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Dr. Hao-Che (Tristan) Wu is an Assistant Professor of Political Science (Ph.D) (Texas A&M University, 2013). He teaches courses in Fire & Emergency Management Administration Program, with an expertise in natural disaster response and recovery. His research areas focus on disaster information use, household disaster response, perceptions of environmental threats, GIS applications. Within disaster information, his research has focused on the mental model of information search, social media use and disaster information content.
His work has been published, or is forthcoming, in journals including Risk Analysis, Natural Hazards, Disasters, Natural Hazard Review, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, International Journal of Mass Emergencies, etc.
- Wu, Hao-Che, Michael K. Lindell, and Carla S. Prater. Forthcoming. Process Tracing Analysis of Hurricane Information Displays. Risk Analysis.
- Wu, Hao-Che, Michael K. Lindell, and Carla S. Prater. 2015. Strike probability judgments and protective action recommendations in a dynamic hurricane tracking task. Natural Hazards, 79, 1, 355-380.
- Wu, Hao-Che, Michael K. Lindell, Carla S. Prater, and Charles D. Samuelson. 2014. Effects of Track and Threat Information on Judgments of Hurricane Strike Probability. Risk Analysis, 34, 6, 1025-1039.