News Articles

Empathy Could Stop This Pandemic
Elemental, November 16, 2020

Boulder, Colorado Wakes up to the Threat of Worsening Wildfires
National Geographic, October 26, 2020

Multiple Disasters Strain Response Systems, Slow Recovery, and Deepen Inequity
DirectRelief, October 7, 2020

A Failure of Empathy Led to 200,000 Deaths. It Has Deep Roots.
The Atlantic, September 22, 2020

Who Helps Out in a Crisis?
The New York Times, July 14, 2020

The Coronavirus Disproportionately Affects Latinos and Blacks in Denver, but Experts Aren’t Sure Why
Denverite, May 1, 2020

Forget 'Social Distancing.' The WHO Prefers we Call it 'Physical Distancing' Because Social Connections are More Important Than Ever
CNN, April 17, 2020

Even as COVID-19 Poses Huge Challenges to Responders, the Risks for Natural Disasters Are Rising
Discover, April 8, 2020

COVID-19: A ‘Transformative’ Moment for Social Science
CU Boulder Today, April 2, 2020

Officials Weigh Whether to Open Community Tornado Shelters Amid the Coronavirus Crisis
The Washington Post, March 26, 2020

Is ‘Social Distancing’ the Wrong Term? Expert Prefers ‘Physical Distancing,’ and the WHO Agrees
The Washington Post, March 26, 2020

CU Boulder Natural Hazards Center Focused on Coronavirus Challenge
Boulder Daily Camera, March 19, 2020

One Gathering Not Canceled in Honolulu: A Conference on Risk Management
Hawaii News Now, March 11, 2020

How Portland’s Earthquake Preppers Are Planning for the Worst
Citylab, December 18, 2019

CU Boulder Expert: Disasters Going to Become More Frequent, More Intense
Boulder Daily Camera, December 4, 2019

The Climate is Changing, but our Disaster-Response System Isn’t Keeping up, Experts Say
The Washington Post, October 5, 2019

Women and Men Found to Respond Differently in Disasters
Reuters, September 23, 2019

CU Boulder Researcher Helps Show Disparity in Disaster Response by Gender
Boulder Daily Camera, September 22, 2019

When Natural Disaster Strikes, Men and Women Respond Differently
CU Boulder Today, September 19, 2019

Grant Writing Boot Camp Pays Off for Social Sciences
Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine, June 11, 2019

CU Boulder Hazards Center Lands $3M Grant to Support Natural Disaster Research
Boulder Daily Camera, January 3, 2019

$3M Center to Support Rapid-Response Research of Natural Disasters
CU Boulder Today, December 27, 2018

America’s Deathtrap Schools
New York Times, April 7, 2018

Lori Peek of the Natural Hazards Center Discusses Effects of Disasters on People
Emergency Management, June 30, 2017

Larger Disasters ‘Inevitable,’ Says new Natural Hazards Center Director
CU Boulder Today, March 15, 2017

Radio, Podcasts, and Broadcast News

Understanding the Societal Impacts of COVID-19
University of Colorado Leeds School of Business COVID-19 Webinar Series, April 24, 2020

Disasters Deconstructed
Podbean, April 20, 2020

WHAAAT?! Festival; Gender and Natural Disasters; New Campus Murals
Radio 1190, KVCU-AM, Boulder, September 30, 2019

CU Study: Men, Women Handle Disasters Very Differently
CBS4 News, Denver, September 19, 2019

Interdisciplinary Natural Hazards Research with Lori Peek of CONVERGE
DesignSafe Radio, January 15, 2019

Climate Reports Finds Natural Disasters are Getting Worse; Where Will They hit Hardest? NewsChannel 5, Nashville, November 30, 2018

Children and Disasters
The Measure of Everyday Life, February 28, 2018

Other Media

PRiMO Keynote Speaker Dr. Lori Peek, Director of the National Hazards Center
Pacific Risk Management 'Ohana

Improving the Disaster Recovery of Low-Income Families
The Urban Institute, 2019

Hazards Center Research Associate Receives Research Scholar Fulbright Award
CU Institute of Behavioral Sciences, June 9, 2017

Recently Published

Gilbert F. White’s Legacy: Remembering a Man and His Many Accomplishments
Environment, Special Edition, August 16, 2019

Disaster-Zone Research Needs a Code of Conduct
Nature, November 20, 2019

Community Advantage and Individual Self-Efficacy Promote Disaster Preparedness: A Multilevel Model Among Persons With Disabilities
Rachel Adams, with David Eisenmann and Deborah Glik
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, August 3, 2019

Women’s Experiences Across Disasters: A Study of Two Towns in Texas, United States
Melissa Villareal and Michelle Meyer Disasters, June 24, 2019

Social Vulnerability and Procedural Equity: Exploring the Distribution of Disaster Aid Across Counties in the United States
Simone Domingue, with Christopher Emrich
The American Review of Public Administration, June 18, 2019

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
Nnenia Campbell
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2019

Global Academics Hazards and Disaster Research Centers Data
Lori Peek, Emmanuelle Hines, Mason Mathews, Jeffrey Gunderson, and Haorui Wu
DesignSafe-CI, May 28, 2019

Utilizing Co-Design Approach to Identify Various Stakeholders’ Roles in the Protection of Intangible Place-Making Heritage: The Case of Guchengping Village
Haorui Wu, with Chaoping Hou
Emerald Publishing, March 12, 2019

An Integrated Approach to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness: A Cluster Comparison With Earthquake Affected Communities in Nepal
Courtney Welton-Mitchell and Leah James, with Shree Niwas Khanal and Alexander James
BMC Psychiatry, September 15, 2018

Exposure Outliers: Children, Mothers, and Cumulative Disaster Exposure in Louisiana
Lubna Mohammad and Lori Peek Journal of Family Strengths, September 8, 2018