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Emergency Management and Policy Analysis in a Pandemic


This Working Group will investigate the emergency management community’s capacity to prepare for, respond to, and recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. It will examine the ways policies affect capacity and the interrelated effects on community outcomes. This will include partnering with emergency management professionals, organizations, community members, and others to build knowledge, increase capacity, and improve public policy in future disasters.

Working Group Leads

Tanya Buhler Corbin, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide and Samantha Montano, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Working Group Members

Davia Downey, Grand Valley State University
Nazife Ganapati, Florida International University
Michael Gavin, Texas A&M University
Logan Gerber-Chavez, University of Delaware
Amy Sue Goodin, University of Oklahoma
Satyaveer Sharma Gookool, Open University of Mauritius
Steven Haynes, Oklahoma State University
Scott Lancaster, North Essex Community College
Qing Miao, Rochester Institute of Technology
Fernando Rivera, University of Central Florida
Amanda Savitt, North Dakota State University
Courtney Tan, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide
Charles Travis, University of Texas at Arlington
Lucia Velotti, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Jocelyn West, University of Colorado Boulder
Jungwon Yeo, University of Central Florida

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