IDM is interested in helping students with research in disaster medicine, emergency management, disaster exercise and evaluation, and community engagement but is also open to other areas students are passionate about. You can check out our recently published papers below. For any questions or to get feedback on a research idea, please reach out to or fill out this form.


Flooding & Climate Change

Climate change is driving more inland and coastal flooding across the U.S., sometimes in communities with no history of flooding. How does a heating planet contribute to more flooding, and


Experiential Learning through Immersive Research in Iceland

One thing that the University of Georgia’s Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) stresses is giving students the opportunity to learn by doing. For two weeks this past May and June,


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. During this month, we amplify the importance of reducing stigma and advocate for policies to