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April 1-3, 2025
Hilton University of Houston
Houston, TX

Kenneth Christopher

Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A.

Professor and Academic Program Director
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
National University


Dr. Kenneth Christopher is Professor and Academic Program Director for the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Homeland Security and Emergency Management at National University, San Diego, CA. He served 28 years in law enforcement, including as a Captain with the Miami-Dade Police Department and as Chief of Seaport Security Enforcement of the Port of Miami, Florida. He helped to develop and teach the U.S. Maritime Administration/O.A.S., Inter-American Port Security Training Program. His research interests include cooperative leadership strategies securing seaports and is the author of the book Port Security Management published by CRC Press.