A panel of interdisciplinary scholars will address the challenges of planning for and responding to natural or human-made disasters. The event will be held Tuesday April 2, 1:00-2:15 in room 485 of the University Center.
- Robert W. Klein (Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University)
- Richard S. Olson (Professor of Politics and International Relations, Florida International University)
- Daniel J. Smith (Assistant Professor of Economics, Troy University)
The library has a number of books on disaster ethics and public policy, including:
Abu-Sada, Caroline. Dilemmas, Challenges, and Ethics of Humanitarian action: Reflections on Médecins Sans Frontières’ Perception Project. Montreal: Published for Médecins Sans Frontières by McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012.
Annas, George J. Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
De Waal, Alexander. Famine Crimes: Politics & the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.
Liu, Amy. Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast after Katrina and Rita. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2011.
Polman, Linda. The Crisis Caravan: What’s Wrong with Humanitarian Aid?
New York: Metropolitan Books, 2010.
Svedin, Lina. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions. New
York: Routledge, 2012.
Zack, Naomi. Ethics for Disaster. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009.