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College of Arts & Sciences
Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute


Doctoral Dissertations 

Sahar Derakhshan, 2020. Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Earthquake Recovery.

Yago Martín González, 2019. Leveraging Geotagged Social Media to Monitor Spatial Behavior During Population Movements Triggered by Hurricanes.

Ronald L. Schumann III, 2015.  The Meaning of Place Recovery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

Kevin D. Ash, 2015.  Mobile Home Resident Perspectives on Preparedness, Protective Action, and Evacuation for Tornado Hazards. 

Michael Senn, 2014. A Comprehensive Disaster Risk Index for the United States.

Kyle Buck, 2014. Socio-Spatial Factors Driving to Cancer Disparities. 

Greg Bowser, 2013. Determining the Differences in Hurricane Perception and Evacuation Behavior in the Elderly of South Carolina.

Christopher G. Burton. 2012. The Development of Metrics for Community Resilience to Natural Disasters.

Eric C. Tate. 2011. Indices of Social Vulnerability to Hazards: Model Uncertainty and Sensitivity.

Jennifer J. Webb. 2010. The Thin Green Line: Geographies of Ecoterrorism in the United States.

Kevin A. Borden. 2008. Natural Hazards Mortality in the United States.

Bandana Kar. 2008. Scaling Modeled Potential Residential Loss from a Storm Surge.

Mathew Schmidtlein. 2008. Spatio-Temporal Changes in Social Vulnerability of Charleston, SC from 1960 to 2010.

Melanie Gall. 2007. Indices of Social Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: A Comparative Evaluation.

Christopher Emrich. 2005. Social Vulnerability in US Metropolitan Areas: Improvements in Hazard Vulnerability Assessment.

Darren Parnell. 2005. A Climatology of Frost Extremes across the Southeast United States, 1950-1999.

Bryan Boruff. 2005. A Mutiple Hazards Assessment of Two Caribbean Nations: Barbados and St. Vincent.

Jamie Mitchem. 2004. Place Vulnerability to Tornadoes in the United States: A Multi-Scale Assessment.

Arleen A. Hill. 2002. Uncertainty and Behavior: Hurricane Hazards in Horry County, South Carolina.

Deborah S. K. Thomas. 1999. Factors Influencing Geographic Variability of Children's Vulnerability to Lead Hazards.

Richard F. Collins, Jr. 1998. Risk Visualization as a Means for Altering Hazard Cognition.

Jerry T. Mitchell. 1998. Hazards, Religion, and Place: Prayer and Peril in South Carolina.

Michael S. Scott. 1998. The Exploration of an Air Pollution Hazard Scenario Using Dispersion Modeling and a Volumetric Geographic Information System.

Mark W. Corson. 1997. Hazardscapes in Reunified Germany.