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Tricia L. Wachtendorf



Tricia Wachthendorf

Director

Disaster Research Center


Professor

Sociology

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Areas of Expertise

  • Studies the coordination between organizations in disasters.
  • Currently conducting research on improvisation in disasters, social vulnerability to disasters and cross-border disasters.
  • Can discuss social behavior in disasters.
  • Has partnered with FEMA, Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Surgeon General.

Contact Information

302-831-1254

twachten@udel.edu

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