Through case studies, interactive projects, hands on activities, and study tours, students will investigate background cultural, political, and social factors that provide context for specific disaster-prone regions. Students will initiate their training in not only the design of, but also the assessment of the resilience of potential technological solutions when responding to current and anticipated challenges for regions under consideration. Students will work with local communities, aid organizations, and peer institutions in the identification and implementation of sustainable responses.
The 1-credit hour course in the fall and 2-credit hour course in the spring semester are linked to a study abroad experience in Puerto Rico during winter break. Learn more about the program here!
By agreeing to be a Global Disaster Resilience Scholar you are agreeing to travel during winter break.