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James "JD" Brown

James "JD" Brown


James "JD" Brown is a Peer Reviewer




    Fire Safety Editorial Board, editor 08/2006 – Current
  • Civil Air Patrol (Search and Rescue)
    Squadron Commander to 2011; Safety Officer 07/2006 – Current
  • National Fire Protection Association
    Alternate NFPA 101 /NFPA 5000 BSF subcommittee 03/2001 – 10/2012

Education History

  • MS Safety (06/1982)
    University of Southern California
  • BS Civil and Environmental Engineering (06/1977)
    Utah State University

Teaching Experience

  • Fire Safety Hazard Recognition (Current)
    • Oklahoma State University – Introductory course in fire safety hazards
    • (every semester)
  • System Safety (Current)
    • Oklahoma State Unversity – Risk Assessment and Hazard Evaluation
    • Spring semesters since 1992
  • Building Construction and Design for Fire and Life Safety (Winter 2009)
    • Oklahoma State University – Life Safety Code and Building Codes
    • 1992- Present


  • Everyone Goes Home, 08/03/2013
    Given to the Mongolian Emergency Management Agency. Primarily Fire Officers. Ulaanbaatar Mongolia.
  • Design Requirements of Protective Clothing, 06/07/2011
    One week of study for function design of protective clothing at Mongolia International University in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
  • Fire Safety Education in the US, 06/05/2011
    The State of graduate and undergraduate programs in the US and opportunities for International Students. Given to Beijing Fir Prevention Bureau Bejing China


  • Associate Professor Emeritus (05/2013 – Current) Oklahoma State University
  • Safety Consultant (09/1984 – Current)
  • Associate Professor Fire Protection and Safety Tech; Laser Safety Officer (07/2007 – 05/2013) Oklahoma State University