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Worst Cases
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Speaking engagements

Worst Cases and Disaster Mis-Management, Keynote, Safety in Action conference, Melbourne, Australia, May 2006.

Worst Cases and Disaster Preparedness, Thomas J. Anton/Frederick Lippitt Conference, Taubman Center for Public Policy, Brown University, February 2006.

Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination, College of New Jersey, October 2005.

Structured Destruction: Social Stratification of Suffering in Disaster, American Sociological Association, Philadelphia, August 2005. ASA press release

Why Worry About Worst Cases?, Rural Sociological Society, Tampa, August 2005.

Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination, SUNY-Brockport, April 2005.

Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Feburary 2005.

Chance and Worst Cases: Living and Dying in an Age of Probabilism, Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture, Rutgers University, November 2004.

Worst Cases: Inquiries Into Terror, Calamity, and Imagination. Plenary speaker, Mid-South Sociological Association, Biloxi, October 2004.

Fantasy Documents and Worst Cases, University of California, Santa Barbara, October 2004.

Worst Cases: An Inquiry Into Disaster, Terror, and Imagination, University of Colorado, Boulder, July 2004.