Zephi Francis received a master’s degree in disaster science and management from the University of Delaware (UD). While at UD, Zephi was a research assistant at the Disaster Research Center, and worked on several projects, including a quick response trip to Moore, Oklahoma in 2013 to examine tornado protective action. Currently, he serves as a faculty member in Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies at the University of Pennsylvania where he developed the course Introduction to Disaster Management. Additionally, he is a workforce development and diversity and culture of inclusion coordinator in Penn Engineering. Previously, Zephi was an instructor in the Department of Sociology at American University and created the course Hazards, Disasters, and Society.
Faculty, Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies