A Graduate Course in Terrorism Offered Online This Summer by NKU’s Public Administration

marcos misisEvery day the news is filled with stories of terrorism in some part of the world. How did we get here?

A graduate-level online course will explore the foundation of global terrorism and the organizations and networks that fuel it. Students will be exposed to the relevant geography, history, religion, philosophy, political and criminal aspects of terrorism worldwide. What’s being done to counter the terrorist activities will also be discussed.

Terrorism (PAD 683) will be taught by Dr. Marcos Misis, who has research expertise and experience in terrorism, homeland security and police.  Dr. Misis is working on research with a Taiwanese police official about the Container Security Program, which is designed prevent the illegal smuggling of terrorists, weapons of mass destruction and explosives via maritime cargo.  He is also working on research on terrorism, security and police stress on the Southern border of the United States.  Prior to becoming a professor, Dr. Misis had a lengthy career in the military and private security.

This class is being offered as part of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management area of concentration in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at NKU.  The MPA is an applied 39-semester-hour degree designed to prepare students for careers in public management.

This class will start on May 13. Anyone interested in registering for the class must apply to NKU as a non-degree seeking student and submit official transcripts from any colleges and universities they have attended. Any current NKU graduate student can register without submitting a new application.

For further details about the course, contact the MPA program at mpa@nku.edu.

 

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