Dr. Spokane specializes in the transdisciplinary study of person-environment interaction in work, school, and urban community settings across cultures. His most recent research focuses on the relationship of architectural features of the built environment to the social interaction, health, and to recovery from disaster in underserved communities. Spokane, a long time contributor to the vocational psychology literature in increasingly working in the field of public health psychology, disaster mental health, and the nature of individual and culturally driven responses to both extreme and damaged environments.
Professor and Program Director
Disaster Mental Health