Dr. Benigno Aguirre
Sociology 322-Crowds, Cults, and Revolutions- Tuesday and Thursdays 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Dr. Benigno E. Aguirre is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware and a core faculty member of the Disaster Research Center. He obtained his Ph.D. in Sociology at Ohio State University.
Collaborative Proposal Project: Interaction between Building and Occupant Responses during Collapse (IBORC) 2008-2010 Principal Investigator, NSF 0825182 , $345,000,
Statistical analysis of the causes of death and injuries in the Station nightclub. This analyis examines the affiliations and mobitiy patterns of victims in the 2003 Station nightclub fires. preliminary findings support the pro social model of human behavior in emergency evacuation initially proposed by Johnson and his collaborators.
2008 Aguirre, B. E. and E. L. Quarantelli. “Phenomenology of Death Counts in Disasters: The Invisible Dead in the 9-11 WTC Attacks.” International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 26, 1, 19-40.
2008 Aguirre, B. E. “Homeland Security Warnings: Lessons Learned and Unlearned.” International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 22 (2) (2004), 103-116 Reprint, Arjen Boin, editor, Crisis Management. Berkeley, California, Sage Library of Business and Management.
2007 Aguirre, B. E. “Dialectics of Vulnerability and Resilience.” Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy 14 (1) https://articleworks.cadmus.com/geolaw/z5800107.html
2006 Buck, W., J. Trainor, B. E. Aguirre. “A Critical Analysis of Incident Command System and NIMS.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, (http://www.bepress.com/jhsem).
2006 Aguirre, B. E. “The Sociology of Collective Behavior.” Pp. 528-539 in Clifton D. Bryant and Dennis L. Peck, editors, The Handbook of 21st Century Sociology. Berkeley: Sage.
2004 Aguirre, B. E. “Los Desastres en Latinoamérica: Vulnerabilidad y Resistencia.” Revista Mexicana de Sociologia. Vol. 66, No. 3, pp. 485-510.