Lewis Eakins

Public Safety

Lewis A. Eakins, PhD, CPP is the Vice President for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness at Ivy Tech Community College System in Indiana where he has oversight for Emergency Preparedness, Continuity, Public Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, and federal compliance.

He has a legacy of command experience in campus policing and public safety that spans more than 40 years. He is a national and internationally sought out presenter on the topics of police bias, public safety leadership, threat assessments, trauma-informed investigations, and emergency operations planning.

Dr. Eakins is Board Certified in Security Management by ASIS International, and a graduate of FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive AcademyCohort III.