James Frohlich




James Frohlich, PhD, works with Azimuth Social Research, a research consulting firm.

Azimuth provides customized research solutions for organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors. It specializes in quantitative research, including population-based surveys, and qualitative investigations, including interviews with stakeholders, key informants, and organizational leaders.  

James Frohlich is a creative professional with extensive experience defining and implementing research strategies, managing diverse research teams, developing evidence-based recommendations, and communicating complex research results to non-technical audiences.

Dr. Frohlich has also worked in multiple world regions, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America.  

James has done advisory work for private entities such as the medical market research firm, Engage Health; for public agencies, such as the Canadian ministry of foreign affairs; for private philanthropies, such as the Soros Foundations; and for a wide range of non-profits, including Human Rights Watch, CARE, the Center for Victims of Torture, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. 


Dr. Frohlich is a volunteer program evaluator for Life for a Child, an Australian charity supplying insulin to children with Type 1 diabetes in low income countries. James' son was diagnosed with the disease when he was two, and James has aided the group's work in India, Central Asia, and Mexico.    

James worked for over two decades in research-intensive academia. He has published widely in both scholarly and popular venues, including the Boston Globe, Chicago TribuneLe Monde, Los Angeles Times, New York TimesToronto Star, the Washington Post, and others. See the publications page on this website for more details. 

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