Daniel Aldrich is a professor of political science and public policy at Northeastern University, where he’s also Co-Director of the Center for Resilience Studies. Aldrich specializes in disaster recovery, Japanese politics, nuclear power, and NIMBY politics. He has a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University. Skye Learning was thrilled to feature Aldrich’s expert commentary in its online course HR in Times of Crisis.
Formerly, Aldrich has taught at Purdue University, the University of Tokyo, and Tulane University. He has published five books, including Building Resilience and Black Wave, has authored more than 55 peer-reviewed articles, and has written op-eds for media outlets like The New York Times, CNN, and HuffPost. He has spent more than five years in India, Japan, and Africa carrying out fieldwork, funded by institutions like the Fulbright Foundation, the Abe Foundation, and the Japan Foundation. You can follow Aldrich on Twitter at @danielpaldrich.
In the video below, Aldrich discusses the qualities of a successful HR crisis management team.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for effective HR policies during times of crisis. Are you an HR professional looking to strengthen your skills in mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from crises, like national disasters or pandemics? To learn more and hear more from Daniel Aldrich, enroll in HR in Times of Crisis, available now!