Nicole Dash
University of North Texas
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(940) 565-2230
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Education

PhD, Florida International University. Miami, Florida, 2002.
Major: Comparative Sociology; Dissertation: Understanding Decision-Making in Risky Settings: Re-thinking Hazard-Related Perceptions and Action
MA, Florida International University. Miami, Florida, 1995.
Major: Comparative Sociology; Thesis: Inequality in disaster: the case of Hurricane Andrew and Florida City
BS, Florida State University, Tallahasee, Florida, 1989.
Major: Sociology

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Dean, University of North Texas. (September 1, 2020 – Present).
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (September 2017 – Present).
Associate Dean, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (September 2010September 1, 2020).
Associate Professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (20082017).
Director, Undergraduate Studies. (January 2010August 2010).
Interim Department Chair, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (January 2009January 2010).
Undergraduate Program Director, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (20042008).
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. (20022008).
Graduate Research Associate, University of Delaware. (September 1994May 1996).
Teaching Fellow, Florida International University. (19941994).
Government
GIS Specialist, FEMA. (May 1993May 1997).

Professional Memberships

Member, International Research Council on Disasters. (Present).

Member, ISA. (Present).

Member, Southwestern Social Science Association. (Present).

Awards and Honors

"Development of a Disaster Vulnerability Index in the Context of Coastal Hazards", UNT Junior Faculty Summer 2006 Research Fellowship Program. (20062006).

"Understanding Risk Perception in Highly Vulnerable Populations", UNT Junior Faculty Summer 2005 Research Fellowship Program. (20052005).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
EADP 4951, Honors College Capstone Thesis, 1 course.
EMDS 5800, Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science, 2 courses.
EMDS 6800, Seminar in Emergency Management and Disaster Science, 2 courses.
SOCI 3550, Collective Behavior, 12 courses.
SOCI 3560, Sociology of Disasters, 14 courses.
SOCI 4240, Sociology of Sexuality, 6 courses.
SOCI 4260, Topics in Sociology, 5 courses.
SOCI 4880, Quantitative Methods of Social Research, 6 courses.
SOCI 4900, Special Problems, 12 courses.
SOCI 4910, Special Problems, 1 course.
SOCI 4920, COOP ED IN SOCIOLOGY, 3 courses.
SOCI 4951, Honors College Capstone Thesis, 1 course.
SOCI 5260, Topics in Sociology, 6 courses.
SOCI 5900, Special Problems, 8 courses.
SOCI 5950, Master's Thesis, 9 courses.
SOCI 6100, Seminar on Sociological Theory, 1 course.
SOCI 6500, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, 4 courses.
SOCI 6900, Special Problems, 14 courses.
SOCI 6910, Special Problems, 3 courses.
SOCI 6940, Individual Research, 2 courses.
SOCI 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 24 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Chair, Sociology. (2014).

Dissertation Committee Co-Chair, Sociology. (2014).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2014).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2014).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Sociology. (2012).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2011).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2010).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Media Arts. (20092010).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2009).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2009).

Other,"The Blame Game: Hurricane Katrina Suvivors Perceptions of a Social Disaster," Anthropology. (20092009).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2008).

Other, Anthropology. (20082008).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (20072007).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Sociology. (20072007).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Sociology. (20072007).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (20072007).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (20072007).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (20072007).

Major Professor, Sociology. (2006).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Sociology. (2006).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (2006).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (20062006).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Sociology. (20052006).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2005).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (2005).

Dissertation Committee Member, Sociology. (2004).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Sociology. (20042004).

Other,"Project title: Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharisin: The Inscribing Laser-Gaze of Homoelisics”," Anthropology. (20042004).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Sociology. (20032003).

Awards and Honors

Nominated for: Exemplary Online Teacher and Class Award, UNT. (2012 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Peacock, W. G., Dash, N., Zhang, Y., Van Zandt, S. (2018). Sheltering and Housing Recovery Following Disaster*. Handbook of Disaster Research. (2nd Edition), . Springer New York.
Dash, N., McCoy, B. (2013). 4: Social Class. Other. (2nd Edition), 83-112. CRC Press.
Dash, N. (2013). 5 Race and Ethnicity. Other. 113-138. CRC Press.
Dash, N., McCoy, B., Hering, A. (2009). "Chapter 4: Social Class". Social Vulnerability to Disaster. Brenda Phillips, Lynn Pike, Alice Fothergill and Deborah Thomas (eds.).
Dash, N. (2009). "Chapter 5: Race" in Social Vulnerability to Disaster. Brenda Phillips, Lynn Pike, Alice Fothergill and Deborah Thomas (eds.).
Peacock, W. G., Dash, N., Zhang, Y. (2007). Sheltering and Housing Recovery Following Disaster*. Handbook of Disaster Research. 258-274. Springer New York. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-32353-4_15
Dash, N., Peacock, W. G., Morrow, B. H. (1997). And the poor get poorer: A neglected black community. Other. 206–25. Routledge New York.
Book Review
Dash, N. (2000). Kennith Hewitt, Regions of Risk: A Geographical Introduction to Disasters. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 18(2), 351–354. RESEARCH COMMITTEE ON DISASTERS, UNIVERSITY OF.
Conference Proceeding
Lu, J., Peacock, W. G., Zhang, Y., Dash, N. (2007). Long-Term Housing Recovery: Does Housing Type Really Make a difference. Boulder, CO: Proceedings of the Hazards and Disasters Researchers Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, July 11-12..
Gladwin, H., North Miami, F., Dash, N. (2006). Evacuation Decision Making and Behavioral Responses: Individual and Household. First Symposium on Policy Research.
Peacock, W., Zhang, Y., Dash, N. (2005). Single family housing recovery after Hurricane Andrew in Miami-Dade County. Other.
Journal Article
Rose, A., Porter, K., Dash, N., Bouabid, J., Huyck, C., Whitehead, J., Shaw, D., Eguchi, R., Taylor, C., McLane, T., Tobin, L. T., Ganderton, P. T., Godschalk, D., Kiremidjian, A. S., Tierney, K., West, C. T. (2007). Benefit-Cost Analysis of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grants. Natural Hazards Review. 8(4), 97-111. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)1527-6988(2007)8:4(97)
Dash, N., Gladwin, H. (2007). Evacuation Decision Making and Behavioral Responses: Individual and Household. Natural Hazards Review. 8(3), 69-77. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)1527-6988(2007)8:3(69)
Dash, N., Morrow, B. H., Mainster, J., Cunningham, L. (2007). Lasting Effects of Hurricane Andrew on a Working-Class Community. Natural Hazards Review. 8(1), 13-21. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)1527-6988(2007)8:1(13)
Dash, N. (2002). Decision-making under extreme uncertainty: Rethinking hazard related perceptions and action.
Dash, N. (2001). Return delays and evacuation order compliance: the case of Hurricane Georges and the Florida Keys.
Dash, N. (1997). The Use of Geographic Information Systems in Disaster Research.
Dash, N. (1997). The use of geographical information systems in disaster research. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 15(1), 135–146. International Sociological Association, International Research Committee on Disasters.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Dash, N. (2006). Mitigation Generates Savings of Four to One and Enhances community Resilience.
Reprinted Article
Dash, N. (2002). The Use of Geographic Information Systems in Disaster Research.

Presentations Given

Panel Presentation

Dash, N. (Panelist), Natural Hazards Workshop, Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves version 2.0, Natural Hazards Center, Broomfield, CO, United States of America. (2017).

Dash, N. (Panelist), Natural Hazards Workshop, Ethics in Disaster Research, Natural Hazards Center, Broomfield, CO, United States of America. (20092009).

Dash, N. (Author & Presenter), Natural Hazards Workshop, Teaching Disasters", Natural Hazards Center, United States of America. (20082008).

Paper

Williamson, C. (Presenter), Tampke, D. (Presenter), Dash, N. (Presenter), 50th Annual National Conference, Building a HOme for an Integrative and Innovative General Education Curriculum, Association for General and Liberal Studies, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20102010).

Turner, P. (Author & Presenter), Dash, N. (Author & Presenter), T. G. (Author & Presenter), 7th Annual Sloan Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, Finding the Right Blend: The Next Generation Course Redesign Project, Oak Brook, IL, United States of America. (20102010).

Dash, N. (Author & Presenter), P. T. (Author & Presenter), Hughes, L. E. (Author & Presenter), Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting, Five Years of Course Redesign: Lessons Learned, Educause, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20102010).

Dash, N. (Author & Presenter), National Earthquake Conference, "Evacuating Transient Populations", Seattle, WA, United States of America. (20082008).

Peacock, w. G. (Author & Presenter), Zhang, Y. (Author), Dash, N. (Author), American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, "Long-Term Housing Recovery Following Hurricane Andrew: Does the Cuban Enclave Make a Difference?", New York, New York, United States of America. (20072007).

Media Contributions

Newspaper
"Facing up to the Flood," Scotland on Sunday. (September 10, 2005).
"Katrina Bares Racial Gulf; Experts see little change," Rueters, UK. (September 7, 2005).
"More than Once City is a Phoenix," The Washington Post. (September 5, 2005).
"Restoring Basic Services Will Take Weeks," Guardian Unlimited, UK. (August 31, 2005).
Radio
"Puerto Rico Takes on major sheltering effort as Maria Strikes Caribbean," NPR Marketplace. (September 20, 2017).
"Hurriane Katrina One Year Later," KERA The Talk Show. (August 30, 2006).
"Hurriane Katrina," BBC Radio Live. (September 1, 2005).
TV
"Saturday Morning News Show: Hurricane Katrina," ABC News Dallas. (September 3, 2005).
"UNT Professor says Katrina Could Kill Thousands," NBC5 Dallas. (August 2005).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Dash, N. (Principal), ""Residential Construction Mitigation Program Database Management, Year 2"," Sponsored by Florida Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Development, State, $16868 Funded. (19992000).
Grant - Research
Webb, G. R. (Principal), Dash, N., ""An Exploratory Study of Disaster Preparedness Among Native American Communities in the United States"," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $327000 Funded. (2014July 31, 2019).
Dash, N. (Principal), Holloway, L. L. (Co-Principal), Henry, M. D., ""Agency within Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Role of Poverty and Disability" (Linda Holloway and Doug Henry, Co-PIs)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $29943 Funded. (20062007).
Dash, N. (Principal), ""Replacement Program for Existing Mobile Homes - A Comprehensive Report"," Sponsored by International Hurricane Research Center, Miami, FL, State, $10000 Funded. (20052005).
Dash, N. (Principal), ""Survey of Pre-1976 Mobile Home Owners in Florida"," Sponsored by International Hurricane Research Center, Miami, FL, State, $18002 Funded. (20042005).
Dash, N. (Principal), ""Florida Mobile Home Replacement Program"," Sponsored by International Hurricane Research Center, Miami, FL, State, $14999 Funded. (20022003).
Dash, N. (Co-Principal), Betty, M. (Principal), ""Comparing Community Response to Hurricanes Georges and Andrew in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, FL" Betty Morrow, Principal Investigator," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $96145 Funded. (19992001).
Dash, N. (Co-Principal), Peacock, W. G. (Principal), Morrow, B. H. (Co-Principal), Olson, R. (Co-Principal), Alvarez, R. (Co-Principal), Mitrani, J. (Co-Principal), Gladwin, H. (Co-Principal), ""Academic Review of the Residential Construction Mitigation Project" Walter G. Peacock, Principal Investigator. Betty Hearn Morrow, Richard Olson, Ricardo Alvarez, Jose Mitrani, and Hugh Gladwin, Co-Principal Investigators," Sponsored by Florida Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Development, State, $75000 Funded. (19982000).
Grant - Service
Dash, N. (Principal), ""Residential Construction Mitigation Program Database Management"," Sponsored by Florida Department of Community Affairs, Division of Housing and Community Development, State, $45641 Funded. (19982000).
Grant - Teaching
Dash, N., McCoy, B., "Quality Enhancemen Program for Large Enrollment Courses: SOCI 1510," University of North Texas, $12000 Funded. (20092010).
Dash, N. (Principal), "Dash, Nicole. Purpose: to transform course to blended format to improve student success," Sponsored by UNT Quality Enhancement Program for Large Enrollment Courses: SOCI 3560, University of North Texas, $12000 Funded. (20082009).
Dash, N. (Other), Eve, S. B., Yoder, K., ""Research Methods: Common Threads Across Disciplines"," Sponsored by Learning Enhancement Grant, University of North Texas, $8000 Funded. (20052006).

Service

University Service

Other, University TA/TF Committee. (2006 – Present).

Other, Department of Sociology. (2004 – Present).

Other, Student Services Committee. (2004 – Present).

Other, Web Development Committee. (2004 – Present).

Other, Curriculum Committee. (2003 – Present).

Other, University Commission on the Status of Women. (2003 – Present).

Other, Curriculum Committee. (20032004).

Other, Service Learning Committee. (20022003).

Professional Service

Other, Workshop to develop a Social Science Research Agenda for the Hurricane Forecast, Pomona, California. (20052005).

Other, Gender Equality and Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop. Funded travel and participation., Honolulu, HI. (August 10, 2004August 12, 2004).

Other, Disaster Research and the Social Sciences: Lessons Learned and Future Trajectories, University of Delaware, Newark, DE. (April 30, 2004May 1, 2004).

Other, Hazards Research and Applications Workshop. (20022002).

Other, Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Boulder, Colorado. (July 11, 1999July 14, 1999).

Other, Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Boulder, Colorado. (July 12, 1998July 15, 1998).

Other, US/Japan Workshop on Emergency Information, Emergency Management, and Rapid Damage Assessment, Wilmington, Delaware. (September 17, 1997September 19, 1997).

Other, Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Denver, Colorado. (July 13, 1997July 16, 1997).

Other, Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Denver, Colorado. (July 7, 1996July 10, 1996).

Other, National Science Foundation Earthquake Information Network Workshop, Oakland, California. (January 21, 1996January 23, 1996).

Other, National Academy of Sciences Workshop Series on High Performance Computing and Communications, High Performance Computing and Communications in Crisis Management, Newport Beach, California. (June 12, 1995June 13, 1995).

Consulting

Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), SPA Risk, United States of America. (October 2017December 2017).

Government, Applied Techncology Council, United States of America. (January 2003November 2005).