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Risk Communication and Resilience


Risk Communication and Resilience

Research Areas:

Resilience
Project Title Investigators Project Period
Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture (GNDA) Amy Pate, Brandon Behlendorf, Gary Ackerman, John Sawyer Oct 2013 to Sep 2018
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency, and Proposing Theory-Directed Solutions for Effective Warnings Michael Egnoto, Brooke Liu Oct 2015 to Sep 2016
School Emergency Public Information and Warning/Information Sharing Brooke Liu, Holly Roberts Oct 2015 to Sep 2016
Integrating Mental Health and Education Fields into Countering Violent Extremism Stevan Weine, William Braniff May 2015 to Aug 2015
Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) Process John Sawyer, Steve Sin Sep 2014 to Jun 2015
Comprehensive Testing of Imminent Threat Public Messages for Mobile Devices (MDP) Brooke Liu, Hamilton Bean, Marcus Boyd, Michele Wood Jun 2012 to Jun 2015
Mobile Radiation Detectors: Threat Perception and Device Acceptance Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Gary Ackerman Apr 2014 to Apr 2015
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Gary LaFree Oct 2010 to Feb 2014
Social Media Use during Disasters Brooke Liu Jul 2012 to Oct 2013
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Katherine Worboys Izsak Aug 2011 to Oct 2013
An Integrated Conception of Community Resilience Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris, Kathleen Smarick Mar 2010 to Feb 2012
Organizational Factors in the Successful Application of 'Community Engagement' Principles for Bioterrorism Preparedness Monica Schoch-Spana Jun 2008 to Dec 2011
Building Community Resilience through Public Involvement: The Extended Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART-E) Betty Pfefferbaum Jun 2008 to Dec 2011
Quantitative Index of the Public Health Impacts of Terrorism Fran Norris Jun 2008 to Oct 2011
Preparedness for Catastrophic Events Dennis Mileti, Hamilton Bean, Kathleen Smarick, Monica Schoch-Spana, Paul Harwood Nov 2008 to Nov 2010
The Role for State Governments in Community Resilience Ann Bowman Jun 2008 to May 2010
Community Field Studies and Analyses of Preparedness Networks Kathleen Tierney May 2005 to Sep 2009
Modeling and Simulation of Public Response to Threat and Attacks Dennis Mileti Jun 2005 to Jun 2009
School-Based Preparedness and Intervention Programs Terence Thornberry Apr 2006 to May 2009
National Household Survey Dennis Mileti, Linda Bourque Jul 2005 to May 2009
Population Vulnerability Analysis, Spatial Social Science, and GIS Susan Cutter May 2005 to May 2009
Communicating Risk of Mass Casualty Terrorism in Diverse Communities Elaine Vaughan May 2005 to May 2009
Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART) Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris Jun 2005 to May 2008
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris Jun 2005 to May 2008
Best Practices for Preparing Communities: Citizen Engagement in Public Health Planning Monica Schoch-Spana May 2005 to May 2008
Risk Communication
Project Title Investigators Project Period
Social Identity and Perceptions of Counterterrorism Demis Glasford Jul 2012 to Dec 2017
Computational Modeling of Grievances and Political Instability Through Global Media Gary LaFree Sep 2014 to Sep 2017
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency, and Proposing Theory-Directed Solutions for Effective Warnings Michael Egnoto, Brooke Liu Oct 2015 to Sep 2016
School Emergency Public Information and Warning/Information Sharing Brooke Liu, Holly Roberts Oct 2015 to Sep 2016
Comprehensive Testing of Imminent Threat Public Messages for Mobile Devices (MDP) Brooke Liu, Hamilton Bean, Marcus Boyd, Michele Wood Jun 2012 to Jun 2015
Mobile Radiation Detectors: Threat Perception and Device Acceptance Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Gary Ackerman Apr 2014 to Apr 2015
Social Media Use during Disasters Brooke Liu Jul 2012 to Oct 2013
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) Brooke Liu, Elizabeth Petrun Sayers, Katherine Worboys Izsak Aug 2011 to Oct 2013
Preparedness for Catastrophic Events Dennis Mileti, Hamilton Bean, Kathleen Smarick, Monica Schoch-Spana, Paul Harwood Nov 2008 to Nov 2010
Modeling and Simulation of Public Response to Threat and Attacks Dennis Mileti Jun 2005 to Jun 2009
Textual Analysis of Electronic Media Coverage of Homeland Security-Related Risks Lisa Keranen Sep 2006 to May 2009
Organizational Dimensions of Risk Communication During Homeland Security Crises Caron Chess Jun 2005 to May 2009
Communicating Risk of Mass Casualty Terrorism in Diverse Communities Elaine Vaughan May 2005 to May 2009
Effective Organizational Communication During Crises: Learning from the 2001 Anthrax Attacks Caron Chess May 2005 to May 2009
Best Practices for Preparing Communities: Citizen Engagement in Public Health Planning Monica Schoch-Spana May 2005 to May 2008
Risk Communication
Publication Title Publication Datesort ascending START Authors Publication Type
Toward More Audience-Oriented Approaches to Crisis Communication and Social Media Research January 2018 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia Book Chapter
Milling and Public Warnings May 2017 Liu, Brooke; Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton; Wood, Michele Journal Article
Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? The Effects of Maps and Warning Messages on How Publics Respond to Disaster Information April 2017 Liu, Brooke; Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton; Egnoto, Michael; Wood, Michele Journal Article
Geotargeted Alerts and Warnings March 2017 Wood, Michele Book Chapter
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Political Instability, Risk Communication October 2016 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Halverson, James; Binder, Markus; Egnoto, Michael; Sin, Steve
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency September 2016 Liu, Brooke; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Fact Sheet
Communicating Crisis Uncertainty: A Review of the Knowledge Gaps April 2016 Liu, Brooke Journal Article
How Disaster Information Form, Source, Type, and Prior Disaster Exposure Affect Public Outcomes: Jumping on the Social Media Bandwagon? January 2015 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan
How Disaster Information Form, Source, Type, and Prior Disaster Exposure Affect Public Outcomes: Jumping on the Social Media Bandwagon December 2014 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Journal Article
Beyond Image Repair: Suggestions for Crisis Communication Theory Development September 2014 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia Journal Article
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication Modules: Project Fact Sheet December 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth Project Fact Sheet
Decisions in disaster recovery operations November 2013 Zhuang, Jun Book Chapter
Congress Report: Experts' Recommendations on Enacting Best Practices in Risk and Crisis Communication October 2013 Liu, Brooke; Madden, Stephanie Journal Article
Taking Effective Risk and Crisis Communication for Granted? August 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth Discussion Point
Social Media Use during Disasters Fact Sheet May 2013 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Project Fact Sheet
Risk Communication Training: Research Findings and Recommendations for Training Development February 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth; Izsak, Katherine Worboys; Madden, Stephanie Report
Social Media Use during Disasters: A Review of the Knowledge Base and Gaps December 2012 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Report
Making Connections: Performance Regimes and Extreme Events November 2012 Bowman, Ann Journal Article
Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices: A Guide for Emergency Managers and Communicators May 2012 Liu, Brooke Report
RCPGP Warning System Integration Research Project Final Report November 2010 Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton Report
The business of healing: Focus group discussions of readjustment to the post-9/11 work environment among workers of affected agencies January 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Response to Terrorism in America December 2008 Bourque, Linda Conference Paper
Public Response to Terrorism: Findings from the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness November 2008 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda Report
The Role of Homeland Security Information Bulletins within Emergency Management Organizations February 2008 Bean, Hamilton; Keranen, Lisa Research Brief
Elites and Panic: more to fear than fear itself January 2008 Chess, Caron Journal Article
Facilitation of Risk Communication During the Anthrax Attacks of 2001: The Organizational Backstory October 2007 Chess, Caron Journal Article
The Role of Homeland Security Information Bulletins within Emergency Management Organizations: A Case Study of Enactment July 2007 Bean, Hamilton; Keranen, Lisa Journal Article
Improving shadow evacuation management: Case study of the Graniteville, South Carolina chlorine spill January 2007 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Miscommunication during the anthrax attacks: How events reveal organizational failures January 2007 Chess, Caron Journal Article
Annotated Bibliography for Public Risk Communication on Warnings for Public Protective Actions Response and Public Education September 2006 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda Report
Evidence-Based Guidance for Public Risk Communication and Education September 2006 Mileti, Dennis Research Brief
Speaking with One Voice: Risk Communication Lessons from the US Anthrax Attacks June 2006 Chess, Caron Journal Article
False Alarms, Real Challenges - One University's Communication Response to the 2001 Anthrax Crisis June 2006 Chess, Caron Journal Article
The Red Pill October 2005 Tierney, Kathleen Report
Resilience
Publication Title Publication Datesort ascending START Authors Publication Type
A Skill Set for Supporting Displaced Children in Psychological Recovery After Disasters July 2017 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
A Three-Stage Evacuation Decision-Making and Behavior Model for the Onset of an Attack June 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? The Effects of Maps and Warning Messages on How Publics Respond to Disaster Information April 2017 Liu, Brooke; Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton; Egnoto, Michael; Wood, Michele Journal Article
Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Massive Relocations Due to Disasters April 2017 Bier, Vicki Journal Article
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Political Instability, Risk Communication October 2016 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Halverson, James; Binder, Markus; Egnoto, Michael; Sin, Steve
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency September 2016 Liu, Brooke; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Fact Sheet
Diffusing Portable Radiation Detectors Among First Responders: Device Acceptance and Implications for Community Resilience August 2016 Liu, Brooke; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly Book Chapter
Urban-Rural Differences in Disaster Resilience July 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Computational Social Science: Understanding Terrorist Attacks on Twitter July 2016 McGrath, Erin Discussion Point
Assessing Community Reilience: A CART Survery Application in an Impoverished Urban Community May 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Community Resilience April 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Current Evidence for Selecting Disaster Interventions for Children and Adolescents April 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Reloading the Armalite? Victims and Targets of Violent Dissident Irish Republicanism, 2007-2015 April 2016 Horgan, John Journal Article
Resilience to What? Resilience for Whom? April 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Shifting Eastern Mediterranean Alliances March 2016 Karagiannis, Emmanuel Journal Article
Disaster Warnings in Your Pocket: How Audiences Interpret Mobile Alerts for an Unfamiliar Hazard March 2016 Liu, Brooke; Mileti, Dennis; Bean, Hamilton; Sutton, Jeanette; Wood, Michele Journal Article
Preparing for the Worst: Public Perceptions of Risk Management Innovations March 2016 Liu, Brooke; Smith, Daniel; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly Journal Article
Surveying CVE Metrics in Prevention, Disengagement and De-Radicalization Programs March 2016 Szmania, Susan
When Will Russia Use Force in Support of Foreign Policy Objectives? Comparative Evidence from the Ukrainian (2014) and Georgia (2008) Crises February 2016 Stevenson, John Report
Scanning the Consequences of Demographic Change for the Emerging Landscape February 2016 Leuprecht, Christian Book Chapter
Our Hazardous Environment: Four Decades of Progress or Retrenchment? January 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Balancing Pre-disaster Preparedness and Post-disaster Relief January 2016 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
The Influence of Nationalism on Russian Security Policy: The Logics of (Dis)-Order and Terrorism in the Shift from Nation-State to Nation-Civilization October 2015 Stevenson, John Report
Modeling Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Management via Centralized and Decentralized Models October 2015 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
Best Practices for Developing Resilient Communities and Addressing Violent Extremism October 2015 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
The Landscape of Disaster Resilience Indicators in the USA September 2015 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Myth and Reality in International Politics: Meeting Global Challenges through Collective Action September 2015 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan Book
A Conceptual Framework to Enhance Community Resilience Using Social Capital August 2015 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Russian Clients and Global Foreign Policy Strategy: Evidence from Foreign Military Sales August 2015 Tippin, Garett; Stevenson, John Report
What Do The Dead Say? The Architecture of Salvific Discourses in Post-Genocide Rwanda June 2015 Stevenson, John Journal Article
Discussion Point: Insider Threat in the Aviation Industry April 2015 Davenport, Cory; Tinsley, Herbert Discussion Point
The Precarious Nature of Food April 2015 Cutter, Susan Op-ed
Slipstreaming Human Geosimulation in Virtual Geographic Environments February 2015 Journal Article
Assessing Community Resilience: An Application of the Expanded CART Survey Instrument with Affiliated Volunteer Responders September 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Community Resilience Interventions: Participatory, Assessment-Based, Action-Oriented Processes September 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
The Community Speaks: Understanding Ethical Values in Allocation of Scarce Lifesaving Resources during Disasters June 2014 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Survival of the Fittest: Why Terrorist Groups Endure May 2014 Young, Joseph; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
Building Disaster Resilience: Steps Toward Sustainability April 2014 Cutter, Susan
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication Modules: Project Fact Sheet December 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth Project Fact Sheet
How Community Ties Influence Terrorist Targeting of Civilians November 2013 Brooks, Risa Research Brief
Practice Parameter on Disaster Preparedness November 2013 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Research Highlight: U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Before and After the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings October 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Research Brief
Report: U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Before and After the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings October 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
Building Community Resilience to Counter Violent Extremism October 2013 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
Local Health Department Capacity for Community Engagement and Its Implications for Disaster Resilience June 2013 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara Journal Article
'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience June 2013 Bean, Hamilton; Keranen, Lisa Discussion Point
Social Media Use during Disasters Fact Sheet May 2013 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Project Fact Sheet
Discussion Point: Prevention Research is Needed for Countering Violent Extremism March 2013 Weine, Stevan Discussion Point
Prevention Research for Countering Violent Extremism March 2013 Weine, Stevan Discussion Point
Risk Communication Training: Research Findings and Recommendations for Training Development February 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth; Izsak, Katherine Worboys; Madden, Stephanie Report
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism February 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
US Attitudes Towards Terrorism and Counterterrorism February 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary Report
Public Health Consequences of Terrorism on Maternal-Child Health in New York City and Madrid October 2012 Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Introducing 'Political Resilience' August 2012 McCauley, Clark Discussion Point
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul August 2012 Weine, Stevan Report
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout May 2012 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices: A Guide for Emergency Managers and Communicators May 2012 Liu, Brooke Report
Interfaith Programs on College Campuses: Lessons Learned March 2011 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Smarick, Kathleen Research Brief
Friction: How Radicalization Happens to Them and Us January 2011 McCauley, Clark; Moskalenko, Sophia Book
Reactions to the War on Terrorism: Origin-Group Differences in the 2007 Pew Poll of U.S. Muslims January 2011 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Resilient American Communities: Progress in Practice and Policy March 2010 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Building National Capacity for Child and Family Disaster Mental Health Research February 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Measuring Capacities for Community Resilience January 2010 Norris, Fran; Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Emotional and Biological Stress Measures in Katrina Survivors Relocated to Oklahoma January 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
The business of healing: Focus group discussions of readjustment to the post-9/11 work environment among workers of affected agencies January 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective November 2009 Horgan, John; Weine, Stevan Journal Article
The Impact of Disasters and Political Violence on Mental Health in Latin America October 2009 Norris, Fran Report
Vulnerability and Resilience in Local Government: Assessing the Strength of Performance Regimes September 2009 Bowman, Ann Journal Article
Looking for Resilience: Understanding the Longitudinal Trajectories of Responses to Stress June 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
The Role of Colleges and Universities in Building Community Resilience to Disasters June 2009 Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Piloting a New Model of Crisis Counseling: Specialized Crisis Counseling Services in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina April 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Factors Predicting Crisis Counselor Referrals to Other Crisis Counseling, Disaster Relief, and Psychological Services: A A Cross-site Analysis of post-Katrina Programs April 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
The Role of Public Health in Mental and Behavioral Health in Children and Families Following Disasters January 2009 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Community Resilience and Health Outcomes in Mississippi Counties November 2008 Norris, Fran; Sherrieb, Kathleen Book Chapter
Media Coverage and Children's Reactions to Disaster with Implications for Primary Care and Public Health November 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Regens, James; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Public Response to Terrorism: Findings from the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness November 2008 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda Report
Correlates of School Disaster Preparedness: Main Effects of Funding and a Coordinator Role July 2008 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Validation of the Short Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Rating Interview as a Measure of Post-Disaster Distress and Treatment Need July 2008 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness March 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Norris, Fran; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Children and Families in the Context of Disasters: Implications for Preparedness and Response January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
P-Flash: Development of an Empirically-based Post-9-11 Disaster Mental Health Training Program January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Community Resilience for Catastrophic Health Events January 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Community Resilience Roundtable on the Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 (HSPD-21) January 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Community resilience and wellness for children exposed to Hurricane Katrina November 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Norris, Fran; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Community Engagement: Leadership Tool for Catastrophic Health Events May 2007 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Physiologic reactivity despite emotional resilience several years after direct exposure to terrorism January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Community Resilience and the Principles of Mass Trauma Intervention January 2007 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Training for Disaster Response Personnel: The Development of Proposed Core Competencies in Disaster Mental Health January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Building resilience to mass trauma events November 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Community Preparedness Networks June 2006 Tierney, Kathleen Conference Paper
Challenges in Implementing Disaster Mental Health Programs: State Program Directors' Perspective April 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
A psychometric analysis of Project Liberty's Adult Enhanced Services Referral Tool January 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Trauma, grief, and depression in Nairobi children after the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy January 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Psychometric Characteristics of Spanish and English Versions of the Civilian Mississippi Scale December 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research November 2005 Norris, Fran Book
Community and ecological approaches to understanding and alleviating postdisaster distress November 2005 Norris, Fran Book Chapter
Formulating Questions about PostDisaster Mental Health November 2005 Norris, Fran Book Chapter
Strategies for Incident Preparedness Planning Considerations for Complex Medical Events, 3rd Ed. November 2005 Book
Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a Natural Disaster (1st revision). November 2005 Book
Psychosocial consequences of disaster: A review of past research November 2005 Norris, Fran Book Chapter
Identification and Evaluation of Mental Health and Psychosocial Preparedness Resources From the Centers for Public Health Preparedness June 2005 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Comparison of Spanish and English Versions of the Civilian Mississippi Scale for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Following the Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994 January 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Childhood injuries sustained during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake January 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
First Aid Training and Capabilities of the Lay Public: Potential Alternative Sources of Emergency Medical Assistance Following Natural Disasters January 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Resilience
Date Title News Type
2017-08-02 Research begins on Crisis Leadership project with help from FIRE students News
2016-09-07 Center of Excellence collaboration examines critical infrastructure News
2016-07-25 Engineered for resilience News
2016-04-22 UMD’s Undergraduate Research Day features START FIRE students News
2016-04-04 Bridging academia and policy to build better CVE programs People Spotlight
2015-09-28 Study shows longer emergency text alerts improve safety Featured Research
2015-04-29 Risk communication researchers earn top paper awards News
2015-04-29 Freshmen add a spark to risk communication and resilience research News
2014-09-30 $2.5 million NSF grant awarded for UMD-led disaster resilience research News
2013-12-18 Finding answers in social psychology People Spotlight
2013-12-17 Foreign Policy names Erica Chenoweth a top global thinker News
2013-10-16 START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations News
2013-06-21 Discussion Point: 'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience Discussion Point
2013-03-27 Discussion Point: Prevention Research for Countering Violent Extremism Discussion Point
2012-09-28 Researcher Spotlight: Monica Schoch-Spana People Spotlight
2012-09-28 John Cohen's keynote address at START Annual Meeting News
2012-09-13 New report assesses factors related to violent extremism among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St. Paul Featured Research
2012-08-31 Discussion Point: Introducing 'Political Resilience' Discussion Point
2012-08-27 School principals can help assess community resilience Featured Research
2012-07-17 START interns nominated for DHS award News
2012-03-28 UMD president chairs inaugural DHS Academic Advisory Panel News
2012-03-12 The tradeoffs between protecting against man-made and natural disasters News
2011-10-07 START Director LaFree to Moderate Discussion with Secretary Napolitano and Governor O'Malley News
2011-09-27 START Partner Center for Biosecurity Launches News
2011-04-29 Spring 2011 START Bulletin Now Available Featured Research
2010-08-06 Have you seen it yet? START Research Review Featured Research
2010-02-05 Winter 2010 START Bulletin Now Available News
2008-04-28 Call for Posters: Emergency Pre‐Event Communication News
2007-08-01 START Site Launched at Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS.gov) Featured Research
2007-04-22 Summer Opportunities for Undergrads at UMD News
2006-12-13 SC's Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute releases Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI) Featured Research
2006-08-22 START Researchers Featured in TIME Magazine Featured Research
2005-09-05 START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06 News
Risk Communication
Date Title News Type
2017-08-02 Research begins on Crisis Leadership project with help from FIRE students News
2016-09-02 Focus groups yield insight into complacency in emergency situations News
2016-07-28 Scouting out risk communication field research News
2016-04-22 UMD’s Undergraduate Research Day features START FIRE students News
2015-10-28 New NOAA project aims to improve all hazards risk communication News
2015-09-28 Study shows longer emergency text alerts improve safety Featured Research
2015-06-29 TRACC off to a strong START News
2015-04-29 Risk communication researchers earn top paper awards News
2015-04-29 Freshmen add a spark to risk communication and resilience research News
2015-03-30 Prepare, respond and recover with TRACC training News
2014-09-30 $2.5 million NSF grant awarded for UMD-led disaster resilience research News
2014-05-28 START’s TRACC receives FEMA approval News
2014-04-29 START reaches out to dozens of middle and high schoolers News
2013-11-19 ‘Best practices in crisis communications’ News
2013-10-16 START seeking 2014 Outstanding Article Award nominations News
2013-09-23 START participates in UMD’s ‘Constitution Day 3.0’ News
2013-09-20 Researchers from START’s Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) Program earn Top Paper Awards News
2013-08-26 Risk Communication Research Roundtable: Methodology and Impact News
2013-08-26 Discussion Point: Taking Effective Risk and Crisis Communication for Granted? Discussion Point
2013-06-21 Discussion Point: 'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience Discussion Point
2013-03-22 START report identifies new ways to train risk communication skills Featured Research
2013-01-29 Database Spotlight -- Public Warnings and Evacuations: A Study of the 2009 California Station Fire Featured Research
2012-11-26 Researcher Spotlight: Dennis Mileti and the sociology of disaster People Spotlight
2012-08-09 Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices and Theory Featured Research
2012-08-06 Enacting best practices in risk communication News
2012-05-16 Increasing risk perception alone won't improve preparedness Featured Research
2012-05-10 Researcher spotlight: Hamilton Bean People Spotlight
2012-02-21 START participates in risk communication conference News
2011-09-19 START Releases 2011 Research Review Featured Research
2011-08-18 START Research Team to Develop Risk Communication Training Program News
2010-09-15 Follow the START Seminar, "The Role of Academia in Homeland Security" Live on Twitter News
2008-04-28 Call for Posters: Emergency Pre‐Event Communication News
2007-08-20 Research Internships Available for Fall 2007 at the University of Maryland News
2006-01-04 START investigator, Susan Cutter, advises Congress Featured Research
2005-09-05 START Announces Fellowships for 2005-06 News
Resilience
Name Job Title Institution
Hamilton Bean Hamilton Bean

Assistant Professor of Communication

University of Colorado Denver
Michael Egnoto

Research Educator - First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) Program

University of Maryland
Julia Fraustino, START Julia Fraustino

Incoming Assistant Professor

West Virginia University
Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Education Director, START

University of Maryland
Lisa Keranen Lisa Keranen

Associate Professor of Communications, Director of National Communication Association Forum (NCA-F)

University of Colorado Denver
Brooke Liu

Associate Professor of Communication and Director, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Erin McGrath

NSF Post-doctoral Research Associate, Computational Social Science, START

University of Maryland
Elise Miller-Hooks Elise Miller-Hooks

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering 

University of Maryland
Ann Norwood

Senior Associate

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Elizabeth Petrun Elizabeth Petrun Sayers

Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

University of Maryland
Holly Roberts

Program Manager, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Monica Schoch-Spana Monica Schoch-Spana

Senior Associate, UPMC Center for Health Security

The Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Kathleen Sherrieb

Associate Director of the National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research

National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research
Susan Szmania

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Peter Weinberger Peter Weinberger

Senior Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago
David Weisburd David Weisburd

Distinguished Professor and Walter E Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

George Mason University
Michele Wood

Assistant Professor of Health Science, Director CA-NV Public Health Training Center - Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton
Risk Communication
Name Job Title Institution
Hamilton Bean Hamilton Bean

Assistant Professor of Communication

University of Colorado Denver
Michael Egnoto

Research Educator - First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) Program

University of Maryland
Devin Ellis

Policy & Research Program Director, ICONS Project

University of Maryland
Julia Fraustino, START Julia Fraustino

Incoming Assistant Professor

West Virginia University
Yan Jin Yan Jin

Associate Professor of Public Relations

University of Georgia
Lisa Keranen Lisa Keranen

Associate Professor of Communications, Director of National Communication Association Forum (NCA-F)

University of Colorado Denver
Brooke Liu

Associate Professor of Communication and Director, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Stephanie Madden Stephanie Madden

Doctoral Student

University of Maryland
START Researcher Gabrielle Matuzsan Gabrielle Matuzsan

Researcher, START

University of Maryland
Dennis Mileti Dennis Mileti

Professor Emeritus of Sociology

University of Colorado
Elise Miller-Hooks Elise Miller-Hooks

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering 

University of Maryland
Ann Norwood

Senior Associate

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Tyler Page

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Maryland
Elizabeth Petrun Elizabeth Petrun Sayers

Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

University of Maryland
Holly Roberts

Program Manager, Risk Communication & Resilience Program, START

University of Maryland
Monica Schoch-Spana Monica Schoch-Spana

Senior Associate, UPMC Center for Health Security

The Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Michele Wood

Assistant Professor of Health Science, Director CA-NV Public Health Training Center - Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton