Clemson University

PDBE Doctoral Colloquium

Dr. Ann-Margaret Esnard, Department of Public Management and Policy, Georgia State University

 “Displaced by Disaster: Planning Practice and Research Dimensions”


Intense weather events and resultant destruction and population displacement signals a wake-up call for planning and policy professionals who remain largely on the sidelines among disaster scholars who are engaged in efforts to reduce vulnerability to long-term displacement. Esnard will discuss how her research agenda has evolved in the last decade largely shaped by a multidisciplinary perspective on social vulnerability theories and methods. She will present on her NSF funded research, including the conceptualization and development of a population displacement risk index. Esnard will also discuss planning challenges and opportunities which encompass issues such as long-term recovery, host community pre-disaster planning effort, planning for non-displaced populations, land re-development and gentrification, and vulnerability reduction.

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 12:20pm to 1:30pm

Lee Hall, Lee 2-318
323 Fernow St., Clemson, SC 29634, USA

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Lectures / Seminars / Speakers


College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, CAAH Research

Target Audience

Faculty, Alumni, Students, Graduate


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Mickey Lauria

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