Rejina Manandhar

Specialization: Emergency Management

 Dissertation Title:  "Return-Entry Risk Communication Following 2012 Hurricane Sandy"
                                   Completed:  Fall 2015

Research Interests: 

Emergency management, risk communication, return-entry


Rejina Manandhar and McEntire, D. “Disasters, Development, and Resilience: Exploring the Need for Comprehensive Vulnerability Management.”
In Kapucu, N. & Liou, T. K. (Eds.) Disaster and Development: Examining Global Issues and Cases. New York, NY: Springer. pp.19-37 (2014).

Siebeneck, L.K., Gaston, R., Byerly, A., Rejina Manandhar and Samuel, C. “Texas Tornado Hazard Analysis.” Report prepared for the Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Services (2014). 

Conference Presentations

(2014) The 39th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Poster presentation: “Protective Action Adoption during the 2012 West Nile Outbreak, Broomfield, Colorado, June 22-25. Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA), Research presented on panel discussion: “Risk Perception and Protective Action Adoption: The Case of 2012 West Nile Outbreak", San Antonio, TX, March 19-22.

(2013) American Society of Public Administration (ASPA), "Disasters, Development and Resilience: Exploring the Need for Risk Reduction and Capacity Building” with David A. McEntire.

Professional Associations

American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)
ASPA Section on Emergency and Crisis Management (SECM)
Urban Affairs Association (UAA)