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Robin L Dillon-Merrill

Robin L Dillon-MerrillRobin L Dillon-Merrill is a professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, USA. She has received research funding from the National Science Foundation, NASA, the Department of Defence, and the Department of Homeland Security through USC’s National Centre for Risk and Economic Analysis for Terrorism Events. She has served as a risk analysis and project management expert on several National Academies Committees, including the review of the New Orleans regional hurricane protection projects and the application of risk analysis techniques to securing the Department of Energy’s special nuclear materials. She has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Virginia in systems engineering and a PhD from Stanford University.

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Narrowly avoiding a close call with a disaster might make people more likely to evacuate or prepare for the next one. Or it might not. Risk perception can be a fickle concept based on a number of personal factors, but research also shows the nature of tha
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