Faculty Spotlights

Bob Mugerauer | Decision Making

  Dr. Bob Mugerauer has completed work that brings to fruition much of his research conducted over the last ten years on health, and well-being. Specifically, problems concerning decision-making in the professions cover not only the environmental disciplines and practices but also health care and medical clinical practice. Joining many European and American physicians and…

Himanshu Grover | Community Resilience Handbook for Disaster Preparedness and Management

Dr. Himanshu Grover participated as an expert panelist by the US Consulate in Chennai at the launch of their Handbook on Disaster Management. This was an online event with an attendance of more than 500 people internationally. The handbook was compiled and prepared by Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) as part of the project…

Robert Freitag | Story Telling

Bob Freitag recently published an article on Storytelling in the Journal of Emergency Management. He also wrote a story that is currently being peer-reviewed, not on storytelling, but an actual resilience piece of fiction using the approach described in the referenced article. ABSTRACT Almost everyone can relate to the experience of telling a story. This article…

Dan Abramson | Lessons Learned from Post-2008 Wenchuan Earthquake Community Recovery

  Dr. Dan Abramson co- edited a  Special Issue of Natural Hazards (Springer): Lessons Learned from post-2008 Wenchuan Earthquake Community Recovery “In it, we sought to highlight recent scholarship that reflects on the quality of community-level recovery and community planning processes following one of the largest natural disasters in modern times, which significantly affected one of…