Ekong Peters

Specialization:  Emergency Management

Publications

McEntire, David A., Souza, Jill, Collins, Matthew, Peters, Ekong J., and Sadiq, Abdul-Akeem. “An Introspective Glance into Damage Assessment:  Challenges and Lessons Learned from the Paso Robles (San Simone) Earthquake”  Natural Hazards (2012).

Urby Jr., Heriberto, McEntire, David A., and Peters, Ekong J. “Peru:  An Andean Country with Unpredictable Emergency Management Challenges” in David A. McEntire (Ed.) “Comparative Emergency Management:  Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from around the World (2011).

McEntire, David A., Crocker, Colleen G., and Peters, Ekong J. “Addressing Vulnerability Through An Integrated Approach”  International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment (2010).

Peters, Ekong J. and McEntire, David A. “Emergency Management in Australia:  An Innovative, Progressive and Committed Sector” in David A. McEntire (Ed.) Comparative Emergency Management:  Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from around the World (2010).

Dissertation Title  "Exploring Spontaneous Planning during the April 3, 2012 Tornadoes that Hit the Dallas-Fort Worth Region” 
                                 Completion:  August 2014                          

Research Interests

Spontaneous planning, vulnerability, and housing disaster victims

Conference Presentations

(2012) Mitigation Conference of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6, “Exploring Motivational Behavior Contributing To Helping Hurricane Katrina Survivors.”

(2005) Midwest Political Science Association, 63rd Annual National Conference, “Give War a Chance Revisited:  The Effect of Non-Intervention on Peace Duration” with Anne Etienne.

Professional Associations

American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), American Political Science Association (APSA), Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)