Cutter, S.L, C. T. Emrich, M. Gall, S. Hayward, R. R. McCaster, S. Derakhshan, and E. Pham. Existing Longitudinal Data and Systems for Measuring the Human Dimensions of Resilience, Health, and Well-Being in the Gulf Coast. Washington, DC: Gulf Research Program.

Federici, F. M., B. J. Gerber, S. O'Brien, and P. Cadwell. 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.

Gall, Melanie, and Carol J. Friedland. “If Mitigation Saves $6 Per Every $1 Spent, Then Why Are We Not Investing More? A Louisiana Perspective on a National Issue.” Natural Hazards Review 21, no. 1 (2020): 04019013.

Rubin, Claire B. 2012. Emergency management: the American experience, 1900-2010.

Sherbinin, A. De, A. Bukvic, G. Rohat, M. Gall, B. McCusker, B. Preston, A. Apotsos, S. Kienberger, W. Shubert, C. Fish, D. Macharia, R. Sliuzas, and B. Tomaszewski. Climate vulnerability mapping: a systematic review and future prospects. WIREs Climate Change 


Cutter, S.L., C. T. Emrich, M. Gall, and R. Reeves. 2018. Flash flood risk and the paradox of urban development. Natural Hazards Review 19(1): online.

Eller, Warren S., Brian J. Gerber and Scott E. Robinson. 2018. Public Administration Research Methods: Tools for Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd edition. New York: Routledge.

Eller, Warren, Brian J. Gerber and Scott E. Robinson. 2018. Nonprofit Organizations and Community Disaster Recovery: Assessing the Value and Impact of Intersector Collaboration. Natural Hazards Review 19(1): 05017007.

Gerber, Brian J., and Melanie Gall. “Coal Ash Spill Highlights Key Role of Environmental Regulations in Disasters.” The Conversation, September 20, 2018.


Gall, M. Direct and Insured Flood Damage in the United States. In: Flood Damage Survey and Assessment: New Insights from Research and Practice, edited by D. Molinari, S. Menoni, and F. Ballio. American Geophysical Union and Wiley: Washington, DC: 53-64.


Gall, M. and S. L. Cutter. Understanding Disaster Risk Through Loss Data. Input to Scoping report for and Open Risk Data and Modelling Report. Understanding Risk Network.


Cutter, S. L. and M. Gall. Sendai Targets at Risk. Nature Climate Change 5(8): 707-709. doi:10.1038/nclimate2718

Eller, Warren S., Brian J. Gerber and Lauren E. Branch. 2015. Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations and Service Provision in Major Disasters: Identifying the Nature of Intersector Coordination and Collaboration in Disaster Service Assistance Provision.  Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy 6 (2): 223-238.

Gall, M., K. H. Nguyen, and S. L. Cutter. Integrated research on disaster risk: Is it really integrated? International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 12 (June): 255-267. DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.01.010.

Gall, M. The Suitability of Disaster Loss Databases to Measure Loss and Damage from Climate Change. International Journal of Global Warming 8(2); 170-190.

Gall, M., C. T. Emrich and S. L. Cutter. Who Needs Loss Data? Background Paper for the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 (GAR15). Geneva, Switzerland: UNISDR. Available at
; excerpts included in GFDRR, 2014. Understanding Risk in an Evolving World: Emerging Best Practices in Natural Disaster Risk Assessment. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 224 p. Available at

Gerber, Brian J. 2015. Local Governments and Climate Change in the United States: Assessing Administrators’ Perspectives on Hazard Management Challenges and Responses. State and Local Government Review 47 (1): 48-56.


Gall, M. and B. Gerber. Hazard Mitigation, Economic Development, and Disaster Resiliency: A Comparative Analysis of Flood Control Policy and Practice in Germany, the Netherlands, and Great Britain. In: Disasters & Development: Examining Global Issues and Cases, edited by N. Kapucu and K. T. Liou. New York, NY: Springer, 213-234.

Gall, M., S. L. Cutter, and K. Nguyen. Incentives for Disaster Risk Management (IRDR AIRDR Publication No. 2). Beijing, China: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3178.8325. Available at

Gall, M., S. L. Cutter, and K. Nguyen. Governance in Disaster Risk Management (IRDR AIRDR Publication No. 3). Beijing, China: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). DOI: 10.13140/2.1.2130.2568. Available at

Gall, M., S. L. Cutter, and K. Nguyen.  Transformative Development and Disaster Risk Management (IRDR AIRDR Publication No. 4).  Beijing, China: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1605.9682. Available at

Gerber, Brian J. 2014. Climate Change as a Policy Development and Public Management Challenge: An Introduction to Key Themes.  Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy 5 (2): 97-108.

Goggin, Malcolm L., Brian J. Gerber and Samantha Larson. 2014. U.S. Local Governments and Climate Change: Examining the Acquisition and Use of Research-based Knowledge in Policy Development. Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy 5 (2): 156-177.

Goggin, M., Gerber, B. & Larson, S. (2014). U.S. local governments and climate change: Examining the acquisition and use of research based knowledge in policy development. Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy.

IRDR. Guide to the IRDR Assessment on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, IRDR AIRDR Publication No. 1. Beijing, China: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). Available at

IRDR. Peril Classification and Hazard Glossary, IRDR DATA Publication No. 1. Beijing, China: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). Available at


Gall, M. From Social Vulnerability to Resilience: Measuring Progress towards Disasters Risk Reduction. Intersections No. 13. Bonn: United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). ISBN: 978-3-944535-00-5, 34 p. Available at

Gall, M. and S. Kreft. Measuring what matters? A suitability analysis of loss and damage databases for the climate change convention process. Bonn, Germany: Germanwatch, UNU-EHS, ICCCAD, MCII, and CDKN, 24 p. Available from

Gall, M., C. Friedland, T. A. Joyner, R. Orgera, C. Fu, and S. Ogea. Disaster Resistant University Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University System, 970 p. 

Robinson, S. E., Brian J. Gerber, W. S. Eller, and M. Gall. Emergency planning and disabled populations: assessing the FNSS approach. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 31(2): 315-329.

Robinson, S. E., W. S. Eller, M. Gall, and B. J. Gerber. The core and periphery of emergency management networks. Public Management Review 15(3): 344-362.


Friedland, C. J. and M. Gall. True cost of hurricanes – case for a comprehensive understanding of multihazard building damage. Leadership and Management in Engineering 12(3): 134-146.

Fielding, W. J., M. Gall, D. Green, and W. S. Eller. Care of dogs and attitudes of dog owners in Port-au-Prince, the Republic of Haiti. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 15(3): 236-253.

Gall, M. and S. L. Cutter. 2005 Events and Outcomes: Beyond Hurricane Katrina. In: Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900-2010 (2nd ed.), edited by C. B. Rubin. Fairfax, VA: Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI), 191-212. (2008 Book Prize by the American Society for Public Administration, Section on Environment and Natural Resources Administration/SENRA)


Gall, M., K. A. Borden, C. T. Emrich, and S. L. Cutter. The Unsustainable Trend of Natural Hazard Losses in the United States. Sustainability 3(11): 2157-2181 (DOI: 10.3390/su3112157).

Gall, M. Social Dynamics of Unnatural Disasters: Parallels between Hurricane Katrina and the 2003 European Heat Wave. In Dynamics of Disaster: Lessons on Risk, Response, and Recovery, edited by R. A. Dowty and B. Allen, London: Earthscan, 159-172. 


Fitzpatrick, J., Goggin, M., Heikkila, T., Klingner, D, Mashado, J., and Martell, C. (2011). A new look at comparative public administration: Trends in research and an agenda for the future. Public Administration Review 71(6): 821-830. 

W. Eller, D. Green and W. J. Fielding. Considering Animal Welfare: Implementing an Animal and Attitudinal Survey in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Monday Developments Magazine 29 (1/1): 44-45.


Eller, Warren S. and Brian J. Gerber. 2010. Contemplating the Role of Precision and Range in Homeland Security Policy Analysis: A Response to Mueller. Policy Studies Journal 38(1): 23-39.

Gerber, Brian J. 2010. Management of Evacuee Ingress during Disasters: Identifying the Determinants of Local Government Capacity and Preparedness.  Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy 1(3), Article 7.

Melton, G., M. Gall, J. T. Mitchell, and S. L. Cutter. Hurricane Katrina surge delineation: implications for future storm surge forecasts and warnings. Natural Hazards 54(2): 519-536 (DOI: 10.1007/s11069-009-9483-z).


Gall, M., K. Borden, and S. L. Cutter. When do losses count? Six fallacies of loss data from natural hazards. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 90(6): 1-11.

Gerber, Brian J. and Scott E. Robinson. 2009. Local Government Performance and the Challenges of Regional Preparedness for Disasters. Public Performance and Management Review 32(3): 345-371.


Cutter, S. L., M. Gall, and C. T. Emrich. Toward a comprehensive loss inventory of weather and climate hazards. In Climate Extremes and Society, edited by H. F. Díaz and R. J. Murnane. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 279-295.

Cutter, S. L., G. Melton, and M. Gall. Implementation of the social vulnerability index for Martin County, Florida: methods and results. Alexandria, VA: Marstel Day Consultants, Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 15 p.

Collins, Brian K. and Brian J. Gerber. 2008. Taken for Granted? Managing for Social Equity Performance in Grant Programs.” Public Administration Review 68 (6): 1128-1141.

Reenock, Christopher J. and Brian J. Gerber.  2008. Political Insulation, Information Exchange, and Interest Group Access to the Bureaucracy. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 18 (3): 415-440.


Gall, M., B. J. Boruff, and S. L. Cutter. Assessing flood hazard zones in the absence of digital floodplain maps: a comparison of alternative approaches. Natural Hazards Review 8(1): 1–21.

Gall, M. and S. L. Cutter. Natural and human-induced disasters and other factors affecting future emergency response and hazards management: trends and outlook. Water Resources Outlook, 2007-WRO-R-04, 16 October 2007.  Alexandria, VA: Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 86 p. Available from

Gerber, Brian J. 2007. “Disaster Management in the U.S.: Examining Key Political and Policy Challenges.” Policy Studies Journal 35 (2): 227-238.

Robinson, Scott E. and Brian J. Gerber. 2007. “A Seat at the Table for Nondisaster Organizations.” The Public Manager 36 (3): 4-7.

Gerber, Brian J., David B. Cohen, and Kendra Stewart. 2007. “U.S. Cities and Homeland Security:  Examining the Role of Financial Conditions and Administrative Capacity in Local Preparedness Efforts.” Public Finance and Management 7 (2): 152-188.


Collins, Brian K. and Brian J. Gerber. 2006. Redistributive Policy and Devolution: Is State-Administration a Road Block (Grant) to Equitable Access to Federal Funds?” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 16 (4): 613-632.

Cutter, S. L., C. T. Emrich, J. T. Mitchell, B. J. Boruff, M. Gall, M. Schmidtlein, C. Burton, and G. Melton. The long road home: race, class, and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. Environment 48(2): 8-20.


Gerber, Brian J., David B. Cohen, Brian Cannon, Dennis Patterson and Kendra Stewart. 2005. On the Front Line: American Cities and the Challenge of Homeland Security Preparedness. Urban Affairs Review 40 (5): 1-29.

Gerber, Brian J. and Grant W. Neeley. 2005. Perceived Risk and Citizen Preferences for Government Management of Routine Hazards.” Policy Studies Journal 33 (3): 395-418.

Kim, Junseok and Brian J. Gerber. 2005. Bureaucratic Leverage over Policy Choice: Explaining the Dynamics of State-Level Reforms in Telecommunications Regulation. Policy Studies Journal 33 (4): 613-634. 

Gerber, Brian J., Cherie D. Maestas, and Nelson C. Dometrius. 2005. State Legislative Influence over Agency Rulemaking: The Utility of Ex Ante Review Procedures. State Politics and Policy Quarterly 5 (1): 24-46.

Lester, J.P., Bowman, A.O., Goggin, M.L. & O’Toole, L.J. (2005). Public policy implementation: Evolution of the field and agenda for future research. Review of Policy Research, 7(1): 200-216. 


Gall, M. Where to go? Access to emergency shelters in Mozambique. Disasters 28(1): 82-97.

Bleiklie, I., Goggin, M.L., & Rothmayr, C. (Eds.) (2004). Comparative Biomedical Policy: Governing Assisted Reproductive Technologies. London, England: Routledge. 


Collins, Brian K. and Brian J. Gerber. 2003. The Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs: Will State Agency Reorganization Improve Rural Health Care in Texas?  Texas Journal of Rural Health 21 (2): 20-30.

Goggin, M.L (2003). State-local relations and their effect on policy design and implementation. Rockefeller Report. Albany, N.Y. Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.


Goggin, M. & Orth, D.A. (2003). Implementing the family formation and pregnancy prevention goals of TANF. Rockefeller Report. Albany, N.Y. Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 

Orth, D.A. & Goggin, M.L. (2003). How states and counties have responded to the family policy goals of welfare reform. Report to the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.


Gerber, Brian J. 2002. Administering Environmental Justice: Examining the Impact of Executive Order 12898. Policy and Management Review 2 (1): 41-61.

Goggin, M.L. (2002). The uses of data in Medicaid managed care: A ten-state comparison. Center of Health Care Strategies. 

Goggin, M.L. & Orth, D.A. (2002). How faith-based organizations and secular organizations tackle housing for the homeless. Albany, N.Y.: The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 

Weissert, C.S. & Goggin, M.L. (2002). Nonincremental policy change: lessons from Michigan’s Medicaid managed care initiative. Public Administration Review. 62(2): 206-216.


Gall, M., S. Lang, and P. Zeil. After a catastrophe is before a catastrophe: GIS and remote sensing in emergency management in Mozambique [in German]. GeoBIT/GIS 11 (2001): 14-16.


Gerber, Brian J. and Paul E. Teske. 2000. Regulatory Policy-Making in the American States: A Review of Theories and Evidence. Political Research Quarterly 53 (4): 849-886.

Fossett, J.W., Goggin, M.L., Hall, J.S., Johnston, J., Plein, L.C., Roper, R., & Weissert, C. (2000). Managing Medicaid managed care: are states becoming prudent purchasers? Health Affairs. 19(4): 36-49.