Safety planning cannot be compromised due to budget cuts or lack of funding for an entire study abroad office. Today’s interview is with Steve Moore, Melibee’s safety and emergency planning expert. Steve provides three tips that are absolutely necessary for your program abroad, regardless of the size or location. If you are interested in learning […]
Steve Moore and I spoke about his perspective on the bin Laden killing and Steve’s time in the FBI as a SWAT operator with sniper certification, Supervisor of Al-Quaeda investigations for the LA field office and as a case agent for bombing of the US consulate in Karachi.
Tonight, I watched Lifetime Channel’s version of the Amanda Knox conviction. As an international educator, I felt I needed to watch this movie. As a journalist, I have tried to keep my opinion out of my writing. I have tried to instead focus on what this case has meant for study abroad. For study abroad, […]
Today’s posting is an interview with Steve Moore, retired FBI agent and past Deputy Director of Public Safety at Pepperdine University. (This interview was done via skype – thank goodness for technology!)
With Ms. Knox’s appeal scheduled for Wednesday, I again began to think about the implications of her arrest and conviction on study abroad program administration. I recently posed the following question to colleagues in the field: “How many of your institutions (US, non-US) made policy or process changes as a result of the Knox case?”
Update on the Amanda Knox Case: Slander, Art, Moore Firing and Scholarship