Graduate Faculty and Staff

Dr. Greg L. Shaw, D.Sc

Co-Director of the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management (ICDRM); Associate Professor of EMSE


Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Address: 800 22nd St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20052
Phone: +1 (202) 994 6736
Fax: +1 (202) 994 0245

Office Hours:

Posted each semester. Please feel free to call at anytime for an appointment

Research Areas:

  • Business Crisis and Continuity Management
  • Risk Management
  • Training, Education and Development


  • EMSE 6300 Homeland Security: The National Challenge
  • EMSE 6345 Disaster Recovery and Organizational Continuity
  • EMSE 6315 Management of Risk and Vulnerability for Hazards and Terrorism

Professional Experience:

  • Program, Emergency and Business Continuity manager and practitioner with over 30 years experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the United States Coast Guard, at The George Washington University, and with Veridian Systems Division.

  • Over 15 years experience in the specialty area of training, education and human development with an emphasis in adult education and organizational development.

  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) through Disaster Recovery Institute International in 2001.

  • Over 12 years operational leadership experience in emergency response, humanitarian assistance, and marine environmental protection and as a Coast Guard unit commander and officer.


List of Publications

Educational Background: