Dr. Keith G. Tidball is a Senior Extension Associate in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University where he serves as Associate Director of the Civic Ecology Lab & Program Leader for the Nature & Human Security Program. He also represents Cornell as the New York State Coordinator for the NY Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) and as a program area leader for NYS Resiliency Institute for Storms and Emergencies (RISE). Tidball’s research focuses on the dynamics of social-ecological resilience and natural resource management in disasters and war. He has recently published two books on the subject, and he is involved in multiple research projects funded by US government agencies and private foundations.
Tidball is a Fellow of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and was recently appointed the 2014 USDA NIFA Division of Family and Consumer Sciences/Center for International Programs Visiting Scholar for his work with extension disaster education.