Graduate Research Assistant
Danielle Nagele is a PhD student in the Disaster Science and Management Program at the University of Delaware. Before joining the Disaster Research Center, she received her undergraduate degree at Millersville University where she majored in meteorology and minored in emergency management. During her time at Millersville, she worked at the Center for Disaster Research and Education as a research assistant. She was also a part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Disaster Research Center. She earned a Master’s of Science in Atmospheric Science at Texas Tech University where she completed a thesis focusing on the characteristics of lightning within hurricanes. During her time at Texas Tech, she was afforded the opportunity to be a part of VORTEX, a two year inter-institutional tornado research project. Danielle is currently working with Dr. Joe Trainor on the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA).
Nagele, Danielle and Joseph E. Trainor.2012 “Geographic Specificity and Public Response to Tornado Warnings.” Weather, Climate, and Society, 4 (2) p145-155.