IDRT Faculty, Dr. Ashley Ross, named the Associate Director of the new Center for Climate Resilience Equitable Housing (CECREH)


In collaboration with Dr. Ali Nejat of Texas Tech University, IDRT faculty Dr. Ashley Ross will lead the newly formed Center of Excellence in Climate Resilient Equitable Housing (CECREH). The Center, funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, brings together leading housing, hazards and disasters, environmental justice, urban planning, and climate researchers from multiple institutions including Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University, Texas Southern University, Stony Brook University, the University of Kansas, and the University of Waterloo. The center’s mission is to build the capacity of government agencies to effectively identify and address post-disaster needs and promote more inclusive housing recovery and pathways for climate-resilient housing.