Notes from the Editor

Welcome to Volume Three of Pracademic Affairs! We are back with another installment of this exciting forum for practitioners and practitioner-scholars and are grateful for the many submissions we received for this issue. Read more.

Pracademic Affairs

Pracademic Affairs

Global Pandemics are Extinction-level Events and Should not be Coordinated Solely through National or Jurisdictional Emergency Management

This article will make the case that global pandemics should not be in the planning, organization, equipping, training, and exercising responsibilities solely for emergency management entities – they need to be managed through a whole-of-government/whole-community approach using other management techniques.

By Michael Prasad

Federal Agencies and Governmental Partnerships in Public Health Emergency Management: Implications for Continued COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has tested the global governmental and public agency response to pandemic emergencies with regard to a number of areas. This essay focuses on major agency involvement in the United States as well as relevant historical comparisons to highlight important aspects of our current challenges in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Kevin L. Pohlman, David S. Markenson, Abigail Marriott, Jake Feingold, Jason Kreinces, Jonah Lowenstein, Rajkumar Pammal and Sacha Roberts

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