Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Anna Nagurney

John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

COVID-19 and supply chains Sustainable Supply Chains Supply Chain and Logistics Management Cold Chain Logistics

Alicia Partnoy

Professor 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

R. Paul Maiden

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr Maiden joined the school’s Virtual Academic Center as a full time teaching faculty in 2017 teaching in both the DSW and MSW programs.

Technology Enhanced and Online Learning Hiv/Aids Workplace Trauma Violence Higher Education

José Holguín-Veras

Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) & William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading authority in freight transportation and humanitarian logistics

Transportation Planning Traffic Engineering Mathematical Modeling Arcgis Operations Research

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Jason Kaiser

Assistant Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Dr. Jesús Felipe González Roldán

Director General of the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control · Centro Nacional de Programas Preventivos y Control de Enfermedades (CENAPRECE)

Dr. Jesús Felipe Gónzalez Roldán serves as General Director at the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control in Mexico.

Vaccination Education for Health Public Policies Health Promotion Zoonoses

Nigel Raab

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Theories of Civil Society Habermas 19th Century Russia Urban History Global Encounters

Joel Conte

Professor, Structural Engineering · UC San Diego

Joel Conte specializes in the design of safer and more economic structures, especially regarding earthquakes.

Computer Modeling and Simulation Earthquake Engineering Structural Analysis Earthquake Bridges

Jonathan M. Lees, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Lees is an expert in fault zones, volcano imaging, explosive volcanism and geothermal imaging.

Geological Sciences Siesmology Volcanology Tomography of Fault Zones Regional Tomographic Inversion

Laura Kray

Professor | The Ned and Carol Spieker Chair in Leadership | Faculty Director, Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on gender in the workplace

Gender Bias Motivated Cognition Mindsets Groups and Teams Ethics and Morality

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Tarek Abdoun

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in centrifuge modeling, soil-structure interaction, soil remediation, field advanced sensing, and data visualization

Data Visualization Soil Remediation Centrifuge Modeling Soil-Structure Interaction Field Advanced Sensing

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

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

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

Hermann Fritz

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Hermann Fritz's research centers on fluid dynamic aspects of natural hazards such as tsunamis, hurricane storm surges and landslides.

Fluid Dynamic of Natural Hazards Hurricane Storm Surges and Landslides Tsunamis Coastal Systems