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Gregory E Gorbett

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  • Professor

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Contact Information

  • Department: School of Safety, Security and Emergency Management
  • Office: Stratton 207
  • Mailing Address: Stratton 250
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  • Phone: (859)622-2344
  • Office Hours: Monday 9:00am-11:00am and 1:30pm-2:30pm, Tuesday 8:00am-9:00am, Wednesday 9:00am-11:00am, Thursday 8:00am-9:00am, Friday 9:00am-11:00am


Greg Gorbett is an Associate Professor in the Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Program at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky.  He currently serves as a director for the National Association of Fire Investigators, as a co-editor for the Fire and Arson Investigator Journal of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and as the executive secretary of the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee’s (SAC’s) Fire and Explosion Investigation Subcommittee within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). For the past fourteen years, he has worked as a fire and explosion expert with Kennedy & Associates, Madison County Fire Investigation Task Force, and runs his own consulting firm. Mr. Gorbett holds two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Fire Science, and the other in Forensic Science.  He also holds two Master of Science degrees, one in Executive Fire Service Leadership, and the other in Fire Protection Engineering.  He also holds a Ph.D. in Fire Protection Engineering.  Additionally he is a certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI), a certified fire investigator (IAAI-CFI), a certified fire protection specialist (CFPS), certified vehicle fire investigator (CVFI), and a certified fire investigation instructor (CFII).


Please see the file attachments below for previous research


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
FSE 380Failure Analysis  Internet Classes Summer 2024
FSE 496Fire Investigation Case Prep  Internet Classes Summer 2024
FSE 499Practicum  Internet Classes Summer 2024
FSE 499Practicum  Internet Classes Summer 2024
FSE 499Practicum   Summer 2024
FSE 499Practicum   Summer 2024
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