Master's Hybrid

Master of Science in Threat and Response Management


Learn From the Best

MScTRM lecturers and advisors—experts in their fields with unparalleled levels of experience—choose to share their expertise and passion by participating in the program. Program instructors include public safety and corporate security consultants, physicians and epidemiologists, leading researchers, and more. Our close association with experienced leaders and practitioners working in the field of emergency management allow students to combine educational theory with practical lessons in disaster management and crisis prevention.

Medy Agami, Emergency Management instructor

Medy Agami, MBA

Vice-Chairman and Partner, Ben-Roz and Associates

Medy S. A. Agami is Vice-Chairman and Partner at Ben-Roz and Associates. He is an expert in strategy and economics, data analytics and decision sciences, risk management and governance, finance, and public policy. Mr. Agami was previously a co-founder and managing director of Opimas. He has also...

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Matt Angleo, Emergency Management instructor

Matt Angelo, MA

Executive Coach

Matt is an executive coach with a background in leadership development and organizational strategy where he partners with leaders to realize their fullest potential by creating a space for awareness and reflection while aligning values to purpose and vision. His coaching clients often focus on who...

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Peter Boogaard

Peter Boogaard

Communications Director for

Peter Boogaard leads policy communications for Snap Inc, the technology company that makes Snapchat. Previously, he served as a White House and National Security Council Spokesman as well as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security during the Obama...

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Paul D. Delacourt, Master of Science in Threat and Response Management instructor

Paul D. Delacourt, JD

Managing Partner, Stratagem Consulting, LLC

Paul is currently the Managing Partner of Stratagem Consulting, LLC.  Stratagem is a cadre of national security experts, combining decades of law enforcement, intelligence, business and military experience.  The team includes thought leaders with successful careers in the fields of law, business...

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William Evanina, Emergency Management  instructor

William R. Evanina

Founder and CEO of the Evanina Group

William Evanina is Founder and CEO of the Evanina Group. He serves on multiple advisory boards.

On May 6, 2020, he became the first Senate-confirmed director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC). He has held the position of Director since 2014, leading...

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Emergency Management Instructor Jeremy Greenberg

Jeremy Greenberg, MA

Director for the Response Operations Division, FEMA

Mr. Jeremy Greenberg currently serves as the Director for the Response Operations Division at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this capacity he is responsible for overseeing FEMA’s numerous capabilities that identify, alert, and stabilize threats and hazards. This includes the...

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Nicholas Havey, MScTRM instructor

Nicholas Havey, PhD candidate

MScTRM Instructor

Nicholas Havey is a PhD candidate in the Higher Education and Organizational Change program in the Department of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on politics, political divisions, and how these divisions impact campus climate, culture, and higher education...

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Millie Rey, MA

Millie Rey, MA

Writing/Dissertation Coach, University of Chicago

Millie Rey provides writing support for graduate students in the Master of Science in Threat and Response Management and Master of Science in Analytics programs, in addition to the liberal arts programs at the College of the University of Chicago. She is a writing consultant for industry and...

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Philip Stupak, Threat & Response Management Instructor

Philip Stupak, JD

Senior Advisor, Cambridge Global

Phil Stupak is a senior advisor at Cambridge Global where he provides bespoke government relations solutions to companies operating within the cybersecurity, homeland security, and national security environment. He is also a senior fellow at the University of Chicago's Harris Cyber Policy Initiative...

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Nate Snyder, Threat & Response Management Instructor

Nate Snyder, MS

Executive Vice President, Cambridge Global Advisors LLC

Nate is a current Executive Vice President with Cambridge Global Advisors, LLC, a national security consulting and strategic communications firm. There he advises and supports Fortune 500, federal, and state and local clients in cybersecurity, counterterrorism, information and intelligence sharing...

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Francis X. Taylor, Threat & Response Management Instructor

Francis X. Taylor, MS

President and CEO, FXTaylor Associates, LLC

Francis X. Taylor is the President and CEO of FXTaylor Associates, LLC which specializes in Security, Crisis Management and Risk Management Consulting.

Mr. Taylor retired from the US Government on January 20, 2017. His last assignment was Under Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, US...

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Griffin Thompson, Threat & Response Management Instructor

Griffin M. Thompson, PhD

Retired Director, Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency...

Dr. Griffin Thompson recently retired as the U.S. State Department’s Director of the Office of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, in the Bureau of Energy Resources. In that position, he was responsible for guiding the Department’s work on the global energy transformation, to accelerate the...

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Daniel William, Threat & Response Management Instructor

Daniel William, MBA, CPA

Principal in the Forensic Services Practice, Charles River Associates

Dan is a Principal in the Forensic Services Practice at Charles River Associates. Dan recently retired from the FBI as a Supervisory Special Agent with 23 years of federal law enforcement experience. Dan was the Supervisory Special Agent of a terrorism squad focused on threats to the homeland from...

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Rebecca Wurtz, MScTRM Instructor

Rebecca Wurtz, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management...

Rebecca Wurtz is an infectious disease physician, epidemiologist, and health informaticist. She has worked for city, county, state, federal, and international public health programs in communicable diseases, preparedness, and management. She received a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and...

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Along with current instructors, many of our past instructors continue to serve as capstone advisors.