Disaster - Environment - Community - Stratification
Michelle Meyer is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Louisiana State University. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University (CSU) and has worked as an Assistant Research Scientist at the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center at Texas A&M University and as a research assistant at the Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis at CSU. She earned her BA from Murray State University in Murray, KY in Sociology and her MA from CSU in Sociology.
Michelle's research interests include disaster resilience and mitigation, climate change displacement, environmental sociology and community sustainability, and the interplay between environmental conditions and social vulnerability. Michelle’s dissertation research focused on the interrelation of individual and community resilience and social vulnerability in hurricane-prone communities. Michelle has worked on various research projects including disaster risk perception, organizational energy conservation, volunteer training program evaluation, evaluation of disaster response plans for individuals with disabilities, and environmental attitudes and behaviors. Her teaching interests include research methods and statistics, sociology of disaster, environmental sociology, social stratification, and community sociology.
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