Eric Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in the School of Administrative Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada. His current research focuses on disaster and emergency management, with an emphasis on how communities can prepare for and respond to wildfire risk. He has previously worked on topics in science policy, responsible innovation, and citizen science (including as editor of a volume on the subject). He is the Director of the Forum on Science, Policy, and Society, which trains the next generation of science policy leaders through an initiative called Science Outside the Lab. He can be found online via @ericbkennedy.