Dr. Deborah Kopsick

Environmental Planning and Management

Current Courses

Education History

  • BA Geology, State University College of New York
  • M S Geology, University of Kansas
  • Ph D Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University

Work Experience

Lecturer, JHU Whiting School of Engineering, Engineering for Professionals

Publications

Ruessink, H., Kopsick, D., Heiss, R. and Koparova, M. (2016). Port-to-Port Collaboration. In Environmental Crime and Collaborative State Intervention, eds. Pink, G. and White, R., Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 157-172.

Kopsick, D. and Bromm, S. (2015). North American Working Group on Environmental Enforcement and Compliance Cooperation: Moving from Capacity Building to Operational Activities. In Environmental Enforcement Networks, eds. Faure, M., de Smedt, P. and Stas, A., Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 305–320.

Grabiel, D., Heiss, R., Koparova, M., Kopsick, D. and Ruessink, H. (2015). The Seaport Environmental Security Network: facilitating international enforcement collaboration to prevent illegal hazardous waste shipments through ports. In Environmental Enforcement Networks, eds. Faure, M., de Smedt, P. and Stas, A., Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 289-304.

Dill, D. and Kopsick, D. (2014). Improving Cooperation between Customs and Environmental Agencies: Approaches to Working Together at Seaports to Prevent Illegal Transboundary Shipments of Hazardous Waste, World Customs Journal, 8(2), September, pp. 47-61.

Kopsick, D. (2011). Requirements for Effective Seaport Environment Security: Collective Action at the Ports. In 9th International Conference on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Proceedings, International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 222-229

Kopsick, D. and Bearden, J. (2008). Radio Frequency Identification Tracking of International Shipments of Hazardous and Radioactive Materials. In 8th International Conference on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Proceedings, International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 407-414.

Honors and Awards

  • JHU Exceptional On-line Design Award (2016)
  • EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Award for Excellence (2015)

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Professional Geologists