My current research focuses in four areas. I am starting to develop a research program on how research is conducted and the kinds of norms necessary for scientific integrity. Initial research was funded by NSF and I hope that follow-up money will be provided by NSF or ORI (NIH). I am also returning to my interest in natural disasters. I am a Co-PI on an NSF project with several economists assessing public willingness to rebuild New Orleans. I am also working with Christa Reiser on a project to better understand how people make decisions to evacuate coastal housing as storms approach. Third, I am working with three other faculty members to analyze data on a random sample of over 950 breast cancer survivors and with another group of faculty to assess the factors that encourage participation in community based breast cancer education. Finally, I am interested in developing a better understanding of how the Internet and digital technology are transforming rural life. I have worked with the Rural Internet Access Authority to develop and conduct a survey of over 12,000 North Carolina households. During the coming year I plan to combine this survey data with census data to better understand the impact of social and economic environment on household resources and attitudes.