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Dr Kate Smith

Dr Kate Smith

Knowledge Exchange Fellow In Flood and Society

Faculty and Department

  • Institutes
  • Energy and Environmental Institute

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Sheffield)
  • PhD (University of Sheffield)

Summary

Cultural anthropologist and sociohydrologist working on floods, communities, risk communication, water in the landscape, and climate impacts.

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

Blood, Blots and Belonging: English Heathens and their (ab)uses of folklore

Smith, K. (2021). Blood, Blots and Belonging: English Heathens and their (ab)uses of folklore. In M. Cheeseman, & C. Hart (Eds.), Folklore and the Nation (262-278). New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003007531

Dataset

Testing the public's response to receiving Severe Flood Warnings using simulated Cell Broadcast

Smith, K. R., Grant, S., & Thomas, R. E. (2022). Testing the public’s response to receiving Severe Flood Warnings using simulated Cell Broadcast. [Dataset]

Journal Article

Book review: Consuming Katrina: Public disaster and personal narrative by Kate Parker Horrigan

Smith, K. (in press). Book review: Consuming Katrina: Public disaster and personal narrative by Kate Parker Horrigan. Folklore, https://doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2022.2090666

Review Of 'Unlearning Rethinking Poetics Pandemics And The Politics Of Knowledge' Charles L. Briggs

Smith, K. (in press). Review Of 'Unlearning Rethinking Poetics Pandemics And The Politics Of Knowledge' Charles L. Briggs. Folklore, https://doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2022.2046406

Testing the public's response to receiving severe flood warnings using simulated cell broadcast

Smith, K. R., Grant, S., & Thomas, R. E. (2022). Testing the public’s response to receiving severe flood warnings using simulated cell broadcast. Natural hazards, 112, 1611-1631. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-022-05241-x

Research interests

Cultural and social life of floods, perceptions and response to flooding, climate change and the Anthropocene; contemporary calendar customs; political ecology of contemporary paganisms.

Conference presentation

Freedom, Family, Folk: Heteroactivism and the pagan far-right

2018

RGS-IBG Annual conference 2018

Ethics role

FOSE Ethics committee, representing EEI

2021

National/International learned society/body role

Council Member, Folklore Society

2019

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