Keli Perrin [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Course: Challenges to Crisis and Disaster Management
Keli A. Perrin serves as Assistant Director of the Institute for National Security and Terrorism (INSCT) at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on topics related to homeland security, critical infrastructure, emergency management,
and privacy law. She is part of a NSF-supported multidisciplinary research team studying the privacy impacts of distributed energy markets.
For seven years, Perrin administered INSCT’s Research Center, which provides an opportunity for graduate and law students to explore—for real-world clients—research topics such as national security leaks, victim compensation, private security
contracting, fusion centers, immigration law and border security policy, mutual aid in disaster response, and the domestic use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Before joining INSCT, Perrin served as law clerk to the Hon. David N. Hurd, US District Judge for the Northern District of New York. She is admitted to practice law in New York State and the Northern District of New York. Additionally,
she is a member of the New York State Emergency Manager’s Association and New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Mass Disaster Response.
Perrin graduated magna cum laude from SU’s College of Law in 2004. A joint degree student, she also earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School. Her bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology
was earned from the SUNY Institute of Technology, where she majored in thermodynamics.