Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security: Thesis Series: Does Homeland Security Constitute an Emerging Academic Discipline? [video] [open html - 16KB]
From the webpage description: "In the wake of 9/11, the enterprise now called homeland security rocketed into the limelight leaving an educational gap that many academic institutions rushed in to fill. Educators and scholars alike from various disciplines rallied together to form a useful curriculum, and in doing so, they established a new community that shares a common intellectual commitment to making insightful, valuable, and practical contributions to the sphere of human knowledge focused on societal resilience and prosperity. Once the dust settled, a debate began to unfold. Is homeland security an emerging academic discipline?"
Center for Homeland Defense and Security: http://www.chds.us/