Foundations of Emergency Management

Author(s): David McElreath, Adrian Doss, Robert Nations, Julie Nations, Jeffrey M Van Slyke, Michael Wigginton, Carl Jensen

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2014

Pages: 454


Details: Electronic Delivery EBOOK | 180 days |

About the Authors

Chapter 1: Foundations of Emergency Management
Chapter 2: History of Emergency Management in the United States
Chapter 3: Principle Hazards Facing the United States
Chapter 4: Power and Policy of stakeholders and First Responders
Chapter 5: Roles in Emergency Management
Chapter 6: Strategy
Chapter 7: Roles in Emergency Management: Volunteer Organizations and NGOs
Chapter 8: Role of the Emergency Manager and Developing an Effective Emergency Management Organization
Chapter 9: Preparing for the Inevitable
Chapter 10: The Emergency Management Process: Risk Perception and Analysis, Prevention, and Hazard Mitigation
Chapter 11: The Emergency Management Process: Disaster Recovery
Chapter 12: professionalization of Emergency Management
Chapter 13: International Emergency Management
Chapter 14: Future of Emergency Management

David McElreath

Dr. McElreath’s background includes Professor and former Chair, Department of Legal Studies, University of Mississippi; Professor and Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, Washburn University; Associate Professor, Southeast Missouri State University; Brigadier General, Mississippi State Guard; Colonel, United States Marine Corps; and Law Enforcement and Corrections positions with the Oxford (Mississippi) Police and Forrest County (Mississippi) Sheriff's Department. His education and training include a PhD in Adult Education and Criminal Justice, University of Southern Mississippi; MSS, United States Army War College; MCJ, University of Mississippi; BPA, University of Mississippi. He is also the author of numerous publications about the criminal justice system.

Adrian Doss

Dr. Doss’s background includes tenured Associate Professor and MBA Program Director, College of Business and Technology, University of West Alabama; Assistant Professor, Belhaven College; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and Chair of Graduate Business and Management, University of Phoenix (Memphis). His professional career consisted of software engineering and analytical positions in both the defense and commercial industries. Corporate entities included full-time and contract positions with Federal Express and, and contract positions, via Data Management Consultants, with Loral Corporation (formerly IBM Federal Systems) and Lockheed-Martin. Additional credentials include Colonel, Mississippi State Guard (military police); graduate of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Academy (Mississippi); and graduate of the Law Enforcement Mobile Video Institute. He has also co-authored a variety of collegiate textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and conference proceedings. His education consists of a PhD in Business Administration, Northcentral University; DLitt et Phil in Police Science, University of South Africa; MCJ in Homeland Security, University of Mississippi; MA in Computer Resources and Information Management, Webster University; MBA, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology, University of Massachusetts (Lowell); Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Financial Management, University of Maryland (Adelphi); and a BS in Computer Science with a Mathematics minor, Mississippi State University.

Robert Nations

Julie Nations

Jeffrey M Van Slyke

Michael Wigginton

 Dr. Wigginton is an associate professor at Troy University. His background includes Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the University of Mississippi Master of Criminal Justice Executive Cohort Program, Department of Legal Studies, with the University of Mississippi; former Assistant Professor, Southeast Louisiana University and an adjunct professor with Tulane University; Senior Special Agent, United States Customs Service; Special Agent, United States Drug Enforcement Administration; detective and State Trooper, Louisiana State Police; police officer, New Orleans Police Department; and an United States Air Force Security Police Dog Handler with service in Vietnam. His education and training include a PhD in Criminal Justice, University of Southern Mississippi; MS from the University of New Orleans; MS from the University of Alabama; BA from Loyola University of New Orleans. He is also the author of numerous publications about the criminal justice system.

Carl Jensen

Dr. Jensen is Professor and Director of the Intelligence and Security program at The Citadel. His former professorship occurred at the University of Mississippi where he was Director of the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies. He served in an adjunct capacity as a senior behavioral scientist with the RAND Corporation. Dr. Jensen served as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 22 years; his FBI career included service as a field agent, a forensic examiner in the FBI Laboratory, and an instructor and assistant chief of the Behavioral Science Unit. He has published extensively and lectured throughout the world. Dr. Jensen received a BS degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MA from Kent State University, and a PhD from the University of Maryland.

Related ISBN's: 9781465263254, 9781465234889




ISBN 9781465263254

Details Electronic Delivery EBOOK 180 days