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Brigham Young University Hawai'i
 
 
 
   
 
   Brian Houghton, Ph.D
                Professor
  
 
 
      Office: SSC Room 115
      Phone: (808) 675-3209
      Fax:(808) 675-3888
      Email: bhoughton@byuh.edu
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
    COURSES TAUGHT 
 
        - POSC 170: International Relations
      - POSC 170 Honors: International Relations
      - PMGT 390R: Disaster Management
      - PMGT 499: Public Management
 
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     Brian K. Houghton is an associate professor in the political science department at Brigham Young University-Hawai'i, where he teaches public policy, public management, disaster management, crisis management, international relations, political inquiry, and on issues of terrorism.  Prior to joining the BYU-H faculty, Dr. Houghton spent over five years as the Director of Research at the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) in Oklahoma City.  Dr. Houghton has also carried out work related to counterterrorism as a founding director of the Terrorism Research Center (terrorism.com), as a fellow at the RAND Corporation, and as a research analyst at the Strategic Assessment Center.  Dr. Houghton holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brigham Young University and an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University.  He has earned his doctorate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School in Policy Analysis with his dissertation focused on the response to chemical terrorism.