James Ramsay, PhD, MA, CSP
Jim Ramsay is a professor of security studies, coordinator of the Homeland Security program which he founded in 2015, and the founding Chair of the Department of Business, Politics and Security Studies at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). His career has provided over 20 years of experience in public health, emergency management, occupational safety, environmental health and security. Prior to UNH, he stood up the BS in homeland security at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, where he also founded the department of Security Studies and International Affairs. After appointment by the US Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors to the Director of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health in the CDC, where he served for 4 years, Dr. Ramsay now serves on the CDC/NIOSH Institutional Review Board as well as their Disaster Research IRB. Dr. Ramsay also served 6 years on the Board of Directors for ABET, Inc. and currently serves on the Education Standards Committees for both the International Society for Preparedness, Resilience and Security (INSPRS) of which he is a co-founder and President, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), where he has been the chair 2006. Dr. Ramsay currently serves on the editorial review boards for Homeland Security Affairs Journal, the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the Journal of Homeland Security Education and the Journal of Human Security and Resilience, both of which he co-founded.