J. Carlee Smith

PhD candidate

Louisiana State University

 J. Carlee Smith is a graduate student and research assistant at Louisiana State University in the Department of Sociology. She recently completed her Master’s degree at LSU and is now working towards her Ph.D. As a third year graduate student, she has worked as an RA on projects examining public health in communities of the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill of 2010, disaster risk perception, and long term recovery after a disaster. 

Her research interests include vulnerable populations in disasters, response and recovery networks in emergency management, emergency management policy, and social vulnerability in exposure to environmental hazards. ​