Chip Konrad, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Geography, and Director of NOAA's Southeast Regional Climate Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Interests include a wide range of climatology and meteorology areas -- tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, winter weather, more.

Climatology Meteorology Extreme Weather Atmospheric Science Heavy precipitation

Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Assistant Professor of Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stephen Strader, PhD, is an expert on the interaction of climate change, natural hazards, and society.

Wildfires Severe Weather Hazards and Society Natural Hazards Geographic Information Systems

Samantha Chapman, PhD

Professor of Biology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Samantha Chapman, PhD is an Associate Professor with expertise in global change in coastal ecosystems and invasive plant species.

Carbon Storage and Sequestration Invasive Species Biodiversity Loss Climate change effects on coastal wetlands

Lindsay Levine

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lindsay Levine is an expert in consumer judgment and decision-making.

Social Cognition Marketing and Sales Consumer Behavior

Angie Lindsey

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Angie Lindsey studies disaster preparation and recovery at the community level, with a focus on what makes communities resilient.

Natural Resource Dependent Communities Collaboration Efforts After a Disaster Community Resource Organizations Community Resilience Issues Management

David Godwin

Director · University of Florida

David Godwin researches fire ecology, from remote sensing assessments of burn severity to prescribed fire and forest carbon dynamics.

Wildfire Fire Science Fire Ecology Prescribed Fire

Amer Abukhalaf

Research Assistant · University of Florida

Amer Abukhalafa researches disasters and emergency management with a focus on resilience at US institutions of higher education.

Multilingual Communications Hurricane Warnings American Education Natural Disasters Higher Education

Peter Mahler

Vice President – Religious Markets Underwriting · Church Mutual

Peter Mahler can speak to how organizations can best manage top risks, the evolution of houses of worship and catastrophe insurance.

Catastrophic Insurance Underwriting Risk Management Risks Houses of Worship Face Business Insurance Trends Underwriting Insurance

E. Alison Holman

Associate Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

E. Alison Holman studies the early post-event predictors of co-morbid trauma-related mental and physical health problems.

Physical health Acute Stress Acute Stress & Cardiovascular Disease Psychological Trauma Media Exposure

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Global and Public Health | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Climate Change Immigrant Health Public Health Community & Public Health Nursing Epidemiology

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Jason Hallstrom is an expert in the design, deployment, and operation of large-scale sensing and analytics infrastructure.

Data Analytics Communication The Internet of Things Embedded Network Systems Internet-scale Sensing Infrastructure

Jeffrey Lindsey

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jeffrey Lindsey, a retired fire chief, is a 40+ year veteran who has experience with hurricanes, wildland fires and common emergencies.

Emergency Management Fire-related Events Hurricane Preparedness Emergency Services and Hurricanes Storm Preparation

Richard Aronson, Ph.D.

Department Head | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Aronson's research combines paleontology and ecology to reconstruct the response of marine communities to environmental changes.

Marine Biology Coral-Reef Ecology Ecology Paleobiology Antarctica

Shaowen Xu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Shaowen Xu is an expert in Friction Stir Welding Processing, Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanofracture and Nanofailure.

Stress Analysis Material Behavior of Advanced Engineering Materials and Bio-materials Friction Stir Welding Processing Advanced Nanomaterials, Nanofracture and Nanofailure Transient Dynamics of Extreme Loads

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Christa Court

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Christa Court is director of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, which focuses on disaster impacts to the state of Florida.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Economic Modeling Supply Chain Aquaculture Forestry

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Nation-State building in the Americas Political Theory Latino Politics Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Public Law

Alicia Partnoy

Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Phycology Commercial uses of seaweed Marine Algae “Captain Seaweed” Aquaculture