Russell, Eric J
Title:
Associate Professor - Emergency Services
Office:
SC105p
Phone:
(801) 863-7733
Eric Russell's CV
Last Updated: 6/20/18 -

 

Dr. Eric J. Russell is an Associate Professor with Utah Valley University’s Department of Emergency Services. His writings and research involve the influence of homeland security education on responders as well as the impact of servant leadership on organizations and individuals. He is the author of more than 60 peer reviewed and trade publications as well as two books: The Desire to Serve: Servant Leadership for the Fire and Emergency Services (Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership) and In Command of Guardians: Executive Servant Leadership for the Community of Responders (Springer).  In addition, Eric speaks nationally on the subjects of servant leadership and homeland security education. Dr. Russell retired early as a Captain from the Department of Defense/USAF Fire and Emergency Services with combined active duty military and DoD service. He is a Department of Defense Rescue Technician, Hazardous Materials Technician/IC, and a Dive Master. Dr. Russell’s education consists of a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership-Grand Canyon University & a Master of Science in Executive Fire Science Leadership-Grand Canyon University. In addition, Dr. Russell is also a Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) from the National Sheriff’s Association and the Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals (GSHNSP). 

 
Current Position

Associate Professor-Department of Emergency Services 

Education

Grand Canyon University’s College of Doctoral Studies, Phoenix, AZ

  • Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership-Instructional Leadership (2013)

Grand Canyon University’s Ken Blanchard School of Business, Phoenix, AZ

  • Master of Science in Executive Fire Service Leadership (2008)