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About William L. Waugh Jr.

My work focuses primarily on local capacity building for emergency management and Homeland Security. The sociopolitical, as well as legal, environment is one in which authority is fragmented, resources are dispersed, and capacities are uneven. It is an environment that requires intergovernmental, inter-sector, and inter-organizational collaboration. Disasters, including terrorism-related disasters, also require considerable flexibility and improvisation. Identifying mechanisms that encourage effective collaboration at the organizational and individual levels is the goal.

Positions

Present Public Administration and Urban Studies, Georgia State University
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Present Faculty Member, Policy Studies Organization
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Research Interests

Governance and Policy analysis and evaluation


Contact Information

14 Marietta Street, NW, Ste 337
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992
http://aysps.gsu.edu/people/waughw.htm

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