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									                           PHILLIP D. SCHERTZING, PH.D.
                                      Academic Specialist
                                   School of Criminal Justice
                                   Michigan State University
                                    East Lansing, Michigan
                                        (517) 432-3156

Dr. Phillip D. Schertzing is an Academic Specialist within the School of Criminal Justice at
Michigan State University (MSU). His instructional responsibilities include graduate-level
courses in MSU’s online Certificate in Homeland Security Studies program, the new hybrid
Certificate in Homeland Defense and Security, adapted from the National Guard curriculum
developed by the Naval Postgraduate School and made available through their University and
Agency Partnership Initiative.

Dr. Schertzing’s other education and outreach activities include serving as: principal investigator
for MSU on the national Campus Community Emergency Response Team Train-the-Trainer
Program, which is funded and approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); member of the curriculum committee for the
Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor;
member of the editorial board for the Journal of Emergency Management; and member of the
Regional Advisory Council for FEMA Region V in Chicago, Illinois.

Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Schertzing served a 25-year career with the Michigan State Police
(MSP), retiring in June 2002 with the rank of inspector as the assistant deputy State director of
emergency management and homeland security. He holds a Ph.D. in American history from
MSU, and he graduated from the 191st Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National
Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Dr. Schertzing’s purpose in attending the Conference is to learn ideas for improving MSU’s
certificate programs by melding or relating all-hazards emergency management concepts with
homeland security content. For certificate and course descriptions, go to

                                                                                      March 17, 2009

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