Dr. Lori Peek, Director of IBS's Natural Hazards Center, and Dr. Courtney Welton-Mitchell, NHC Research Associate, were both interviewed for an article posted in the Daily Camera on March 19, 2020. The full article is here (behind a paywall). The article addressed anti-Asian discrimination, research opportunities, and the sociological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on everyone, but especially vulnerable populations.
“It is not a moment to put up walls,” Peek said. “This isn’t a moment to engage in blaming and stigmatizing and scapegoating. It’s important, not only how we can take care of ourselves, but how we take care of those