Campus Closing

The University of Massachusetts Boston campus is closed today, Monday, February 8. All classes and activities are canceled. For information, visit

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Maps & Directions

Faculty & Staff

Richard Lumb

  • Emeritus Chair and Associate Professor, SUNY Brockport, NY Maine Woods Education & Training / PSPP&R
  • Telephone: N/A

Additional Information

Richard Lumb is Emeritus from the State University of New York at Brockport where he was Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. His doctorate is from Florida State University. He completed 24 years at the university level, teaching, conducting research, scholarship, and engaging in community research and projects. His first career included 22 years in policing, including holding the position of Chief of Police in two communities.

Currently, he is assisting the University of Maine at Augusta in developing an on-line “Community / Citizen Emergency Preparedness & Resilience” program. Additionally, he is a principal in the “Community Emergency Management Preparedness and Resilience Project” in the Town of Scarborough, Maine. In the past 46 years, he has been involved in a variety of public and private organizations, focused mainly on quality of life issues, improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of services delivered, and helping people and organizations identify problems and determine sustainable solutions.