Jessica Ports Robbins


Ph.D. International Development, Tulane University. May 2019. Dissertation:

M.S. International Development, Tulane University. May 2011.

Certificate, Disaster Resilience Leadership Sciences, Tulane University, May 2011.

M.S. History & Sociology of Technology & Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 2004.

B.A. History, Elon College. May 2000.

American Red Cross

18+ years of experience with the American Red Cross, including:

  • International Humanitarian Law Instructor
  • Youth Volunteer Management
  • Youth Leadership Development
  • Disaster Operation Experience (Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Jeanne, Ivan, Wilma, & Katrina; and numerous Tropical Storms)
  • Disaster Action Team
  • Disaster Services Instructor (Disaster Overview, Shelter Operations, Logistics)
  • Health & Safety Instructor (CPR/First Aid, Babysitting, HIV/AIDS Education, Water Safety)

Additional Experience & KSAs


About this Blog

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