Tanya Corbin

Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences; Department Chair, Security and Emergency Services
Department of Security and Emergency Services
Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences
Tanya Corbin

​Tanya Buhler Corbin holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and M.A. in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate University, and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of New Orleans. Prior to completing her Ph.D., Dr. Corbin worked in the political, non-profit, and business fields, including as a restaurant owner with her husband Mike. Before joining Embry-Riddle, she held academic and administrative appointments at Radford University, including as Department Chair of Political Science, and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies. She also has held academic appointments at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and several colleges in California.  Her research agenda is broadly focused on disaster management and recovery, and the role of disasters in the policy process. She has published research about congressional agenda-setting, policy change, and disaster recovery after Hurricane Katrina, as well as grant-funded research about online and high impact pedagogy. She is committed to working with university and community partners, and has extensive experience in partnerships to develop community mitigation strategies

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science: American Politics/Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of New Orleans