Interdisciplinary Theory, Methods, and Approaches for Hazards and Disaster Research: An Introduction to the Special Issue
Posted on Aug. 11, 2021
By Dr. Lori Peek and Dr. Seth Guikema
Please check out this recently released special issue of Risk Analysis on Interdisciplinary Theory, Methods, and Approaches for Hazards and Disaster Research. The issue includes an introductory article and 25 original papers that highlight new trends and applications in interdisciplinarity in the field. When viewed as a whole, this special collection represents the most comprehensive currently available guidance for advancing interdisciplinary hazards and disaster research. You can view the table of contents for the special issue here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/15396924/2021/41/7
You can read the introduction to the special issue by co-editors Lori Peek and Seth Guikema here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/risa.13777. It answers questions such as: What is interdisciplinary research? Why is it vital to the advancement of the field of hazards and disaster research? What theory, methods, and approaches are fundamental to interdisciplinary research projects and their applications? It also provides an overview of the 25 papers in the special issue through emphasizing cross-cutting themes and highlighting distinct contributions.