Morten Wendelbo
Research Fellow
American University
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Morten Wendelbo is a public policy researcher specializing in complex emergencies like natural disasters and pandemics and how they affect individuals, households, teams and organizations – particularly how these disasters and disruptions reshape economics, politics and everyday life. His many articles on these topics have appeared in Scientific American, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Smithsonian Magazine and CBS News among others. Morten is one of the founders of SIDIP, a platform for disaster experts, media and business leaders to exchange knowledge about disaster preparedness and response, and a Faculty Fellow at American University’s School of Public Affairs.