Laura Olson

Jacksonville State University

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Laura Olson is a distinguished affiliate professor of emergency management at Jacksonville State University and also teaches at Royal Roads University School of Humanitarian Studies and the Georgetown University Disaster Management program. She has 18 years of experience leading recovery, risk reduction, and climate adaptation initiatives across the globe. She has worked with governments, non-governmental organizations, United Nations agencies, and impacted communities on resilience and capacity-building after disasters.