Tristan Wu

Assistant Professor


Contact Information

234 Murray Hall
(405) 744-4425

Research Interests

Emergency management
Disaster Response
Disaster Information Use
Social Media

PhD, Texas A&M University, 2013

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.

Recent Publications