Contact Us

The Consortium for Resilient Gulf Communities (CRGC) is led by the RAND Gulf States Policy Institute in partnership with researchers at the Department of Sociology at Louisiana State University; the ByWater Institute, the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA), and the Department of Computer Science at Tulane University; the Coastal Resource and Resilience Center (CRRC) at the University of South Alabama; and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI). Information about how to contact specific members of our research team is included below.

Consortium Lead Contacts

Melissa Finucane
Melissa Finucane
Consortium Director 412-683-2300, ext. 4279  
Gary Cecchine
Gary Cecchine
Consortium Co-Director 504-299-3482  
Noreen Clancy
Noreen Clancy
Project Manager 703-413-1100, ext. 5272  

Co-Principal Investigators

RAND Corporation

Craig Bond, Ph.D.

Anita Chandra, Dr.PH

Shanthi Nataraj, Ph.D.

Rajeev Ramchand, Ph.D.

Louisiana State University

Troy Blanchard, Ph.D.

Matthew Lee, Ph.D.

Tim Slack, Ph.D.

Tulane University

Michael Blum, Ph.D.

Kristen Brent Venable, Ph.D.

University of South Alabama

Keith Nicholls, Ph.D.

J. Steven Picou, Ph.D.

Louisiana Public Health Institute

George Hobor, Ph.D.

Other Consortium Staff

Elizabeth V. Thornton, M.A.

Outreach Coordinator

Leah Drakeford

Data Manager