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Move Out or Dig In?

Date & Time:
November 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
SS 921
Timothy J. Haney

Move Out or Dig In?  

Risk Awareness, Place Attachment, and Mobility Plans in Flood-Affected Communities

Timothy J. Haney
Associate Professor of Sociology

Director, Centre for Community Disaster Research
Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta, Canada


 Friday, Nov 17, at 11 am


Room: SS921

(located on the 9th floor of Social Science Building)


Dr. Timothy J. Haney is the founding Director of the Centre for Community Disaster Research (CCDR), and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Mount Royal University. His research and teaching expertise are in the sociology of disaster, environmental sociology, and urban sociology. Dr. Haney lived in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and has spent much of his career doing research on post-Katrina New Orleans, as well as more recent work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He is currently engaged in two SSHRC-funded projects related to the 2013 Southern Alberta flood. Within these interests, his work focuses on how families prepare for, evacuate from, and recover from catastrophic events. His work has appeared in scholarly journals such as Sociological Quarterly, Social Science Research, Journal of Urban Affairs, Canadian Review of Sociology and Critical Sociology.