Tagged: Thesis

Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Colby Stanton, discusses her Master’s thesis, Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories. While the U.S. Pacific territories were brought into...

Thesis Series: The Benefits of Collaborative Processes for Establishing All Hazard Incident Management Teams in Urban Area Security Initiative Regions

Interview — video. William Abbott. In 2008, consistent with past practice, the Phoenix Urban Area began a collaborative process to establish three All Hazards Incident Management Teams (AHIMT) with a three-year timeline for project...

Thesis Series: Twituational Awareness Using Crowdsourced #Disaster Epidemiology: Three Cases of Twituational Awareness

Interview — video. Dan Cain. Public health and other agencies need situational awareness to respond effectively to dangerous situations. Traditional means of obtaining this information requires significant time and personnel. Research demonstrates that social...

Thesis Series: Foreign Flag Vessels in the Great Lakes and the Risk to Homeland Security

Interview — video. Christopher Sweeney. In his thesis, Foreign Flag Vessels in the Great Lakes and the Risk to Homeland Security, USCG Lieutenant Commander Christopher Sweeney strives to bring an awareness of the problem...

Thesis Series: The Road Less Traveled: Exploring the Experiences and Successes of Women Leaders in Homeland Security

Interview — video. Jonna West. Today, women constitute over 50% of the United States’ population. Yet, women are still a minority in many workforce fields, including homeland security. A woman currently leads the Department...