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Frances L. Edwards

Edwards, Frances L.

Associate Professor,  Political Science

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5559

Office Hours
Monday 3:30-5:30pm and Tuesday 3:30-5:30pm, or by appointment

Licenses & Certificates

  • Certified Emergency Manager
    International Association of Emergency Managers, United States, 1997


Associate Professor, Political Science
Director, Master of Public Administration Program
Deputy Director, National Transportation Security Center of Excellence, Mineta Transportation Institute
Deputy Director, Collaborative for Disaster Mitigation, SJSU
1991-2006 Director of Emergency Preparedness, City of San Jose
1986-1991 Emergency Services Coordinator, City of Irvine
1991-1995 Commissioner, California Seismic Safety Commission