Anthony Abruzzese, MEd, MS, DSc
Tony Abruzzese is the Instructional Technology Coordinator for Boston University’s Master of Science in Healthcare Emergency Management (HEM) program. His primary responsibilities encompass maintenance of the Virtual Classrooms, ongoing development of the program’s website, server management, and integration of new technologies into the program. He also provides technical support to the Human Neurobiology Laboratory and the MS in Bioimaging program.
Tony has worked in higher education for more than 35 years at both public and private institutions. He has held positions as technical specialist, an administrator, teaching faculty and instructional/curriculum designer. He has built academic support programs, including tutoring services and academic computing support services and laboratories. He has developed and taught courses in computer literacy, Microsoft Office applications, Communications Design, and Website Design. He currently teaches BC 620 – The Psychology & Sociology of Disasters and Methods of Risk Communication in the HEM program at BU, specializing in risk and crisis communications.
Tony holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts/Boston, and two Masters degrees: a MEd in Communications/Media and a MS in Communications Management, both from Fitchburg State College. He completed his doctoral studies in Civil Security Leadership, Management, and Policy at New Jersey City University in 20128.