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  • 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. Dana Latham Speech Prize


  • Assistant to full Professor, John Jay 1986-present
  • Department Deputy Chair, Protection Management 2008-present
  • Department Chair, Dept. of Law and Police Science 1997-2003
  • Adjunct Lecturer, John Jay 1985-86
  • Visiting Professor, International Criminal Justice Summer Study Program, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea July 2015-16-17-18
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Doctoral Program, University of Bologna March 2015
  • Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, Universitá degli Studi di Teramo, Jan. 2003Exchange Professor, National Centre for Police Excellence, National Crime and Operations Faculty, Centrex, Bramshill, UK Sept.-Dec. 2004
  • Visiting Professor, Chinese People’s Public Security University Oct. 2003
  • Professeur Invité, DESS, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Toulouse 2000, -02,-04,-07, -09
  • Visiting Professor, Ministry of Public Security, Beijing, China December ‘00-
  • Five College Lecture Series across China January ‘01
  • Guest 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 Criminal Justice (CRJ 101);
  • American Legal History (HIS 277);
  • 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 387/FIS 389; SEC/PSC/LAW/COR 410);
  • Radical Penology (COR 495);
  • Protection Management Systems (PMT 701);
  • Seminar in Protection Management Systems (PMT 753);
  • Contemporary Issues in Security Management (PMT 754);
  • Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention (PMT 781).

Developed and offered undergraduate courses on Security Management, Emergency Planning, and Radical Penology; 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.

At the University of Bologna, Doctoral Program in Sociology, a seminar on prison philosophy in Italy and the United States, March, 2015.

At Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Toulouse, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Police, “Radical Penology: The Prison as Society’s Most Failed Institution.”

At the Faculty of Law, Universitá degli Studi di Teramo, a course “Lezioni di Storia Costituzionale Americana,” January 13-17, 2003.

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.
  • Serve on doctoral committees, Rutgers University and the University of Paris.

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