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Speakers » Rebecca Crapo

  • Graduate Student

  • George Mason University

Rebecca Crapo is a currently a Master’s student at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. A student of strategic communication, her interest lies in emergency preparedness communication, particularly concerning nuclear disasters. She bolsters her academic program with FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute classes.

Preparing for the Apocalypse: Promoting Civic Engagement to Increase Preparedness for Nuclear Disasters

Tensions with hostile foreign powers have contributed to a growing fear that nuclear weapons will be used before resolutions are reached. Deliberative meetings can be valuable tools to help lay stakeholders prepare for a nuclear disaster, increasing understanding of the threat and gaining support for appropriate ways to build preparedness.