Episode 15: March 21, 2022

EPISODE 15:  Natural Disasters and Food Security with Dr. Lauren Clay 

In this episode we hear from Dr. Lauren Clay, Associate Professor and Department Chair in the UMBC Emergency Health Services Department. We discuss how food security is impacted by natural disasters, and how social scientists can study this phenomenon in an effort to improve outcomes. Then, Jefferson, Sophia and I review the disaster politics research of Dr. Brian Grodsky, Professor and Chair of UMBC’s Department of Political Science.

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Retrieving the Social Sciences is a production of the UMBC Center for Social Science Scholarship.  Our podcast host is Dr. Ian Anson, our director is Dr. Christine Mallinson, our associate director is Dr. Felipe Filomeno. and our production interns are Sophia Possidente and Jefferson Rivas. Our theme music was composed and recorded by D’Juan Moreland.  Special thanks to Amy Barnes and Myriam Ralston for production assistance.  Make sure to follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and YouTube, where you can find full video recordings of recent UMBC events.