Disasters and extreme events pose complex problems for the state, nation, and world that are best addressed by combining multiple disciplines and professions. The mission of the Center for the Study of Disasters and Extreme Events is to provide a support system whereby disaster research capabilities at Oklahoma State University can be coordinated, matched with funding sources, and developed to produce information relevant to the citizens of Oklahoma. The Center seeks to facilitate effective collaborative research, particularly that which enhances community resilience and well-being.

On this page you will find announcments and recent news items of interest (below), scholar information on the "Faculty & Staff" tab, as well as information regarding preparedness and resilience on the "Being Resilient" tab. 

Introducing Research section

Greetings!  A "Research" tab has been added to the CSDEE web page, where publications and other research activities conducted by our affiliates will be highlighted. When available links to published work as well as links to affiliate profile pages will be provided.  We look forward to this section growing and aiding in building bridges for future colaboration!

Website activation, welcome affiliates!

Hello, and welcome to the new CSDEE web page.  Our current goal with this page is to serve as a hub to faciliate communication and collaboration (check out the Affiliates tab for biographies and research interests of CSDEE members); we are open to feedback in ways to improve these processes for you.

In the interest of interdisciplinary collaboration, we suggest viewing this article, which summarizes interdisciplinary approaches to studying disaster, as well as this article, which suggests ways for natural scientists to engage with social science research more easily.

We look forward to hearing from you, and more importantly, for you to hear from each other!

CSDEE Re-launch and content development

CSDEE has found a new home in the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University.  This page will feature information useful to both scholars and citizens interested in disasters.  More content, including news updates, faculty profiles, research spotlights, and more coming soon!