Ryan Baggett

HLS Coordinator

Contact Information:

School of Safety, Security and Emergency Management
Stratton 283
Mailing Address:
Stratton 250
(859) 522-8261


Dr. Ryan Baggett serves as the program coordinator for EKU Homeland Security, where he is responsible for planning and coordination, schedule development, adjunct instructors and student recruitment. Dr. Baggett develops and instructs courses on topics ranging from homeland security technology, physical security, risk assessment and policy analysis. His research interests include critical infrastructure protection, technology applications and usability, online education and training, and the effects and operationalization of homeland security in small and rural communities.

Dr. Baggett spent 11 years working at a federally funded research center at EKU where he served as a contractor for both the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Within DHS he has worked as a contractor for the Science and Technology Directorate, the National Protection and Programs Directorate and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Dr. Baggett has led federally funded programs in the areas of public alert and warning systems, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and rural homeland security training.

Subject Title Dates Location Term
HLS 210 Physical Security Internet Classes SITE Fall 2015
HLS 301 Crit Infrastructure Protection TR 11:00am-12:15pm Stratton Building 280 Fall 2015
HLS 441 Homeland Security Technology TR 2:00pm-3:15pm Stratton Building 243 Fall 2015