Loss Prevention Security Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Security Standards, Loss Prevention Security Industry Procedures, Protection Of Assets From Loss, Police Procedures, Security Criminal Justice Practices, Standards For Investigations,Negligence, Loss Prevention Security,

Expert Witness No.939

New York


Ph.D.   Major: Urban History.  Minor: Criminal Justice History.

CUNY Graduate School & University Center, 1995. Dissertation:
“Crime in a City: Urban Disorder and Its Consequences in
New York, 1890-1990.”

M.Phil. CUNY Graduate School & University Center, 1993.

M.A.    History. Hunter College, 1992.  Essay: “Peter Ramus as an Innovator of
Curricular Change in the Sixteenth-Century.”

M.S.    Biology.  University of Toledo, 1964. Dissertation: “Physiological
Changes in Oryzias latipes.”

Certificat D’Études Françaises, Université de Poitiers, Institute D’Études
Françaises de Touraine, 1964.          

B.A.     Biology.  Ohio Wesleyan University, 1960.

Academic Work History

Assistant to full Professor, John Jay   –   1986-present

Department Chair –  1997-2003

Adjunct Lecturer, John Jay – 1985-1986

Professeur Invité, DESS, Université de Toulouse – January, 2000, -02

Visiting Professor, Ministry of Public Security, Beijing, China      December ‘00- 01

Five College Lecture Series across China                            

Visiting Lecturer, Fashion Institute of Technology,   1993-1995
Graduate School, Dean’s Lecture Series.                             

Guest Lecturer, Central Connecticut State University                      1981-1983

Guest Lecturer, Jersey City State University                                                1978-1981

Graduate Teaching Fellow.  Biology.  University of Toledo                        1960-1962           


Courses taught since 1985

Introduction to Security (SEC 101); Security Management (SEC 211); Security of Computers
and Their Data (SEC 270); Emergency Planning (SEC 310); Internship supervision (CRJ 398); Independent Study (SEC/PSC/LAW 410); Protection Management Systems (PMT 701); Seminar in Protection Management (PMT 752); Contemporary Issues in Security Management (PMT 754); American Legal History (HIS 277).

Developed and offered an undergraduate course on Emergency Planning and also developed and taught two graduate courses (PMT 701 and 754).  Taught numerous classes and brief courses and led workshops for the Criminal Justice Institute and the Security Management Institute.

Other Academic Responsibilities

Served on Ph.D. dissertation, Master’s thesis, and Internship committees.  Supervised independent study for students in undergraduate and graduate programs.  Coordinator of the Security Management undergraduate A.S. and B.S. major programs, 1986-97.  Coordinator of the MS in Protection Management degree program, 1995-98.  Chair the Victor Herbert Memorial Scholarship and Richard and Madeleine Rockwell scholarship award panels.

Involved in accrediting review committees of Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; presidential performance review committee.  Search committee for dean of graduate studies.  External evaluator of the criminal justice programs for Tiffin University and Eastern Kentucky University. 

Research and Publications

Available upon Request

Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Available upon Request

Bibliographic Compilation

“Bibliographic Entries on Urban Crime and Policing: New York, London and Paris.”  Lloyd George Sealy Library.

Conference Presentations

Available upon Request 

Legislative Testimony

Available upon Request

Professional Organizations

1995-   Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Members: Security/Crime Prevention Section.

1990-   American Society for Industrial Security-International. Standing Coomittee on Crime/
Loss Prevention.

1990-01 American Society for Testing and Materials.  Committee F-12 Security Products
and Standards.

1990-2002   American Correctional Association.

1990-   American Historical Association.

1990-   Urban History Association.  Life member.

1987-   American Association of University Professors.

1995-98   Master of Science in Protection Management.  Coordinator

1994-   Martial Arts Society faculty co-advisor

1992-   Faculty Senate Adopt-a-Precinct Program

1990- 1995   Middle States Association/Commission on Higher Education (MSA/CHE)
Self-study Coordinating Committee

1990-   Faculty Senate and College Council.  Elected (1990-93; 95-96)
Conducted College-wide evaluation of administrative and staff services by faculty.
Elected to the Executive Committee of the College Council, 1995-1996.

1990-   Student Advisement Program.  Semi-annual

1990-   College Security Committee

1988-90   Committee on Standards and Retention.  Sub-committee on Retention and
Academic Standards

1986-   Security Management Society.  Founder and Faculty Advisor of student club

1986-97   Security Management Major (A.S. and B.S.).  Coordinator

Departmental Service

1997-               Chair, Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration Re-elected, May 2000.

1994-95           Personnel & Budget Committee

1990-95           Curriculum Committee.  Secretary 1989-90; chair 1990-92

Awards & Recognition


2001    Medal.  Ministry of Public Security, People’s Republic of China – Harvey J. Watson Award, National Association of Security Companies

1996    Security Service Accolade, the International Association of Professional Security Consultants

1992    The Breslin Award, International Security Management Association

1992    The John J. Duffy Award, National Council of Investigation and Security Services

1990    President’s Award of Merit, American Society for Industrial Security


1998-99           For “Your Vision and Drive for Perfection.” John Jay Student Council

1998 et al.       Certificate of Appreciation in “Recognition of Your Many Significant
Contributions as Faculty Advisor to the Security and Safety society”                                                                 


1960-   Pi Delta Epsilon, journalism

1960-   Delta Sigma Rho, rhetoric


1986-   Certified Protection Professional.  Professional Certification Board of ASIS  International. Re-certified each three years.  Current expiration: December 31, 2004.

Other Accolades

1978-   Who’s Who in America

1987-   Who’s Who in Finance and Industry

1987    Who’s Who in US Writers, Editors, and Poets

1989    Who’s Who in Security