Eliot Jennings


Specialization:  Emergency Management


Krueger, Skip, Jennings, Eliot, and Kendra, James M. “Local Emergency Management Funding: An Evaluation of County Budgets”  Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (2009).

Dissertation Title  “User Acceptance of Technology: An Empirical Examination of Factors Leading to Adoption of Decision Support Software Technologies for Emergency Management”
                                  Completed: August 2013.

Research Interests

Emergency management technology, hurricane operations, emergency operations center design and operations

Conference Presentations

(2012) The 15th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Conference: panel session on A Focus on the Brick and Mortar Type of Emergency Management Education, “The EOC Lab Experience."

(2011) International Research Committee on Disasters Researchers Meeting, “Decision-Support Technologies in Disaster Response: The Use of WebEOC and E-team Softwares by County Emergency Management Agencies” with Sudha Arlikatti;  FEMA Region 6 Mitigation Conference, “New Developments in Emergency and Disaster Management Education” with Sudha Arlikatti;
Western Political Science Association Conference, “A Critical Review of Volunteerism and Disaster Response:  Using Situational Analysis to Improve Volunteer Management” with Brian Collins.

(2009) American Society for Public Administration District 4 Conference, “Emergency Management Funding: The Impact of Collaborative Efforts on County Emergency Management Budgeting” with Skip Krueger and James M. Kendra.

(2007) Texas Association of State Senior College and University Business Officers Conference (TASSCUBO), “Business Continuity: Embracing Emergency Management.”

(2004) National Hurricane Conference, “The Decision Not to Evacuate Galveston for Hurricane Lili.”

(2001) US Army Corp of Engineers Hurricane Conference, “Galveston Evacuation Plan"; State of Texas Emergency Management Conference, "EOC Management."

(1999) State of Texas Emergency Management Conference, “EOC Management.”

Professional Associations

American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
Western Political Science Association (WPSA)