Daniel P. Aldrich

  • Professor, University Scholar, Director of Asian Studies
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
    M.A., Harvard University
    M.A., University of California at Berkeley
    B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Hokkaido I

Department Information

Asian Studies // SIS // Faculty
Political Science // Faculty

Office Information

  • Courses

  • Courses Taught:

    POL 120 - Introduction to Public Policy
    POL 223 - Introduction to Environmental Politics
    POL 491 - Senior Seminar (NIMBY) Politics
    POL 495 - Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) Politics
    POL 623 - Graduate Seminar on Comparative Environmental Politics

    Spring 2015
    No Classes

    Fall 2014
    POL 120 - Introduction to International Relations
    POL 223H - Introduction to Environmental Policy, Honors

    Spring 2014
    POL 491 - Senior Seminar: NIMBY Politics

  • Specialization

  • Comparative Politics
    Public Policy/Public Administration

  • 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/

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