Alexa Tanner

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Alexa Tanner

PhD with Stephanie Chang, 2022

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Research Interests

Environment, Policy and Decision-making, Resilience


Alexa was a PhD student studying how people perceive and make decisions pertaining to natural disaster risk, supervised by Dr. Stephanie Chang. Her work addresses the social aspects of natural disasters with an emphasis on earthquakes and flooding.

As a member of MEOPAR’s Maritime Transportation Disruption project, she studyied risk perceptions of the marine transportation system at the organizational level, looking at both system resilience and vulnerabilities.

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