The following list contains only those Master’s Capstone Theses published within the Emergency and Disaster Management program. For a complete list of APUS Master’s Capstone Theses, visit this link.

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Theses from 2016

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Balthazar, Luke I.W., Airports and Catastrophes: Understanding Preparations for the Response Phase After Catastrophic Incidents
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Huston, Alexandra L., Partners for the Future: Emergency Managment and Technology
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Newcomer, Brian C., The Impacts of Climate Change on the Field of Emergency Management
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Ramirez, Dominica R., Improving Multijurisdictional Disaster Response Capabilities
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Solace, Lynn S., Crisis Management for Refugee Populations
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

Theses from 2015

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Farris, Michele A., Triage: Is it Time for an Update to Standards and Protocols?
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Hughes, Elizabeth A., An Exposition of Social Vulnerability, Inequality and Disaster Management: Revisiting Hurricane Katrina
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Mann, Tamara L., Urban Sinkholes: Are Our Communities Prepared for Them?
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Ngotho, Esther W., An Analysis of the Potential Benefits of Creating Specialized United Nations' Emergency Operations Centers in the Developing Countries
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Nye, Bobbi Jo, Emergency Plans: A Perception of Preparedness in Non-Public K-8 Schools
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Sobecki, Krista M., Preparedness and Vulnerability of Hospital and Healthcare Systems in Biological and Pandemic Incidents
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Van Reed, Paul R., Cell Phone Technology and Big Data Applications in Emergency Evacuations
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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White, Cassandra J., The Necessity for the Implementation of Basic Emergency Management Courses into the High School Setting
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Wilmoth, Teresa C., Gender Impact of Climate Change in Nigeria
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

Theses from 2014

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Bright, Matthew Smith, Emergency Vehicle LED Lighting: Friend or Foe?
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Magenheimer, Jesse A., Legislative and Policy Issues Hindering Resilience of Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources against Cyber Threats
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)

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Scholl, Blair Anthony, The Necessity of a Social Media Unit in the Incident Command System Structure
Emergency and Disaster Management: Capstone-Thesis: Master of Arts (MA)