Letter to the Editor: Homeland Security Education — Response to Michael W. Collier

William V. Pelfrey Sr. and William D. Kelley Jr. Mr. Collier’s criticisms of our article, “Homeland Security Education: A Way Forward,” seem to revolve around five issues: Our coverage of homeland security education was partial, not “overall”: Our research methods produced no generalizability and ignored the private sector; We ignored the latest efforts in curriculum

Letter to the Editor: Homeland Security Education

Michael W. Collier “Homeland Security Education: A Way Forward,” by William Pelfrey and William Kelley and published in the February 2013 issue of Homeland Security Affairs provides some valuable insights but only a partial view of the overall situation with homeland security education. The methodology used by Pelfrey and Kelley does not support their inference

Letter to the Editor: The Power of the “Few” – Response

Rodrigo Nieto-Gómez I read Professor Tucker’s letter to the editor the same week that Eastman Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and Apple introduced the iBookstore platform (a disruptive effort of disintermediation reducing the publishing business to the scale of “the few”). In both cases, we are witnessing two organizations dealing with the challenge

Letter to the Editor: The Power of the “Few”

David Tucker I read with interest Professor Nieto-Gómez’s recent article published by Homeland Security Affairs. While it may be the case that the “few” are becoming more powerful, the article inaccurately presents this phenomenon and thus misleads the journal’s readers. The article states “on September 11, 2001, ‘few’ hijackers were able to bring to a

Letter to the Editor: Social Determinants of Community Preparedness and Resiliency

Paul A. Biedrzycki ABSTRACT: Paul A. Biedrzycki discusses the social determinants of community health. SUGGESTED CITATION: Biedrzycki, Paul A.. “Letter to the Editor: Social Determinants of Community Preparedness and Resiliency.” Homeland Security Affairs 7, Article 12 (April 2011). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/581 Understanding the social determinants of community health is frequently discussed these days in public health circles

Letter to the Editor: Security for Artisans

Nick Catrantzos ABSTRACT: Nick Catrantzos reflects on today’s security professional and the protection business. SUGGESTED CITATION: Catrantzos, Nick. “Letter to the Editor: Security for Artisans.” Homeland Security Affairs 7, Article 8 (February 2011). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/580 Security is receptive to scientific advance, but is no field for scientists to dominate. The exigencies of protection are too fluid

Letter to the Editor: Twelve Questions Answered

Samuel Clovis Jr. ABSTRACT: In January 2010, Christopher Bellavita asked twelve questions regarding homeland security. Samuel H. Clovis, Jr., of Morningside College offers an answer to each of these questions in this letter to the editor of Homeland Security Affairs. SUGGESTED CITATION: Clovis, Samuel. “Letter to the Editor: Twelve Questions Answered.” Homeland Security Affairs 6,

Letter to the Editor: Federal Nuclear Preparedness and Response Measures Reflect New Modeling Paradigms

Rocco Casagrande, John MacKinney, Judith Bader, C. Norman Coleman, Korey Jackson, and Ann Knebel ABSTRACT: A response to Robert Harney’s article, “Inaccurate Prediction of Nuclear Weapons Effects and Possible Adverse Influences on Nuclear Terrorism Preparedness,” published in Homeland Security Affairs V, no.3 (September 2009). SUGGESTED CITATION: Casagrande, Rocco et al. “Letter to the Editor: Federal

Letter to the Editor: National Intelligence Strike Teams

Zacharias Fuentes ABSTRACT: Letter from CWO Zacharias Fuentes, U.S. Army Retired dated August 28, 2008. SUGGESTED CITATION: Fuentes, Zacharias. “Letter to the Editor: National Intelligence Strike Teams.” Homeland Security Affairs 4, Article 9 (October 2008). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/593 Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I am in full agreement with Adam Crowe’s article “National Strike Teams: An

Letter to the Editor: Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security?

Derek Rieksts ABSTRACT: Letter from Derek Rieksts of Vero Beach, Florida, dated June 26, 2008 SUGGESTED CITATION: Rieksts, Derek. “Letter to the Editor: Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security?.” Homeland Security Affairs 4, Article 8 (October 2008). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/592 Letter to the Editor Thank you for your intriguing article “Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland