, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 1-10
Date: 08 Nov 2008

Disaster Research and Social Network Analysis: Examples of the Scientific Understanding of Human Dynamics at the National Science Foundation

This paper was written by researchers who were program directors of the National Science Foundation during 2006. Larry Suter is currently a program director in the Division of Research, Evaluation and Communication, of the Education and Human Resources Directorate. Thomas Birkland was a program director for the Infrastucture Management and Hazards Response Program in the Division for Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation in the Engineering Directorate, and is now the Director of the Center for Policy Research at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Raima Larter is a Program Director in the Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Program of NSF.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.