Resilient Communities are the Foundations of a Resilient America.

Resilience Research Workshop

In collaboration with the National Hazards Center (NHC) at the University of Colorado, the Community and Regional Resilience Institute (CARRI) co-hosted the Resilience Research Workshop in Broomfield, Colorado, on July 14, 2009. Leading resilience researchers from across North America came together to share reports on their research and discuss priorities for the future. Please read the Resilience Research Workshop Summary for more information on what was discussed at this event.


The Natural Environment and Ecosystems; the Built Environment and Infrastructure
Coastal Community Resilience Index, Presented by John Pine, Appalachian State University John Pine

Building Resilience in Regional Infrastructure Systems, Presented by Tim McDaniels, University of British Columbia Tim McDaniels

Health and Mental Health; Firms, Markets, and Regional Economies
Mental Health and Resilience, Presented by Fran H. Norris, Dartmouth Medical School and National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research Fran Norris

Resilience Research and Public Health Preparedness, Presented by Monica Schoch-Spana, Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Monica Schoch-Spana

Economic Resilience, Presented by Adam Rose, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events, University of Southern California Adam Rose

ResiliencyPlus, Presented by Jack Pyne, ResiliencyPlus, LLC, North River Solutions, Inc. Jack Pyne

Populations: Sociodemographic Issues and Vulnerability; Civil Society and Social Capital Issues
Resiliency Through the Lens of Displacement Vulnerability and Long-Term Recovery, Presented by Ann-Margaret Esnard, Florida Atlantic University Ann-Margaret Esnard

Disaster Resilience – Seeing, Measuring, and Promoting, Presented by Elaine Enarson, Independent Scholar and Consulting Sociologist Elaine Enarson

Disaster Resilient Organizations, Bay Area Preparedness Initiative, Presented by Richard Eisner, FRITZ Institute Richard Eisner

Practice Theory, Presented by Randolph Rowel, Morgan State University, School of Community Health and Policy Randolph Rowel

Methods and Measurement in the Study of Resilience
Baseline Indicators for Disaster Resilient Communities, Presented by Susan L. Cutter, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, University of South Carolina Susan Cutter

Advancing Coastal Community Resilience, Presented by Walter Peacock, Texas A&M University Walter Peacock

 Applications and Evaluation
What Approaches are Currently Being Used to Assess Resilience? Presented by Gavin Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gavin Smith

MHDP Scenarios: Stimulus and Probe of Resiliency, Presented by Keith Porter, University of Colorado, Boulder Keith Porter