Dr. Jack L. Rozdilsky is an Associate Professor of Disaster and Emergency at York University, Toronto. He is active in post-disaster field research as well as teaching emergency management at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Previously to joining the faculty at York in 2016, Dr. Rozdilsky has been a professor of Emergency Management in the United States since 2005, with faculty positions at the University of North Texas and Western Illinois University. He holds a doctorate from Michigan State University. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Rozdilsky has worked as a hazard mitigation planner.