When asked to reflect on service, the thought of an enlightened path came to mind. The beginning of the journey to serving others starts with self. Understanding or “knowing thy self”, what one believes in morals, values and ethics is very important. Let self-assessment, as prescribed through Emotional Intelligence inform your every action. In the…
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Meet a Social Scientist: Dr. Janet Dilling from the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program
What is your name? Dr. Janet Dilling What kind of work do you do in the college? I am a Teaching Professor in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program. I teach, do applied research and engage in service in the Program, profession and community. Why did you decide to become an academic? I first…
Policy Pub: “What’s Over That Hill? Improving disaster intelligence and decision-making”
On September 15, in the video below, David Merrick, director of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program and the Center for Disaster Risk Policy (CDRP) discussed the next generation of tools for emergency managers and how new methods and technologies are improving natural disaster preparedness, monitoring, and rescue and recovery efforts. Merrick also discussed…
Ph.D. Spotlight: “The Island of Lies”: A Qualitative Inquiry of the Disaster Response and Recovery in Puerto Rico Post-Maria
Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico in the early hours of September 20th, 2017. Hurricane Maria was a storm of unprecedented strength and a devastating blow to the island of Puerto Rico as the 5th strongest storm to ever hit United States territory. The unparalleled level of devastation combined with a slow-moving…
Undergrad Experience: Attending the National Emergency Management Association Annual Forum
This experience was more than I could ever have hoped for. I was able to expand my professional network and learn more about the field of emergency management, as well as current issues they are facing today.
Learn More about the International Association of Emergency Managers Student Chapter at FSU!
Students got a first-hand look at disaster response in a real-world event. This was not only a great experience for us, but it also allowed professionals to meet students from FSU, and see that FSU students were able to get the job done in a high-stress environment.
FSU Students in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program Lend a Hand During Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The small drones, or unmanned aerial systems team, had only just returned from Texas where they were mapping Houston after Hurricane Harvey.