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|Through research, teaching, and work with governments and practicing professionals, the Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) seeks to improve society’s capacity to deal with natural disasters; infrastructure, technology, and systems failures; emergent infectious disease; and terrorism. Jointly affiliated with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, PCL takes a comprehensive perspective, looking at risk reduction strategies, emergency preparedness and response, and disaster recovery.|
FDNY after 9/11:
Communicating in Crises:
Ferguson, Missouri: PCL co-director Dutch Leonard analyzes the management of the response in Ferguson.
Details on upcoming events will be listed here when finalized. In the meantime, please see below for a sample of events organized by PCL over the past year.
Past Event Highlights:
Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later, a JFK Jr. Forum Panel
Research Awards: PCL Fellow Dr. Alex Altshuler has been awarded the annual prize of the Israel Fulbright Alumni Association and his PhD dissertation has received the certificate of excellence from the University of Haifa, Israel.
NEW Book : Brassard, Giles, and Howitt, eds., "Natural Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific: Policy and Governance"
White Paper: "Why Was Boston Strong? Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing"
Case Study: "Recovery in Aurora" profiles efforts spearheaded by the local public school system to help the community recover from the 2012 movie theater shooting.