Cameron Carlson

Cameron Carlson

Director, Homeland Security & Emergency Management Program
Office 222B, Bunnell Building
(907) 474-6537

Recent Professional Training & Military Education

2010 Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Professional Development Series

2007-2010 National Incident Management System (NIMS) (100, 200, 300, 400 levels)

2010 Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service (TEEX) Enhanced Incident Management Unified Command Course

2009 Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenza

2009 State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

2009 Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service (TEEX) Incident Management / Unified Command (MGT-313)

2009 Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service (TEEX) Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident Management / Unified Command

2008 Department of Homeland Security Continuity of Operations Planning Train the Trainer Course


1995 MA Webster University, International Relations
1986 BS Monmouth University, Biology

Professional Experience

2010-present Program Director, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Management

2010 Deputy Project Manager/Project Manager, Triple Canopy, Worldwide Personal Protective Security (WPPS) Baghdad, Iraq

2007-2010 Director, Emergency Management, University of Alaska Statewide System

2006-2007 Site Lead, General Dynamics Information Technology Command, Control, Communications, Computers-Information, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Training Contract

2003-2006 Department Chair, Department of Military Science and Leadership, University of Alaska Fairbanks

2002-2003 Chief, Initiatives and Plans Group, U.S. Army Forces Command Logistics Directorate-Logistics Transformation Lead w/duty Operation Enduring Freedom

2000-2002 Aide de Camp to Commanding General, U.S. Army Central Command/Coalition Forces Land Component Command, Camp Doha, Kuwait  w/duty Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) Afghanistan

1998-2000 Operations Officer/Director Plans, Training Mobilization and Security, Southern European Task Force Vicenza, Italy w/duty supporting Operation Noble Anvil, Operation Allied Force, Bosnia; Kosovo

1997-1998 Commander, Headquarters Support Company, Southern European Task Force-Italy, w/duty Operation Guardian Retrieval, Brazzaville Congo

1996-1997 Brigade S5 /Civil Military Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry, Vicenza, Italy,  w/duty Operation Guardian Assistance, Entebbe, Uganda/Kigali, Rwanda

1994-1996 S5 Operations and Plans Officer, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina w/duty Joint Special Operations Task Force Haiti, Operation Uphold/Maintain Democracy, w/duty United Nations Mission Haiti

1992-1994 Student Officer, US Special Warfare Center & School

1987-1992 Infantry Officer with service in 4/502 IN-Berlin Bde, Platoon Trainer (Infantry Officer Basic Course) and Commander C-Co 3 Bn 32 IN-Fort Benning GA

1983-1986 Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate, US Army, Patterson Army Community Hospital Ambulance Section/Emergency Room, Fort Monmouth New Jersey 

Recent Publications

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).

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