JSU Professor’s Textbook Gains Second Edition

JSU Professor’s Textbook Gains Second Edition


Dr. Jeff Ryan, Jacksonville State University professor of emergency management, has had the second edition of his textbook, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism published by Elsevier. 

A retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, Ryan specializes in preparedness, bioterrorism response, and Homeland Security. He holds a Ph.D. in medical and veterinary entomology from North Carolina State University, an M.S. in biomedical sciences from Hood College, and a B.S. in entomology from Syracuse University. 

Of Ryan’s work, Bret Atkins of the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management stated, "Ryan and Glarum have produced a reference document appropriate for the libraries of emergency planners and managers, public health leadership, as well as state and local elected officials... Used pedagogically, the book is suitable for graduate-level students in public health, emergency management, public administration, and journalism...The authors bring a balanced mix of scholarship and response experience to the creation of this text.” 

Ryan’s textbook can be found on Elsevier’s website or on Amazon.