William Waugh Georgia State University by TimIz91


									William L. Waugh, Jr., is Professor of Public Administration, Urban Studies and Political
Science, in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. His
areas of specialization are (1) dealing with terrorist threats and incidents, (2) managing
natural and man-made hazards and disasters, (3) coordinating intergovernmental and
multi-organizational operations, and (4) building technical and administrative capacities
in governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

Dr. Waugh is the author of Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters (2000),
Terrorism and Emergency Management (1990), and International Terrorism: How
Nations Respond to Terrorists (1982); co-author of State and Local Tax Policies (1995);
and co-editor of Disaster Management in the US and Canada (1996), Cities and Disaster
(1990), and Handbook of Emergency Management (1990). He has also written over a
hundred articles, chapters, and reports published in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.
He currently is writing books on disaster management from a global perspective and
managing the threat posed by the “new terrorists” and editing books for the International
City/County Management Association on local emergency management and for the
Policy Studies Organization on counter-terrorism policy.

Dr. Waugh has been a consultant to public, private, and nonprofit organizations and to
the media. He has developed courses for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s
Higher Education Project, conducted training programs for local emergency management
and law enforcement agencies, assisted agencies with their emergency planning, and
conducted studies on topics ranging from network roles in encouraging safe construction
to securing mass transit systems. Dr. Waugh is a past chair of the American Society for
Public Administration’s Section on Emergency and Crisis Management. He currently
serves on the Certified Emergency Manager Commission (International Association of
Emergency Managers) and on the Emergency Management Accreditation Program
Commission (Council of State Governments).


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