Brian Houston

J. Brian Houston, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Missouri and is Program Director for the Terrorism and Disaster Center (TDC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Houston’s research focuses on communication at all phases of disasters and on the mental health effects and political consequences of community crises. Recent and current research projects have examined the impact of media coverage of terrorism on children and adults, the role of new media during disasters, and the capacity for using information communication technologies to increase community resilience.