Meet The CHEER Team

CHEER is composed of an interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff, and students engaged in research on many of the most pressing issues of our time.

Leadership

Rachel Davidson

Rachel Davidson

PI/Executive Director, Executive Committee, Researcher

Buildings, Household, Integration Thrusts

University of Delaware | Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Sarah DeYoung

Sarah DeYoung

Community Engagement Director, Executive Committee, Researcher

Household Thrust

University of Delaware | Sociology

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Tiffany Galvin Green

Tiffany Galvin Green

DEI Consultant

Exponential Talent, L.L.C.

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Christopher Lenhardt

Christopher Lenhardt

Knowledge Management Director

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill | Earth Data Science

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Lindsey McGowen

Lindsey McGowen

External Evaluator

North Carolina State University | Psychology

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Meghan Millea

Meghan Millea

Education Director, Executive Committee, Researcher

Economy Thrust

East Carolina University | Economics

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Linda Nozick

Linda Nozick

Research Director, Executive Committee

Integration Thrust Lead

Cornell University | Civil Engineering

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Joe Trainor

Joseph Trainor

Practitioner Engagement Director, Executive Committee

Household Thrust Lead

University of Delaware | Public Policy

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Researchers

Duzgun Agdas

Duzgun Agdas

Buildings Thrust

University of Florida| Civil Engineering

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Kay Atoba

Kay Atoba

Household and Government Thrusts

Texas A&M University – Galveston |
Marine and Coastal Environment Science

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Brian Blanton

Brian Blanton

Hazards Thrust

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill | Earth Data Sciences

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Brian Colle

Brian Colle

Hazards Thrust Lead

Stony Brook University | Atmospheric Sciences

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Shangjia Dong

Shangjia Dong

Buildings and Household Thrusts

University of Delaware | Civil Engineering

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Kendra Dresback

Kendra Dresback

Hazards Thrust

University of Oklahoma | Civil Engineering

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Rotem Dvir

Rotem Dvir

Household and Government Thrusts

Texas A&M University | Public Service and Administration

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Carol Goldsmith

Carol Goldsmith

Household and Government Thrusts

Texas A&M University | Public Service and Administration

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Randy Kolar

Randy Kolar

Hazards Thrust

University of Oklahoma | Civil Engineering

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Jamie Kruse

Jamie Kruse

Economy Thrust

East Carolina University | Economics

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Christoph Nolte

Christoph Nolte

Buildings Thrust

Boston University | Earth and Environment

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David Prevatt

David Prevatt

Buildings Thrust

University of Florida | Civil Engineering

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A.R. Siders

A.R. Siders

Government Thrust Lead

University of Delaware | Public Policy

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Ertugrul Taciroglu

Buildings Thrust Lead

University of California – Los Angeles | Civil Engineering

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Tricia Wachtendorf

Tricia Wachtendorf

DRC It! Leader

University of Delaware | Sociology

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Ian Sue Wing

Ian Sue Wing

Economy Thrust Lead

Boston University | Economics

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Post-doctoral Scholars

Abbey Hotard

Abbey Hotard

Government and Household Thrusts

University of Delaware | Government

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Junkan Li

Junkan Li

Economy Thrust

Cornell University | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Peiyao Li

Households Thrust

University of Delaware | Community Engagement

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Dahui (Kevin) Liu

Dahui (Kevin) Liu

Integration and Economy Thrusts

Cornell University | Civil Engineering

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Hongrak Pak

Hongrak Pak

Household and Government Thrusts

Texas A&M University | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Hesam Soleimani-Babakamali UCLA

Hesam Soleimani-Babakamali

Buildings Thrust

UCLA | Civil Engineering

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Christine Szpilka

Christine Szpilka

Hazards Thrust

University of Oklahoma | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Caroline Williams

Caroline Williams

Buildings Thrust

University of Delaware | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Graduate Students

Nelson

Kayode “Nelson” Adeniji

Economy Thrust

East Carolina University | Integrated Coastal Studies

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Christopher Alegbeleye

Christopher Alegbeleye

Buildings Thrust

University of Delaware | Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Anmol Arora

Anmol Arora

Government Thrust

University of Delaware | Disaster Science and Management

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Mohammad Askari

Mohammad Askari

Buildings Thrust

UCLA | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Sydney Dyck

Sydney Dyck

Households Thrust

University of Delaware | Sociology and Criminal Justice

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Julia Elliot

Julia Elliot

Household Thrust and Community Engagement

University of Delaware | Disaster Science and Management

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Patrick Hadinata

Patrick Hadinata

Buildings Thrust

UCLA | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Jiahang He

Jiahang He

Economy Thrust

Boston University | Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Nesar Khan

Nesar Khan

Households Thrust

University of Delaware | Disaster Science and Management

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Nii Otu Tackie-Otoo

Nii Otu Tackie-Otoo

Buildings Thrust

University of Delaware | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Salvesila Tamima

Jackson Parker

Hazards Thrust

Stony Brook University | Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

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Maria Porada

Maria Porada

Buildings and Household Thrusts

University of Delaware | Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Salvesila Tamima

Salvesila Tamima

Government Thrust

University of Delaware | Disaster Science and Management

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Staff

Robin Carlson

Robin Carlson

Assistant to the Director

University of Delaware

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Sarabeth Lowe

Communications Specialist

University of Delaware

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