Global Network Accelerator Award

Launched in 2023, the Northeastern University Global Network Accelerator Award recognizes the contributions of faculty who continue to push the advancement of experiential learning and discovery beyond the boundaries of place. This award celebrates faculty whose research and teaching span disciplines, colleges, campuses, countries, and industry sectors, connecting diverse communities of problem-solvers to create measurable change. These faculty exhibit the very best of Northeastern’s mission to activate the global university system’s experience and expertise to solve the greatest challenges of today.

2024 Honorees



Carrie Maultsby-Lute
Director, Center for Transformative Action; Professor of the Practice of Marketing

Alicia Sasser Modestino
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics; Research Director, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy