Allison Reilly an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research focuses on identifying governance systems that enable resilient infrastructure and strong communities. Her current research explores asset maintenance of public infrastructure in rural communities experiencing sea-level rise and how current federal disaster policy influences local recovery.
Prior to her appointment at the University of Maryland, Dr. Reilly was a research fellow at the University of Michigan and a post-doctoral researcher at Johns Hopkins University. In addition, Dr. Reilly was a research analyst for a federally-funded research and development center in support of the Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Reilly holds an MS and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and a BS in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.