Aaron Vanek

Aaron Vanek

Aaron Vanek has nearly 30 years experience playing and creating games, primarily live-action and tabletop roleplaying games. He has worked with many national non-profit, community, and commercial organizations to produce fun and engaging learning events. He has...
Research roundtables

Research roundtables

We combine emergent leadership and improvised crisis response. There are others who are interested in each of these areas. To learn from and encourage their efforts, we would like to hold a series of virtual roundtable discussions. These sessions would allow...
Community crisis courses

Community crisis courses

Our community crisis courses hope to focus on communities that are coping with ongoing internal conflict. We imagine conducting a series of pre-event workshops with representatives from different community parties. These would explore how a spontaneous leader might...
Zeno E. Franco, PhD

Zeno E. Franco, PhD

Zeno Franco brings a background in clinical psychology, community engagement, the psychology of crisis response, and heroic action to throw light on the relationship between individual action and group behavior. He is widely published on topics ranging from...
Susanne Jul, PhD

Susanne Jul, PhD

Susanne Jul has a long history of designing, managing and delivering projects of such diverse types as academic research, product design, theatrical productions, and disaster preparedness and response. Her research publications are primarily in human cognition and...