Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans, and neighborhoods in Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive.
To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.

And to see more videos with Prof. Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.


Political Science News

Developing the Hazards, Disasters & Crises Group into an APSA Organized Section

The Hazards, Disasters & Crises Group, founded by Professor Daniel Aldrich and other notable scholars, recently spoke with the APSA regarding the importance of studying disasters and its relation to political science…
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Professor Max Abrahms Sits Down with the Boston Herald

Professor Max Abrahms recently sat down with the Boston Herald Radio’s “NewsFeed” to discuss the apparent increase in radicalization and terrorism as demonstrated through worldwide attacks…
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Shared Vision on Disaster Recovery

Professor Daniel Aldrich was recently included in the article, “Shared vision ‘critical’ says recovery expert,” discussing how a shared community vision is crucial to the recovery process following any sort of disaster…
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Contemporary Novels as Forms of Public Policy Advocacy

David A. Rochefort, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities A primary focus of David A. Rochefort’s teaching and research is public policy formulation, particularly within the areas of social welfare, health, and mental health care. He has written several books on this topic, including such works as…
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Controversial Issues in Security Studies “Navigating the Global Food Fight”

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Featuring Ms. Ray Acheson, Director, Reaching Critical Will, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)


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