Professor Daniel P. Aldrich Distinguished Chair
|Home Institution||Northeastern University|
|Host Institution||Flinders University|
|Award Name||Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Applied Public Policy (Democratic Resilience), Funded by Flinders University and Carnegie Mellon University Australia (CMUA)|
|Discipline||Media and Democracy|
An award-winning author, Daniel has published five books, more than eighty 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 the Huffington Post. He has spent more than five years carrying out fieldwork in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Program and the Abe Foundation.
Daniel will use his Fulbright Distinguished Chair Scholarship to study how geographic and virtual social networks filter the information that we receive and how we act on that information.