Faculty Expertise

Northeastern Global News is providing ongoing coverage of the Israel-Hamas war with expert analysis from university faculty.

To arrange interviews please email media@northeastern.edu to reach the media relations team or contact experts directly by visiting the media inquiries page.

A generational divide on views of Israel … in both parties, according to new survey 
A person in a crowd holds an Israeli flag in one hand an a Palestinian flag in the other hand.

A generational divide on views of Israel … in both parties, according to new survey 

Could the Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine wars escalate into World War III?
Smoke billowing from an apartment building in Ukraine that had been hit by a Russian missile.

Could the Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine wars escalate into World War III?

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is more important – and more complicated – than ever this year, Northeastern experts say
Silhouette of a man walking through the gate of a Nazi death camp in Germany.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is more important – and more complicated – than ever this year, Northeastern experts say

Will South Africa’s lawsuit alleging genocide change the course of the Israel-Hamas war?
A palace displayed in the sunlight on a cloudy day.

Will South Africa’s lawsuit alleging genocide change the course of the Israel-Hamas war?

Why are women’s rights groups silent after Hamas’ sexual violence against women? Political leanings are to blame, experts say
Audience members setting in at an event at the UN Headquarters listening to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaking.

Why are women’s rights groups silent after Hamas’ sexual violence against women? Political leanings are to blame, experts say

Words as weapons: How the Israel-Hamas war also turned language into a battleground

Words as weapons: How the Israel-Hamas war also turned language into a battleground

Military AI: New book anticipates a world of ‘killer robots’ — and the need to regulate them
A blue and black-colored book titled "The AI Military Race" is suspended in the air in front of a blue background.

Military AI: New book anticipates a world of ‘killer robots’ — and the need to regulate them

Jewish scholars talk about the ‘psychic familiarity’ of Hamas attack on Oct. 7
Mai’a Cross sitting with two panel speakers at the Crisis Conversation Series.

Jewish scholars talk about the ‘psychic familiarity’ of Hamas attack on Oct. 7

Special ops training and WhatsApp: How Northeastern’s Global Safety team keeps Huskies out of danger
Alyssa Berg and JJ Cappa working on a laptop in an office with many screens.

Special ops training and WhatsApp: How Northeastern’s Global Safety team keeps Huskies out of danger

Law can’t stop ‘catastrophic violence’ in Israel-Hamas war, Northeastern faculty expert says
Audience members sit in an auditorium, listening to people talking on a stage.

Law can’t stop ‘catastrophic violence’ in Israel-Hamas war, Northeastern faculty expert says

Experts on disinformation talk Israel-Hamas: It’s a ‘toxic stew of an information environment’
Rubble piled up around buildings after an airstrike in the Israel Hamas war.

Experts on disinformation talk Israel-Hamas: It’s a ‘toxic stew of an information environment’

Search and rescue in Gaza: How long can a person survive under rubble?
Palestinians looking for survivors among rubble.

Search and rescue in Gaza: How long can a person survive under rubble?

Polarization to blame for spike in hate crimes on Muslims and Jews in US as Israel-Hamas war rages, expert says
Muslim community members placing flowers on a grave.

Polarization to blame for spike in hate crimes on Muslims and Jews in US as Israel-Hamas war rages, expert says

Revisiting the 1970s? Will the Israel-Hamas war affect the price of oil and gas in the US?
An oil storage tank in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

Revisiting the 1970s? Will the Israel-Hamas war affect the price of oil and gas in the US?

Can the US play peacekeeper in the Israel-Hamas war?
Biden pausing and looking pensive in front of both a US and Israel flag at a meeting.

Can the US play peacekeeper in the Israel-Hamas war?

How do you talk to your kids about the Israel-Hamas war?
Person with their arm around the shoulders of another person.

How do you talk to your kids about the Israel-Hamas war?

Northeastern student served as a camp counselor for children in Sderot, Israel. Now, she’s doing what she can to support them
Headshot of Elizabeth Zhorov

Northeastern student served as a camp counselor for children in Sderot, Israel. Now, she’s doing what she can to support them

Israel-Hamas war: Is the two-state solution dead?
Aerial photo of worshippers gathered outside the Dome of the Rock Mosque.

Israel-Hamas war: Is the two-state solution dead?

War crimes, human rights concerns spike as war rages between Israel and Hamas
Palestinians searching for survivors among rubble.

War crimes, human rights concerns spike as war rages between Israel and Hamas

What is a kibbutz, the kind of Israeli community targeted during the Hamas attack?
Aerial view of the kibbutz of Yiron.

What is a kibbutz, the kind of Israeli community targeted during the Hamas attack?

As a UN relief co-op, this Northeastern student is helping shelter Palestinian refugees of Israel-Hamas war
Men walking through rubble in Gaza.

As a UN relief co-op, this Northeastern student is helping shelter Palestinian refugees of Israel-Hamas war

Are TikTok, X and other social media platforms good or bad sources for news on the Israel and Hamas war?
Person using their phone to look at news.

Are TikTok, X and other social media platforms good or bad sources for news on the Israel and Hamas war?

Reeling from the war in Israel and Gaza, Jewish students and supporters of Israel gather in solidarity
Students gathered on Northeastern's Boston campus for Israel vigil.

Reeling from the war in Israel and Gaza, Jewish students and supporters of Israel gather in solidarity

Northeastern students in Israel during Hamas attack safely evacuated with help of university global security team
Headshots of three students who were in Israel at the time of the attack.

Northeastern students in Israel during Hamas attack safely evacuated with help of university global security team

Benjamin Netanyhu’s future could be in jeopardy if he ‘missed warning signs’ of Hamas attack, expert says
Israeli Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyhu speaking at a cabinet meeting.

Benjamin Netanyhu’s future could be in jeopardy if he ‘missed warning signs’ of Hamas attack, expert says

Hamas attack on Israel is a ‘major strategic mistake’ for the Palestinian cause, expert says. Will it escalate to war with Iran?
From a distance, smoke rises over buildings in the Gaza Strip into the sky

Hamas attack on Israel is a ‘major strategic mistake’ for the Palestinian cause, expert says. Will it escalate to war with Iran?