Creative Crisis Leadership
We are a small group of passionate individuals interested in integrating research, learning, and engagement to improve community response to crisis. While we develop our program, we are under fiscal sponsorship of the Heroic Imagination Project, a 501(c)3 dedicated to preparing individuals to take heroic action at critical moments.
Vision and execution
Susanne Jul, PhD
Susanne is our overall mastermind and driving force. Her expertise spans research and practice ranging from disaster management to software engineering to theatre to user experience design.
Susanne is driven by a love of drawing clarity from confusion.
Research and human behavior
Zeno E. Franco, PhD
Zeno leads our research in the areas of human behavior and crisis management. His expertise is in research related to clinical psychology, community engagement, the psychology of crisis response, and heroic action.
Zeno is driven by a love of understanding human behavior and crisis response.
Aaron is the lead designer for our immersive learning experiences. His expertise is in interactive game design, live-action roleplay, teaching, and film and video production and exhibition.
Aaron is driven by a love of the learning power of games.
“People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.”
We extend our deepest thanks and appreciation to the extended group of people who have helped us to make things happen:
- Patti L. Fry, non-profit mentor, quiet supporter, and strategic role model.
- Gail Chappell, editor and writer extraordinaire
- Sandy MacMahon, personal mentor, coach, and ruthless keeper of commitments