What we focus on:

  1. Risk Management Collaboratory 
  2. Cross-sector Relationships & Operations
  3. Risk and Threat Management
  4. Transformative Risk Reduction Strategies
  5. Disaster Analytics
  6. Hazards Governance

"We ensure that all of the theory taught is grounded in practice. Our goal is to instill the critical-thinking skills necessary to tackle large-scale problems."

Danny Peterson
former ASU Emergency Manager

What we are up to:

April 30, 2019: Emergency Management, Sustainability & Resilience at Wrighley Hall in Tempe, AZ.

May 19 - 23, 2019: ASFPM Foundation's  9th Annual Collegiate Student Paper Competition

June 15, 2019: Pinal County Full-Scale Active Shooter Exercise at the Pinal County Superior Court House in Florence, AZ.

June 17 - 20, 2019: National Homeland Security Conference in Phoenix, AZ

June 26 - 27, 2019: Interantional Public Safety Association Symposium: Safeguarding First Responders' Mental Health Symposium in Mesa, AZ. 

July 6 - 9, 2019: National Security and Public Safety Summit in San Diego, CA

July 14 - 17, 2019: 44th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop in Broomfield, CO.

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Latest Publication:


Federici, F. M., Gerber, B. J., O'Brien, S., & Cadwell, P. (2019). The International Humanitarian Sector and Language Translation in Crisis Situations. Assessment of Current Practices and Future Needs. London; Dublin; Phoenix, AZ: INTERACT The International Network on Crisis Translation.

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New Project:

Determinants of Disaster Mass Care Services Production and Impacts by Arizona Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations

The overall goal of the project is to account for nonprofit organizations’ mass care services production and impact. 

Project Period: April - September 2018

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Inspiring Students:

Aiming high: Grad student pursues dream of flight