Ruddell: Resilience Officer Prepares Cities for Uncertain Future

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"Urban centers need to anticipate environmental disasters--not just clean them up. A resiliency officer can help."

Dr. Darren Ruddell

Dr. Darren Ruddell

Dr. Darren Ruddell, director of undergraduate studies, has been featured in Time magazine for his views on the need for cities to have a Chief Resilience Officer. Ruddell, who is responsible for the USC GeoDesign major, argues that Los Angeles' investment in preparing for a more resilient city is a good example that other cities should follow. It is, he writes, "the new job every city needs."

Read the full essay: The New Job Every City Needs.

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