Audrey Heffron Casserleigh, PhD


Senior Fellow | Teaching Professor

  aheffron@cdrp.net
  850.644.9961
  638 Bellamy

Dr. Audrey Heffron Casserleigh is a Senior Fellow at CDRP and a Teaching Professor in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program at Florida State University. Dr. Casserleigh’s areas of dedicated research include man-made disasters and the organizational behavior of terrorist networks. As the previous Director of CDRP, Dr. Casserliegh has been the principal investigator and project lead on dozens of projects supporting state, local and Federal agencies.

Dr. Casserleigh has written one textbook, two edited chapters, over 35 articles, and has appeared in the press on MSNBC and the AP. She has served as a lecturer and consultant to the US Department of State, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Korean Secret Service, Chinese Academy of Sciences, American and International Red Cross, Ghanian National Disaster Management Organization and the Italian National Civil Protection Service. She currently serves on the Directorate Board for the International Society for Crisis and Emergency Management (ISCEM) and the Americorps-Corporation for National and Community Service.

Dr. Casserleigh holds a doctorate in Social and Political Science from the University of Cambridge, a Master’s of Science from Florida State University, a Bachelor of Arts from Wells College, and a Certificate of English Literature from Oxford University.

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