Areas of Expertise
Disaster response and recovery, high-risk populations, emergency management, business continuity planning.
Brenda Phillips, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at IU South Bend, is a subject matter expert on how communities manage and deal with disasters. She specializes in high-risk populations (e.g., senior citizens, people with disabilities, underrepresented groups). Her expertise includes business continuity planning for small to large businesses as well as the academic sector.
Phillips is a subject matter expert on warning and evacuation for multiple federal agencies. She volunteers and consults for a wide range of governmental and nongovernmental organizations. She has authored numerous journal articles and books funded by the National Science Foundation.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: https://clas.iusb.edu/about/index.html
Here's why and how to help hurricane victims in the Carolinas: https://www.abc57.com/news/heres-why-and-how-to-help-hurricane-victims-in-the-carolinas
Amid Hurricane Chaos, Domestic Abuse Victims Risk Being Overlooked: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/us/domestic-violence-hurricanes.html
Aid Workers: Cash Still Best Donation: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4837040
Updated on: January 9, 2020