DRC Alumni Profiles

DRC alumni are extraordinary people who carry out the mission and vision of our center each and every day. Click on the pictures below to read the alumni profiles which illustrate the diverse career paths our graduates have taken. Profiles are listed by most current class year, and then alphabetical by last name. Thank you to every DRC alumnus who has helped to develop this resource.
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Anthony Cario

DEGREE: 2016, M.S., Disaster Science and Management
JOB TITLE: Project Lead, IT Team, All Hands and Hearts
Mr. Anthony Cario joined All Hands and Hearts in 2018 and is a member of the IT team. In his current role as a Project Lead, he is responsible for managing the redesign of the operational data system. The project will increase data quality and facilitate more effective operations when working with communities impacted by disasters.

Since earning his degree in Disaster Science and Management from the University of Delaware (MS ’16), Anthony worked in various roles supporting disaster response and recovery missions as a technical specialist and data analyst. Anthony is an active member of the Water Youth Network’s Disaster Risk Reduction working group. Anthony received a B.S. in Management and a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Delaware in 2010. In 2016, he received an M.S. in Disaster Science and Management from the University of Delaware. While completing his graduate degree, Anthony worked as a Research Assistant at the Disaster Research Center, assisted emergency management activities with the University of Delaware Office of Campus; Public Safety, and interned with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in Geneva, Switzerland. Following graduation, Anthony worked as a Technical Assistance Specialist for IMPAQ International (2016-2017). In this role, he supported the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program, a federally funded program that responds to the behavioral health needs of disaster survivors.

Alumni Engagement

Alumni are the university’s most valuable resources. By investing your time, talent and treasure, you make a deep impact that increases the value of a University of Delaware degree. View some of the ways we keep engaged below.

DRC 2019 07 NHW Alumni Reception

ABOVE: DRC faculty, students and alums at the Annual DRC Alumni Reception, 2019.

Each year DRC hosts the Annual DRC Alumni Reception at the Natural Hazards Workshop! This is a great opportunity to meet DRC alums and to connect/reconnect with old and new friends.

Share Your Knowledge

Each semester, we welcome our alumni to share their work, research, and experiences with our students. Whether they join us in person or virtually, our current students are always excited to hear from those in the expansive network of DRC alumni from around the world. Reach out to drc-mail@udel.edu! We would love to hear from you.

Inspire the Future

Our alumni value providing hands-on experiences for our students, be it through practicums, internships, and invitations for students to come and share their innovative research with the alum’s organization. Some have even designated awards to support students through assistantships, summer internship stipends, and travel support to attend conferences. Contact us at drc-mail@udel.edu if you have an idea of how you want to support this next generation of scholars and practitioners.

Stay Connected

Stay connected to DRC by following the Disaster Research Center on Facebook and on Twitter, signing up for the DRC Dispatch newsletter, and updating your contact information to help us better communicate with you.