Daniel P. Aldrich

Daniel P. Aldrich is Director of the Security and Resilience Studies Program and professor in political science and public policy at Northeastern University.

People run across the street during Hurricane Harvey

The Best Defense Against a Hurricane Is Community

Robust social networks and high levels of trust help people survive, and then bounce back after a crisis.

In Disaster Recovery, Social Networks Matter More Than Bottled Water and Batteries

When it comes to bouncing back, never underestimate the power of communities.