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The HCRI is a community of researchers and practitioners dedicated to improving society’s resilience to natural hazards and the impacts of a changing climate.


Dr. Brittany Brand

Executive Director

Dr. Carson MacPherson-Krutsky

Community Engagement Coordinator

Dr. Matthew Isbell

Director for Strategic Development

Executive Team

Dr. Kelly Rossetto

Personal Resilience Communication

Dr. Bhaskar Chittoori

Infrastructure Resilience Civil Engineering

Dr. Luke Montrose

Environmental Health Community and Environmental Health

Rob Littrell

Boise State Emergency Manager

Dr. Jayash Paudel

Environmental Economics

Dr. Emily Wakild

Environmental Studies and History

Dr. Saleh Ahmed

Urban Planning Change Global Studies

Jared Talley

Environmental Studies

Advisory Board

Michael Lindell

Former Director for Texas A&M Hazards Center

Liisa Itkonen

COMPASS (Metropolitan Planning)

Rob Flaner

TetraTech, Inc.

Paul Marusich

Ada County Emergency Management

Megan Gambs

Boise State STEM & Diversity

Gregg Servheen

Idaho Resident

Chris Johnson

Idaho Rural Water Association

Lance Davisson

The Keystone Concept & Treasure Valley Canopy Network

Mat Erpelding

Boise Metro Chamber

Kat Davis

Boise State Sustainability
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