Faculty to host virtual info session on March 2

Friday, February 26, 2021
Professor James Ramsay, Ph.D., will lead a virtual info session about UNH's homeland security program on March 2.

Professor James Ramsay, Ph.D., will lead a virtual info session about UNH's homeland security program on March 2.

From terrorism and natural disasters to immigration, data security, climate change, corporate security and national security intelligence, pandemic response and community resilience—today’s threat environment is complex and dynamic. Designed to prepare graduates for high-demand roles in emergency management, cybersecurity, intelligence and more, UNH's homeland security program gives you the knowledge and experience that sets you apart after graduation.

Virtual Homeland Security Info Session
Tuesday, March 2 | 5 - 6 p.m.
Register today

Join us for a virtual info session on March 2 at 5 p.m. to meet faculty, explore areas of study, hear success stories of our graduates and learn how the real-world experience you’ll get at UNH Durham or UNH Manchester will prepare you for your future. The virtual info session will be led by James Ramsay, Ph.D., who spearheaded the creation of UNH's homeland security program, which was a catalyst that earned UNH its designation as a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Ramsay’s research interests include climate security, law enforcement education and the relationship between environmental and human security and national security strategic planning. He has published several books and has served as a subject matter expert on local and national media on a wide range of health, safety, emergency management and environmental health issues. His work has earned him multiple accolades from the American Society of Safety Professionals, including selection as a 2019 ASSP Fellow, the 2016 Culbertson Award for Excellence in Service, the 2011 President’s Award and the 2008 William Tarrants Award Outstanding Safety Educator Award.

What do you like best about your job?

JR: Teaching security studies to students, engaging students in our democracy, and my colleagues.

What are your hobbies?

JR: Travel, cycling, movies and eating with family and friends.

Tell us your favorite:

  • Manchester restaurant: Shaskeen Irish Pub
  • New Hampshire destination: The White Mountains
  • Book: In a Sunburnt Country by Bill Bryson
  • Movie: The Burbs
  • Childhood book: Johnny Tremain
  • Childhood TV show: Star Trek (of course, the classic series)


Learn more about Professor Ramsay and UNH's homeland security program at our virtual info session on Tuesday, March 2 at 5 p.m. RSVP today

homeland security INFO SESSION, march 2


Kassidy Taylor | Marketing & Communications, UNH Manchester | kassidy.taylor@unh.edu
The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of New Hampshire as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. UNH is the first institution in the state to earn this prestigious designation, which recognizes the university’s commitment to cybersecurity education.