Robin Ersing, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Ph.D. Program in the USF School of Social Work.
Dr. Ersing researches in the areas of community disaster resilience, women and disasters, community empowerment, and university-community partnerships. Currently she is collaborating with colleagues in geography and anthropology to study the influence of social network diversity on evacuation decision-making during a hurricane warning. The research is supported by a grant from the Natural Hazards Center. An application has been submitted to the National Science Foundation to expand the study.