Tom Schneid

Tom Schneid

Chair, Safety, Security and Emergency Management

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Contact Information:

Department: Department of Safety & Security

Office: Stratton 253A

Mailing Address: 521 Lancaster Avenue Richmond, Kentucky 40475


Phone: (859) 622-2382


Tom Schneid, J.D., is a tenured professor in the Department of Safety, Security and Emergency Management at Eastern Kentucky

Schneid has earned a B.S. in education, M.S. and CAS in safety as well as his Juris Doctor from West Virginia University and LL.M. from the University of San Diego. He is a member of the bar for the U.S. Supreme Court, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and a number of federal districts as well as the Kentucky University and West Virginia Bar.

Schneid has authored and co-authored 14 texts on various safety, fire, EMS and legal topics as well as more than 100 articles. He was named one of the “Rising Stars in Safety” by Occupational Hazards magazine in 1997 and was awarded the Program of Distinction Fellow by the commonwealth of Kentucky and EKU (1999/2000).