Publications


Cities At Risk

Cities at Risk: Hurricane Katrina and the Drowning of New Orleans. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh. Published in Urban Affairs Review, 2006, Vol. 41, Iss. 4: 501-516.

Communication, Coherence, and Collective Action

Communication, Coherence, and Collective Action: The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Communications Infrastructure. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh. Published in Public Works Management and Policy, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1-16.

Complex Systems in Crisis

Complex Systems in Crisis: Anticipation and Resilience in Dynamic Environments. L. K. Comfort, Y. Sungu, M. Dunn, and D. Johnson. Published in the Journal of Crises and Contingencies, 2001,Vol. 9, No. 3: 1-43.

Coordination in Rapidly Evolving Disaster Response Systems

Coordination in Rapidly Evolving Systems: The Role of Information. Louise K. Comfort, Kilkon Ko and Adam Zagorecki, University of Pittsburgh Published in American Behavioral Scientist, 2004. Vol. 48, No. 3: pp. 295-313.

Crisis Management in Hindsight

Crisis Management in Hindsight: Cognition, Communication, Coordination, and Control. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Published in the Public Administration Review, 2007. Special Issue, Administrative Failure in the Wake of Katrina. December. Pp. S188-S196.

Modeling Fragility

Modeling Fragility in Rapidly Disaster Response Systems. Louise K. Comfort, Kilkon Ko, and Adam Zagorecki, University of Pittsburgh Published in Working Paper Series, 2003, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Paper 2003-2.

Risk, Security, and Disaster Management

Risk, Security and Disaster Management. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Published in the Annual Review of Political Science, 2005. Vol. 8: 335-356. June.

Secure CITI

Secure CITI: A Secure Critical Information Technology Infrastructure for Disaster Management Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Submitted as a Research Summary, National Science Foundation, 2004

Risk and Resilience

Interorganizational Learning Following The Northridge Earthquake Of January 17, 1994 Dr. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Published in the Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 1994, Vol. 2, No. 3 (September):174-188.

Integrating Information Technology into International Crisis Management and Policy

Dr. Louise K. Comfort, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Published in the Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 1993. Vol. 1, No. 2 (September):15-26

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