PhD, Harvard University
Daniel P. Aldrich is professor and director of the Security and Resilience Program at Northeastern University.
He has published four books, more than 30 peer-reviewed articles, and written op-eds for The New York Times, CNN, and Asahi Shinbun, along with appearing on popular media outlets such as CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, and HuffPost.
His research has been funded by the Fulbright Foundation, the Abe Foundation, and the National Science Foundation, and he has carried out more than five years of fieldwork in Japan, India, Africa, and the Gulf Coast.
- “The Power of People: Social Capital’s Role in Recovery from the 1995 Kobe Earthquake,” Natural Hazards, Vol. 56 No. 3 2011 pp. 595–611
- “Strong Civil Society as a Double-Edged Sword: Siting Trailers in Post-Katrina New Orleans,” Political Research Quarterly, Volume 61, No. 3, September 2008, pp. 379–389 (with Kevin Crook)
- “Fixing Recovery: Social Capital in Post-Crisis Resilience,” Journal of Homeland Security, Volume 6, June 2010, pp. 1– 10
- “The Externalities of Social Capital: Post-Tsunami Recovery in Southeast India,” Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 8 No. 1 2011 pp. 81–99
- “Mars and Venus at Twilight: A Critical Investigation of Moralism, Age Effects, and Sex Differences,” Political Psychology, Volume 24, March 2003, pp. 23–40 (with Rieko Kage
- “Social, Not Physical, Infrastructure: The Critical Role of Civil Society in Disaster Recovery,” Disasters: The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management Vol. 36 Issue 3 July 2012 pp. 398–419.
Awards and Honors
- Mellon Grand Challenge Exploratory Award, 2014
- Rachel Carson Center Fellowship (Munich), 2014 (declined)
- Kinley Trust Fellowship, 2014
- University Faculty Scholar, Purdue University, 2012-2015
- East Asia Institute Fellowship (China), 2012-2013
- Fulbright Research Fellowship (Japan), 2012-2013
- Best Paper Award, APSA Public Policy Section, 2012
- Frontiers in Development Essay Contest Winner, USAID, 2012
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowship, 2011-2012
- U.S. Embassy (Tokyo) Speaker Program, Summer 2011