Expert comment: Federal Disaster Response to California Wildfires

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Expert:

Dr. Donald Kettl, professor of political science

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

* Co-editor of the book " On Risk and Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina"  

* Author of "System Under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics" and the Senate Homeland Security Committee report, "Fixing FEMA"

* Served as a White House advisor during both Republican and Democratic administrations

* Director of Penn's Fels Institute of Government