Workshop Co-Sponsors

We would like to thank the following people, units and organizations for their generous support, either through financial contributions or other in-kind assistance. 


  • The Disaster Research Center
  • The E.L. Quarantelli Resource Collection Endowment Fund
  • The Dr. Russell R. Dynes Fund for International Initiatives in Disaster Research
  • The following units at the University of Delaware
    –The Biden Institute
    –The Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration
    –The College of Arts and Sciences
    –The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    –The Department of Anthropology
    The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
    The Graduate College
  • The Corlett Nagel Family – Disaster Research Center Enrichment Fund
  • Innovative Emergency Management (IEM)
  • The National Science Foundation
  • Delaware Emergency Management Agency
  • A gift from Founding Director E.L. Quarantelli
  • A gift from Disaster Research Center Directors James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf

The Disaster Research Center would like to extend a special thank you to our DRC and E.L. Quarantelli Resource Collection staff – Elle Bornemann, Valerie Marlowe, Missy Trent, Melissa Schutz, Sarabeth Lowe, Robin Carlson, and Cornelia Posch – for their tremendous work in making this workshop successful. We would also like to thank the staff at Clayton Hall, Media Services, the University of Delaware Research Office, the Office of Communications and Marketing, and Autumn Arch Brewery, as well as Carrie Qualls and Pat Young for their support.
College of Arts & Sciences
Biden School of Public Policy
The Biden Institute
Disaster Research Center
UD Graduate College
Department of Sociology
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The National Science Foundation

Sponsor Support

Co-sponsoring the event helps to keep the registration costs lower than similar workshops – especially for students – and support innovative programming over the entire four days at low to no cost to registrants.

If you are interested in co-sponsoring the workshop, please reach out to for more information.