Vincent P. McNally Ph.D
Discipline Taught: Political Science
- B.A., Saint Joseph's University
- M.A., Villanova University
- Ph.D., Temple University
Vince McNally is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area. He was educated a Devon Preparatory School, received his bachelor's degree from Saint Joseph's University, his masters degree from Villanova University, and his PhD from Temple University.
He is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Saint Joseph's University. Dr. McNally is the former director of the undergraduate Public Administration Program and director of the Public Safety and Environmental Protection Institute, and for 30 years he was the director of the M.S. degree in Public Safety, a program which he founded.
Dr. McNally's primary field of expertise within Public Administration is local emergency management and fire protection. He was a teacher and consultant for the National Fire Academy of FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Administration, as well as for the International City/County Management Association, and many local governments. For over 40 years, Dr. McNally has been a volunteer firefighter and administrative supervisor for the Lower Merion Township Fire Department in Pennsylvania.
POL 314 - Public Administration
POL 317 - Suburban Government and Problems
POL 315 - Government and Business
POL 491 - Internship in Public Administration
PSE 4005 - Fire Department: Organization and Operations
PSE 6005 - Case Study in Public Safety
Dr. McNally has published articles in a variety of fire service publications, including Fire Engineering, Fire Command, Fire Chief, and Firehouse magazines.
Faculty Expert Profile
Expertise: Fire Management and Prevention, Emergency and Disaster Management, Public Administration Policy, Local Government