Timothy Fraser

Resilience, Social Networks, Mapping,

Environmental Politics, & Renewable Energy

Areas of Expertise

  • Cities' Adaptation to Climate Change

  • Social Networks Analysis & GIS

  • Health & Pandemics

  • Renewable & Nuclear Energy Policy

Timothy Fraser (Tim) is a mixed methods researcher and educator, studying the role of social networks in communities' adaptation to climate change and crisis. He works as a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

He has authored 23 peer-reviewed studies and 5 chapters on urban resilience, disasters, energy, health, and the pandemic in the US and Japan. His research was funded by a 2016 Fulbright Fellowship at Kyushu University and internal grants at Northeastern.

Tim teaches research methods and quantitative techniques, using examples from environmental politics, and enjoys leading research with undergraduates and masters students. He also runs tutorials on data science in R.

Recent Research

Carousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageCarousel imageNetwork of Disaster Recovery Committee Membership in Tohoku, JapanSchools of Thought in studies of Energy Policy & Social EquityCarousel imageSpread of Solar, Wind, Biomass, and Social Equity across JapanEffect of Social Capital and Local Environmental Policy on Renewable Energy

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