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End of the World 1: Matthew S. Davis , PhD

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End of the World 1: Matthew S. Davis , PhD

Postby PCA.tv » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:31 am

End of the World 1: Matthew S. Davis (Disaster Man), PhD, Dominican University
presentation at The Petaluma Historical Museum and Library.

On YouTube: http://youtu.be/jfjEeFKrTew

Dr. Davis is originally from Massachusetts where he earned his BA in Psychology. He earned his MA in Experimental Social Psychology in Virginia, and came to California in 1982 to complete his doctoral work in the interdisciplinary field of Social Ecology, with a focus on both Social Psychology and on the geological processes that create earthquakes and volcanoes. After teaching at several campuses of the California State University system, Dr. Davis began teaching full-time at Dominican in 1994.His nickname on campus is "Disasterman" and he has completed two large-scale research projects on public awareness of volcanic hazards in the vicinity of Mt. Vesuvius in Italy, as well as studies of risk perception for volcanic hazards at Mt. Rainier, Washington, and tsunami hazards along the northern California coast.
More: http://www.dominican.edu/academics/ahss ... thew-davis

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