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Search Disaster and Humanitarian Experts at UW

Name Email Unit Category
Jody Bourgeois (Emeritus)

jbourgeo@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Stephen Malone (Emeritus)

smalone@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Volcano
Daniel Abramson

abramson@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Built Environment
Community Planning
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
General community planning/organization
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Logistics
Natural Hazard Type
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Warren Acuncius

wacuncius@gmail.com

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Camp Coordination and Management
Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Humanitarianism (including historical perspectives)
Logistics
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Marina Alberti

malberti@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Deans Office

Built Environment
Community Planning
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
General community planning/organization
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Modeling
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Ernesto Alvarado-Celestin

alvarado@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Environmental and Forest Sciences

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Wildfires
Diego Arcas

diego.arcas@noaa.gov

Environment, College of the
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Pedro Arduino

parduino@u.washington.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Structural Engineering
Brian Atwater

atwater@uw.edu

Earth & Space Sciences/USGS
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
David Barei

barei@uw.edu

Medicine, School of
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Janet Baseman

jbaseman@uw.edu

Epidemiology
Public Health, School of

Communication
Health
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Regional/local policy
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Michele Bedard-Gilligan

mab29@uw.edu

Medicine, School of
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Health
Mental Health
Carlo Bellabarba

cbella@uw.edu

Medicine, School of
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
George Bergantz

bergantz@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Volcano
Jeff Berman

jwberman@u.washington.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Jason Beste

bestej@uw.edu

Global Health
Medicine, School of

Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Paul Bodin

bodin@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Early Warning Systems
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Ann Bostrom

abostrom@uw.edu

Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

Communication
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Risk communication/public information
Elizabeth Bridges

ebridges@u.washington.edu

Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
Nursing, School of

Communication
Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
David Butman

dbutman@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Environmental and Forest Sciences

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Jennifer Butte-Dahl

jenbd@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Aid allocation and development assistance
Economic and Financial Impacts
Paolo Calvi

Pmc85@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Manish Chalana

chalana@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Built Environment
Community Planning
Environmental Justice
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Shuyi Chen

shuyic@uw.edu

Atmospheric Sciences
Environment, College of the

Natural Hazard Type
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Youngjun Choe

ychoe@uw.edu

Engineering, College of
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Early Warning Systems
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Kenneth Creager

kcc@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Juliet Crider

criderj@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Sara Curran

scurran@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
Jackson School of International Studies
Sociology

Camp Coordination and Management
Community Planning
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and migration
War, civil unrest and terrorism
Elizabeth Dorn

edorn@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Shannon Dorsey

dorsey2@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Psychology

Health
Mental Health
Herbie Duber

hduber@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Allison Duvall

aduvall@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Marc Eberhard

eberhard@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Kris Ebi

krisebi@uw.edu

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Global Health
Public Health, School of

Communication
Community Planning
Drought
Food Systems
Health
Natural Hazard Type
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Regional/local policy
Risk communication/public information
Omar El-Anwar

elanwar@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Construction Management

Built Environment
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Nicole Errett

nerrett@uw.edu

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Public Health, School of

Communication
Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Regional/local policy
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Megan Finn

megfinn@uw.edu

Information School

Communication
Information Systems
Art Frankle

afrankel@uw.edu

Earth & Space Sciences/USGS
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Bob Freitag

bfreitag@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Built Environment
Communication
Community Planning
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
General community planning/organization
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Natural Hazard Type
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Regional/local policy
Risk communication/public information
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Kathie Friedman

friedman@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Humanitarianism (including historical perspectives)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and migration
Sarah Gimbel

sgimbel@uw.edu

Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing
Nursing, School of

Chronic diseases (including nutrition)
Communication
Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Joan Gomberg

gomberg@usgs.gov

Earth & Space Sciences/USGS
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Frank Gonzales

figonzal@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Ann Goodchild

annegood@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Community Planning
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Logistics
Natural Hazard Type
Himanshu Grover

groverh@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Built Environment
Communication
Community Planning
Environmental Justice
General community planning/organization
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Risk communication/public information
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Peter Guttorp

guttorp@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Statistics

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Brian Harvey

bjharvey@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Environmental and Forest Sciences

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Wildfires
Mark Haselkorn

markh@uw.edu

Engineering, College of
Human-Centered Design and Engineering

Built Environment
Communication
Community Planning
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Information Systems
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Logistics
Modeling
Brad Henley

bhenley@uw.edu

Medicine, School of
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Jeremy Hess

jjhess@uw.edu

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Global Health
Public Health, School of

Drought
Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Natural Hazard Type
Rodney Hoff

hoffr2@uw.edu

Global Health
Public Health, School of

Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Jeff Hou

jhou@u.washington.edu

Built Environments, College of
Landscape Architecture

Community Planning
Environmental Justice
General community planning/organization
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Heidi Houston

hhouston@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Bob Houze

houze@washington.edu

Atmospheric Sciences
Environment, College of the

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Karin Huster

karinhu@uw.edu

Global Health
Public Health, School of

Communication
Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Humanitarianism (including historical perspectives)
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Tania Busch Isaksen

tania@uw.edu

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Public Health, School of

Communication
Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Health
Natural Hazard Type
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Risk communication/public information
Wildfires
Kathleen Jobe

kaj@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
David Jones

dwjones@apl.washington.edu

Applied Physics Laboratory
Center for Environmental and Information Systems (EIS)

Communication
Community Planning
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
General community planning/organization
Information Systems
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Jessica Kaminsky

jkaminsk@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Community Planning
Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Environmental Justice
Health
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Ron Kasprisin

chow@whidbey.com

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Pamela Kohler

pkohler2@uw.edu

Center for Global Health Nursing
Nursing, School of

Communication
Community Planning
General community planning/organization
Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Steven Kramer

kramer@u.washington.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Dawn Lehman

delehman@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Randy LeVeque

rjl@amath.washington.edu

Applied Mathematics
Arts & Sciences, College of

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Volcano
Michael Lindell

udpinfo@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Institute of Hazards Mitigation, Planning & Research

Communication
Community Planning
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
General community planning/organization
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Risk communication/public information
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
Frederick Lorenz

lorenz@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Humanitarian law
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
War, civil unrest and terrorism
Laura Lowes

lowes@u.washington.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Jessica Lundquist

jdlund@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Natural Hazard Type
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Parker MacCready

pmacc@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Oceanography

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Cliff Mass

cmass@uw.edu

Atmospheric Sciences
Environment, College of the

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Ian Miller

immiller@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Washington Sea Grant

Communication
Community Planning
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
General community planning/organization
Logistics
Media/Social Media
Natural Hazard Type
Ali Mokdad

mokdaa@uw.edu

Health Metrics Sciences
Medicine, School of

Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Regional/local policy
Dave Montgomery

bigdirt@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Landslides
Natural Hazard Type
Stephen Morris

scmorris@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Michael Motley

mrmotley@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Jean Newman

jcn@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Jan Newton

janewton@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Oceanography

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Regional/local policy
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Fumio Ohuchi

ohuchi@uw.edu

Engineering, College of
Materials Science and Engineering

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Ken Oshima

koshima@uw.edu

Architecture
Built Environments, College of

Built Environment
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Beth Patin

bethp@uw.edu

Information School

Communication
Information Systems
David Pigott

pigottdm@uw.edu

Health Metrics Sciences
Medicine, School of

Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Lilo Pozzo

dpozzo@u.washington.edu

Chemical Engineering
Engineering, College of

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Materials Engineering
Dorothy Reed

reed@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Built Environment
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Natural Hazard Type
Structural Engineering
Weather-related hazards (hurricanes, floods, etc)
Britta Ricker

bricker0@uw.edu

Urban Studies
UW Tacoma

Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Christopher Sanford

casanfo@uw.edu

Family Medicine
Global Health
Medicine, School of

Chronic diseases (including nutrition)
Communication
Health
Training (for general public, professionals, technical audiences)
David Schmidt

dasc@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Early Warning Systems
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Landslides
Natural Hazard Type
Hans Jochen Scholl

jscholl@uw.edu

Information School

Communication
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Landslides
Media/Social Media
Natural Hazard Type
Risk communication/public information
Jeffrey Sconyers

jscony@uw.edu

Health Services
Public Health, School of

Communication
Health
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Risk communication/public information
Sachita Shah

sachitas@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Kate Simonen

ksimonen@uw.edu

Architecture
Built Environments, College of

Built Environment
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Materials Engineering
Emma Spiro

espiro@uw.edu

Information School

Communication
Media/Social Media
Kate Starbird

kstarbi@uw.edu

Engineering, College of
Human-Centered Design and Engineering

Communication
Media/Social Media
Bill Steele

wsteele@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Communication
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Media/Social Media
Natural Hazard Type
Andy Stergachis

stergach@uw.edu

Pharmacy, School of

Health
Pandemics and infectious diseases (including impact of disasters on diseases, surveillance, etc)
Public health emergency preparedness and response
Jared Strote

strote@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Medicine, School of

Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Troy Tanner

troyt@apl.uw.edu

Applied Physics Laboratory
Center for Environmental and Information Systems (EIS)

Communication
Early Warning Systems
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Information Systems
Modeling
Reconnaissance and data analytics
David Townes

townesd@uw.edu

Emergency Medicine
Global Health
Medicine, School of

Camp Coordination and Management
Community Planning
Emergency Health (including disaster medicine, trauma and injury, healthcare emergency management, mass care)
Health
Humanitarianism (including historical perspectives)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and migration
John Vidale

vidale@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Early Warning Systems
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Landslides
Natural Hazard Type
Mark Ward

wardm7@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Humanitarian law
Humanitarianism (including historical perspectives)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
War, civil unrest and terrorism
Joseph Wartman

wartman@uw.edu

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Engineering, College of

Community Planning
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Logistics
Natural Hazard Type
Reconnaissance and data analytics
Jan Whittington

janwhit@uw.edu

Built Environments, College of
Urban Design & Planning

Community Planning
Economic and Financial Impacts
General community planning/organization
Humanitarian law
Livelihoods
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
William Wilcock

wilcock@uw.edu

Environment, College of the
Oceanography

Early Warning Systems
Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Natural Hazard Type
Erin Wirth

ewirth@uw.edu

Earth and Space Sciences
Environment, College of the

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Natural Hazard Type
Ken Yocom

kyocom@u.washington.edu

Built Environments, College of
Landscape Architecture

Built Environment
Humanitarian law
Infrastructure (including housing, transport, telecommunications)
Policy, Politics, Ethics and Law
Wei Yong

yong.wei@noaa.gov

Environment, College of the
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean

Earthquakes/Tsunamis
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Modeling
Natural Hazard Type
Zelda Zabinsky

zelda@uw.edu

Engineering, College of
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Community Planning
Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Logistics
Modeling
Douglas Zatzick

dzatzick@uw.edu

Medicine, School of
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Health
Mental Health
Lori Zoellner

zoellner@uw.edu

Arts & Sciences, College of
Jackson School of International Studies

Health
Mental Health