Lori Peek featured on NPR

July 3, 2023

Lori Peek was recently featured on National Public Radio regarding Dominica’s bold efforts to become the world’s first “climate resilient nation.”


Candace Evans & Lori Peek new co-authored publication

March 13, 2023

Adams, Rachel M., Candace M. Evans, and Lori Peek. “CONVERGE Training Modules: A Free Online Educational Tool for Hazards and Disaster Researchers and Practitioners.” Frontiers in Built Environment, 9,


Lori Peek served as panelist for Virtual Book launch for NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge

Oct. 21, 2022

Lori Peek served as an invited panelist for the Virtual Book launch for Soaking the Middle Class: Suburban Inequality and Recovery from Disaster. The event was hosted by NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge.


Lori Peek’s Research Featured in Coloradan

Sept. 5, 2022

Lori Peek’s research was featured in a Coloradan article entitled, How Natural Disasters Impact Vulnerable Populations

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Lori Peek was recently quoted twice in the New York Times regarding the recent Boulder County Fires

Jan. 20, 2022

Colorado Residents Ponder the Road Ahead After Wildfires The New York Times. January 2, 2022 Biden Consoles Residents in Fire-Ravaged Colorado The New York Times. January 7, 2022* She was also featured in a CU Boulder Today story and quoted in an Associated Press article and the Denver...


Lori Peek won the 2021 Best Paper Award

Dec. 3, 2021

Lori Peek and Mithra Moezzi won the 2021 Best Paper Award for the journal Risk Analysis from the Society for Risk Analysis for their article, “Stories for Interdisciplinary Disaster Research Collaboration.”

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Lori Peek’s testimony on Ensuring Equity in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

Nov. 1, 2021

Lori Peek’s written testimony as well as a recording of the hearing where she testified as an expert witness before the Homeland Security Committee, U.S. House of Representatives is available here

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Lori Peek’s presidential nomination to the National Institute of Building Sciences was approved by the U.S. Senate

Sept. 7, 2021

She begins her term of service today, September 7, 2021.

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Lori Peek quoted in Washington Post

Sept. 4, 2021

Lori Peek was quoted in the follow Washington Post article focused on school safety in extreme weather and earthquake events.


Lori Peek featured in blog & video created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

June 20, 2021

This posting focuses on supporting families in their preparedness efforts in advance of hurricane season, which started on June 1.