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Podcast: Prison Responses to COVID-19

Prisons have long been breeding grounds for communicable diseases, so when COVID-19 hit, those working in corrections were accustomed to the health and safety protocol intended to reduce the spread of the virus. Despite this, the coronavirus has spread rampantly within facilities. In this episode, learn about additional controversial measures aimed at stopping COVID-19 from spreading.

Podcast: Investigating the Murder of Rebekah Gould – Episode 1

In September 2004, 22-year-old college student Rebekah Gould was murdered. Her case remains unsolved. In the first episode of this five-part podcast series, learn about the evidence in this cold case from Jennifer Bucholtz, a criminal justice and forensic science professor at American Military University, who has spent months reviewing and analyzing the facts of this unsolved murder.

Podcast: Addressing Racial Bias and Outgroups Through Organizational Change

There are many conversations happening around racial inequality, diversity, and unconscious bias. But are those conversations effective? In this podcast episode, AMU Program Director Dr. Larry D. Parker Jr. talks about how phrases like "I don't see color" can actually be unproductive in working towards diversity and inclusion. Listen to learn how to institute widespread organizational change.

Podcast: Emergency Management Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this podcast, Dr. Kevin Kupietz talks about being deployed to evacuate cruise ships as a member of the National Disaster Medical System. Learn how the COVID-19 outbreak has forced emergency managers to be adaptable, flexible and creative; the importance of all-hazards training; the value of diversity among emergency management professionals; and the need for more volunteers during this uncertain time.