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

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Associate 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

David O. Prevatt

Professor · University of Florida

David O. Prevatt researches the performance of residential structures in high wind events such as tornadoes and hurricanes.

Hurricane and Tornado Damage Mitigation Hurricane Damage Structural Load Paths Structural Engineering Wind Engineering

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

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

Cliff Schecter

Principal & President · Libertas, LLC

Enter Stage Left: Liberate your perspective with Libertas's progressive PR guy, columnist, We Act Radio co-founder, and bestselling author

Progressive Journalism Public Relations & Earned Media Strategy New Media Strategy & Execution Polling & Message Development Media Training

Stephen Sloan, B.B.A., M.A., PhD.

Director of Institute for Oral History, Associate Professor of History · Baylor University

Stephen Sloan is an Associate Professor of History at Baylor University.

Oral History Public History Oral Histories Of Genocide Texas WWII Vets And Liberation Of Concentration Camps Cold War Crises and Conflicts

Rima Taher

Senior University Lecturer · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Taher focuses on structural technology, stability of structures, architectural cognizance and engineering standards

Hurricanes Structural Engineering Engineering & Technical Design Structural Design Engineering

Eric Spacek, J.D.

Assistant Vice President - Risk Control · Church Mutual

Eric Offers Insight into Risk Management and Crisis Response Protocols for Houses of Worship and Other Facilities.

Inclement Weather Preparedness Loss Prevention Loss Control Risk Management Armed Intruder Preparation and Prevention

Warren Faidley

Severe weather survival expert, media & corporate consultant / spokesperson, Tactical EMT · Self-employed

Storm and disaster survival expert - media / corporate consultant & spokesperson - storm chasing personality

On Air Personality Automotive Testing Media Consultant Storm Chaser Meteorology

Suzanne Paschall

Coach · FreshVoice

Creative Opportunity Catalyst, Founder of Indie Ink Publishing

Crowdfunding Ncfa Adoption Collaborative Publishing Personal Branding

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community