Eisenhower Fellow Eisenhower Fellow Visits Sociology Faculty Member and CDRA Co-Director, Lori PeekImage of

Eisenhower Fellow Visits Sociology Faculty Member and CDRA Co-Director, Lori Peek

Shashanka Saadi, a 2012 Eisenhower Fellow, and his partner, Farhana Saadi, visited Lori Peek, CDRA Co-Director and Associate Professor of Sociology, recently in New York City. Shashanka and Farhana gave a lecture at the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, where Dr. Peek is spending her sabbatical year. Shashanka and Farhana have worked extensively in the areas of disaster riskreduction and recovery in Bangladesh, which is one of the world’s most vulnerable places in terms of hazards risk.