Hans Louis-Charles

Virginia Commonwealth University

Hans Louis-Charles is an associate professor at The Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He teaches risk assessment, hazard mitigation, and disaster recovery courses within their Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program. His research focuses on emergency management, collective behavior in disaster, risk communication, social vulnerability, and disaster research ethics. Louis-Charles earned his PhD from the University of Delaware and is a former research assistant at the Disaster Research Center. He is a founding fellow and the current vice president of the William A. Anderson Fund for Hazard & Disaster Mitigation Education and Research.