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Professor of history, Drexel University
Scott Knowles' work focuses on risk and disaster, with particular interests in modern cities, technology and public policy. His most recent book is "The Disaster Experts: Mastering Risk in Modern America" and he is the series co-editor of "Critical Studies in Risk and Disaster." He is also a faculty research fellow of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Fukushima Forum collaborative research community, with which he is currently co-authoring an edited volume on the Fukushima disasters.