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What Disaster Experts Know

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor and department head of History in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an Oct. 6 Daily Michigan article about his daily livestream interviews and discussion series “COVIDCalls.” Knowles discusses the importance of studying the history of disasters past to find solutions to the pandemic today. Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the article discussing how W.E.B. DuBois embarked on a project to document public health disparities in Black men 124 years ago.

Sept-15-Knowles-HuffPo

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Sept. 15 Huffington Post article about how we define a disaster, which determines how we plan for and respond to them. The story was also picked up by Yahoo!.

What if America Had a Detective Agency For Disasters?

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 18Wired story about the science of disaster prediction and the need for a "detective agency" for disasters. Knowles also authored an opinion piece for The Conversation on Sept. 18 about how the destruction caused by recent hurricanes is not likely to spur action on climate change. The piece was also picked up by Salon. 

Tell Christie: We Shouldn't Risk Oil Trains Exploding Near Schools

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 15 NJ.com article about disaster responses and the sometimes fatal results from poor government decisions.

11 Things You Might Not Know About Drexel University

Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the college, were mentioned in a Dec. 16 Philadelphia magazine story about Drexel's 125th anniversary.

To Win Funds, Scientists Pursue Sweeping Solutions to Social Ills

Amy Slaton, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education on Feb. 9 in a story about scientists working to solve social ills.

Venezuela’s Economic Collapse

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Al Jazeera’s “The Stream” on Jan. 27 about Venezuela’s economy. 

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary 2014: Flood Insurance To Rise For Many NYC Homeowners

Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 29 International Business Times article about the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

PROBLEMS WITH REPETITIVE FLOODING MEAN RECURRING LOSSES FOR INLAND NEW JERSEY

Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WNYC 93.9-FM and was quoted on NJSpotlight.com on Aug. 29 about flood zones.

No Quick Fix for Venezuela

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted about the elections in Venezuela on CCTV America’s “The Heat” on May 23 and Vice on May 26.

Opposition Protesters in Venezuela

George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Al Jazeera English’s “The Stream” on Feb. 17 about anti-government protests in Venezuela.

Going All In on Proficiencies

Amy E. Slaton, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed story on Feb. 14 about the University of Maine at Presque Isle moving toward a competency-based education model.