College of Safety & Emergency Services
Dr. Rynele Mardis
Rynele M. Mardis, Ph.D., is a public service senior leader with more than 25 years of service to the nation, and an adjunct professor of Public Safety Leadership studies for various colleges and universities. He holds a bachelor’s in justice science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; a master’s in strategic intelligence from the National Intelligence University, a master’s in business and organizational security management from Webster University, and a Ph.D. in Public Safety Leadership specializing in emergency management from Capella University. His military assignments span all levels of leadership from tactical to strategic-levels, both domestic and international
This article is part of a five-part series that explores the contemporary emergency manager’s strategic-thinking knowledge gap. This article provides an introduction to the series and a high-level overview...