Mike's research deals with risk and crisis communication in digital environments by focusing on communication in social environments. Mike evaluates the spread of emergency information during crises, and the predictors that influence individual perceptions of safety. More recently, Mike is extending this work into the relationship between media utilization and capacity and competency for violent behavior.
Summer/Winter Courses – START offers fully online summer and winter courses each year, which are open to any current degree seeking student or non-degree seeking individual.
Global Terrorism Studies Minor – This University of Maryland undergraduate program is designed to train the next generation of terrorism analysts, including students who plan to pursue graduate study related to terrorism as well as employment in the federal, state, local, non-profit, and/or private sectors.
Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis – This online graduate program provides participants with advanced education on the causes, dynamics and impacts of international and domestic terrorism.
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Security and Terrorism Studies – This online graduate program prepares students to examine the complex social, political, economic, and psychological underpinnings of terrorist and other asymmetric security threats.
- University at Buffalo, Department of Communication, Ph.D., 2008 - 2015
- Fordham University, Department of Communication and Media Studies, M.A., 2008
- Fordham University, College of Business Administration, B.S., 2007
- Ithaca College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Park School of Communication, 2014-2015