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Resilience


Resilience

Project Title Investigators Project Period
Monitor and Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on Public Safety Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, Nathan Meehan September, 2020 to December, 2021
The Road Less Traveled: Bolstering the Absorptive Capacity of Southern Central American States to Facilitate the Southern Flow of Northern Triangle Immigrants Marcus A. Boyd March, 2020 to March, 2021
Community-oriented Policing and Community Engagement in Benin Barnett S. Koven July, 2018 to June, 2020
Developing Academic Partnerships and Collaborative Research on Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia and Southeast Asia Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven, William Braniff September, 2018 to December, 2019
Social Media Influencers: Re-domaining Fashion Industry Forecasting to Anticipate Online Extremist Radicalization Barnett S. Koven, Ramon F. Brena March, 2018 to September, 2019
Developing Integrated Radiological and Nuclear Detection Architecture for the Interior and International Mission Space Steve Sin, Marcus A. Boyd September, 2016 to September, 2019
How Forecasters Decide to Warn: Insights on Tornado Risk Communication from the Southeast U.S. Brooke Liu, Anita Atwell Seate September, 2017 to August, 2019
The Arctic All-Hazards GIS Platform Marcus A. Boyd September, 2018 to June, 2019
Mobile Radiation Detectors: Threat Perception and Device Acceptance Brooke Liu, Elizabet Petrun Sayers, Gary Ackerman, Steve Sin, Thomas Guarrieri April, 2014 to April, 2019
Evaluating the Safe Spaces Community-Led CVE Program William Braniff October, 2018 to March, 2019
Coalition Building for CVE and Community Resilience William Braniff October, 2015 to September, 2018
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, Steve Sin, Hamid Mohtadi, Marcus A. Boyd October, 2013 to September, 2018
A Toolkit for Preventing Targeted Violence on College Campuses Gary LaFree July, 2017 to July, 2018
Resources and Resilience: A Computational Model of Strategic Influence January, 2018 to June, 2018
Managing Chaos through Crisis Communication Leadership Brooke Liu June, 2017 to May, 2018
Violent Non-state Actors and Contested Space Operations Amy Pate, Barnett S. Koven August, 2017 to April, 2018
Towards an Understanding of Explosive Detection Technology Adoption: Results from Two Surveys Brooke Liu May, 2016 to June, 2017
Bridging Religious Communities and Technology Providers to Counter Narratives of Violent Extremism Alejandro Beutel, Peter Weinberger October, 2016 to March, 2017
School Emergency Public Information and Warning/Information Sharing Brooke Liu, Holly Roberts October, 2015 to September, 2016
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency, and Proposing Theory-Directed Solutions for Effective Warnings Michael Egnoto, Brooke Liu October, 2015 to September, 2016
Opportunities for Public-Private Partnership in Countering Online Extremism and Recruitment Brandon Behlendorf July, 2015 to March, 2016
Integrating Mental Health and Education Fields into Countering Violent Extremism Stevan Weine, William Braniff May, 2015 to August, 2015
Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) Process John Sawyer, Steve Sin September, 2014 to June, 2015
Comprehensive Testing of Imminent Threat Public Messages for Mobile Devices (MDP) Brooke Liu, Hamilton Bean, Marcus A. Boyd, Michele Wood June, 2012 to June, 2015
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism Gary LaFree October, 2010 to February, 2014
Social Media Use during Disasters Brooke Liu July, 2012 to October, 2013
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) Brooke Liu, Elizabet Petrun Sayers, Katherine Worboys Izsak August, 2011 to October, 2013
An Integrated Conception of Community Resilience Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris, Kathleen Sherrieb March, 2010 to February, 2012
Building Community Resilience through Public Involvement: The Extended Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART-E) Betty Pfefferbaum June, 2008 to December, 2011
Organizational Factors in the Successful Application of 'Community Engagement' Principles for Bioterrorism Preparedness Monica Schoch-Spana June, 2008 to December, 2011
Quantitative Index of the Public Health Impacts of Terrorism Fran Norris June, 2008 to October, 2011
Preparedness for Catastrophic Events Dennis Mileti, Hamilton Bean, Kathleen Smarick, Monica Schoch-Spana, Paul Harwood November, 2008 to November, 2010
The Role for State Governments in Community Resilience Ann Bowman June, 2008 to May, 2010
Community Field Studies and Analyses of Preparedness Networks Kathleen Tierney May, 2005 to September, 2009
Modeling and Simulation of Public Response to Threat and Attacks Dennis Mileti June, 2005 to June, 2009
School-Based Preparedness and Intervention Programs Terence Thornberry April, 2006 to May, 2009
National Household Survey Dennis Mileti, Linda Bourque July, 2005 to May, 2009
Communicating Risk of Mass Casualty Terrorism in Diverse Communities Elaine Vaughan May, 2005 to May, 2009
Population Vulnerability Analysis, Spatial Social Science, and GIS Susan Cutter May, 2005 to May, 2009
Community Assessment of Resilience Tool (CART) Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris June, 2005 to May, 2008
Developing Community Resilience for Children and Families Betty Pfefferbaum, Fran Norris June, 2005 to May, 2008
Best Practices for Preparing Communities: Citizen Engagement in Public Health Planning Monica Schoch-Spana May, 2005 to May, 2008
Project Title Publication Datesort descending START Authors Publication Type
First-Aid Training and Capabilities of the Lay Public: A Potential Alternative Source of Emergency Medical Assistance Following a Natural Disaster March 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Identification and Evaluation of Mental Health and Psychosocial Preparedness Resources From the Centers for Public Health Preparedness June 2005 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Are Natural Hazards and Disaster Losses in the U.S. Increasing? October 2005 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Methods for Disaster Mental Health Research November 2005 Norris, Fran Book
Psychometric Characteristics of Spanish and English Versions of the Civilian Mississippi Scale December 2005 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Hurricanes on Physical and Mental Health January 2006 Bourque, Linda; Wood, Michele Journal Article
The Framing of Atrocities: Documenting and Exploring Wide Variation in Aversion to Germans and German-Related Activities Among Holocaust Survivors January 2006 McCauley, Clark Journal Article
Early Physical Health Consequences of Disaster Exposure and Acute Disaster-Related PTSD January 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Power Play: Mediation in Symmetric and Asymmetric International Crises January 2006 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Smarick, Kathleen; Asal, Victor Journal Article
Adolescents Discuss their Reactions to the September 11 Attacks January 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Mediation Style and Crisis Outcomes February 2006 Biswas, Bidisha; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan Journal Article
Moral Hazard, Social Catastrophe: The Changing Face of Vulnerability along the Hurricane Coasts March 2006 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Challenges in Implementing Disaster Mental Health Programs: State Program Directors' Perspective April 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Disaster Research Methods: Past Progress and Future Directions April 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
The Geography of Social Vulnerability: Race, Class, and Catastrophe June 2006 Cutter, Susan Report
The Red Pill June 2006 Tierney, Kathleen Report
Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Disasters July 2006 Bourque, Linda; Wood, Michele Book Chapter
Trauma, Grief, and Depression in Nairobi Children After the 1998 Bombing of the American Embassy July 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
A Psychometric Analysis of Project Liberty's Adult Enhanced Services Referral Tool September 2006 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Community and Ecological Approaches to Understanding and Alleviating Postdisaster Distress September 2006 Norris, Fran Book Chapter
Historical Perspective and Future Directions in Research on Psychiatric Consequences of Terrorism and Other Disasters September 2006 Pfefferbaum, Betty Book Chapter
The Epidemiology of Trauma and PTSD November 2006 Norris, Fran Book Chapter
Focus Groups with Children After the World Trade Center Attacks January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government January 2007 Tierney, Kathleen Book
Community Resilience and the Principles of Mass Trauma Intervention January 2007 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Building Resilience to Mass Trauma Events January 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Testimony on Needed Emergency Management Reforms January 2007 Tierney, Kathleen Journal Article
Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics January 2007 Moaddel, Mansoor Book
Physiologic Reactivity Despite Emotional Resilience Several Years After Direct Exposure to Terrorism February 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Are Schools Prepared for Emergencies? An Assessment of Emergency Preparedness at School Sites in Three Los Angeles County School Districts February 2007 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Community Engagement: Leadership Tool for Catastrophic Health Events March 2007 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
From the Margins to the Mainstream? Disaster Research at the Crossroads April 2007 Tierney, Kathleen Journal Article
Integrating Authorities and Disciplines into the Preparedness-Planning Process: A Study of Mental Health, Public Health, and Emergency Management May 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Experiences with and Preparedness for Emergencies and Disasters Among Public Schools in California September 2007 Bourque, Linda Journal Article
Toward a Comprehensive Loss Inventory of Weather and Climate Hazards November 2007 Cutter, Susan Book Chapter
Community Resilience and Wellness for Children Exposed to Hurricane Katrina November 2007 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Norris, Fran; Pfefferbaum, Rose Book Chapter
Benchmark Analysis for Quantifying Urban Vulnerability to Terrorist Incidents December 2007 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
P-Flash: Development of an Empirically-based Post-9-11 Disaster Mental Health Training Program January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Youth's Reactions to Disasters and the Factors That Influence Their Response January 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Foreign Occupation and National Pride: The Case of Iraq January 2008 Moaddel, Mansoor Journal Article
Resolving Crises through Automated Bilateral Negotiations January 2008 Pate, Amy; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan Journal Article
Change in Smoking and Drinking After September 11, 2001, in a National Sample of Ever Smokers and Ever Drinkers February 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Temporal and Spatial Changes in Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards February 2008 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Katrina Survivors Relocated to Oklahoma: A Tale of Two Cities February 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Correlates of School Disaster Preparedness: Main Effects of Funding and Coordinator Role February 2008 Bourque, Linda 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 April 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Gang Membership, Gun Carrying, and Employment: Applying Routine Activities Theory to Explain Violent Victimization Among Inner City, Minority Youth Living in Extreme Poverty June 2008 Freilich, Joshua Journal Article
Community Resilience for Catastrophic Health Events June 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Longitudinal Linkages Between Perceived Social Support and Psychological Distress: A Test of Sequential Model of Social Causation and Social Selection June 2008 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Training for Disaster Response Personnel: The Development of Proposed Core Competencies in Disaster Mental Health July 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Validation of the Short Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Rating Interview (expanded version, Sprint-E) as a Measure of Postdisaster Distress and Treatment Need July 2008 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Children Displaced by Hurricane Katrina: A Focus Group Study July 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Planning for Pet Evacuations During Disasters July 2008 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Financial and Social Circumstances and the Incidence and Course of PTSD in Mississippi During the First Two Years After Hurricane Katrina August 2008 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Community Resilience Roundtable on the Implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 (HSPD-21) September 2008 Schoch-Spana, Monica Report
Spatial Patterns of Natural Hazards Mortality in the United States December 2008 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Media Coverage and Children's Reactions to Disaster with Implications for Primary Care and Public Health December 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Research with Children Exposed to Disasters December 2008 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Public Response to Terrorism in America December 2008 Mileti, Dennis; Bourque, Linda; Wood, Michele Presentation
How Communities Implement Successful Mitigation Programs: Insights From the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Community Study January 2009 Bourque, Linda; Wood, Michele Book Chapter
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Postdisaster Distress: A Community Based Treatment Program for Survivors of Hurricane Katrina May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Service Characteristics and Counseling Outcomes: Lessons from a Cross-Site Evaluation of Crisis Counseling after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Innovations in Disaster Mental Health Services and Evaluation: National, State, and Local Responses to Hurricane Katrina May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Evaluation of a National Effort to Reach Hurricane Katrina Survivors and Evacuees: The Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Factors Predicting Crisis Counselor Referrals to Other Crisis Counseling, Disaster Relief, and Psychological Services: A Cross-site Analysis of Post-Katrina Programs May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Piloting a New Model of Crisis Counseling: Specialized Crisis Counseling Services in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina May 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
Expanding the Public's Role in Health Emergency Policy June 2009 Norwood, Ann; Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Looking for Resilience: Understanding the Longitudinal Trajectories of Responses to Stress June 2009 Norris, Fran Journal Article
When Do Losses Count? Six Fallacies of Natural Hazards Loss Data June 2009 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Social Movements and Europeanization July 2009 della Porta, Donatella; Caiani, Manuela Book
Vulnerability and Resilience in Local Government: Assessing the Strength of Performance Regimes September 2009 Bowman, Ann Journal Article
Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective November 2009 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
The Role of Public Health in Mental and Behavioral Health in Children and Families Following Disasters November 2009 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Measuring Capacities for Community Resilience January 2010 Norris, Fran; Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Resilient American Communities: Progress in Practice and Policy March 2010 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Emotional and Biological Stress Measures in Katrina Survivors Relocated to Oklahoma March 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Schools in the Shadow of Terrorism: Psychosocial Adjustment and Interest in Interventions Following Terror Attacks July 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
The Business of Healing: Focus Group Discussions of Readjustment to the Post-9/11 Work Environment Among Workers of Affected Agencies July 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Provider Perspectives on Serving the Needs of Displaced Disaster Survivors Following Hurricane Katrina November 2010 Pfefferbaum, Betty Book Chapter
Psychosocial Adjustment of Directly Exposed Survivors Seven Years after the Oklahoma City Bombing January 2011 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
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
Interfaith Programs on College Campuses: Lessons Learned March 2011 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Smarick, Kathleen Research Brief
Understanding Risk Communication Best Practices: A Guide for Emergency Managers and Communicators May 2012 Liu, Brooke START Reports
Building Resilience to Violent Extremism Among Somali-Americans in Minneapolis-St.Paul Handout May 2012 Weine, Stevan Research Brief
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 START Reports
Public Health Consequences of Terrorism on Maternal-Child Health in New York City and Madrid October 2012 Sherrieb, Kathleen Journal Article
Risk Communication Training: Research Findings and Recommendations for Training Development February 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Izsak, Katherine Worboys; Madden, Stephanie START Reports
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
U.S. Attitudes toward Terrorism and Counterterrorism March 2013 Adamczyk, Amy; LaFree, Gary; Tourangeau, Roger; Presser, Stanley START Reports
Social Media Use during Disasters Fact Sheet May 2013 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan Project Fact Sheet
'Keep Wicked Calm and Carry the Hell On': Boston, Terrorism and the Rhetorical Power of Resilience June 2013 Bean, Hamilton; Keranen, Lisa Discussion Point
Local Health Department Capacity for Community Engagement and Its Implications for Disaster Resilience June 2013 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara 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; Tourangeau, Roger; Presser, Stanley 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; Tourangeau, Roger; Presser, Stanley START Reports
Building Community Resilience to Counter Violent Extremism October 2013 Weine, Stevan Journal Article
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
Training in Risk and Crisis Communication Modules: Project Fact Sheet December 2013 Liu, Brooke; Petrun, Elizabeth Project Fact Sheet
Building Disaster Resilience: Steps Toward Sustainability January 2014 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism April 2014 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Survival of the Fittest: Why Terrorist Groups Endure May 2014 Young, Joseph; Dugan, Laura Journal Article
The Community Speaks: Understanding Ethical Values in Allocation of Scarce Lifesaving Resources during Disasters June 2014 Schoch-Spana, Monica 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 Precarious Nature of Food April 2015 Cutter, Susan Op-ed
Discussion Point: Insider Threat in the Aviation Industry April 2015 Davenport, Cory; Tinsley, Herbert Discussion Point
What Do The Dead Say? The Architecture of Salvific Discourses in Post-Genocide Rwanda June 2015 Stevenson, John Journal Article
Russian Clients and Global Foreign Policy Strategy: Evidence from Foreign Military Sales August 2015 Stevenson, John START Reports
A Conceptual Framework to Enhance Community Resilience Using Social Capital August 2015 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Myth and Reality in International Politics: Meeting Global Challenges through Collective Action September 2015 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan Book
The Landscape of Disaster Resilience Indicators in the USA September 2015 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
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 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 START Reports
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
Scanning the Consequences of Demographic Change for the Emerging Landscape February 2016 Leuprecht, Christian Book Chapter
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 START Reports
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, Jeannette; Wood, Michele; Madden, Stephanie Journal Article
Preparing for the Worst: Public Perceptions of Risk Management Innovations March 2016 Liu, Brooke; Sayers, Elizabet Petrun; Ackerman, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Iles, Irina A. Journal Article
Surveying CVE Metrics in Prevention, Disengagement and De-Radicalization Programs March 2016 Szmania, Susan START Reports
The Scared, the Outraged, and the Anxious: How Crisis Emotions, Involvement, and Demographics Predict Publics' Conative Coping April 2016 Liu, Brooke; Fraustino, Julia; Jin, Yan 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
Resilience to What? Resilience for Whom? April 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Assessing Community Reilience: A CART Survery Application in an Impoverished Urban Community May 2016 Pfefferbaum, Betty; Pfefferbaum, Rose Journal Article
Urban-Rural Differences in Disaster Resilience July 2016 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
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; Iles, Irina A. Book Chapter
Understanding Tornado Warnings, False Alarms, and Complacency September 2016 Liu, Brooke; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Fact Sheet
START Annual Meeting 2016: Quick-Fire Presentation - Unconventional Weapons and Technology, Political Instability, Risk Communication October 2016 Ackerman, Gary; LaFree, Gary; Roberts, Holly; Binder, Markus; Egnoto, Michael; Sin, Steve Presentation
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; Sutton, Jeannette; Egnoto, Michael; Wood, Michele; Madden, Stephanie Journal Article
Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Massive Relocations Due to Disasters April 2017 Bier, Vicki Journal Article
A Three-Stage Evacuation Decision-Making and Behavior Model for the Onset of an Attack June 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
A Skill Set for Supporting Displaced Children in Psychological Recovery After Disasters July 2017 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Do Direct Survivors of Terrorism Remaining in the Disaster Community Show Better Long-Term Outcome than Survivors Who Relocate? August 2017 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
A Study of Selected Ethnic Affiliations in the Development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Psychopathology After a Terrorist Bombing in Nairobi, Kenya September 2017 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Partner Selection in Disaster Relief: Partnership Formation in the Presence of Incompatible Agencies September 2017 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
The Role of Communication in Healthcare Systems and Community Resilience September 2017 Liu, Brooke; Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Journal Article
Defensibility and Risk Management October 2017 Bier, Vicki Journal Article
Lessons From the Domestic Ebola Response: Improving Health Care System Resilience to High Consequence Infectious Diseases December 2017 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara Kirk Journal Article
Risk in Extreme Environments: Preparing, Avoiding, Mitigating, and Managing January 2018 Bier, Vicki Book
Linkages between Vulnerability and Resilience January 2018 Cutter, Susan Book Chapter
How Prepared Are the Public and Responders for Nuclear Terrorism? February 2018 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
Disaster as a Social Problem and Social Construct March 2018 Tierney, Kathleen Book Chapter
Strategies for Improved Hospital Response to Mass Casualty Incidents March 2018 Miller-Hooks, Elise Journal Article
Modeling and Validating Public–Private Partnerships in Disaster Management May 2018 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
Rumor Response, Debunking Response, and Decision Makings of Misinformed Twitter Users during Disasters May 2018 Zhuang, Jun Journal Article
Keeping Hospitals Operating During Disasters Through Crisis Communication Preparedness June 2018 Liu, Brooke; Herovic, Emina; Roberts, Holly Journal Article
Retweeting Risk Communication: The Role of Threat and Efficacy August 2018 Sutton, Jeannette Journal Article
Too Many Patients…A Framework to Guide Statewide Allocation of Scarce Mechanical Ventilation During Disasters October 2018 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
That's a Myth! Teaching about Disaster Myths through Experiential Learning November 2018 Sutton, Jeannette Journal Article
Disentangling Social Media Influence in Crises: Testing a Four-factor Model of Social Media Influence with Large Data November 2018 Liu, Brooke Journal Article
Challenges and Opportunities for Pre-Crisis Emergency Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from the Earthquake Community February 2019 Herovic, Emina Journal Article
Individuals’ Religiosity and Emotional Coping in Response to Disasters April 2019 Liu, Brooke; Roberts, Holly; Egnoto, Michael Journal Article
Research Handbook on Mediating International Crises May 2019 Wilkenfeld, Jonathan Book
Implementing Disaster Policy: Exploring Scale and Measurement Schemes for Disaster Resilience May 2019 Cutter, Susan Journal Article
Measuring and Achieving Equity in Multiperiod Emergency Material Allocation June 2019 Bier, Vicki Journal Article
Assessing Hospital System Resilience to Disaster Events Involving Physical Damage and Demand Surge July 2019 Miller-Hooks, Elise Journal Article
The Benefit of Interventions to Reduce Posttraumatic Stress in Youth Exposed to Mass Trauma: A Review and Meta-Analysis August 2019 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
How Publics’ Active and Passive Communicative Behaviors Affect their Tornado Responses: An Integration of STOPS and SMCC August 2019 Liu, Brooke; Egnoto, Michael Journal Article
Reaching Vulnerable Populations in the Disaster-Prone US Gulf Coast: Communicating Across the Crisis Lifecycle August 2019 Petrun Sayers, Elizabeth Journal Article
Return on Investment Analysis and its Applicability to Community Disaster Preparedness Activities: Calculating Costs and Returns August 2019 Tierney, Kathleen Journal Article
Top-Down and Bottom-Up Measurement to Enhance Community Resilience to Disasters September 2019 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
The Relationship between Maternal Psychopathology and Parental Perceptions of Their Children’s Reactions in Survivors of the 1998 US Embassy Bombing in Nairobi, Kenya November 2019 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe December 2019 Cutter, Susan Book
Tornado Warning: Understanding the National Weather Service’s Communication Strategies January 2020 Atwell Seate, Anita; Liu, Brooke; Herovic, Emina; Iles, Irina A. Journal Article
The SPARS Pandemic 2025–2028: A Futuristic Scenario to Facilitate Medical Countermeasure Communication March 2020 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara Kirk Journal Article
Crisis and Risk Communication Scholarship of the Future: Reflections on Research Gaps March 2020 Liu, Brooke Journal Article
Building Bridges: Social Movements and Civil Society in Times of Crisis March 2020 della Porta, Donatella Journal Article
Influence of Community and Culture in the Ethical Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in a Pandemic Situation: Deliberative Democracy Study March 2020 Schoch-Spana, Monica Journal Article
A Public Health Systems View of Risk Communication About Zika April 2020 Schoch-Spana, Monica; Sell, Tara Kirk Journal Article
Immediate and Early Interventions for Children and Adolescents Post Terrorism April 2020 Pfefferbaum, Betty Book Chapter
Mental Health and the Covid-19 Pandemic April 2020 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Machines, Monsters, and Coffin Corners: Broadcast Meteorologists’ Use of Figurative and Intense Language During Hurricane Harvey April 2020 Sutton, Jeannette Journal Article
Crisis Management Support for the Public and Private Sectors April 2020 Ellis, Devin Project Fact Sheet
Project Fact Sheet: Monitor and Mitigate: The Impact of COVID-19 on Public Safety September 2020 Pate, Amy; Koven, Barnett S.; Meehan, Nathan Project Fact Sheet
Risk and Resilience in Children in the Context of Mass Trauma September 2020 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Media Contact and Posttraumatic Stress in Employees of New York City Area Businesses after the September 11 Attacks September 2020 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
COVID-19: Implications for First Responders October 2020 Koven, Barnett S.; Braniff, William Presentation
A Tragedy in Three Acts: COVID-19 and Compounding Crises October 2020 Koven, Barnett S.; Romm, Madeline; Braniff, William Research Brief
The Association Between Parent-reported Child Disaster Reactions and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Parent Survivors of Disasters and Terrorism November 2020 Pfefferbaum, Betty Journal Article
Indirect Effects: The Impact of COVID-19 on Organizations & Service Delivery November 2020 Meehan, Nathan Research Brief
Environmental Effects: Changes in Demand for First Responders due to COVID-19 November 2020 Meehan, Nathan Research Brief
Direct Effects: The Impact of COVID-19 on First Responders November 2020 Meehan, Nathan Research Brief
Communication during COVID-19: What’s Happening in Your Department March 2021 Lindquist, Katy Research Brief
COVID-19 Response Coordination March 2021 Lindquist, Katy; Romm, Madeline Research Brief
The Risk of COVID-19 Exposure March 2021 Romm, Madeline Research Brief
Morale and Mental Health March 2021 Lindquist, Katy; Romm, Madeline Research Brief
Personnel Shortages Due to COVID-19 March 2021 Lindquist, Katy; Romm, Madeline Research Brief
COVID-19's Impact on Business Absorptive Capacity March 2021 Boyd, Marcus A. Research Brief
Why Leave Home March 2021 Boyd, Marcus A. Research Brief
Monitor and Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on Public Safety: Literature Review March 2021 Meehan, Nathan START Reports
“You Are Here”: Assessing the Inclusion of Maps in a Campus Emergency Alert System March 2021 Herovic, Emina Journal Article
COVID-19 Topic Dashboard: A Resource For the First Responder Community April 2021 Meehan, Nathan Research Brief
A Process View of Crisis Misinformation: How Public Relations Professionals Detect, Manage, and Evaluate Crisis Misinformation June 2021 Liu, Brooke Journal Article
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University of Maryland
Photo of Brooke Liu Brooke Liu

Professor of Communication and START Affiliated Faculty Member

University of Maryland
Holly Roberts

Affiliated Faculty, Strategic Communications Lead at Akoya

Katherine Izsak Katherine Worboys Izsak

Academic Director, UMD College of Information (iSchool)

University of Maryland
Madeline Romm Madeline Romm

Researcher/Project Manager, START

University of Maryland
Max Erdemandi

Ph.D. Student, Communication Science and Social Cognition

University of Maryland
Michael Egnoto

Affiliated Faculty, Clinical Informaticist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Nathan Meehan

Director of Research and Development, Second Sight Training Systems, LLC

Second Sight Training Systems, LLC
Stevan Weine Stevan Weine

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago
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