Dr. Ronald Schumann

Assistant Professor
(940) 565-2996
Chilton Hall 122E
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia  
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • B.S., University of South Alabama
  • EADP 3010, Introduction to Emergency Management (Fall & Spring)
  • EADP 3035, Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness (Fall & Spring)
  • EADP 4050, Special Populations 

Dr. Schumann is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science.  Before joining the faculty at UNT, he worked as a research associate with the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute documenting housing reconstruction after Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi and Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.  He also has experience as a special programs coordinator and sociocultural researcher with non-profit historical societies across the southeast and as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technician with the engineering firm AECOM.

Dr. Schumann’s research interests include disaster recovery, resilience, environmental perception, participatory GIS, and cultural geography.  His research examining local knowledge on long-term community recovery received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant from the National Science Foundation. His publications have appeared in Weather, Climate and SocietySoutheastern GeographerJournal of Extreme Events, and Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy.

Curriculum Vitae: 
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