Department of Political Science

Security Studies Committee and Faculty

The Security Studies Committee exists as a steering group for the Security Studies Program. Members of the Committee serve in both academic and administrative positions at the University and bring a wealth of practical experience in security-related professions as well as academic and research experience. Committee members also reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the program, with many holding faculty positions in various colleges within the University.

Current members of the Security Studies Committee and Security Studies faculty include:

Department of Political Science
Dr. Alethia Cook, Security Studies Director
Dr. Marie Olson Lounsbery, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Dr. Jalil Roshandel, Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Carmine Scavo, Associate Professor of Political Science

Harriot College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Jamie Kruse, Director, Center for Natural Hazards Research
Dr. Jeff Popke, Acting Chair and Associate Professor, Geography

International Studies
Dr. Luci Fernandes, Department of Anthropology
Dr. Deena Seodial, Associate Professor, Department of English
Dr. John Williams

College of Health and Human Performance
Dr. Tim Kelley, Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion

College of Human Ecology
Dr. William Bloss, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice

College of Technology and Computer Science
Dr. Lakshmi Narasimhan, Professor, Department of Computer Science
Dr. John Placer, Chair, Professor, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Nasseh Tabrizi, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Michael Behm, Assistant Professor, Department of Technology Systems
Dr. Te-Shun Chou, Assistant Professor, Department of Technology Systems
Dr. Hamid Fonooni, Associate Professor, Department of Technology Systems
Dr. Phil Lunsford, Assistant Professor, Department of Technology Systems
Dr. Merwan Mehta, Associate Professor, Department of Technology Systems
Dr. Erol Ozan, Assistant Professor, Department of Technology Systems

Military Programs
Dr. Steve Duncan, Director Military Programs [Email: duncans@ecu.edu]

SECURITY STUDIES LINKS
Application Process
Master of Science in Security Studies
MS in Security Studies FAQs
Graduate Certificate in Security Studies
Security Studies Undergraduate Minor
Security Studies Committee and Faculty


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