Thomas Carey

Adjunct Professor
School for Public Affairs and Administration
Dr. Thomas Carey is an Adjunct for the Emergency and Disaster Management (EDM) Masters Program at MCNY. He is a retired NYPD Detective Sergeant with professional experiences that include investigations, intelligence, organized crime, and training. Dr. Carey obtained the rank of Sergeant Major in the New York Army National Guard serving in the Operation Iraqi Freedom campaign. His research focuses on experiential learning and client-based service learning in emergency management and the development of homeland security curricula. Dr. Carey has presented to domestic and international audiences while abroad on a wide variety of issues dealing with security, emergencies and disasters. Additionally, he serves as a reviewer for authors and publishing companies producing emergency management and homeland security journals and textbooks. Dr. Carey holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice, a M.S. in Criminal Justice and Security Administration from Long Island University, and an Ed.D. from St. John Fisher College. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).