’s a matter of choosing your dissertation topic. Associate teaching professor Corliss Thompson shares her top tips.


July 25, 2017

What Can You Do with a Doctorate in Education?

Are you interested in pursuing an EdD? Associate Teaching Professor Dr. Karen Reiss Medwed explains how the degree can help advance your career.


July 17, 2017

Easing Into Agile Project Management: How to Get Started

Agile project management can be effective if used properly. Here’s what you need to know before getting started.


July 3, 2017

Friedrich Lohr Brings His Years of Diplomacy Into the Classroom

Lohr, a faculty member in Northeastern's Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations program, shares how he integrates his past experience into the classroom.


June 21, 2017

How Erik Voss Is Helping Students Succeed in English

Voss, a faculty member in Northeastern's Global Pathways program, shares his approach to teaching second-language learners.