New Global Resilience Institute helps manage challenges of 21st-century turbulence

In April, Northeastern launched the Global Resilience Institute, which will lead interdisciplinary research and initiatives that advance societal resilience and contribute to the health, security, and sustainability of societies around the world.

But just what is resilience? And how will the Global Resilience Institute help build a more flexible, nimble world in the face of growing global turbulence? These are a few of the questions we asked the institute’s founding director Stephen E. Flynn, professor of political science with affiliated appointments in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Read the Q&A at News@Northeastern with the institute’s founding director Stephen E. Flynn.

This story originally appeared on Northeastern News