Archive for the ‘Environmental Disasters’ Category

Hans C. Graber

Hans C. Graber, chair and a professor in the Division of Applied Marine Physics at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and director of the UM Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS). The center is one of only two in the U.S. Dr. Graber is using real-time satellite images to monitor the oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. He is available to speak about the size and direction of the oil spill. Office: (305) 421-4952
E-mail: [email protected]

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma, Ph.D., is the Vice Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Chairman at the University of Miami School School of Business Administration. His areas of expertise include marketing strategies and productivity; industry and paradigm shifts; firm-level value creation and management; and one-to-one marketing strategies. He received a Bachelor of Engineering from Ragastan University, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Phone: 305-284-1770
E-mail: [email protected]

Terri A. Scandura

Terri A. Scandura, Ph.D., is a professor of Management at the University of Miami School of Business Administration and also serves as the dean of Graduate Education at the University of Miami. Her specialty areas include organizational behavior and leadership and motivation. Her research focuses on work relationships—enhancing personal and organizational performance, including supervisor-subordinate relationships, mentoring, teams and networks. She received a BBA and a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

Phone: 305- 284-3746
E-mail: [email protected]

Harold R. Wanless

Harold R. Wanless, Ph.D., is chairman and a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Cooper Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is available to discuss effects of hurricanes on coastal environments, coastal erosion and post hurricane recovery processes.  He has an active research program documenting hurricane effects on coastal environments; and also documenting the geologic and historical evolution of the coastal and shallow marine environments, and influences of sea level rise and anthropogenic stresses.  Dr. Wanless chairs the science committee for the Miami-Dade Climate Change Advisory Task Force.
Phone: 305-284-4253
E-mail: [email protected]

Dr. Ira Sheskin

Ph.D.,  Project Director of geography and regional studies, specializes in the geopolitics of the Middle Eastern region. He also serves as director of the Jewish Demography Project at the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies.
Office: (305) 284-6693
Home: (954) 435-7070
Cell: (954) 558-2933
E-mail:[email protected]