Dr Amisha Mehta, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Associate Professor Dr Amisha Mehta specialises in risk and crisis management at the QUT Business School. She is also a researcher for the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC project on effective risk and warning communication during natural hazards. Her research in risk and crisis communication encourages informed decision-making for individuals and organisations in the context of uncertainty and risk.
Dr Brooke Fisher Liu, University of Maryland
Dr Brooke Fisher Liu is an associate professor of communication at the University of Maryland and an adjunct professor at the QUT Business School. She also serves as the Director of the Risk Communication & Resilience Program at START, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence headquartered at the University of Maryland. Dr. Liu's research investigates how effective government risk and crisis communication can optimally prepare the public to respond to and recover from disasters.