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About The Author
Jamie Aten, PhD is a disaster psychologist and disaster ministry expert. As the founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and the Blanchard Chair of Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College, he studies how people can cultivate faith and resilience amidst mass, humanitarian, and personal disasters. Dr. Aten has written or coedited seven books, published over 100 professional research papers, and has contributed to TIME, the Washington Post, Psychology Today, and Christianity Today.