Books / Monographs:
NATO and Terrorism: On Scene! Emergency Management After a Major Terror Attack,(edtors, with Friedrich Steinhausler). Springer, 2007.
NATO and Terrorism: Catastrophic Terrorism and First Responders- Threats and Mitigation(editors, with Friedrich Steinhausler). Springer, 2005.
Saving City Lifelines: Lessons Learned in the 9-11 Terrorist Attacks(with Brian Michael Jenkins), #02-06. Mineta Transportation Institute, 2003.
Preparing for Terrorism: Tools for Evaluating the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program. Frederick J. Manning and Lewis Goldfrank, Editors, Committee on Evaluation of the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine. National Academy of Sciences, 2002.
“Organizing for emergency management,” (with Dan Goodrich), in Kathleen Tierney and William L. Waugh, Jr., (eds.), Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local Government, International City Management Association, 2007.
“Homeland Security from the Local Perspective,” in William C. Nicholson (ed.), Homeland Security Law and Policy, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 2005, p. 111-133.
“Telling It Like It Is: The Role of the Media in Terrorism Response and Recovery, “ in Juliet Kayyam and Robyn Pangi (eds.), First to Arrive: State and Local Response to Terrorism, MIT Press, 2003, p. 59-75.
“Metropolitan Medical Strike Team Systems: Responding to the Medical Demands of WMD/NBC Events,” (with John Walmsley), in Ali Farazmand (ed.), Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2001.
“Planning for WMD/NBC Events: A Local/Federal Partnership,” and “WMD/NBC: Lessons Learned from Three Mile Island and Chernobyl Reactor Accidents,” in Ali Farazmand (ed.), Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2001.
“The First-Responder’s Perspective,” in Sydney Drell and Abraham Sofer, The New Terror: Facing the Threat of Biological and Chemical Weapons, Hoover Institution Press, 2000, p.
"Intergovernmental Challenges and California's Approach to Emergency Management," in Richard T. Sylves and William L. Waugh, Jr. (eds.), Disaster Management in the U.S. and Canada, Charles C. Thomas, Publishers, 1996
"Cultural Diversity: Communities Have Many Faces," in Katharyn E.K. Ross, Issues in Earthquake Education, National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, 1992
"The Role of the Emergency Services Coordinator," in Richard T. Sylves and William L. Waugh, Jr Cities and Disasters, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1990
“Hurricane Katrina: How Local Government's Lack of Revenue Impacts Its Financial Recovery,” in The Public Manager, Winter 2008-2009, vol. 37, no. 4, with Isabelle Afawubo.
“Obstacles to Recovery: The Hurricane Katrina Task Force Report," in The Public Manager, Winter 2008-2009, vol. 37, no.4.
“An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure: Improving Communication to Reduce Mortality During Bioterrorism Responses,” in American Journal of Disaster Medicine, March/April 2008, with Margaret L. Brandeau, Gregory S. Zaric, Johannes Freiesleben, and Dena Bravata.
“Recovering from Katrina: A Work in Progress – 2007,” in The Public Manager, Winter 2007-2008, vol. 36, no. 4.
“Federal Intervention in Local Emergency Planning: Nightmare on Main Street,” in State and Local Government Review,Carl Vinson Institute of Government, vol. 39, no. 1 (2007).
“Businesses Prepare Their Employees for Disaster Recovery,” in The Public Manager, Winter 2006-2007, vol. 35, no. 4.
“Moving Forward: ASPA Katrina Task Force,” in The Public Manager, Winter 2006-2007, vol. 35, no. 4.
“Law Enforcement Response to Biological Terrorism: Lessons Learned from New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina,” Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 2006, 6(1):139-148, March 2006. http://www.iletsbei.com/lee_forum/articledetail.php?recordID=515
“An Introduction to Emergency Management,” book review in Public Administration Review, September/October 2002, Vol. 62, No. 5. [Invited by the editor; peer reviewed]
“Collaborative Leadership,” (with Peter Economy), Leader to Leader, 2003
“Bikini Atoll,” “Chernobyl,” “Hiroshima,” “Kwajalein,” “Nagasaki,” “Oak Ridge,” “Reykjavik Summit”, “Three Mile Island” in Eric A. Croddy and James Wirtz (eds.), Weapons of Mass Destruction, Volume 2: Nuclear Weapons, 2004.
“Essential lesson of Katrina: Bay Area must be prepared,” editorial analysis, San Jose Mercury News,August 27, 2006.
“How Prepared Are We?” editorial analysis, San Jose Mercury News, September 11, 2003.
“7.4: Quicker response, good emergency planning will make the difference,” editorial analysis, San Jose Mercury News,August 29,1999.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management, (with William Nicholson and William Waugh), FEMA Higher Education website, www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu/hsm.asp. (Lecture 4 and 5).
Selected Recent Conference Presentations:
“The Challenges of International Goodwill,” American Society for Public Administration, Miami, FL, March 23, 2009.
“Improving Security and Reducing Vulnerabilities in Transportation,” DHS 2009 University Programs Summit, Washington, DC, March 18, 2009.
“Cross Border Challenges in Disaster Response,” poster session, Natural Hazards Conference, Bloomfield, CO, July 2008.
“Building Blocks of Effective Disaster Response in Cross-Border Events,” Stephenson Disaster Management Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, April 2008.
“Immigration to Silicon Valley: Author Meets Critics,” San Jose State University Immigration Conference, San Jose, CA, April 2008.
“Security or Conflict: Peace at Home or Peace Abroad?” International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA March 2008. (Invited by Amitai Etzioni)
“Show Me The Money: Hurricane Katrina and Public Spending,” (with Isabelle Afawubo), American Society for Public Administration, Dallas, TX, March 2008.
“Police in Catastrophic Response: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina,” 2nd Istanbul Conference on Global Security and Democracy, Istanbul, Turkey, June 16, 2007.
“Collaborative Leadership in Dynamic Environments of Disasters and Crises: Collaboration at the Local Level,” American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC, March, 2007.
“Lessons Noted or Lessons Learned? U.S. Emergency Management Post-Katrina,” American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC, March, 2007.
“Leadership in Disasters,” 31st Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, July 9, 2006.
“Analogies Between Natural Hazards and Terrorism Preparedness: The U.S. and Israeli Experience,” (with Daniel Goodrich), poster sessions, 31st Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, July 9-11, 2006.
“Aftermath of Katrina/Rita and National Preparedness,” 16th Biennial Forum of Government Auditors, San Jose, May 25, 2006
“What can California learn from other experiences?” Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation, Forum on Catastrophe Preparedness: Partnering to Protect Workplaces, South San Francisco, April 7, 2006
“Mitigation versus Prevention: A view from the local government level,” American Society for Public Administration, April 2, 2006, Denver, Colorado.
“Katrina and Rita: Business & NGO Impacts,” American Society for Public Administration, March 31, 2006, Denver, Colorado
“Evolving Emergency Management in the United States,” NATO Joint STS-CNAD Workshop
Emergency Management after a Major Terror Attack: The New Challenges for First Responders and Civil Protection, March 3, 2006, Ericiera, Portugal
“Weather and Emergency Management,” INFORMS, November 13, 2005, San Francisco.
“Social Science Research and the Emergency Management Practitioner,” paper presented at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2004.