Kevin Simmons

Austin College

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Simmons is known internationally for his work on the economics of natural hazards. He has published more than 60 articles and is the co-author of two books with Dan Sutter— "Economic and Societal Impacts of Tornadoes" and "Deadly Season: Analyzing the 2011 Tornado Outbreaks." Simmons served as a Fulbright Scholar in Norway in 2010 and in Canada in 2014. Currently, he is a professor of economics at Austin College where he holds the endowed Clara R. and Leo F. Corrigan Chair of Economics.