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Kris Wernstedt

Professor Emeritus, Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP)
Kris Wernstedt
900 N Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22203
  • Ph.D., Urban and Regional Planning, Cornell University, 1991
  • M.R.P., City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, 1989
  • M.S., Water Resources, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1983
  • B.S., Geography, Western Michigan University, 1980
  • International Policy and Planning
  • Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • SPIA 6104: Knowledge Theory & Planning
  • UAP 5114: Computer Application in Planning
  • UAP 5424: International Policy & Planning
  • UAP 5494: Advanced Quantitative Techniques for Urban Research
  • “Biases and Environmental Risks in Urban Africa: Household Solid Waste Decision-Making,” (with Jacob Kihila and Mengiseny Kaseva) Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (2020). 
  • “How Emergency Managers (Mis?) Interpret Forecasts,” (with Patrick S. Roberts, Joseph Arvai, and Kelly Redmond) Disasters 43(1): 88-109 (2019).
  • “Decision Biases and Heuristics Among Emergency Managers: Just Like the Public They Manage For?” (with Patrick S. Roberts), American Review of Public Administration 49(3): 292–308 (2019). 

Coordinated, Behaviorally-Aware Recovery for Transportation and Power Disruptions (National Science Foundation)

  • Natural Hazards and Disasters
  • Urban Water, Sanitation, and Solid Waste
  • Urban Management in the Global South