UNT expert available to discuss Hurricane Sandy
As you continue coverage of the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has killed at least 17 people in seven states, consider these University of North Texas experts who will discuss a variety of topics related to the storm.
Eliot Jennings is an instructor in UNT’s Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning degree program and director of the program’s Emergency Operations Center Lab, which trains students how to respond to emergencies. He will discuss preparations taken by officials and residents for Hurricane Sandy.
Before he came to UNT, Jennings was the operations and planning coordinator for Galveston County's Office of Emergency Management for four years. He also served as the emergency management coordinator for the City of Galveston and later for Galveston County. Jennings was involved in preparing for and responding to five federal disaster declarations during his time in Galveston. He teaches introductory emergency management classes as well as response and recovery courses.
Jennings can be reached on his cell phone at 940-395-7167, at his office phone number at 940-369 8293 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.Terry Clower, an associate professor of applied economics, will discuss the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy, including the New York Stock Exchange being closed for two consecutive days for the first time since 1988.
Clower, the director of UNT’s Center for Economic Development and Research, has performed consulting services to municipalities and companies in the electronics, telecommunications and publishing industries, with a focus on rural development, labor relations, tax policies and market performance issues. He has also taught courses in economic and community development and the political economy of Texas.
Clower may be reached via e-mail at TClower@unt.edu, by cell phone number at 214-202-4692 or at his office phone number, 940-565-4049