Global Resilience Institute

Global Resilience Institute Global Resilience Institute

360 Huntington Ave., Boston, 02115, MA, US

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We are a university-wide, interdisciplinary institute committed to advancing the security, sustainability, health and well-being of communities and societies around the world. Our aim is to serve as both a channel and a catalyst for experts in industry, academia, and government to collaborate on solving the world’s most pressing resilience challenges. These include both slowly emerging disruptions as well as shocks and sudden disasters.

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Dick Lake

Dick Lake

Distinguished Senior Fellow

Dick lake is a Distinguished Senior Fellow who was led several humanitarian, crisis, contingency, and combat operations.

Military Training Operational Planning Counterterrorism Intelligence Analysis National Security Intelligence Homeland Secuirty Tactics

Mel Bernstein, Ph.D.

Mel Bernstein, Ph.D.

Distinguished Senior Fellow

Mel Bernstein, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University.

Homeland Security Metallurgy Materials Science

Thayaparan Gajendran, Ph.D.

Thayaparan Gajendran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Architecture and Built Environment

Thayaparan Gajendran is an expert in disaster management and sustained innovation and seamless technology integration.

Architecture and the Built Enivronment Susainted Innovation Disaster Management Effective Communication

Ilan  Noy, Ph.D.

Ilan Noy, Ph.D.

Chair in the Economics of Disasters, School of Economics and Finance

Ilan Noy is an expert in international and development economics and natural disasters, financial crises and capital flows.

Finanical Crises Development Economics International Economics Natural Disasters

Giovanni Sansavini, Ph.D.

Giovanni Sansavini, Ph.D.

Professor, Mechanical and Process Engineering

Giovanni Sansavini is an expert in energy networks, cascading failures, and critical infrastructure.

Cascading Failures Energy Networks Critical Infrastructure

Julia Byers, Ph.D.

Julia Byers, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Lesley University

Dr. Byers has worked in over 25 countries providing humanitarian aid through expressive art/play therapies and mental health counseling

Group Therapy Psychology Art Therapy Psychotherapy Mental Health Counseling

Terry Ebbert

Terry Ebbert

New Orleans Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security

Colonel Terry Ebbert, USMC (Ret.), is a member the Post-Disaster Assessment and Advisory Team and a Distinguished Senior Fellow.

Disaster Management Disaster Relief Emergency Preparedness

Anthony Braga, Ph.D.

Anthony Braga, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

Anthony A. Braga is distinguished professor and director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice effective July 1, 2016.

Gang Violence and Criminal Access to Firearms Violence Reduction Social and Community Crime Prevention

Jennifer Bowen, Ph.D.

Jennifer Bowen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University

Professor Bowen focuses on biogeochemical cycling, coastal wetlands, ecosystems ecology, and microbial ecology.

Microbial Ecology Coastal Wetlands Microbial Communities Biogeochemical Cycling Ecosystems Ecology

Brian Helmuth, Ph.D.

Brian Helmuth, Ph.D.

Professor - Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences & School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Professor Helmuth focuses on ecological impacts of climate change on coastal ecosystems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Forecasting Physiology and Ecology of Marine Organisms Environmental Policy Sustainability