Cameron Carlson

DR. Cameron Carlson

Cam Carlson

Associate Dean
Program Director, HSEM Program
Assistant Professor, HSEM Program
203A Bunnell Building
(907) 474-6537
cdcarlson@alaska.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

Research and Scholarly Interests

Homeland security education, emergency management education, arctic security, human security, climate security and resilience, civil-military cooperation, homeland defense and security, science of teaching and learning.

 

Education

Ph.D., 2017, Security and Disaster Management, University of Alaska

 

Recent Publications

McGee, S., Berry, K., & Carlson, C. (in press). Using the balanced scorecard to reform university policing: An illustrative example. Contemporary Issues in Educational Research (CIER).

Keiper, M. C., White, A., Carlson, C. D., & Lupinek, J. M. (in press). Student perceptions on the benefits of FlipGrid in a HyFlex learning environment. Journal of Education for Business.

Carlson, C., Bouffard, T., & Woodward, D. (2020). Exploring a nexus of national and human security: Food and energy challenges in the U.S. Arctic. Journal of Human Security, 16(1), 30-40.

Bouffard, T., & Carlson, C. (2019). A surface presence for the U.S. Navy in the Arctic? Canadian Naval Review, Volume 15, No. 2.

Carlson, C., &Little, J. (2019). Identifying core themes for an integrated homeland security and emergency management education program using a new methodology, best–Wwrst scaling. International Journal of Security, Preparedness, and Resilience Education, Volume 8.

Bader, H., Carlson, C., & Bouffard, T. (2014). Tale of two Arctics: Impact of geography affecting security and disaster response capabilities between North America and Europe. Homeland Security Review, 8(2), 1-21.

Works in Progress

Carlson, C. D. (in progress). How university and college homeland security and emergency management programs adapted to the COVID- 19 outbreak: Insights and recommendations. Journal of Security, Intelligence, and Resilience Education, Volume 10.

Bennett, A., & Carlson, C. (in progress). Information operations and the social risks of deepfakes: How an emerging threat in machine learning has the potential to disrupt society.

Bechard, D., & Carlson C. (in progress). The need for more informed policy on highly infectious–disease preparedness: Lessons learned from the Ebola crisis.

Carlson C., & Kiltz, L. (in progress). A practitioner and academic based assessment for integrating homeland security and emergency management education.

Woodward, D., Carlson, C., Kiltz, L., & Bouffard, T. (in progress). The convergence of national/human security in the Arctic: Challenges and opportunities for the future.

 

Presentations and Related Activities

Carlson, C. D., Farrell, J., Thompson-Jones, M., Condit, C., Aghajanian, C., Alexander, S., & Auserswald. (2019, November). Preparing the next generation. Educating and training Arctic-minded leaders in security and science to better secure, defend, server and learn in an increasingly unpredictable Arctic. 2d ALCOM Arctic Symposium, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK.

Carlson, C. D., Feldmann-Jensen, S., Jensen, S., & O’Sullivan, T. (2019, June). Building on common ground:  Emergency management and homeland security. 12th Annual Homeland Defense/Security Education Summit. Naval Post Graduate School, CA.

Carlson, C. D., (2019, June). China’s evolving role within the Arctic. U.S. Northern Command Joint Training Education Annual Workshop (JTEAW). Panel member and presenter as part of NORAD and NORTHCOM Arctic Overview. U.S. Northern Command, Colorado Springs, CO.

Carlson, C.D., Feldmann-Jensen, S., Jensen, S., & O’Sullivan, T. (2019, June). Building on common ground:  Emergency management and homeland security. 21st  Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium, Emmitsburg, MD.

Carlson, C. D. (2019, June). A practitioner based assessment for integrating homeland security and emergency management education. 21st Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium, Emmitsburg, MD.

Carlson, C. D. (2018, October). Research Panel Moderator: Operational considerations in securing the homeland. Dr. Bert Tussing: FEMA’s national mobilization mission; Dr. Eric Powell: Hybrid warfare and multi-domain operations: Considerations for the homeland defense and security enterprise; Dr. Van Romero and Dr. Richard Miller: Drone threat: Issues in counter-threat application. 11th Annual Homeland Defense/Security Education Summit, University of Albany, NY.

Carlson, C. D. (2018, October). A new methodology to identify core themes for homeland security and emergency management education: best-worst scaling. 11th Annual Homeland Defense/Security Education Summit, University of Albany, NY.

Carlson, C. D. (2018, June). Overview of China’s role in the Arctic. U.S. Northern Command Joint Training Education Annual Workshop (JTEAW). Panel member and presenter as part of NORAD and NORTHCOM Arctic Efforts Overview. U.S. Northern Command,  Colorado Springs, CO.

Carlson, C. D., & McGee, S. E. (2018, March). Leadership in the most difficult of circumstances: A perspective to increase Your odds of prevailing in mass killing events. SXSWedu, Austin, TX.

Carlson, C. D. (2017, May). Homeland security and emergency management education: An investigation into workforce needs. Dissertation findings presented at the Boston University Healthcare Emergency Management Program’s faculty retreat, Boston, MA.

Carlson, C. D., & Bouffard, T. (2014, October). Arctic security: Beyond homeland defense. Paper presented at the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, USNORTHCOM, and National Homeland Defense Foundation’s 8th Annual Homeland Security and Defense Education Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.

Carlson, C. D. (2016, September). U.S. Army and the Arctic. Paper presented at the U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK) Senior Leaders Conference, Denali National Park, AK.

Carlson, C. D. (2015, September). Three Arctics: Shared responsibility and many challenges. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Polar Law Symposium: Risk and Security in the Arctic: Local and National Perspectives, Fairbanks/Anchorage, AK.

Carlson, C. D. (2011, June). U.S. Emergency Management and Response Overview to Mongolia National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (as part of Alaska-Mongolia Partnership Program). Awarded the Alaska State Partnership Program Service Ribbon for distinguished service to the partnership program.

Hobbies

Wine Tasting, Mountain Biking, Spending Time Outdoors

 

Courses Taught

HSEM 121, HSEM 456, HSEM 690