Most people are familiar with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the evening news.
Others, like ChemE alumnus Stephen Selk (7T6), actually work there.
The Toronto-born chemical engineer spent 25 years in the petro-chemical industry in Canada before making his way south to Washington, D.C. Since 2013, he has been a supervising program analyst at DHS.
U of T Engineering’s Jamie Hunter spoke with Selk about his anti-terrorism role at the DHS, being taught by Marshall McLuhan at U of T, and how an explosion on Toronto’s waterfront in the 1980s really set his career in motion.