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Peek, Lori Professor

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  • Lori Peek is director of the Natural Hazards Center and professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado-Boulder. She studies vulnerable populations in disaster and has conducted field investigations in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the BP Oil Spill, the Christchurch earthquakes, the Joplin tornado, Superstorm Sandy, and Hurricane Matthew. Peek is author of Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans after 9/11, co-editor of Displaced: Life in the Katrina Diaspora, and co-author of Children of Katrina.

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  • qualitative methods, environmental sociology, race, ethnicity, and religion

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