University of Charleston

Anthony Giaimo III and Dale Retzlaff (UC School of Business and Leadership) have had an article published in the FBI National Academy Magazine.


Charleston, WV – July 1, 2020 –  Anthony Giaimo III and Dr. Dale Retzlaff have been published in the FBI National Academy Magazine. The two University of Charleston professors have been working on a number of topics in Crisis Leadership in the first responder realm.

“We submitted the first article for the FBI’s consideration in publishing in their national magazine,” explained Giaimo. “To our surprise, the FBI publishers/editors fast tracked the article and placed it in a special edition. Further, they are already asking for our additional articles.”

Both authors are faculty members in the University of Charleston’s School of Business and Leadership. Giaimo is Director of the Crisis and Emergency Leadership program and Assistant Professor in the Organizational Leadership program. Retzlaff is Director of the Organizational Leadership program.

The published article, Crisis Leadership: Understanding and Planning for Emotional Responses, is in a special edition of the FBI publication focusing on Ethical Culture and Organizational Justice.

Special Agent Anthony Giaimo, M.S. is a Past President and Vice President of the Eastern Pennsylvania FBI NA Chapter and Chief of Police and Emergency Management Coordinator (Ret. – Tredyffrin Township Police) and currently is a University professor, teaching crisis leadership with duties as a Special Agent for the Florida Department of the Lottery – Law Enforcement Division.


Photo of Dr. Dale RetzlaffDr. Dale Retzlaff is the Director of the Organizational Leadership Program at the University of Charleston. He is a combat veteran having served with the 2nd Ranger Battalion and a career police commander with the Washington State Patrol (Lieutenant, Ret.).


The FBI National Academy Magazine is the magazine of the FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. It is published nationally and in 18 countries worldwide.

The publication and article can be found here: