Academic Affairs

Erika Frydenlund PhD

SUFFOLK, 23435

Ph.D. in International Studies, Old Dominion University, (2015)

M.S. in Applied Statistics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (2006)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Frydenlund, E. and Padilla, J. "Health Dynamics in Protracted Refugee" $70,000. Old Dominion University. September 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018


Modeling and Simulation
Agent-based Modeling
Political Science
Refugees, Forced Migration, Gender


Elzie, ME, T., Frydenlund, E., Collins, A. and Robinson, R. M. Conceptualizing intragroup and intergroup dynamics within a controlled crowd evacuation. Journal of Emergency Management 13 (2) , pp. 109.
Collins, A. and Frydenlund, E. (2018). Strategic group formation in agent-based simulation. SIMULATION-TRANSACTIONS OF THE SOCIETY FOR MODELING AND SIMULATION INTERNATIONAL 94 (3) , pp. 179-193.
Elzie, T., Frydenlund, E., Collins, A. and Robinson, R. M. (2016). Panic That Spreads Sociobehavioral Contagion in Pedestrian Evacuations. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD (2586) , pp. 1-8.
Collins, A., Frydenlund, E., Robinson, R. M. and Cetin, M. (2015). Exploring a Toll Auction Mechanism Enabled by Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD (2530) , pp. 106-113.
Collins, A. and Frydenlund, E. (2015). Academic revenue management and quantitative worship. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management 14 (1) , pp. 50-56.
Frydenlund, E., Elzie, T., Collins, A. and Robinson, R. M. (2014). A Hybridized Approach to Validation: The Role of Sociological Research Methods in Pedestrian Modeling. Transportation Research Procedia 2 , pp. 697-705.
Collins, A., Elzie, T., Frydenlund, E. and Robinson, R. M. (2014). Do Groups Matter? An Agent-based Modeling Approach to Pedestrian Egress. Transportation Research Procedia 2 , pp. 430-435.
Collins, A., Foytik, P., Frydenlund, E., Robinson, R. M. and Jordan, C. (2014). Generic Incident Model for Investigating Traffic Incident Impacts on Evacuation Times in Large-Scale Emergencies. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD (2459) , pp. 11-17.

Book Chapters

Frydenlund, E. and Earnest, D. C. EMERGENCE IN INFORMATION ECONOMIES: AN AGENT-BASED MODELING PERSPECTIVE Emergent Behavior in Complex Systems Engineering (pp. 129-147) John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Earnest, D. C. and Frydenlund, E. (2017). Flipping Coins and Coding Turtles Simulation Foundations, Methods and Applications (pp. 237-259) Springer International Publishing.
Frydenlund, E. and Padilla, J. (2017). Modeling the Impact of Protraction on Refugee Identity Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Modeling (pp. 214-222) Springer International Publishing.

Conference Proceeding

Collins, A. and Frydenlund, E. (2016). Agent-based modeling and strategic group formation: A refugee case study 2016 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC) IEEE.
  • 2018: ODU Faculty Exchange, University of Kitakyushu
  • 2015: Graduate Workshop in Computational Social Science, Selected Participant, Santa Fe Institute