Graduate Teaching Assistant/Student

About

  • Office Hours:

    Tuesday/Thursday 9:00-9:45 am
  • Role:

    Student
  • Position:

    • Graduate Teaching Assistant/Student
  • Department:

    • Sociology

Biography

Scott Kaiser is a second year master s student in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. He received his bachelor s degree with honors in Sociology and Political Science from Colorado State University in 2013. Scott s initial focus was environmentally driven with his undergraduate research revolving around unintended consequences of unconventional oil and gas development in Colorado. However, his migration towards disaster research involving school settings was later cultivated in his first year of his graduate studies. Currently, is a graduate research assistant for Colorado State s Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis (CDRA) and is working on a project funded through FEMA to reduce the risk of natural hazards and improve the safety of children in schools. Scott is also working as an associate for the Institute for the Built Environment (IBE) on a project funded by the EPA to determine if new, sustainably built schools and sustainably retrofitted schools have a positive impact on human performance.