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Dr. Anthony Masys

Visiting Professor, International Centre for Policing and Security, University of South Wales

Dr Anthony Masys is a senior defence scientist with the Centre for Security Science, Defence R&D Canada, Department of National Defence, served as scientific advisor to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), is a Visiting Professor with the International Centre for Policing and Security at the University of South Wales and Affiliate Associate Professor and former Director of Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Assistance and Homeland Security at the University of South Florida.

Dr Masys has conducted research, lectures and workshops across 5 continents working with various security and policing stakeholders to better understand global crisis/disasters and design resilience strategies for security and public safety. Dr Masys has a BSc in Physics and MSc in Underwater Acoustics and Oceanography from the Royal Military College of Canada and a PhD from the University of Leicester.

He is Editor-in-Chief of Springer Series: ‘Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications’. He has published extensively in the domains of physics and the social sciences. His research interests focus on policing and security, global health security, disaster forensics, safety and security, risk, crisis and disaster management, resilience, systems thinking, scenario planning, human security, counter-terrorism, complex socio-technical system analysis, modeling and simulation, action research.

Publications
  • Masys, A.J. (ed) (2021 in press) Sensemaking for Security. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J. (ed) (2021 under development) Handbook of Security Science. Springer Publishing
  • Fox, B., Reid, D., and Masys, A.J. (Ed) (2020) Science Informed Policing. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J., Izurieta, R., and Reina, M. (ed) (2019) Global Health Security: Recognizing vulnerabilities, creating opportunities. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J. (ed) (2018) Security by Design. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J. (2018) Radicalization and Recruitment – A systems approach to understanding violent extremism: New Developments through FRAM. In Frank Stowell (ed), Systems Research for Real-World Challenges, IGI- Global.
  • Masys, A.J. and Lin, L. (ed) (2017) Asia/Pacific Security Challenges-Managing Black Swans and Persistent Threats. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J. (ed) (2016) Disaster Forensics: understanding root cause and complex causality. Springer Publishing
  • Masys, A.J. (2016) Counter-terrorism and Design Thinking: supporting strategic insights and influencing operations. In Masys A.J. (ed) Disaster Forensics: understanding root cause and complex causality. Springer Publishing