Emergent Groups and Volunteer Action

Thur. 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Centennial F
Concurrent Session 2-4

Moderator: Nicole Hutton, Old Dominion University

Performing the Swarm: Wading through Homeland Security Regimes in the Context of Hurricane Harvey

Natalie Baker, Sam Houston State University
Magdalena Denham, Sam Houston State University

Taxonomy for Scheduling Spontaneous Volunteers in Post-Disaster Relief Distribution

Emmett Lodree, University of Alabama
Maria Mayorga, North Carolina State University

Leveraging Digital Volunteers to Operationalize Crowdsourcing for Emergency Management during the 2017 Hurricane Season

Sophia Liu, U.S. Geological Survey
Emily Martuscelo, Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Cajun Navy: Movement, Mentality, and Organization of Spontaneous Volunteer Rescuers

Michelle Meyer, Louisiana State University
Brant Mitchell, Louisiana State University
Stuart Nolan, Louisiana State University

Pets, Privilege, and Getting the Whole Story: Lessons Learned through Research on Companion Animal Evacuations for 2017 Disasters

Sarah DeYoung, University of Georgia
Ashley Farmer, Illinois State University