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Featured Experts on Disasters

  • Social Media During Disasters

    Tom Mattson is an assistant professor of management whose research focuses on social interactions in electronic networks of practice, virtual communities of practice and other electronic social structures. He can speak to the use of social media during disaster situations. 

  • Disaster Preparedness

    Haley Harwell is an economist focused on behavioral, experimental and public economics. Her research focuses on human behavior as it relates to sharing and risks. In one of her projects, she collected data from residents of a Texas town impacted by a hurricane to gauge disaster preparedness.

  • Natural Disasters

    David Kitchen, an associate dean and professor in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, is a volcanologist and an expert on disaster science. He especially enjoys educating people about how to save lives in natural disasters.

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Pryor Green, Media Relations Specialist

UR ranks high in The Princeton Review University of Richmond was recognized by The Princeton Review as the #1 Best-Run College. UR made the top 20 in 5 additional categories. Learn more in this media release.

Media Releases

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