|EM Discipline Chair |
Mike Fagel, Ph.D., CEM
Michael Fagel, Ph.D., CEM, has had a remarkable career in emergency management—a career that has spanned more than 32 years and has taken him from serving as a volunteer with the Aurora Illinois Civil Defense Agency during the Cold War to ground zero following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Between then and now, Dr. Fagel has served in various capacities within the American Red Cross, the Aurora Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),various federal agencies and with Department of Defense contractors. He also has more than 25 years experience as an instructor at numerous colleges and universities.