Stony Brook University
Sara Hamideh is an assistant professor of community resilience planning at Stony Brook University. She studies housing recovery inequalities after disasters to identify resource needs and effective recovery policy levers. Hamideh is a Co-PI in Center of Excellence for Community Resilience at Colorado State University funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. She has conducted longitudinal and interdisciplinary modeling of housing recovery in seasonal and year-round housing submarkets in tourist-based communities based on physical and social vulnerabilities. She also looks at the role of social vulnerability and stigma in access to recovery decision making for marginalized groups such as public housing residents.
Hamideh teaches courses in disaster resilience, sustainable communities, environmental planning, and planning analytical methods.