Nicole Lynn Freiner
Nicole L. Freiner is Associate Professor of Political Science at Bryant University. Her research and teaching interests are foremost in the fields of Comparative Politics and Environmental Politics and Policy. Her most recent single author book, published by Springer (2018) entitled: Rice and Agricultural Policies in Japan: The Loss of a Traditional Lifestyle, examines rice farming, recent agricultural policies and food sovereignty issues in Japan through the use of qualitative interviews.
Ph D, Colorado State University
MA, Colorado State University
BA, Alfred University
Freiner, N., Re-Telling Fukushima, Re-Shaping Citizenshp: Women Netizens in Japan, Lexington Books, 2018.
Freiner, N., Gender, Politics and the State: East Asia, Wiley Blackwell, 2016.
Freiner, N., Japan's Sacred Rice Farmers Brace for TPP Death Sentence, The Conversation, 2015.
Freiner, N., Mobilizing Mothers:The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Catastrophe and Environmental Activism in Japan, Asia Network Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts, 2013.
Freiner, N., The Social and Gender Politics of Confucian Nationalism: Women and the Japanese Nation-State, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Freiner, N., Japan’s vote for Abe could worsen prospects for peace with North Korea, China, TheConversation.com, 2017.
Freiner, N., Pacific Trade Norms Established as US Producers Fear Losses, The Diplomat, 2019.
Freiner, N., Rice and Agricultural Policy in Japan: The Loss of a Traditional Lifestyle., Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
Freiner, N., Sage Research Methods Case Study: Researching Agricultural Policy in Japan Using Qualitative Interviews, Sage Publications, 2019.
Freiner, N., Will Japan’s Reign Change Mean a Peaceful End to Small Scale Farming?, The Diplomat, 2019.
Freiner, N., What China's RIMPAC Exclusion Means for US Allies, The Diplomat, 2018.
Freiner, N., Japan may have tricky time passing TPP after making concessions on rice, beef, TheConversation.com, 2015.
Nominee, Best Faculty Paper Award, 2019
Merit Pay Award, 2019
Merit Pay Award, 2017
Summer Scholar Award, NEH, 2015
Merit Pay Award, 2014
ABD Fellow, 2004
Asian Politics, Politics of Japan, Environmental Politics and Policy, Global Politics, Comparative Politics
Rice Farming and Rice Policy in Japan, Agricultural Policy, Asian Politics and Policy, Gender Politics, Comparative Politics
AAS (Association for Asian Studies)
APSA (American Political Science Association)
ASDP (Asian Studies Development Program)
JSA (Japan Studies Association)
New England Political Science Association
Japan Political Studies Group
Law and Society Association
Providence Council on Foreign Relations
Association of American Colleges and Universities