The Critical Role of Crisis Resilience in Building and Sustaining Political, Economic and Social Stability

By |2019-01-29T16:39:55-10:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Campbell, Canyon, Faculty Articles, Opinions/Editorials, Ryan|

"The Critical Role of Crisis Resilience in Building and Sustaining Political, Economic and Social Stability" is a new article co-authored by Benjamin J. Ryan, Deon v. Canyon, James Campbell, Frederick M. Burkle, and Wie-Sen Li.  It was recently published in the Defense Security Brief, volume 7, issue 2 According to the authors: "For the Indo-Pacific to build and maintain crisis resilience, implementation is required at regional, national, provincial and local levels. However, without a resilient local government and community, national and provincial resilience is not possible. This is because the local community levels are most intensely and immediately impacted by a [...]

Faculty addresses HADR rationale in Indo-Pacific

By |2019-01-09T15:11:40-10:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Campbell, Canyon, External Publications, Ryan|Tags: , , , |

Three DKI APCSS Faculty members recently co-authored a paper entitled “Rationale for involving the private sector in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the Indo-Pacific.” Dr. Benjamin Ryan, Dr. Deon Canyon and Dr. James Campbell all contributed to the paper. The article was also co-authored by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Risk Reduction. With the rise in disaster frequency and intensity throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the article explores the significant opportunity that exists for international humanitarian and disaster relief systems [...]

Effects of Climate Change on Volcanic Emissions and Health Security in Hawaii by 2050

By |2017-08-25T14:46:04-10:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Campbell, Canyon, College, Research|Tags: , , , |

“Effects of Climate Change on Volcanic Emissions and Health Security in Hawaii by 2050” is the latest paper by Dr. Deon V. Canyon and Dr. James R. Campbell. According to the authors, not only will climate change modify the weather, it is also predicted to influence volcanic emissions directly.  This change impacts air quality in Hawaii as well as quality of health for those who are sensitive to vog and/or allergens. “While the rate of vog production in Hawaii is natural, unavoidable and unmodifiable, weather-related climate changes do impact on vog distribution,” states Canyon. “Decreasing trade winds have already been reported [...]

Natural Disasters in the Pacific

By |2014-02-20T09:26:16-10:00February 19th, 2014|Categories: Campbell, College, Ear, Oehlers|

The Armed Forces Network recently ran a series on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. The story by U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Michael Jackson features interviews with experts from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies including:  Professor Jessica Ear, Dr. Alfred Oehlers, and Dr. James Campbell. The series highlights the need for careful cooperation between nations to prepared for and minimize the impact of potential disasters. Also featured are Commander of U.S. Pacific Command Admiral Samuel Locklear and Mr. Peter Colvin of the Pacific Disaster Center. Watch the series online now:   [...]

APCSS jointly produces new publication

By |2015-10-26T10:00:00-10:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: Azizian, Byrd, Campbell, Courses, Ear, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Forman, Hauger, JNankivell, KNankivell, Malik, Research, Vuving, Wieninger|

On the eve of the APEC 2012 summit, which begins next week in Vladivostok, Russia, it is our pleasure to announce the publication of the volume “From APEC 2011 TO APEC 2012: American and Russian Perspectives on Asia-Pacific Security and Cooperation. ” […]

APCSS professor Dr. Campbell nominated for ‘Sammie’

By |2014-08-29T16:16:36-10:00May 1st, 2012|Categories: Campbell, Courses, Faculty|

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ (APCSS) faculty Dr. James R. Campbell was recently nominated for the Management of Excellence Award in the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals competition for his service on U. S. Pacific Command's Joint Public Health Emergency Working Group (JPHEWG). "Sammies" are the most prestigious national awards and celebrate everyday heroes in our federal workforce. Finalists will be announced in early May this year. -END-

Chapter published on human health threats and implications for regional security in SE Asia

By |2017-03-07T16:02:44-10:00January 31st, 2012|Categories: Campbell, Faculty, Faculty Articles|

Dr. James Campbell published a chapter entitled, “Human Health Threats and Implications for Regional Security in Southeast Asia,” in the book, Human Security: Securing East Asia’s Future (B.T.C. Guan, editor), Springer, New York, 2012. According to Campbell, this chapter discusses local and transnational public health challenges that threaten regional health security.  […]

Issues for Engagement: Asian Perspectives on Transnational Security Challenges

By |2015-10-26T10:27:45-10:00June 18th, 2010|Categories: Azizian, Byrd, Campbell, Ear, Faculty, Faculty Articles, Fouse, KNankivell, Research, Tekwani, Vuving|

-+ “Issues for Engagement: Asian Perspectives on Transnational Security Challenges,” edited by David Fouse, is the latest book published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. According to Fouse, “The chapters in this volume analyze security priorities at the individual country level and gauge each country’s attempts at bilateral and multilateral security cooperation on transnational security challenges. Our intention is to provide policymakers and other government officials with a useful and convenient reference tool to draw upon to engage specific countries in the Asia-Pacific region.” […]

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