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Jack Rozdilsky

Jack Rozdilsky

Faculty Fellow, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Faculty Fellow

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Jack L. Rozdilsky is associate professor and graduate program director of the master's program in the Disaster and Emergency Management program at York University in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Rozdilsky’s professional duties include research, teaching, and service in topics related to disaster social science, emergency management, and homeland security practice. Some of his recent research includes a study of the 2018 Toronto van attack, which was published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Management. He is currently a co-principal investigator on a pandemic-related rapid research project sponsored by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, investigating stigma related to COVID-19. In addition, he was the principal investigator on a Seed Grant in Critical Perspectives in Global Health supported by the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research. Prior to joining the faculty at York University, Dr. Rozdilsky was a university professor of emergency management in both Illinois and Texas. He also worked in the public sector in land use planning, and he has directed regional hazard mitigation planning efforts. He holds a doctorate in resource development and urban studies from Michigan State University.

Research keywords:

COVID-19; social countermeasures for pandemics; emergency management


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