Core Department Faculty Member
- Lee Clarke
- Ph.D. State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1985
- Email: email@example.com
- Personal Website
- Curriculum Vitae
Lee Clarke is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology. His research centers around organizations, failure, disaster, risk communication, and the boundaries between politics and science. His last work, Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2006. Clarke is currently writing a book about how science and politics meet, and don’t meet, regarding the loss of America’s wetlands and the idea of “coastal restoration."
Please see Dr. Clarke's website for information about his research.
- Faculty Article(s):
- Possibilistic Thinking: A New Conceptual Tool for Thinking about Extreme Events
- Faculty Bookshelf:
- Acceptable Risk? Making Decisions in a Toxic Environment
- Mission Improbable: Using Fantasy Documents to Tame Disaster
- Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination