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WEEK # TOPICS KEY DATES
1

Introduction: From Risk to Resilience

JoAnn Carmin, MIT

2

Disaster Vulnerability and Social Resilience

Mark Pelling, King’s College

3

Community Vulnerability Analysis

Jenny Suckale, Harvard University

4

Part 1: Climate Instability and Public Health

Paul R. Epstein, Harvard University

Part 2: Environment and War

Jennifer Leaning, Harvard University

Submit statement on proposed topic(s)
5

Disaster Policy and Institutions

Rutherford H. Platt, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

6

Transboundary Risk and Public Trust

Ragnar Loefstedt, King’s College

7

Patterns of Social Vulnerability

Kathleen Tierney, University of Colorado-Boulder

Submit paper I
8

Disaster Politics and Agenda Setting

Thomas A. Birkland, SUNY Albany

9

Resilient Cities

Lawrence J. Vale, MIT

10

Governance and Community Resilience

Toddi A. Steelman, North Carolina State University

11

Threat, Error, and Resilience in High Hazard Settings

Jenny W. Rudolph, Boston University

12

Disaster, Society, and Sustainability

JoAnn Carmin, MIT

Submit term paper or paper II

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