University of North Texas
Nicole Dash is associate dean of the college of health and public service and associate professor of emergency management and disaster science at the University of North Texas. Her research interests include evacuation decision-making, sheltering, and how social vulnerability relates to disaster impact, preparedness, and recovery. She is the social impacts lead on the Mitigation Saves, Version 2 project, and she continues her work started on the original Version 1 study. She received her PhD in sociology in 2001 from Florida International University where she worked with disaster research experts such as Walter G. Peacock and Betty H. Morrow. She has worked in disaster research since 1992, when Hurricane Andrew struck Miami.