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Audrey Heffron Casserleigh


Dr. Audrey Heffron Casserleigh is Senior Faculty in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program at Florida State University. She also serves as a Senior Fellow in the Center for Disaster Risk Policy.

Dr. Heffron Casserleigh has written over 20 articles and appears in the press on MSNBC and the AP. She has served as a lecturer and consultant to the US Department of State, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Korean Secret Service, Chinese Academy of Sciences, American and International Red Cross, Ghanian National Disaster Agency and the Italian National Emergency Management Organization. She currently serves on the Directorate Board for the International Society for Crisis and Emergency Management (ISCEM).

She is currently focused on increasing exchanges between FSU and international programs to the benefit of students and faculty.  Dr. Casserleigh's areas of dedicated research include man-made disasters and the organizational behavior of terrorist networks.