Biden School of Public Policy and Administration
Disaster Research Center
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Areas of Expertise
- Research interests include emergency planning, crisis management and organizational improvisation and resilience.
- Conversant on topics such as disaster planning, coastal hazards, technology in emergency management and risk perception and communication.
- Has published articles and made presentations about emergency response to disasters including: the Indian Ocean tsunami, the September 11th World Trade Center terrorist attacks, and Hurricane Katrina.
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