Reading List


Social Media 4 Emergency Management by Cheryl Bledsoe

Disasters 2.0 by Adam Crowe

The Face of the Matter by Jim Garrow

Emergency Management Blog by Jeff Braun

idisaster 2.0 by Kim Stephens

Crisis Comms Command Post by Patrice Cloutier

iRevolution by Patrick Meier, PhD

It’s Not My Emergency by Chief Bill Boyd

Campus Security

School Shootings by Joseph Lieberman

Practical School Security by Kenneth Trump

Classroom Killers? Hallway Hostages? by Kenneth Trump

Emergency Management

Introduction to Emergency Management, Third Edition (Homeland Security Series) by George Haddow, et al

Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900-2005 by Claire B. Rubin, et al

Emergency Management by Michael K. Lindell Ph.D.

An Introduction to Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation by Robert McCreight

False Alarm: The Truth About the Epidemic of Fear by Marc, MD Siegel

Managing Children in Disasters: Planning for Their Unique Needs by Jane A. Bullock, George Haddow, Damon P. Coppola

Communicating Emergency Preparedness: Strategies for Creating a Disaster Resilient Public by Damon P. Coppola, Erin K. Maloney

Large Scale Incident Management by Mark Haraway

Evaluating the Reliability of Emergency Response Systems for Large-Scale Incident Operations by Henry H. Willis, Brian A. Jackson and Kay Sullivan Fait


Igniting the Leader Within: Inspiring, Motivating, & Influencing Others by Michael F. Staley

Disaster Science

Catastrophe & Culture: The Anthropology of Disaster (School of American Research Advanced Seminar Series) by Susanna M. Hoffman, Anthony Oliver-Smith

The Sociology of Katrina: Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe by David L. Brunsma

The Great Influenza: The story of the deadliest pandemic in history by John M. Barry

Lessons of Disaster: Policy Change After Catastrophic Events (American Governance and Public Policy) by Thomas A. Birkland

Introduction to International Disaster Management by Damon P. Coppola

Disaster Policy and Politics: emergency management and homeland security by Richard Terry Sylves

Disaster Informatics (including presentation guides)

Methods of Disaster Research by Robert A. Stallings

Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations by Garr Reynolds

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience by Carmine Gallo

slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte

resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences by Nancy Duarte

Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security, Third Edition: Principles of All-Hazards Response by Jane Bullock, et al

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective by David A. McEntire


Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It by Richard A. Clarke, Robert Knake

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