BiographyDr. Doss is an Associate Professor and former M.B.A. Program Director, College of Business Administration, University of West Alabama. His professional career consisted of software engineering, systems integration and testing, and analytical positions in both the defense and commercial industries. Additional credentials include Colonel, Mississippi State Guard and graduate of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officer's Academy. His education consists of a Ph.D., Jackson State University, D.Litt. et. Phil. in Police Science, University of South Africa; Ph.D., Northcentral University; M.C.J., University of Mississippi; M.A. Webster University; M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; B.S., Mississippi State University.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
criminal justice, higher education, homeland security, information systems.
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Homeland security education: Managerial versus nonmanagerial market perspectives of an academic program
Published: Mar 16, 2016 by Journal of Education for Business
Authors: Doss, D., Henley, R., McElreath, D., Lackey, H., Jones, D., & Gokaraju, B.
Subjects: Homeland Security
The authors discussed the findings of a market study that preceded the offering of an academic program in homeland security. Stratification involved segregating responses into categories of managers versus nonmanagers. Four statistically significant findings were observed regarding perceptions of course titles, academic program characteristics, degree types, and degree titles.
Published: Nov 22, 2015 by Journal of Policing, Intelligence, and Counter Terrorism, 10(2), 153-165.
Authors: Wigginton, M., Burton, R., Jensen, C., McElreath, D., Mallory, S. & Doss, D.
Subjects: Forensics & Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Public Administration & Public Policy
This paper examines the threat posed by Iran’s Al-Qods Force. The actions, affiliations, and nature of the Al-Qods Force constitute a classic example of state-sponsored terrorism. This paper serves to provide an open-source intelligence report of the Al-Qods Force in order to better understand their activities and likelihood of an attack against the US homeland. This paper determines that the Al-Qods Force is the most dangerous state-sponsored threat to the USA.