Tag: Politics

Professor Voices — Leveraging biometric data to defeat terrorists

As the Islamic State and other terrorist groups continue to wreak havoc in the Middle East and threaten the United States, security experts are working overtime to keep our country safe and protect American interests abroad. Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies professor John D. Woodward Jr., a former Central Intelligence Agency officer and Department of Defense official, believes that biometric […]

Experts available on mid-term elections

The following Boston University professors are available to comment on the upcoming mid-term elections: Tom Whalen, Associate professor, Social Science; Expert on Modern American politics and culture; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena Contact 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu     Graham Wilson, Department Chair Political Science; Expert on American politics; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena Contact 617-353-2540, gkwilson@bu.edu     […]

Health-care reform an opportunity for insurers

School of Management Professor Stephen Davidson, author of the soon-to-be-published “In Urgent Need of Reform: Saving the U.S. Healthcare System”, says that rather than resisting it, insurers could make the drive toward health-care reform an opportunity by transforming themselves into real managed-care organizations.  “They can create or contract with group practices, invest in information technology, analyze […]

Secretary of State Clinton?

It appears President-elect Barack Obama would like Hillary Clinton to serve as his Secretary of State.  It’s a selection Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations, offered commentary on in today’s AFP saying: “Here is somebody who is sufficiently confident in his own abilities that he doesn’t fear allowing into his cabinet an erstwhile rival.” An expert on U.S. foreign […]