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Shadya Sanders Davis is a postdoctoral researcher based at Howard University in Washington DC. Howard is the lead institution of the consortium of universities within NOAA’s Cooperative Science Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (NCAS-M) II and is partnered with the Social & Behavioral Science Branch at NOAA’s Global Systems Laboratory. Her current research is focused on information needs and decision making across the prescribed burn timeline. More broadly, Shadya is interested in risk perceptions, decision making and protective actions across multiple hazards. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Atmospheric Sciences and Anthropology from Purdue University and went on to complete her doctorate at Howard University focusing on mesoscale meteorology and sociology. Outside of research, Shadya spends most of her time with family and friends around the DC metro area.
Decision-making, risk perceptions, hazard communication, protective actions
- Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, Howard University, 2022
- B.S. Interdisciplinary Earth and Atmospheric Sciences with a concentration in Anthropology, Purdue University, 2011