Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
Select OK to launch help window
Cancel help


Advanced Search


Search > Member Results > James "JD" Brown


James "JD" Brown has no picture

James "JD" Brown

Gold Level Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Associate Professor
Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Jul 06, 2015
Member Since: May 22, 2006



Primary Affiliation:
  • Oklahoma State University - Stillwater (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, OK, United States)

MERLOT Connections

Contact Information

Email: Please log in to view contact information
Alternate Email: Please log in to view contact information
Phone: Please log in to view contact information
Fax: Please log in to view contact information
5819 N Country Club Road
Stillwater, OK 74075
Professional URL:

Skills & Interests

Education History

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


  • 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
  • Associate Professor and Interim Department Head (10/2005 - 08/2008) Oklahoma State University
  • Assistant - Assoc. Professor (01/1992 - 10/2005) Oklahoma State University -Fire Protection and Safety Technology
  • Asst. Professor (08/1989 - 01/1992) Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Administrator Safety and Loss Control (12/1985 - 08/1989) Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Adjunct Instructor - graduate program (08/1987 - 05/1989) University of Southern California
  • Safety Engineer (01/1980 - 12/1985) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Safety Engineer (06/1977 - 12/1979) Rockwell International


    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
  • American Society of Safety Engineers;
    Technical Publications Committee 07/1996 - 08/2002
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
    OK Section President 06/1996 - 06/1997
  • Professional Safety;
    Editorial Board - 1 year as chair 07/1991 - 06/1996

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
  • Facilty Design and Safety Issues in Food Processing Facilities, 06/08/2009
    Facility design issues affect health and Safety. Part of a course at Mongolian International University. Ulaanbataar, Mongolia
  • Emergency Response Preparedness, 06/08/2004
    Safety and Fire Protection Symposium, Samcheok University, Samcheok (Gangwon Province) Korea, June 2004. Presentations were also made for the Korean National Fire Academy and the Gangwon Fire and Emergency Forces.
  • Hazard Analysis, 09/28/2001
    Camara De Petrola - Mautrin, Venzeuala: Hazard Analysis , Process Safety Analysis
  • Safety Management for the 21st Century, 03/09/2001
    Higiene 2000, Caracas Venezuela,
  • Preparing the Experts, 06/10/2000
    Megacities conference on Disasters and Disaster Planning; also presented the same material for the Korean Fire Protection Engineers and the Korean Fire Academy