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Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC)

The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior leadership on key issues across the homeland security enterprise as they relate to educational settings, institutions, and academic activity. These may include, but not limited to:

  • Student, faculty, school and campus-related safety;
  • Emergency management and preparedness;
  • Community resiliency;
  • Anti-hate initiatives, addressing gun violence, targeted violence and terrorism;
  • Misinformation, disinformation, and cyber-bullying; 
  • Engaging and integrating immigrant (resettlement) communities and new Americans as they intersect with academia;
  • International students and visa processing;
  • Collegiate cybersecurity initiatives;
  • Foreign influence and interference in our academic institutions;
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational settings; and
  • developing applicant pipelines to support a 21st century DHS workforce.

Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) Members

Solicitation for membership coming soon.

Authorities

Pending Re-establishment

HSAAC Materials

Past Meetings

Press Releases and Blog Posts

Last Published Date: October 21, 2021

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