Andrew Rumbach

University of Colorado Denver

Andrew Rumbach is an assistant professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Colorado, Denver. His research centers on household and community risk and resilience to natural hazards and climate change in the United States and India. His work looks specifically at the intersection of urbanization and extreme weather events, and seeks to understand the political-economic context for disaster risk creation. His work has appeared in planning and development journals like the Journal of the American Planning Association, Habitat International, Urban Affairs, and the Journal of Planning Education and Research, as well as in edited volumes. His most recent project is a community-based study of earthquake and landslide risk in the fast-growing cities and villages in the Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalayas.