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Professor, Disaster & Emergency Management, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies & Director, CIFAL York, York University, Canada

I am a professor of disaster and emergency management at York University, Toronto, Canada. I have been teaching and researching various types of disasters and emergencies since 1993. My research focuses on human, economic and environmental, and technology applications aspects of disasters and emergency management. I develop many different types of simulations and applications for disaster and emergency management.


  • 2005–present
    Professor, York University
  • 2003–2005
    Assistant Professor, Brandon University


  • 1996 
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, PhD Urban & Regional Planning