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Associate Professor Scott White Featured on and Wall Street Journal on Security Response Following Ottawa Attacks

October 27, 2014

Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics Associate Clinical Professor Scott White, PhD was quoted in an Oct. 23 Wall Street Journal story ("Ottawa Shooting Prompts Security Review") about the Canadian government’s response to the recent terrorist attacks on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada on Oct. 22.

White also authored an Oct. 26 post for’s “Global Public Square” blog discussing responses to these attacks and the “openness/safety paradox" in Canadian government and society.

White is an expert in homeland security and emergency management, terrorism and counter-terrorism; infrastructure protection; and intelligence analysis. His research interests include homeland security, terrorism and intelligence analysis, and counter-terrorism and infrastructure protection.

Previous to joining Drexel faculty, White served as founder and director of the Institute of Homeland Security at Westfield State University; as associate consultant for security and intelligence at MONAD Security Audit Systems, Inc.; as a Commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, Military Intelligence Branch (G2); and in the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Office of the Solicitor General, Canada.

He earned a doctoral degree in criminology from the University of Bristol; a master of arts degree from the Department of Political Studies, Policy and Administration at the University of Guelph; and a bachelor of arts degree in political science and psychology from York University.