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Northwest Missouri State University

John Carr

John Carr



1075 Garrett-Strong


660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2014



  • M.S. Emergency Management; North Dakota State University
  • B.S. Psychology; Northwest Missouri State University

Courses Taught

  • Disaster Psychology
  • Introduction to Disaster Response and Recovery
  • Principles of Humanitarian Relief

Academic Interests

  • Citizen Disaster Preparedness
  • Youth Disaster Preparedness
  • Social Support following Disasters

Scholarly Activity

  • Carr, J. & Jensen, J. (2015). Explaining the pre-disaster integration of community emergency response teams (CERTs). Natural Hazards, 77(3), 1551-1571.
  • Jensen, J., & Carr, J. (2015). Predisaster integration of community emergency response teams. Journal of Emergency Management. 13 (1), 25-35.

Student Group Advisement

  • Emergency and Disaster Management Club

Other Professional Experiences

  • Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Program in Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Executive Director- Consortium for Humanitarian Service and Education
  • Certified Trainer, Community Emergency Response Teams
  • Advisor- Maryville Fire Explorer Post 222