Opinion Editorials

People Matter: The Social Element of Disaster Response and Recovery(with Stefanie Haeffele), Research Counts, University of Colorado-Boulder Natural Hazard Center, October 10, 2017. Republished at The Vienna Circle on December 8, 2017.

An Appeal to Moderation: Adam Smith is right: Moderation in politics is paramount in today’s polarized America (with Stefanie Haeffele), U.S. News and World Report, August 7, 2017.

The Post-Katrina Model: California should embrace lessons from Hurricane Katrina and lead its post-wildfire recovery from the bottom up” (with Stefanie Haeffele-Balch), U.S. News and World Report, August 8, 2016.

Make Disaster Recovery A Success: Local entrepreneurs are better suited to drive recovery efforts after natural disasters” (with Stefanie Haeffele-Balch), U.S. News and World Report, July 11, 2016.

Neighborly Solutions to a Blizzard of Problems” (with Stefanie Haeffele-Balch), Washington Post, February 1, 2016.

‘Tis the Season to Recognize Local Heroes: Civil society and social entrepreneurs provide an underappreciated response to disasters” (with Laura E. Grube), U.S. News and World Report, December 21, 2015.

After the Storm: Local entrepreneurs should be allowed to lead the recovery from Hurricane Patricia” (with Stefanie Haeffele-Balch), U.S. News and World Report, November 2, 2015.

“The strength of the human spirit was the greatest winner from Hurricane Katrina” (with Laura E. Grube), The Advocate, July 13, 2015.

“Defending the charitable status quo?” (with Lenore Ealy and Christopher Coyne), Philanthropy Daily, 6 August 2013.