Antoine B. Richards is a Doctor of Science (DSc) student in Emergency Management at
Jacksonville State University. Richards’s experience includes nearly a decade of work in the
healthcare sector including public health, community health, community outreach, public
affairs, and research. His research interests include the intersection of public health and
emergency management, social vulnerability/social determinants of health, community
resilience, community capacity building and sustainability.
Currently, he serves as the Assistant Director of Research at Peacebuilding Solutions; a non-
profit global humanitarian assistance organization with UN ESOSOC consultative status, and
serves on the Board of Advisors of the Georgia Trauma Foundation. Richards received his
Master of Public Health from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and his BS in
Communication from Kennesaw State University. He is a current member of the American
Public Health Association and the International Association of Emergency Managers where he
serves on the executive board of the Global Student Council.