Professor Chandler presently serves in the capacity of Assistant Professor in the Homeland Security Emergency Management Program within the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Savannah State University. He holds a Masters in Public Administration, MPA, as well as the professional designation as a Master Exercise Practitioner, MEP, in the field of Emergency Management.
Professor Chandler thirty-five years of law enforcement service serving twenty-three years dedicated to Homeland Security under the U.S. Customs Service and Customs and Border Protection, CBP. He served as the Chief CBP officer at the Port of Savannah until his retirement in 2012. During his professional career, he gained a solid comprehensive knowledge of the Homeland Security Emergency Management mission. His expertise covered a wide range of Homeland Security Emergency Management issues which include: Border Security, Anti-Terrorism, Narcotic Enforcement, Port Security, Trade Enforcement, Revenue Collecting, Agriculture, Bio Terrorism, Outbound/Exodus Enforcement, Hazardous Material, and Emergency Management / COOP Development.
He also served as an Instructor for CBP International Affairs in foreign countries and served as an instructor for the Customs Federal Law Enforcement Academy in Glynco, Georgia. He brings practical experience and knowledge to the academic field of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Professor Chandler is presently researching issues related to logistical movement of international cargo and leadership and communication issues in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
MPA, Justice Administration/Public Administration - Columbus State University
BBA, Marketing - University of Georgia
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