James Kendra

School of Public Policy & Administration

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  • Research interests include emergency planning, crisis management and organizational improvisation and resilience.
  • Conversant on topics such as disaster planning, coastal hazards, technology in emergency management and risk perception and communication.
  • Has published articles and made presentations about emergency response to disasters including: the Indian Ocean tsunami, the September 11th World Trade Center terrorist attacks, and Hurricane Katrina.

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Professor, School Public Pol/Administratn

In The News:
American Dunkirk tells the story of the 9/11 waterborne rescue (II Messaggreo)
UD researchers chronicle cooperation during 9/11 water evacuation (WDDE)
Delaware researchers pen book on historic 9/11 boat rescue (WHYY)
Louisiana's Cajun Navy shines light on growing value of boat rescuers (The Conversation)
Lessons from Katrina boost FEMA's Sandy response (NPR)
We should put more, not less, into FEMA's disaster relief fund (U.S. News)
Hurricane Sandy's lessons learned reminiscent of Issac, experts say (The Times-Picayune (New Orleans))
100th Anniversary of the Titanic disaster (CBS3)

UDaily Article:
Disaster researchers chronicle largest water evacuation in history

disasters, emergency response, emergency planning, crisis management, environmental hazards, hurricanes