Hurricane Dorian: GW Experts Available to Discuss Disaster Response and Recovery


Expert Pitch

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on various topics relating to Hurricane Dorian.

GW’s Flash Studio, a state-of-the-art broadcast studio, is available for remote, live or taped television and radio interviews. The studio is operated in partnership with VideoLink.

Joseph A. Barbera, associate professor of engineering management, is an expert on emergency management, management of large-scale incident response, management of volunteers in major disasters and mass casualty and public health emergency response.
 
Joost Santos, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is an expert on hurricane consequence management, notably mitigating the ripple effects triggered by infrastructure failures.

Joseph Cordes is a professor of economics, public policy & public administration and international affairs. He can discuss flood insurance and public infrastructure investments to improve resilience.

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