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PhD CRIMINOLOGY. Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 1993. A residential doctoral program near Pittsburgh, PA that emphasized theory, research, and policy. Dissertation: An Empirical Examination of the Equity Component in General Strain Theory. Comp areas of specialization and other accomplishments: Etiology (root causes) of Crime, Comparative Criminal Justice, Applied Research Methods, French-English (Durkheim) translation, winner of Gene Carte Award by American Society of Criminology. Dissertation involved regression modeling of fairness-related outcomes to inputs (effort as equity) as a component of general strain theory's position on perceptions of injustice as a cause of crime.
MA SOCIAL JUSTICE (CRIMINAL JUSTICE). University of Illinois. 1984. Interdisciplinary curriculum at the Springfield campus (formerly Sangamon St. Univ.) involving the criminal justice, legal studies, and public administration departments. Thesis: Efficacy of Drunk Driving Crackdowns: A Three State Comparison. Areas of specialization: Administration of Justice, Law and Jurisprudence, Forensic Science, Technology Impact Assessment. Thesis project involved analysis of survey data regarding the effectiveness of shame-based tactics in combating street crimes such as drunk driving and drugging.
BA ANTHROPOLOGY-SOCIOLOGY. Knox College. Galesburg, Illinois. 1976. An anthropology, archaeology, and sociology department at a private liberal arts school. Active in Student Leadership, Army ROTC, and Fraternal organizations. Coursework focused on Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Social Psychology, and Foreign Languages (French and Chinese). Fieldwork: Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican excavation of battlefields.
Associate Professor of Public Management and Criminal Justice; Director, Institute for Global Security Studies, Austin Peay State University, School of Technology and Public Management, Clarksville, TN. Assistant Professor 2006-2007, Associate Professor 2007-current, Tenured 2009.
Associate Professor of Justice Studies (Bachelors degree) and Applied Criminology (Certificate program), North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC. Assistant Professor 1997-2003, Tenured 2003, Associate Professor 2003-2006.
Previous teaching appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor or Lecturer at Southeastern Louisiana University (1995-1997), Mercyhurst College (1993-1995), and Southern Illinois University (1985-1988).
ACADEMIC COURSES TAUGHT
|Comparative Criminal Justice
Contemporary Police Problems
Crime Data Analysis
Crimes Against Humanity
Criminal Justice Ethics
Criminal Justice Management
Intro. Criminal Justice
Issues in Criminal Justice
Law and Society
Law Enforcement Administration
Managing Incidents of Terrorism
National Security Law
Technology and Crime Control
Terrorism and Law
War on Drugs
White Collar Crime
Women/Minorities and Crime
ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS/CONSORTIA/BOARD MEMBERSHIPS
2007 Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium
2006 National Academic Consortium for Homeland Security
2006 Tennessee Homeland Security Consortium
2006 World Affairs Council
2005 Triangle Institute for Security Studies
2004 Institute of International Education
2004 Center for The Study of Intelligence
2000 Criminal Justice Distance Learning Consortium
FUNDED PROJECTS (with average amount shown)
2008 US Army War College SSI Grant for Symposium Coordination ($24,000)
2007 i2 Collegiate Partnership Program with Choicepoint, Inc. ($25,000)
2005 State of Wisconsin subject matter expertise compensation ($2000)
2005 State of Washington subject matter expertise compensation ($2000)
2004 State of Tennessee subject matter expertise compensation ($2000)
2004 Lounsbury Foundation grant for forensic archeology in Iraq ($7500)
2003 USDOE Title III grant for training faculty to teach online ($2500)
2003 USDOJ grant for assessing equivalency of practitioner training ($1500)
2001 USDOE Title III grant for multimedia education development ($2000)
2001 NCAA grant to develop mock trial exercises for student-athletes ($750)
2000 Teagle Foundation grant to evaluate distance education programs ($1500)
2000 Garner Foundation grant for faculty leadership activities ($3000)
1997 Carl Perkins Voc-Tech grant to create industry partnerships ($1500)
1994-Current Professional Development grants to attend conferences ($2000)
2007 NIJ and Community Enhancement grants (Tennessee)
2006 DHS and ODNI grant programs (Washington DC)
2005 U.S. Army War College (Leadership in Asymmetric Warfare-Ft. Carlisle)
2004 Foundation for Defense of Democracies (Middle Eastern terrorism)
2003 Fulbright Scholarship Program (Evolving Democracies-Slovenia)
2001 U.S. Dept. of Justice (Evaluation of Tribal Justice Systems)
2000 U.S. Dept. of Education LAAP (Learn Anytime/Anywhere)
1999 Governors Crime Commission (ArcView GIS crime mapping)
1998 Governors Crime Commission (Mid-management institute)
2004 Nominated and accepted into Who's Who Among American Teachers (8th ed)
2003 Nominated and appointed into National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
2002 Lambda Alpha Epsilon Regionals: Academic & Physical Agility Competition awards
2001 Garner Faculty Leadership Award, North Carolina Wesleyan College
1999 Pi Gamma Mu honor society, Outstanding Faculty Sponsor award
1996 Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Outstanding Chapter Advisor award
1995 Alpha Phi Sigma, honor society in CJ, Outstanding Faculty Advisor award
1992 American Society of Criminology, Winner of Gene Carte award in field of Criminology
2006 - Current Curriculum Committee member (2006-), Search Committee Chair & Member (2006-), Standing Committee for General Education (2007-), Faculty Senate (2008-), Presidential Research Scholars Committee (2008-)
1997 - 2006 Faculty advisor for student clubs (1997-), Internship Coordinator (1997-2003), University Webmaster (1997-98), College Yearbook Advisor (1998), Online Learning Committee chair (1999-01), Professional Development Committee member (1999-02), Faculty Workshop Presenter (2000-03), Multimedia Committee chair (2001-03), Search Committee chair (numerous times), Academic Policy Committee member (2004-), Student Life Judicial Board official
1995 - 1997 Faculty Senator, Department Webmaster, Chair of Community Policing Task Force, Public Symposium Coordinator.
1990 - 1995 Guest Speaker Coordinator, Intelligence Analysis Program Developer, Public Symposium Coordinator, Instructional Technologist.
COMMUNITY SERVICE (since)
2009 - Boy Scout Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge counselor
2007 - Kiwanis Club member
2006 - County Political Executive Committee
2004 - State Board of Elections official
2003 - Homeland Security Citizen Corps
2001 - Infragard chapter and national membership
1997 - volunteer Web Page Designer for local agencies and nonprofits
1996 - volunteer assistance for local police departments
1995 - Downtown Development and Chamber of Commerce work
1995 - Neighborhood Watch speeches
1994 - Exchange Club and Rotary Club speeches
1994 - United Way donor and benefactor to charities
ACJS Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (current)
ASC American Society of Criminology (current)
APSA American Political Science Association (current)
AFIO Association of Former Intelligence Officers (current)
IALEIA International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts
ASIS American Society for Industrial Security
SERVICE TO PROFESSION
ASC Program Committee sub-chair (Responses to Terrorism), 2009
ASC Theories of Terrorism session chair, 2007
ACJS How 9/11 Has Changed Criminal Justice session chair, 2006
ASC Crime and the Judiciary session chair, 2005
SCJA Criminological Theory session chair, 2003
ACJS Technology and Criminal Justice session chair, 2000
ACJS Community Policing session chair, 1999
ACJS Race and Crime session chair, 1998
SCJA Local Events Planning Coordinator, 1997
ACJS Police Section Book Review Editor, 1996
ACJS Advances in Criminology session chair, 1995
ASC Research Ethics Committee member, 1994, 1995
ACJS International division founding member, 1994
ACJS Women and Crime session chair, 1993
ASC Student Affairs Committee member, 1991
Reviewer, referee, or editorial work: Allyn & Bacon, Greenwood, Haworth, Houghton-Mifflin, International Social Science Review, Journal of Criminology and Public Policy, McGraw Hill, Policing: An International Journal, Prentice-Hall, Reed Elsevier, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Thomson Learning, West/Wadsworth
PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
2012 ASC - Chicago "Predator Drone Killings"
2010-2012 FIRE@MTSU - attendee at local forensics symposia
2009 ASC - Philadelphia "A Biosocial Model of Jihadist Radicalization"
2008 ASC - St. Louis "Terrorism as Global Insurgency"
2008 ODNI - Washington DC "Open Source Innovation Challenge"
2008 ACJS-Cincinnati "Integrating Globalism into Homeland Security Curricula"
2007 ASC-Atlanta "Preventing Unintended Functions of Counterterrorism"
2006 SCJA-Charleston "Homeland Security Curricula: Getting it Right"
2006 IJIS-Warrensburg "Intelligence-Led Policing and Transnational Justice" (IN PRINT)
2006 ACJS-Baltimore "Teaching National Security Law"
2006 JSCOPE (IMES)-Washington "Academic Dissent and National Security"
2005 ASC-Toronto "The Handling of Illegal Enemy Combatants"
2004 TACIA-El Paso "Model Curricula in Intelligence Studies" (KEYNOTE SPEAKER)
2004 JSOU-Florida "PowerPoint Briefing on The Psychology of Terrorism" (ppt)
2004 SCJA-Raleigh "Intelligence Failure and Success: Which To Learn From"
2003 SCJA-Nashville "Glee, Elation, and Glory as Motives for Cybercrime"
2003 ACJS-Boston "Colleges as Breeding Grounds for Cybercrime"
2001 ACJS-Orlando "Keys to Success in Distance Learning"
2000 ACJS-New Orleans "Obstructionism 2.0: When Distance Education Doesn't Work"
1999 ASUCRP-Wichita "Criminal Justice Agency Internet Usage" (KEYNOTE SPEAKER)
1999 ACJS "The Role of Technology in Community Policing"
1998 ASC "Smartcard Technology as Crime Control"
1998 ACJS "Statistical Arguments about Racial Variations in Crime"
1997 SCJA "The Five Year Burnout Cycle in Law Enforcement"
1997 ASC "Ten Tenets of Justice and Equity-Based Excuses for Crime"
1997 ACJS "Prospects for Distance Education in Criminal Justice" (IN PRINT)
1996 SCJA "Distance Education and Student Learning Styles"
1996 LJDA "Ethical Reasoning with Delinquents" (KEYNOTE SPEAKER)
1995 ACJS "The Weak Theoretical Foundations of Community Policing"
1994 IALEIA "Data Analytic Strategies for Intelligence Analysis"
1994 ASC "Stress and Hassles as Causes of Crime"
1994 ACJS "The Differential Impact of Types of Strain"
1993 ASC "An Elaboration and Assessment of General Strain Theory"
1992 ACJS "A Neofunctional Model of Crime and Crime Control" (IN PRINT)
1991 ASC "Workplace Violence in the Fast Food Domain" (IN PRINT)
1990 ACJS "Classification in Psychiatric Corrections" (IN PRINT)
1989 ASC "The Treatment of Mental Illness in Corrections"
REFEREED ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
co-contributor with J. Rush in The Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime
Prevention, edited by B. Fisher & S. Lab. Santa Monica
2005 "Victimization Prevention and Protection," "Educational Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice," and "Internet Resources in Criminology and Criminal Justice" three articles in The Encyclopedia of Criminology, edited by R. Wright & J. Mitchell Miller. NY: Routledge.
2004 "Scales and Indexes" co-contributor with M. Eskey in The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, edited by Kimberly Kempf-Leonard. San Diego: Academic Press.
2003 "Technology," "Surveillance," and "Wiretapping" three articles in The Encyclopedia of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, edited by Rodney Carlisle. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
2001 "Sexual Cannibalism" in The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, edited by Clifton Bryant. NY: Brunner-Routledge.
1996 "Community Policing" and "911 Systems" two articles in The Encyclopedia of Social Issues, edited by John Roth. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Corporation.
REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
2013 "Supermaxes South of the Border" co-authored
with P. O'Day. Pp. 35-48 in J. Ross (ed.) The Globalization of Supermax Prisons.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. ISBN 0813557403.
2010 "Postcolonialism." Chapter in International Law, by S. Silverburg. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. ISBN 0813344713.
2010 "Investigation and Intelligence Analysis of Narcotics Crime." Chapter in Combating Drug Trafficking: Legal Strategies, by M.N. Bhavani. Hyderbad, India: ICFAI Press.
2009 "The Police Component of Criminal Justice." Chapter in Police Reforms, by V.B. Malleswari. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Press.
2009 "Intelligence Analysis of White Collar Crime." Chapter in Opposing Viewpoints: White-Collar Crime, vol 1 by Gale Cengage Learning, ISBN 9780737745481.
2009 "Terrorism and the Media." Chapter in Media and the War on Terrorism, by V.B. Malleswari. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Press.
2008 "Theories of Terrorism." Chapter 2 in Terrorism in America by Kevin Borgeson & Robin Valeri. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
2008 "The Laws of War and Just War Theory." Chapter in War Crimes: Legal Issues by V.B. Malleswari. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Press.
2007 "Trial, Sentencing, and Appeal." Chapter in Criminal Justice and Sentencing by V.B. Malleswari, Hyderabad, India: ICFAI Press.
2007 "School Violence: Why Johnny Shoots." In both print and e-book versions of Lucinda Almond's Current Controversies: School Violence. Detroit, MI: Thomson Gale.
2003 "How Environmental Factors Contribute to Juvenile Crime and Violence." Reproduced in e-book version of Opposing Viewpoints: Juvenile Crime. Ed. by Auriana Ojeda. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press.
1998 "The Contributions of Marx, Weber, and Simmel: The Common Ground." Pp. 9-17 in Cutting the Edge by J. Ross (ed.) Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
1994 "A Neofunctional Model of Crime and Crime Control." Pp. 143-58 in Varieties of Criminology. Ed. by G. Barak. Westport, CT: Praeger.
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Justice and Cross-Border Crime" Journal of the Institute of Justice and
International Studies 6.
2005 "First Responder Trauma" Law Enforcement Executive Forum 5(6): 99-108.
2004 "Treatment in Transition: The Role of Psychiatric Corrections," reprinted on pp. 514-26 in P. Kratcoski's (2004) Correctional Counseling and Treatment, 5e. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.
1997 "Workplace Violence in the Fast Food Domain" Journal of Security Administration 20(1):3-17.
1997 "Treatment in Transition: The Role of Psychiatric Corrections," with Robert Scott. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 13(3):81-100.
1996 "Alumni Expertise and Criminal Justice Education" American Criminal Justice Association LAE Journal 57(3/4):11-14.
2010 "The Neurology of Crime and Violence" Pp. 117-121 in Protecting the Homeland from International and Domestic Terrorism Threats: Current Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Root Causes, The Role of Ideology, and Programs for Counter-radicalization and Disengagement. STRATCOM/GISC, OSD/DDRE.
2011 Accounting Forensics: A Practical Guide, with
Robyn Hulsart. Delhi: Indo American Books. ISBN: 8189617974.
2009 Bringing Terrorists to Justice: Investigation and Adjudication. Delhi: Indo American Books. ISBN: 8189617702.
2002 Criminal Justice on the Net, 2e. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 978-0205346745.
ResearchNavigator.com Guide: Criminal Justice, Allyn & Bacon. ISBN-13:
2005 Criminological Theory Instructor Manual and Test Bank, Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 0-205-41890-2
2004 Research Navigator Guide for Criminal Justice (5e). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 0-205-40833-8
2003 Prentice Hall, test banks developed for criminology and other courses
1999 Atomic Dog supplements, including study guides, instructor manuals, and test banks
BOOK REVIEWS IN JOURNALS & WIKIS
2005-current: numerous book reviews/entries on Amazon and
1996 "Managing Police Personnel" in Police Studies 19(4):88-89
1990 "The Mentally Ill in Jail" in Criminal Justice Review 15(2):291-2
PEER REVIEWS OF BOOKS & ARTICLES
2012 Review of book, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
2012 Review of book, Counterterrorism
2011 Review of book, Reflecting on White Collar Crime
2011 Review of book, Understanding Al Qaeda
2011 Review of book, Critical Approaches to International Security
2010 Review of book, Understanding Global Security
2010 Review of book, White Collar Crime
2009 Review of prospectus, Home Grown Terrorists
2009 Review of prospectus, Criminal Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach
2008 Review of book, A Mind for Murder: The Education of the Unabomber
2008 Review of book, Comparative Public Administration
2008 Review of book, Terrorism Today
2008 Review of book, Understanding Terrorism in America
2008 Review of book, Accountability for Human Rights Atrocities
2008 Review of book, Crimes Against Humanity, 2e
2008 Review of book, Mugged by Reality: The Liberation of Iraq
2007 Review of book, Before the Next Attack
2007 Review of book, Understanding Homeland Security
2007 Review of manuscript, Local Law Enforcement Intelligence Sharing
2006 Review of manuscript, High-Tech Crimes
2006 Review of manuscript, Criminology & Terrorism: Implications for Homeland Security
2006 Review of chapters, Profiling: Principles, Processes & Practicalities
2005 Review of chapters, Federal Narcotics Laws and the War on Drugs
2005 Review of manuscript, An Exploration into Faith-Based Initiatives
2005 Review of chapters, The Handbook of Information Security
2005 Review of manuscript, The Socially Skilled Child Molester
2005 Review of manuscript, Compassionate Conservatism and Faith-Based Justice
2004 Review of manuscript, Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction
2004 Review of manuscript, Terrorism and Homeland Security, 5e
2004 Review of manuscript, The Calculus of Terrorism: Understanding Superterrorism
2004 Review of manuscript, Racial Profiling: From Rhetoric to Reason
2004 Review of prospectus, Homeland Security: A Reader
2004 Review of manuscript, Homeland Security for Police Administration
2004 Review of chapters, Digital Crime and Digital Terrorism
2003 Review of manuscript, Computer Forensics Procedures and Methods
2002 Review of prospectus, An Introduction to Domestic Terrorism
2002 Review of manuscript, Globalization of The American Crime Problem
2002 Review of manuscript, Psychopathy in the 3rd Millennium
2002 Review of manuscript, Criminal Interrogation: A 21st Century Approach
2001 Review of chapters, Introductory Criminal Analysis: Crime Prevention & Intervention Strategies
2001 Review of manuscript, Panic: The Social Construction of the Street Gang Problem
2001 Review of manuscript, Older Offenders
2001 Review of manuscript, Morality in Criminal Justice
2001 Review of manuscript, Police Operations, 2e
2001 Review of prospectus, An Introduction to Criminal Evidence
2001 Review of manuscript, Criminal Procedure with Infotrac, 4e
2000 Review of prospectus, Readings in Deviance and Criminology
2000 Review of chapters, Understanding Crime: Theory and Practice, 2e
MONOGRAPHS IN NEWSLETTERS & ON THE WEB
2008 "Comments on Why Intelligence
Reform Matters" ThreatsWatch: Center for Threats Awareness
2007 "Who Won the Saddam Hussein Trial?" Grotian Moment: The International War Crimes Blog
2003 "Teaching Criminal Justice: Contributions to the Deflem v. Hemmens Debate" ACJS Today XXVI(1): 13-14
2001 "Legal Commentary on Tennessee v. Korsakov 34 S.W.3d 534" The Forensic Panel, a peer-reviewed journal for forensic experts
1999 "Do-It Yourself Distance Education" Newsletter of the Corrections Connections Technology Network, (March 22)
1999 "The Obstructionist View on Distance Education" Newsletter of the Criminal Justice Distance Learning Consortium, Volume 3 (February 1)
1996 Criminal Justice Grad Schools, Guide to Distance Education, and 400+ other publications @ CJMegaLinks
1990 "Community Tolerance for Gay-Bashing: A Model of Hate Crime" Rutgers Univ: National Council on Crime and Delinquency Collections
WORK APPEARING IN OTHER'S PUBLICATIONS
2012 "Cult Crimes" reproduced in Opposing Viewpoints:
Cults by Gale/Cengage.
2010 "Scales and Indexes" featured in Frank Hagan's book Essentials of Research Methods
2010 "The Internet as Crime Scene" featured in John Vacca's book System Forensics
2008 "Post-Colonial Terrorism" used in course at University of South Africa
2008 "Prison Overcrowding" cited in George Palermo's book chapter Homicidal Syndromes
2008 "Judicial Process" used in courses at Kathmandu School of Law, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Nepal
2008 "Criminology of Terrorism" cited in Keith Ludwick's NPS thesis, Measuring Social Identity of Terrorists
2008 "Definitions of Terrorism" featured in Amos Guiora's book Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism
2007 "Strain Theory" featured in Larry Siegel & Joseph Senna's book, Introduction to Criminal Justice
2007 "Definitions of Terrorism" cited in USAF Counterproliferation Center Future Warfare Series No. 42
2007 "Extradition Law" cited in Richard Goldberger's Cardozo Law Review article on Reciprocity
2007 "Islamic Extremism" featured in Dale Eikmeier's article in Parameters on Qutbism
2006 "Insurgency" cited in USAWC strategic report Intelligence Gathering in a Counterinsurgency
2006 "Police in the U.S." featured in Ron Hunter's book, Police-Community Relations
2006 "Informants and Surveillance" used as FLETC Homeland Security Training Material
2006 "The Concept of Liberty" cited in Jeremy Miller's Quinnipiac Law Review article on Equal Protection
2006 "Definitions of Terrorism" featured in Jeffrey Ian Ross' book Political Terrorism
2005 "Questioned Documents" featured in Joseph Well's Encyclopedia of Fraud
2005 "Religious Terrorism" used in JFK School of Government course at Harvard University
2005 "Suicide Terrorism" used in courses at Naval Postgraduate School and USNORTHCOM
2005 "Police Discretion" featured in United Nations University Research Paper 65: A Model of the Rule of Law
2005 "Search & Seizure Guide" featured in Center for Learning's Advanced Placement US Government
2005 "Emerging Defenses to Crime" featured in Ted Schick & Lewis Vaughn's Doing Philosophy
2005 "Characteristics of Firesetters" featured in Eric Hickey's Sex Crimes and Paraphilia
2005 "Learning Theory" featured in George Palermo's book, Offender Profiling
2005 "Community Policing" featured in Larry Gaines and Vic Kappeler's Policing in America
2004 "Forensic Odontology" featured in Robert Dorion's book, Bitemark Evidence
2004 "History of Profiling" featured in Dawn Perlmutter's book, Investigating Religious Terrorism
2004 "Psychology & White Collar Crime" featured in Dow Jones Corporate Governance Newswire
2004 "Dirty Cops" featured in Maxim Magazine's August article on Joker's Wildbunch: Gang of NY
2004 "Police Deviance & Ethics" featured in Bryan Byers' article in Annual Editions: Criminal Justice
2004 "Forensic Serology" featured in Roslyn Muraskin's book, Visions for Change: 21st Century Justice
2003 "Equal Protection" featured in John Rouse's book, The Craft of Public Administration
2003 "Profiling Terrorists" featured in Mike Ronczkowski's book, Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime
2003 "Profiling Victims" featured in The Complete Idiot's Guide to Criminal Investigation
2003 "Strain Theory" featured in Barri Flowers' book, Male Crime and Deviance
2002 "Demonstrative Evidence" featured in Patricia Iyer's book, Legal Nurse Consulting
2002 "Preserving Digital Evidence" featured in Debra Shinder's book, Scene of the Cybercrime
2002 "Criminology of Terrorism" used in National War College course on Homeland Security
2002 "Police Stress" featured in Mike Eskey's An Overview of The Criminal Justice System
2002 "10 Dramatic Events in Black History" featured in The Political Junkie's Handbook
2001 "Employment Mega-Links" featured in Stephen Lambert's Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors
2001 "Sources of Distress in Workplace Violence" featured in Robert Meadow's Violence and Victimization
2001 "Understanding Ethnic Discrimination" used regularly in law schools (e.g. Jurist, Univ. of Richmond)
2001 "Police History: 3000BC-2000AD" used regularly in criminal justice courses (e.g. EKU, SEMO)
2000 "Weberian Legitimacy" and "Western Models of Justice" featured in Hugh Barlow's book, Criminology
2000 "Employee Review Programs" featured in IACP's Ethics Toolkit for Police Accountability
CONSULTING, ADVISING, TESTIMONY & OTHER EXPERIENCE
2009 Consultant on DHS SAFECOM plain language interoperable
2008 Subject Matter Expert/Contributor: SIG homeland security professional certification programs
2008 Reach-back Advisor: Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan via JPAOE/SOCOM
2008 Co-Coordinator of symposium on state-building for US Army War College/Strategic Studies Institute
2007 (April 7) Quoted as trial expert on infractions of Logan Act on The Sean Hannity Show, ABC Networks
2006 (May 23) Quoted on ecoterrorism before House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
2006 Court Recognized Expert (5 states): The criminology of serial murderers and mass murderers
2005 Court Recognized Expert (4 states): Forensic accounting and forensic computing practices
2005 Subject Matter Expert: Intelligence community reform issues (CISSM, DIA, CIA, ODNI)
2005 Subject Matter Expert: Special operations in counterterrorism (Hurlburt Field, FL; Ft. Bragg, NC)
2004 Scientific Advisor/Reviewer: Homeland security advanced research projects (HSARPA SBIR)
2004 Guest Lecturer: Psychology of terrorism (Special Operations School, Ft. Bragg Warrant Officer Program)
2004 Subject Matter Expert: Homeland security-oriented law enforcement (Tennessee L.E. Innovation Center)
2004 Guest Lecturer: Transnational crime and money laundering (NW3C)
2003 Scientific Advisor/Reviewer: In-Q-tel projects (CIA-Northrop-Grumman)
2003 Guest Lecturer: Intelligence analysis using Kent methodology (CIFA, NPS)
2002 Civilian Advisor/Consultant: Iraqi office of reconstruction and humanitarian assistance (ORHA)
2002 Civilian Advisor/Consultant: Olympic games Unified public safety command (UOPSC)
2001 Civilian Advisor/Consultant: MITRE, ARDA-NRRC, and other organizations
PRACTICAL AND FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE
1980-1985 Correctional Counselor – Illinois Department
of Corrections, Pontiac Correctional Center, Pontiac, Illinois – held the
rank of department
head in position of Placement Officer to assign 2000+ inmate jobs and
housing and also perform duties of Gang Intelligence Officer working with multilevel
agencies. Daily responsibilities included reclassifications and parole plans as
well as supervision of computer and business office functions. As primary counseling
provider for special
populations, services were rendered to inmates in death row, psychiatric segregation, protective custody,
and special federal holding.
1986-1989 Mental Health Therapist – Egyptian Health, Eldorado, Illinois -- held positions of Forensic Scientist and Chief Rehabilitation Officer providing services to courts, primarily with assessments of psychiatric dangerousness, in charge of a comprehensive treatment program for sex offenders in a large multi-county catchment area, conducted suicide autopsies, and designed various other programs and treatments. Also, routinely conducted psychological fitness tests for criminal justice employees, and was certified in psychological testing and psychometrics.
1990-present Educator, Consultant, and Contractor -- have had occasional short-term work details with complex crime investigations, law enforcement and homeland security computer systems, counterterrorism operations, and enforcement of human rights under international law. Have been a consultant in computer forensics, intelligence analysis, psychological profiling, and crimes against humanity. Have done fieldwork involving martial law, war crimes, and counterinsurgency; worked on cases involving criminal extradition, economic development projects; investigated the treatment of terrorist detainees; and have some experience with reconstruction of post-conflict zones.
1. Prof. Mike Eskey, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Park University,
6201 River Rd, Apt. 602, Columbus, GA 31904, (706) 221-6039,
2. Prof. Mark Stevens, Dept. of Criminology, Cal State-Fresno, 2576 E San Ramon, Fresno, CA 93740 (559) 278-5416, firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Prof. Jerry Joplin, Dept. of Justice & Policy Studies, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410, (336) 316-2416, email@example.com
4. Prof. Everette Penn, Dept. of Criminology, Univ. of Houston Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Suite#B1508, Houston, TX 77058, (281) 283-3363, firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Prof. Jeffrey Ian Ross, Dept. of Criminology, CJ & Social Policy, Univ. of Baltimore, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 (202) 337-4532, email@example.com
6. Prof. Frank Schmalleger, Justice Research Associates, Suite 104/No. 125, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 (561) 624-0760, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. O'Connor (Tom) is a comparative criminologist known for his expertise in theoretical aspects (etiology, jurisprudence, ethics) of his discipline as well as applied areas (forensics, profiling, investigation, intelligence, terrorism & security). His main interests involve critical issues in terrorism and homeland security where gaps exist in scientific knowledge. He teaches and manages the undergraduate program in criminal justice/homeland security at Austin Peay State University where he also directs the Institute for Global Security Studies. He is actively involved in grant writing, course development, conference presentations, and of course, teaching. He combines over fifteen years of teaching experience with about ten years of experience within various criminal justice, government, and military agencies (corrections, policing, intelligence and defense agencies). He is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in several areas, and has taken on tasks involving international capacity-building. He holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a masters from the University of Illinois, and a bachelors from Knox College. He is the author of three textbooks, including Bringing Terrorists to Justice and Accounting Forensics as well as numerous articles in such venues as Contemporary Criminal Justice, Journal of Security Administration, Journal of the Institute of Justice and International Studies, Law Enforcement Executive Forum, and the Encyclopedia of Criminology. He provides extensive information about a wide range of justice-related topics in the form of lecture notes at his well-known website called MegaLinks in Criminal Justice.
Last updated: Mar. 12, 2013
Not an official webpage of APSU, copyright restrictions apply, see Megalinks in Criminal Justice
O'Connor, T. (2013). "Vita of Dr. Tom O'Connor," MegaLinks in Criminal Justice. Retrieved from http://www.drtomoconnor.com/vita.htm.