Communication’s role in terrorism response discussed by assistant professor

By Staff


Hamilton Bean, assistant professor, communication, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, served as an invited participant in the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism’s (START) two-day workshop, “Setting the Standards: Training Curriculum for Local Officials on Communicating With the Public About Homeland-Security Threats,” in Atlanta on Feb. 6-7.

The workshop engaged 25 leading researchers and practitioners in direct conversation about risk communication and community engagement, what difficulties are present in communicating risk, and how we can bring this knowledge together to create more effective risk communication training for local leaders and community officials.