Alex Greer

State University of New York at Albany

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Alex Greer is an assistant professor in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany. Greer earned his PhD in disaster science and management from the University of Delaware, where he worked as a research assistant at the Disaster Research Center.

Greer conducts interdisciplinary, mixed methods research on a number of topics related to disaster science. His research interests include hazard adjustments, relocation decision-making processes, and organizational culture. He has a number of ongoing projects, including a National Science Foundation-funded study exploring earthquake adjustment in Oklahoma, a Quick Response project studying buyouts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and a study funded by the International Association of Fire Chiefs investigating organizational culture and leadership in the fire service.