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Wanyun Shao

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Geography
  • University of Alabama
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Recent publications

  • Examining the Effects of Objective Hurricane Risks and Community Resilience on Risk Perceptions of Hurricanes at the County Level in the U.S. Gulf Coast: An Innovative Approach

    • Shao W
    • Gardezi M
    • Xian S
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  • Understanding the effects of past flood events and perceived and estimated flood risks on individuals’ voluntary flood insurance purchase behavior

    • Shao W
    • Xian S
    • Lin N
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor of Geography

University of Alabama

August 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor of Geography

Auburn University at Montgomery

August 2015 - August 2018(3 years)

Coastal Resources Scientist

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

January 2013 - January 2014(a year)

Graduate Research Assistant

Louisiana State University

January 2008 - January 2011(3 years)


Geography and Anthropology

Louisiana State University

January 2008 - January 2012(4 years)


University of Wyoming

January 2006 - January 2009(3 years)

Earth Sciences

Jilin University

January 2002 - January 2006(4 years)

Research interests

environmental policycommunity resilienceenvironmental risk perceptionshuman dimension of climate change

Co-authors (15)