The Intersection of Emergency Management and Politics

Government policy is important in guiding disaster preparedness, mitigation, and recovery. In turn, political scientists have devoted considerable attention to the study of hazards and disasters, including the impact of disasters on election outcomes, the capacity of disasters to help set the crowded government agenda, and the various organizational strategies used by emergency management agencies. This week Todd is interviewing Bonnie Kristian, The former Acting Editor and Chief of The Week Magazine and author of Untrustworthy: The Knowledge Crisis Breaking Our Brains, Polluting Our Politics, and Corrupting Christian Community.