Symposium Introduction

Lessons Learned from Natural Disasters


Charles E. Menifield

Symposium Articles

A Brief History of the Evolution of United States’ Natural Disaster Policy


Jason David Rivera & DeMond Shondell Miller

Hazard, Risk, and Relevant Interests: The Globalization of Public Administrators


M.A. DuPont-Morales

Collaborative Planning as a Tool for Strengthening Local Emergency Management


Dorothy Norris-Tirrell & Joy Clay

Guiding Principles: Rebuilding Trust in Government and Public Policy in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina [Article]

DeMond Shondell Miller & Jason David Rivera

Leaving the Big Easy: An Examination of the Hurricane Evacuation Behavior of New Orleans Residents Before Hurricane Katrina


Randolph Burnside

Natural Disasters: Impact, Policy, Assessment, and Collaboration


Charles E. Menifield & Heather Joachim

Book Reviews

Public Servants as Moral Exemplars for Business, Law, Higher Education Managed Health Care and the Citizenry [Review]

Ramona Ortega-Liston

Politics in the New South—Representation of African Americans in Southern State Legislatures


Arturo Vega