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College of Arts and Sciences

Mentoring and Collaborative Research

Visiting Scholars

  • Julia Effgen, Ph.D. student, Laboratory for Monitoring and Modeling Environmental Systems, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil (January–September 2021)
  • Solomon Walelign, Post-doctoral scholar, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway (November–December 2019)
  • Jimena Roncancio, Ph.D. student, School of Public Health, University of São Paulo, Brazil (September–December 2018)
  • Carl Anderson, Master’s student, Institute for Environment and Security, UN University Bonn, Germany (January 2017)

Publications and Presentations

Anderson, Carl C., Michael Hagenlocher, Fabrice G. Renaud, Zita Sebesvari, Christopher T. Emrich, and Susan L. Cutter, 2019. Comparing index-based vulnerability assessments in the Mississippi Delta: Implications of contrasting theories, indicators, and methodologies, Intl. J. Disaster Risk Reduction, 30 March 2019.

Roncancio, D.J., L. Lecha, S.L. Cutter, and A.C. Nardocci, 2019.  Evaluation of climate variability in Colombia: Opportunities for the outlining of climate change and human health adaptive strategies, Air Pollution Conference Brazil (extended abstract), July 23-26, 2019, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Roncancio, D. J., S.L. Cutter, and A.C. Nardocci, 2020. Social vulnerability in Colombia, Intl. J. Disaster Risk Reduction 50:101872. 

Research Collaborations

Päivi Lujala, (Project Leader). Research Council of Norway funded project with Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and ICoE-VaRM “Creating a political and social climate for climate change adaptation.” ICoE-VaRM assisting in the development and testing of a global resettlement index (GloRI) using geospatial data and techniques (2018–2020).

Carolina Martinez (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) and Paula Villagra Islas (Universidad Austral de Chile), Chilean Commission of Technology and Science (CONICYT). Funded project on vulnerability and resilience of the Chilean coast to tsunami hazards, ICoE-VaRM is an international collaborator (2018–2020).

Other Collaborations

Participation with IRDR ICoE-CR in their Summer Institute at Massey University (2019)

Advisory Panel member, Institute for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Science (established 29 August 2019), Australian National University, Canberra.

MunichRe Risk Award Review Committee (2017, 2018)

Contributor, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, ERIA, Disaster Risks Resilience Index (2017–2019).

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