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.
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
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
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
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
Professor, Mechanical and Process Engineering
Giovanni Sansavini is an expert in energy networks, cascading failures, and critical infrastructure.
Cascading Failures Energy Networks Critical Infrastructure
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
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
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
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
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