Dr. Gary Webb

Professor and Chair
(940) 369-5815
Chilton Hall 122D
Education: 
  • Ph.D., University of Delaware
  • M.S., University of North Texas
  • B.S., University of North Texas
Courses: 

Undergraduate

  • EADP 3010 Introduction to Emergency Management
  • EADP 3045 Disaster Response and Recovery
  • EADP 4080 Capstone Course in Emergency Management

Graduate:

  • EMDS 5010 Emergency Management Theory and Practice
  • EMDS 5620 Challenges of Disaster Response

Dr. Gary Webb is Professor and Chair of Emergency Management and Disaster Science.  Prior to coming to UNT, he was a faculty member in the sociology department and the Center for the Study of Disasters and Extreme Events at Oklahoma State University.  He has also held research positions at the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center. 

Dr. Webb has conducted extensive research on organizational preparedness for and response to numerous disasters in the United States and abroad.  His research has been supported by various agencies, including the U.S. National Science Foundation, and it has appeared in a variety of professional journals, including the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and DisastersInternational Journal of Emergency ManagementInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Science, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis ManagementEnvironmental Hazards, Natural Hazards Review, and others.

Most recently, he co-authored Introduction to Emergency Management, 2nd Edition (CRC Press, 2017).  He has been quoted in major media outlets, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and National Public Radio, and he has delivered invited presentations to international audiences in Denmark, France, South Korea, Taiwan, The Netherlands, and Turkey.  Dr. Webb has received multiple teaching awards, including the 2011 Oklahoma State University Regents Distinguished Teaching Award.

Curriculum Vitae: 
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