A.R. Siders

Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center; Assistant Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Siders' research focuses on climate change adaptation policies with an emphasis on managed retreat.

Flood Exposure & Resilience Climate & Disaster Study Managed Retreat Environmental Justice Climate-related Hazards

John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Angela Danyluk

Biologist/Sustainability specialist · local government

Ecologist who connects information and people to make change, solve problems and find solutions within the local government sector.

Reducing greenhouse gases Fish Ecology Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation

Steven Davis

Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Steven Davis is interested in studies of coupled human and natural systems and sustainable systems analysis.

Agriculture Economy Climate Energy Trade

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Craig Smith

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.

Cognitive Neuroscience Adaptation Emotion Health Psychology Social Psychology

Joseph Bush, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Yang Yang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yang Yang studies how people make decisions, inferences and predictions, and their implications for consumer welfare.

Artificial Intelligence for Decision Support Business Well-Being Motivation Social Influence

Rachael Seidler

Professor · University of Florida

Rachael Seidler researches the neural control of movement in health and disease, with a specific focus on motor learning.

Spaceflight Human Research Neuroplasticity Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing Parkinson's

Kartik Ariyur

Assistant Professor · Purdue University

Assistant Professor at Purdue University

Matlab Algorithms Simulations Controller Design Health Monitoring

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Jason von Meding

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jason von Meding is an expert in how disaster affects people.

Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Natural Disaster Assessment Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster Management Sustainability

Tara Alvarez

Professor and Director, Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Alvarez conducts neuroscience research for helping patients recover their vision and for diagnosing other visual diseases.

Vision Therapy Virtual Reality Vision Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering

Meghan Huber

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Meghan Huber's research focuses on understanding how humans and robots can learn from their physical interaction

Exoskeletons Bioengineering Biomedical Engineering Robotics Human-Robot Interaction

Katie Peek

Coastal Research Scientist · Western Carolina University

Hazard Mapping Climate Change Adaptation Sea-Level Rise Coastal Processes Natural Hazard Vulnerability Assessments

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Katerina Zacharia

Professor of Classics, Chair of Classics & Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Kenyon Lindeman, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lindeman applies multidisciplinary research to advance the sustainable management of coastal lands and fisheries.

Marine Protected Areas (MAPs) Climate Adaptation Fisheries Conservation Science Sustainability

Katharine Thakkar

Assistant Professor of Psychology · Michigan State University

Professor Thakkar is an expert in psychotic disorders.

Neuropsychological Assessment Eye Tracking Psychosis Bipolar Disorder Schizophrenia