Ph.D., Harvard UniversityM.A., Harvard UniversityM.A., University of California at BerkeleyB.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel HillHokkaido International Foundation Japanese Language Program, Japan
Comparative PoliticsPublic Policy/Public Administration
Courses Taught:POL 120 - Introduction to Public PolicyPOL 223 - Introduction to Environmental PoliticsPOL 491 - Senior Seminar (NIMBY) PoliticsPOL 495 - Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) Politics POL 623 - Graduate Seminar on Comparative Environmental Politics
Spring 2014POL 491 - Senior Seminar: NIMBY Politics
Professor Aldrich has focused on the ways in which state agencies interact with contentious civil society over the siting of controversial facilities such as nuclear power plants, airports, and dams. His current research investigates how neighborhoods and communities recover from disasters. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles along with research for general audiences. His research has been funded by grants from the Abe Foundation, IIE Fulbright Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Reischauer Institute at Harvard University, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and Harvard’s Center for European Studies. He has been a visiting scholar at the Japanese Ministry of Finance, the Institute for Social Science at Tokyo University, Harvard University, the Tata Institute for Social Science in Mumbai and the Institut d’etudes politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He has spent more than three years conducting fieldwork in Japan, India and France.
Selected Works of Professor Aldrich: http://works.bepress.com/daniel_aldrich/