William Waugh

Dr. Waugh is the author of Terrorism and Emergency Management (1990) and International Terrorism (1982) and coeditor of Handbook of Emergency Management (1990) and Cities and Disaster (1990) as well as the author of over sixty articles and chapters published in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has been a consultant to federal, state, and local governments, international organizations, and the news media on emergency management, government capacity, and professional development.

Dr. Waugh taught at Kansas State University from 1980 to 1985 and has been at Georgia State since then. His research has primarily been in the areas of decision making theory, organizational design, and policy analysis. His policy work has ranged from environmental policy, particularly dealing with the management of hazards and disasters, to economic development policy.  Current research projects include books on workplace  violence, antiterrorism policy and disaster management policy, and instructor's guides for FEMA-sponsored college-level courses on Public Administration and Emergency Management and Terrorism and Emergency Management.              


INTRO (pdf)
PERS 2002, summer 2000 (pdf)
PAUS 8111, fall 2000 (pdf)
PAUS 8151, fall 1999 (pdf)
PAUS 8271, maymester 1999 (pdf)
PAUS 8431, fall 1998 (pdf)
PAUS 8541, fall 2000 (pdf)

Georgia State University   School of Policy Studies   Department of Public Administration and Urban Studies
Contact Information:
Dr. William Waugh
      Department of Public Administration and Urban Studies
    School of Policy Studies
   Georgia State University
   Atlanta, GA  30303-3083
Fax: 404-651-1378
Mail to: wwaugh@gsu.edu