Matthew J. Blackwood, Ph.D.

GIS Specialist

West Virginia Department of Agriculture

Plant Industries Division

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Ph.D., Environmental Design and Planning. College of Architecture and Urban Studies.   May 2003. Title of dissertation: Local emergency planning committees: Collaboration, Risk Communication, Information Technology, and Homeland Security.

  • MBA. The R.B. Pamplin College of Business. May 1993.

Marshall University Graduate College

  • MS, Environmental Science. College of Engineering and Environmental Science. May 1997. Title of comprehensive project: "The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act: Statutory Analysis and Public Perceptions."

Ohio University

  • BSC, Telecommunications: Professional Administration and Management. College of Communication. March 1991. Cum Laude.

Kanawha County Schools

  • Charleston High School.  1988.



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