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Eric Tate

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Title & Affiliation
Assistant Professor Department of Geography, University of Iowa

Originally from Texas, Eric earned his PhD in geography from the University of South Carolina. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Iowa. His research lies at the nexus of natural hazards and society, with particular focus on vulnerability and contemporary environmental issues, flood loss estimation, uncertainty analysis, and geospatial modeling. He teaches courses on water resources, hazards and disasters, environmental justice, and sustainability indicators. Outside of academia, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, visiting national parks, and playing tennis.