Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security

Links to Research of Associates of the  Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security

Broome, R.E. (2013). "A Phenomenological Psychological Study of the Police Officer's Lived-Experience of the Use of Deadly Force."  Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 20(10), 1-24.

Broome, R.E. (2013).  "The Lived-Experience of Leading a Successful Police Vehicle Pursuit: A Descriptive Phenomenological Psychological Inquiry." Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 44, 220-243.

Broome, R.E. & Tabata, T. (2015). "The Lived-Experience of Police Vehicle Pursuit: A Descriptive Phenomenological Psychological Study"

Byrnes, A., DuPont, H., Matthew, D., McCartt, J., Noll, G. & Yoder, W.  (2017, September 30). Final Report: The Jack Rabbit II Project’s Impacts on Emergency Responders. Utah Valley University.

Byrnes, A. & Matthew, D. (2016, November 11). JACK RABBIT II Phase II 2016: Findings and Observations. Utah Valley University.

Fisher, J.R., Pitcher, J.  & Noll, G. (2015, Summer). Using student case study research to verify twitter usage in disasters. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Fisher, J.R. (2009). PUBLIC RELATIONS AND WAR: SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE OR UNETHICAL. Journal of International Business Disciplines.

McEntire, D.A. (2018). Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience, 2nd Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-118-67302-7

McEntire, D.A. (2009). Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism from an Emergency Management Perspective. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0470127520

Research about Leadership  

Fisher, J.R. & Maxfield, R.J. (2013). Emergency service leader perceptions of legitimacy.  Business Research Yearbook, Vol. 20, Number 2, pp. 408-413.

Maxfield, R.J. & Russell, E. (2017).  "Emergency Leadership: The Lived Experience."

Maxfield, R. J. & Russell, E. J. (2017). Emergency services leadership: The lived experience. Journal of Homeland Security Education, 6, 1-13.

Russell, E.J., Broome, R.E. & Prince, R. (2015). "Discovering the Servant in Fire and Emergency Services Leaders: A Grounded Theory."  Servant Leadership: Theory and Practice, 2 (2), 57-75.

Research about Teaching and Learning 

Fisher, J.R. & Mittelman, M. (2013). Applied Learning in Online Education: A Comparative Study Employing DEAL Critical Reflection. Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education, Vol. 5, pp. 3-14.

Maxfield, R.J. & Fisher, J.R. (2012). Employing Critical Reflection in an Online Emergency Services Course. Journal of Homeland Security Education, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 26-40.

Maxfield, R.J. & Noll, G.B. (2017). Epistemology and Ontology: The Lived Experience of Non-Traditional Adult Students in Online and Study-Abroad Learning Environments. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 17 (6), 13 pages. Retrieved from

Russell, E. J. & Fisher, J. R. (2014). The impressions of emergency services students in a homeland security course: The benefits of reflective thinking and journaling. Journal of Homeland Security Education, 314-24.

Research Methodology 

Broome, R.E. (2011). "Descriptive Phenomenological Psychological Method: An Example of a Methodology Section from Doctoral Dissertation."

Broome, R.E. (2016). "Book Review: Phenomenology: An Introduction by Kaufer & Chemero" Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 47 (1),  p. 96 - 103 

Fisher, J.R. (2010). “Systems theory and structural functionalism.” In Ishiyama, J. & M. Breuning. 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Fisher, J.R. and M. Bela (2010). "Tony Blair's Lecture on Public Life and the Media: Functional Applications for Business and Research." Competition Forum, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 315-321.