News from the Bush School

Caudle Named Director of the Certificate in Homeland Security Program

September 16, 2009

Dr. Sharon Caudle, Younger-Carter Distinguished Policy Maker in Residence, has been named director of the Certificate in Homeland Security program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service.  The appointment is effective immediately, said Dr. Sam Kirkpatrick, executive associate dean of the Bush School. Caudle replaces Dr. David McIntyre, who resigned to run for political office. 

“Dr. Caudle has been involved with Bush School and TAMU homeland security instruction and related activities for several years. In addition to her faculty appointments and service at all levels of government, she had major homeland security responsibilities at GAO before joining the Bush School,” Kirkpatrick said.

Caudle will be conducting the ongoing SACS Southern Association of Colleges and Schools assessment activities and a comprehensive review of the Certificate in Homeland Security program, Kirkpatrick added. With her appointment, the program will now be administered through the Master of Public Service and Administration area, with continuing support from Extended Education. 

In addition to her Ph.D. in public administration from The George Washington University, Dr. Caudle also holds a master’s in homeland security and homeland defense from the School of International Studies, Naval Postgraduate School. She currently serves on the American National Standards Institute’s Homeland Security Standards Panel steering committee and the technical committee.  She is a Senior Fellow with The George Washington University’s Homeland Security Policy Institute and a Fellow with Texas A&M University’s Integrative Center for Homeland Security. 

For additional information, contact:
Susan L. Robertson, Director of Communications and External Relations at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 979.862.8845.