Philip D'Agati Associate Teaching Professor, Political Science email@example.com 617.373.8496 Expertise Ethnicity & Nationalism, International Relations of the Arab World, Media; Film; and Politics, Olympic Movement, Olympism, Sports & Politics Philip D’Agati in the Press Boston Herald Rio instability stirs fears of attack, terror experts say Brazilian forces have had high visibility at the games, but Northeastern University professor Philip D’Agati, an Olympics political scholar, said there has been an alarming lack of public scrutiny of Brazil’s security readiness, particularly amid governmental turmoil and threat of a police strike. “From my perspective, it’s really concerning that questions about the willingness of […] Boston Herald Olympic foes not going for gold Philip D’Agati, a Northeastern University associate professor who has studied the Olympics’ effect on European cities, said opposition groups historically haven’t been good at raising money, even when public opinion seems to break their way. “It’s easy to cautiously say no to something in an opinion poll,” D’Agati said. “It’s not likely to result in […] Boston Herald Sochi sites, security fears rise with days to go Lingering fears in Sochi about terrorism and basic preparations just days ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies indicate the International Olympic Committee needs to overhaul its process for choosing host countries, experts tell the Herald. “The IOC has no internal expertise on security matters, so they really do have to rely on the […] Philip D’Agati for Northeastern Global News Russian athlete ban, not Rio prep, to be 2016 Olympics’ legacy Russian athlete ban, not Rio prep, to be 2016 Olympics’ legacy The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here, opening this week in Rio de Janeiro amid a plethora of concerns, including the Zika virus, water contamination, and civil unrest. Here, Olympics expert and associate teaching professor Philip D’Agati explains what we can expect and says of the city, “Their planning hasn’t been that bad.” Northeastern’s new top ‘Model’ Northeastern’s new top ‘Model’ A team of Northeastern students placed first in the 31st annual National University Model Arab League Conference in Washington, D.C. last month, besting delegations from two dozen colleges and universities in Canada, Egypt, and the United States.