Mr. J.O. Bailey
Office: Dean Hall, Room 107
MS., Arkansas Tech University
Emergency Management Homeland Security
BS., University of Tampa
PhD Candidate in Emergency Management, Capella University
Mr. Bailey joined the ATU faculty in 2010. He currently teaches classes on terrorism, business continuity, social dimensions of disasters, economics of disasters, volunteer and resource management, and both undergraduate and graduate research. Prior to joining the Department of Emergency Management full-time, Mr. Bailey was an Adjunct Professor for ATU instructing classes on terrorism and economics of disasters. His published thesis focused on the development of a leadership profile for Community Emergency Response Team leaders. Mr. Bailey’s research interests include leadership, social vulnerability to disasters, business continuity, continuity of operations for public schools, recovery, logistics during a crisis, and stress. When he is not teaching, Mr. Bailey provides motivational lectures to local and community organizations.
Mr. Bailey’s has extensive prior experience in operational planning and exercises for both the US military and major corporations. As a US Army officer he participated in the planning and execution of logistic support for several military operations to include Operation Iraqi Freedom. Mr. Bailey also has considerable experience in leadership training and development including a two-year leadership and teambuilding program for PepsiCo.