Marvine Paula Hamner

Marvine Hamner has over 20 years of experience working and managing a variety of projects from research grants to multi-million dollar commercial programs in aerospace as well as computer science/information systems and technology. She has been engaged in higher education for 15 years including academic positions at George Washington University, Hood College and Frederick County Community College. While at George Washington University, Dr. Hamner was affiliated with the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management for eight years. During this period, Dr. Hamner was responsible for re-engineering the Disaster Services Human Resource System for the American Red Cross and completing a systems engineering study of the Emergency Departments at hospitals in the District of Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Maryland. Dr. Hamner earned her B.S. from M.I.T. and her M.S. from Purdue University. Dr. Hamner earned her doctorate from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis in Engineering and Public Policy. Dr. Hamner served on the National Research Council/National Academies of Science Assessment of NASA Laboratory Capabilities Committee and was an invited expert participant in the National Academies-U.S. Institute of Peace Roundtable: Workshop on Harnessing Operational Systems Engineering to Support Peacebuilding 2012. She has been an Associate Editor for the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.


Emergency Management and Disaster Response Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships
Marvine Paula Hamner, S. Shane Stovall, Doaa M. Taha, Salah C. Brahimi. © 2015. 345 pages.
In a world of earthquakes, tsunamis, and terrorist attacks, it is evident that emergency response plans are crucial to solve problems, overcome challenges, and restore and...
Closing the Gaps in Public Private Partnerships in Emergency Management: A Gap Analysis
Marvine Hamner. © 2015. 34 pages.
There are many differences between entities in the public and private sectors engaged in emergency management: vision, mission, goals, and objectives are only a few. To develop...
Identifying and Managing Risks Inherent in e-Government Project Implementation: Requirements for new Tools and Methodologies
Marvine Hamner, Martin A. Negrón, Doaa Taha, Salah Brahimi. © 2012. 39 pages.
e-Government implementation in developing countries is usually very different than it is in developed countries, with different strategy, different challenges, and different...
e-Government Implementation in a Developing Country: A Case Study
Marvine Hamner, Martin A. Negrón, Doaa Taha, Salah Brahimi. © 2012. 28 pages.
When e-Government projects fail, the costs to developing countries can be extraordinarily high. Therefore, the importance of understanding the risks, the ability to manage those...
Human Factors in Implementing E-Government in Developing Countries
Marvine Hamner, Doaa Taha, Salah Brahimi. © 2010. 23 pages.
Even today only modest gains have been made since the implementation of E-Government. A veritable plethora of human factors affect the success, or failure, of technology...
Marvine Hamner, Doaa Taha, Salah Brahimi. © 2010. 20 pages.
Developing countries interested in initiating E-Government will confront a number of issues and challenges in this endeavor. These issues and challenges often manifest themselves...