Early-Career Research Fellow – Michelle Meyer


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Early-Career Research Fellowships

Project Location: Louisiana

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Education and Outreach
Social Science Research

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

As an environmental and disaster sociologist, Dr. Michelle Annette Meyer’s interests include how environmental and social forces affect population groups, especially low-income and culturally marginalized groups. Her research identifies the importance of creating a practice of resilience among community groups centered around inter-organizational relationships and communication for community sustainability. Using her research findings, Dr. Meyer has helped community organizations understand demographics that contribute to vulnerability and then prepare disaster recovery plans. With increasing disaster frequency, everyday practices and relationships are crucial to supporting community resilience.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Louisiana State University


Project ID: 574
Project Name: Early-Career Research Fellow – Michelle Meyer
SourceUID:
Latitude: 30.412407
Longitude: -91.17876066
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Louisiana
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s): Social Science Research
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
Implementing Organization Type: Private
Point of Contact – Name: Maggie Walser
Point of Contact – Phone: mwalser@nas.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Louisiana State University
Link: https://nationalacademies.org/gulf/fellowships/fellows-2016/index.html
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 76000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Early-Career Research Fellowships
DWH Dollar Amount : 76000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2016
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C