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Harry R. Dammer
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E-mail: dammerh2@scranton.edu
Web page: http://www.academic.scranton.edu/faculty/dammerh2/

Education

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice, Newark, NJ.
    Doctor of Philosophy in Criminal Justice, 1992.
  • M.S. University of Dayton, OH. Master of Science in Education, 1981.
  • B.S. University of Dayton, OH. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 1979.
  • A.S. Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ. 1977. Associates Degree in Police Science.

Academic Employment

  • Professor and Chair. University of Scranton, PA. Current Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice/Sociology Dept., student advising, active research, University and community service, hiring adjunct faculty, supervision and evaluation of faculty, departmental strategic planning, development of assessment strategies, coordinator of criminal justice student internships. September 2002 to present. Full Professor since 2006. .
  • Visiting Fulbright Scholar. University of Ruhr-Bochum. Dept. of Criminology, Criminal Policy, and Police Science. Bochum, Germany. March-July 2009.
  • Professor and Chair. Criminal Justice Dept., Niagara University, NY. 2000 to 2002. Responsibilities same as above.
  • Associate Professor. Criminal Justice Dept. Niagara University, NY. 1998-2002.
  • Assistant Professor. Criminal Justice Dept. Niagara University, NY. 1994-1998.
  • Visiting Fulbright Scholar. University of Saarland, (Europa Law Institute) Saarland, Germany. September 1993 to July 1994 .
  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. Utica College of Syracuse University, Utica, NY. August 1992 to August 1994. On leave from August 1993 to July 1994 to pursue Fulbright Scholar Grant.
  • Courses taught include: Criminology, Juvenile Justice, Penology, Introduction to American Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, Introduction to Corrections, Corrections Counseling, Assessment and Treatment of Offenders, Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice, Field Experience in Criminal Justice, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Community Based Corrections, Freshman Seminar for Soc/CJ Majors, Sociology of Sport, Sex, Society, and the Church, Gangs and Urban Health. Freshman Seminar: Sacred Story and Meaning.
  • Academic (S.T.E.P.) Counselor. Castleton State College, Castleton, VT. Responsibilities: academic and personal counseling to undergraduate students, and teaching courses (Adjunct Instructor) in study skills and in the criminal justice department. Sept. 1988-July 1990.
  • Teaching Assistant/Adjunct Instructor. School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. September 1987 to June 1988.
  • Teacher/Guidance Counselor/Coach. St. Peter's Preparatory School, Jersey City, NJ. 1981-1987. Responsibilities: advisor to 150 students in grades 10, 11, and 12. Director of Standardized Testing. Teacher of religion, and elective courses in criminal justice. Director of Student Internships and Coordinator of Christian Service Program, Boys Basketball Coach.

Professional Employment

  • Consultant to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Served as a Peer Review Panel member to evaluate proposals dealing with terrorism. Contracted through CSR. Inc. Arlington, VA. March 2003.
  • Consultant to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Technical Assistance and Support Program. Invited to participate in NIJ workshop to develop a Research Agenda for Faith-Based Programs. Washington, D.C. December 2002.
  • Consultant to the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). Provided training session to the Massachusetts Dept of Corrections, Office of the Chaplaincy. Topic: Religion in Corrections. September 2000.
  • Consultant to Treatment Trends, Inc. Invited to provide two separate days of training for health care professionals in Allentown, PA. Training topics: Religion in Corrections (2004), and Criminology 101 (2005).
  • Consultant to Law Firm of James D. Butler, Jersey City, NJ. Responsibilities: Provide expert witness testimony and consultation in area of inmate classification and recidivism. May to September 1995.
  • Administration of Justice Intern, The National Conference of Christians and Jews, New York City, NY, September 1981 to August 1982. Assistant to National Program Director Donald McEvoy. Responsibilities: criminal justice consultant, Associate Editor of "Hot Line" -- a police community relations newsletter with a circulation of over 5,000 nationally.
  • Juvenile Probation Officer, Montgomery County Juvenile Court, Dayton, OH. Responsibilities: preparation of social histories, supervision of 65 probationers, individual and family counseling, consultant to local educational institutions. July 1979 to June 1981.

Publications: Books

  • Harry R. Dammer (with J. Albanese) Comparative Criminal Justice Systems. Cengage Learning. 5th Edition. 2013
  • Harry R. Dammer (with J. Albanese) Comparative Criminal Justice Systems. Fourth Edition. Wadsworth-Cengage Learning. 2011.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with E. Fairchild and J. Albanese) Comparative Criminal Justice Systems. Third Edition. Wadsworth-Thomson Press, 2006.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with Todd R. Clear), The Offender in the Community , Published by Wadsworth-Thomson Press, Second Edition, 2003.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with Todd R. Clear), The Offender in the Community , Published by Wadsworth-Thomson Press, First Edition, 2000.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with E. Fairchild and J. Albanese) Comparative Criminal Justice Systems. Second Edition. Wadsworth-Thomson Press, 2001.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Religion in Corrections . American Correctional Association, August 2000.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Piety in Prison: An Ethnography of Religion in the Correctional Environment. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1992

Edited Books/Readers

  • Harry R. Dammer (with J. Winterdyk and P. Reichel, Eds.), A Guided Reader to Research in Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice Crime and Crime Policy. Vol. 5. Germany: University of Bochum Press, 2009.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with Phillip Reichel, Eds.), Teaching Manual for Comparative and International Criminal Justice Courses 2nd Edition. Published in collaboration with the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Spring 2007.

Other Publications: Book Chapters, articles, manuals, etc.

  • Harry R. Dammer (with Phil He and Phil Reichel) "Comparing Crime and Justice" in the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice. 2nd edition. Forthcoming 2013.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Thinking Outside the Box.In Support of Fr. General Nicolas." Article in Conversations Magazine, Published by Jesuit Seminar in Higher Education. Fall 2012, Number 41.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Obstacles to Excellence." Article in Conversations Magazine , published by Jesuit Seminar in Higher Education. Spring 2011, Number 39.
  • Harry R. Dammer (with Dieter Bindzus and Harald Martens), "Perceptions of German prison officials while visiting American correctional facilities: An example of a fruitful international collaboration." Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. October 2011 (Vol. 55, No. 7).
  • Harry R. Dammer (with James Roberts and Jody Sundt), "Continuity and Change in Prison Chaplaincy" in International Journal of Religion and Society. Vol. 1 Issue 2/3. 2011.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Book chapter titled "Prisons Around the World." Book Chapter titled "Prisons Around the World." In, Introduction to International Criminal Justice. Cambridge University Press. 2nd Edition. M. Natarjan, Editor. August 2011.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Book chapter titled "Crime and Punishment around the world -Saudi Arabia" in Crime and Punishment Around the World, M. K. Nalla, and G. Newman (eds.) USA: Greenwood/ABC-CLIO Publishers. 2011.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "The Crime of Human Trafficking." DAJV Newsletter (German-American Lawyers Association). March 2010.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Book chapter titled "Policing in Selected Countries: Organization and Structure." In, Comparative and International Policing, Justice, and Transnational Crime. Carolina Academic Press, 2010. Sesha Kethineni, Editor.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Educational Program written for the National Museum of Crime and Punishment, Washington, DC. April 2008. Title: "Religion in Prison."
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Annie Kensey) Book chapter titled "Corrections in France: Current Issues and Future Challenges." In, Corrections, Mental Health, and Social Policy:
  • International Perspectives. R. K. Ax and T.J Fagan, Editors. Charles C. Thomas Publishers, LTD. 2007.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Good Time Provisions for Correctional Offenders." In, The Encyclopedia on Criminal Justice in the United States . CA: Salem Press, Inc. P. Gerstenfield, Editor., 2005.
  • Harry R. Dammer, Book Chapter titled "Prisons Around the World." In, Introduction to International Criminal Justice. McGraw Hill. M. Natarjan, Editor, 2005.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Religion in Corrections." In, The Encyclopedia of American Prisons and Correctional Institutions. Sage Publications. Mary Bosworth, Editor, 2005.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with P. Reichel) Book chapter titled "Corrections in the United States." In, Adult Corrections: International Systems and Perspectives. John A. Winterdyke (ed.) Willow Press, Monsey, NY. 2004.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Phi Ni and Phillip Reichel). Book chapter titled "Comparing Crime and Justice." In, the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice. Sage Publications. Phillip Reichel (ed.). September 2004.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Reasons for Religious Involvement in the Correctional Environment." Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Volume 35, Numbers 3/4, 2002. 35-58
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Jody L. Sundt, and Francis T. Cullen) "The Role of the Prison Chaplain in Offender Rehabilitation" Journal of Offender Rehabilitation Volume 35, Numbers 3/4, 2002. 59-86.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Annmarie Cordner and Frank Horvath), "A National Survey of Comparative and International Criminal Justice Courses in Universities in the United States." Journal for Criminal Justice Education. Vol. 11, No. 2. Fall 2000. Pg. 211-223.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Todd R. Clear, et. al). The Value of Religion in Prison: An Inmate Perspective. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Vol. 16, Number 1. February 2000.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Harris Beiman), "The Men's Prison Council--A Cost Free Program that Changes Inmate Attitudes." In Corrections Manager's Report, January-February Issue, 1999.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Phillip Reichel), "Teaching Manual for Comparative and International Criminal Justice Courses." Published by the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, August 1997.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "The Practice of Rehabilitation in German Prisons," Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. Vol. 24 (1/2), 1996. Pp. 1-10.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Religion in Prison," entry in The Encyclopedia of American Prisons, Marilyn McShane and Frank Williams, Eds., California University Press, 1996.
  • Harry R. Dammer, "Criminal Justice in America 1964-1994: A Cycle of Myths, Fears, and Political Reactions." In What Became of the Great Society? Comparative Perspectives on the U.S.A. in the 1960's and 1990's. Ed. by Winfried Herget. Published by The School of North American Studies Program at the Johannes Guttenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1995
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Peter J. Benekos), Instructor's Manual for T. Clear and G. Cole's American Corrections. CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., January 1994.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Todd R. Clear, et al.), Final Report: Feasibility Study of the Impact of Religious Involvement on Prisoners. Published by Rutgers University. Presented to the Justice Fellowship Inc., Washington, D.C. 1992.
  • Harry R. Dammer, (with Todd R. Clear, et al.), "Does involvement in religion help prisoners adjust to prison?" NCCD FOCUS, November 1992.
  • Research Employment

  • Grant funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Title: Developing Strategies to Link U.S. and Non-U.S. Researchers. August 2003 to December 2004.
  • Grant funded by Marywood University-University of Scranton Collaborative Grant Program. (2004) Title: Transitional Housing Program for Women Leaving Prison: Model Building for Best Practices. Co-Coordinator with S. Burke and C. Kessen of the Marywood University, Dept. of Social Work.
  • Project Consultant. Grant funded by Pew Charitable Trust Foundation, Philadelphia, PA. Project Title: The Impact of Religious Involvement on Prisoners. Project Director: Todd R. Clear. February 1, 1990 to June 1992. Doctoral Dissertation funded by grant.
  • Grant Coordinator; Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education. Grant funded by U.S. Department of Education, Project Title: The Development of Consortia of Vermont State Colleges for the Purpose of Alcohol/Drug Prevention. November 1989 to November 1991.
  • Research Assistant, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University. Grant funded by Glenmeade Trust Co. of Washington, D.C., Project Title: Feasibility Study on the Effects of Religious Programs in the Correctional Environment. May 1989 to October 1989.
  • Research Assistant, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University. Grant funded by the National Institute of Justice, Project Title: Effects of Criminal Sanctions, Project Directors: Don M. Gottfredson and Richard F. Sparks. September 1983 to June 1984.
  • Gottfredson and Richard F. Sparks. September 1983 to June 1984.

Invited Professional Presentations

  • Workshop Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York City, March 15th, 2012. Topic: Teaching Strategies for promoting student engagement in criminology/criminal justice classes.
  • Keynote Speaker at the Exodus Prison and Aftercare Ministries Annual Retreat. Topic: Restorative Justice: A "new" paradigm in criminal justice. October 2009.
  • Presentation at University of Greifswald, Germany. Topic: Juvenile Crime and Punishment in the United States. July 2009.
  • Presentation at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany. Topic: Incarceration Policy in the United States: Why the "Get Tough" Policy is a Bad Idea. July 2009.
  • Presentation at the John F. Kennedy Institute of Freie University, Berlin. Topic: Religion in Prison in the United States: An Overview. June 2009.
  • Presentation at the Strafrechtliches Institut (Law Institute) at the University of Bonn. Topic: The International Crime of Human Trafficking. June 2009.
  • Presentation at the Institute for Criminology and Police Sceince. Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany. Topic: International Use of the Death Penalty. April 2009.
  • Presentation at Institute for Criminology at the University of Tuebingen, Germany. Topic: Incarceration Policy in the United States. May 2009.
  • Presentation at the ISCET School of Social Work, Porto, Portugal. (Serviço Social e Psicologia Social e do Trabalho e Mestrado em Trabalho Social e Intervenção Sócio-Educativa) Topic: A Short Course in Criminology. May 2009.
  • Presentation at conference for German Teachers titled Aspects of Contemporary Society, sponsored by U.S. Consulate General, Leipzig, Germany. Topic: Juvenile Crime in the United States. April, 2009.
  • Keynote Speaker at the Jubileumviering 60 Jaar RK Justitie Pastoraat. (The 60th Anniversary of Prison Chaplaincy in the Netherlands) Amersfoort, Netherlands. Topic: A View from Above: Perspectives of prison chaplains about their work. March 17th, 2009.
  • Presentation at the University of Dayton. Topic: Religion in Prison: Scam or Salvation? March 12, 2008.
  • Keynote Speaker at the Pennsylvania Prison Chaplains Association Annual Meeting.. Topic: Chaplaincy Checkup: The Status of Prison Chaplaincy in PA, October 2007.
  • Presentation at the Beijing International Forum on Community-Based Corrections, Capital Normal University. Topic: Therapeutic Courts in Community Corrections: An American Overview. October 2006.
  • Keynote Speaker at Marywood University Institute for Spirituality. Topic: When I Was in Prison You Visited Me: The Neglected Work of Mercy Caring for the Needs of Prisoners and Those Impacted by Incarceration. November 6th, 2004.
  • Presentation at seminar titled "A Day of Responsibility" at the State Correctional Facility (Retreat). The seminar, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Prison Society, focused on inmate issues of responsibility and atonement. Over 50 inmates participated in the seminar. November 2003.
  • Keynote Presenter at Annual meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Toronto, Canada. Topic: The Use and Misuse of International Crime Statistics. October 2001.
  • Commencement speaker at Bergen Community College, Paramus NJ, June 1999.
  • Keynote Presenter at the Summer Meeting of the American Correctional Chaplains Association. San Antonio, Texas. Topic: Religion in Corrections: An Academic Perspective. August 2000.
  • Lecture presented at Athens University School of Law and Criminology, Athens, Greece. Topic: Conducting Ethnographic Research in American Prisons. June 1994.
  • Lecture presented at Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany. Topic: Hate Crimes and the U.S. Criminal Justice System. June 1994.
  • Lecture presented at the Conference titled "America in Central/Eastern Europe: Past and Present". The University of Lodz, Poland. Topic: Myths and Realities of Crime Criminal Justice in America. June 1994.

Professional Presentations

  • Presentation at the National Convocation for Jail and Prison Ministry, Scranton, PA. Topic: Spirituality in Prison. June 2012.
  • Presentation at the Meeting of the World Society of Victimology, The Hague, Netherlands. Topic: Restorative Justice in Pennsylvania. May 2012.
  • Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Toronto, Canada. Topic: The Study of Criminology in Germany. March 2011.
  • Panel Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Toronto, Canada. Topic: The Challenges of teaching Criminal Justice in Jesuit and Catholic Universities. March 2011.
  • Roundtable presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Philadelphia, PA. Topic: Barbary Piracy and Somali Piracy: An Historical Comparison. November 2009 (with David Dzurec).
  • Roundtable presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Philadelphia, PA. Topic: The Development of an International Observatory on Criminology. November 2009.
  • Roundtable presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA. Topic: Changes in Criminal Justice in Saudi Arabia: Myth or Reality? March 2009.
  • Panel Discussion (Moderator) at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Cincinnati, OH. March 2008. Topic: Creative Pedagogy for Teaching Comparative /International Crime and Justice.
  • Panel Discussion at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Cincinnati, OH. March 2008. Topic: ACJS Advanced Training for Academic Certification Reviewers
  • Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Cincinnati, OH. March 2008. Topic: The Responsibilities and Challenges of Faith Representatives in Pennsylvania's Jails and Prisons. (With James Roberts).
  • Panel Discussion (Moderator) at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Seattle, WA. 2007. Topic: How to Assess a Criminal Justice Program at a Jesuit University.
  • Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Baltimore, MD. March 2006. Topic: The Development of Homeland Security Programs: Issues in Curricula, Staffing, and Pedagogy.
  • Presentation at the Commonwealth Forum on Criminal Justice Reform. Harrisburg, PA. Title: Electronic Monitoring in PA and Beyond. November 2005
  • Panel Discussion on Sentencing Reform in Pennsylvania. Smart Talk --WITF Harrisburg. November 2005.
  • Presentation and Panel Chair at the XIV World Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA. August 2005. Title: "Without Locks and Bars: Glen Mills Schools for Boys" (With Wayne Dainty).
  • Poster Presentation at the European Society of Criminology. Amsterdam, Holland. Title: "Linking U.S. and Non-U.S. Researchers in Criminal Justice". August 2004
  • Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Topic: Criminal Justice
  • Education in Jesuit Institutions: Is it any different from the rest? March 2004.
  • Presentation at the XIII World Congress of Criminology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 2003. Strategies to Link U.S. and Non-U.S. Researchers in Criminal Justice.
  • Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA. March 2003. Workshop topic: International Criminal Justice Education and Training.
  • Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, Ill. November 2002. Paper Topic: Assessing the Internship Experience in Criminal Justice. Roundtable Topic: Career Timing and the Fulbright Experience.
  • Paper Presented at the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA. November 2001. Topic: The Classroom Application of Supplemental Readings in Comparative/international Criminal Justice Courses.
  • Paper Presented at the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Ontario. November 1999. Topic: Rehabilitation and the Prison Chaplain (with Jody Sundt and Francis Cullen).
  • Paper Presentation at the XII World Congress of Criminology, Seoul, Korea. August 1998. Topic: Prison Populations Around the World: The American Situation.
  • Paper presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Albuquerque, NM. March 1998. Topic: The Development of a Typology of Religious Inmates.
  • Workshop Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Louisville, Ky. March 1997. Topic: Teaching Strategies for Comparative and International Criminal Justice Courses.
  • Panel Presentation at the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, Ill. November 1996. Topic: Opportunities Abroad for Criminal Justice Scholars and Students.
  • Paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. March 1996. Topic: An Analysis of Comparative Criminal Justice Courses in American Colleges and Universities.
  • Roundtable Discussion at the American Society of Criminology, Boston, MA. November 1995. Topic: Revisioning Masculinity Behind Bars.
  • Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology, Miami. November 1994. Topic: How the Theory of Rehabilitation Becomes a Reality in German Prisons.
  • Paper presented at the Conference "Prisons 2000", Leicester, England, April 1994. Topic: Reducing the Deprivations of Prison Living.
  • Paper presented at the XI World Congress of Criminology, Budapest, Hungary, August 1993. Topic:
    The Practice of Religion in American Prisons.

Professional Organizations and Service

  • American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • American Correctional Association
  • Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Academic Review Committee. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Spring 2005 to Spring 2012. Responsibilities include being part of review committee that determines whether criminal justice programs in the United States meet ACJS certification.
  • Executive Counselor of the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, February 1997 to 1999.
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: 2009 Founders Award Committee, G.O.W. Mueller Award Committee, 2004-2009. Academic Review Committee May 2007 to 2012.
  • Chair, Jesuit Educators Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Spring 2004 to Spring 2012.
  • Chair, International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Elected to serve March 2003 through March 2004.
  • Executive Counselor of the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, February 1997 to February 2003.
  • Chair, International Committee of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. March 1995-March 1996.
  • Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Secretary/Treasurer, June 1992 to June 1993.
  • Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Vermont State Representative, Fall 1988 to August 1990.
  • Editor of Newsletter of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Fall 1993.
  • Journal Reviewer for the American Journal of Police, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Review for Religious Research (2008), Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (2007), Sociology of Religion (2008), International Criminal Justice Review (2007-2008). International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice: Editorial Board (2010-present)
  • Book Reviewer for Oxford University Press, 2008, Jones and Bartlett, 2008, Transaction Publishers, 2006.
  • Conducted Criminal Justice Program Reviews at Lycoming College, West Chester University, Fayetteville State University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Lasell College. Berkshire Community College, Kaplan University (Virgina Campus).

University And Local Community Service: Current

  • Appointed Member (by President Kevin Quinn, S.J.) of Search Committee for Director/Vice President of Development. Fall 2012-Present.
  • Faculty Representative, University Review Board (For Student Discipline Infractions) September 2011-Present.
  • Chair, Sociology and Criminal Justice Department. 2004-present.
  • Appointed Chair of Teacher Education Committee. November 2009-present.
  • Member of the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Conference 2004-Present.
  • Member of the College of Continuing and Graduate Education Dean's Conference 2007-Present
  • Appointed to the University of Scranton Campus Development Council. Summer 2006 to Present.
  • Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA. Fall 2005 to Present
  • Color commentator for Men's Basketball, University of Scranton, 2003-present.
  • Board Member of the Exodus Prison Ministries of NE Pennsylvania. Summer 2004-Present.

Community Service: Previous

  • Appointed (by President Scott Pilarz, S.J.) to serve on the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education. The National Seminar is the publisher of the Conversations magazine. December 2008-May 2012.
  • Elected Member of Search Committee to select Associate Dean of Panuska College of Professional Studies, November 2011 to March 2012.
  • Elected and Served on Tenure and Promotion Committee 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010.
  • Appointed Local Chapter Convener for the Pennsylvania Prison Society. Serving as ombudsman between inmates serving time in the Lackawanna County Prison and the local Prison administration. Fall 2006-Fall 2011.
  • Selected by Landmark Conference to attend NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Fellows Institute. Indianapolis, Indiana. 2010
  • Member of Search Committee for Dean of School of Arts and Sciences. December 2009-March 2010.
  • Lackawanna County Criminal Justice Advisory Board. Summer 2008-Fall 2011.
  • Board Member and Acting Chair, Gates of Hope Prison Ministries for Women. Fall 2009-Present. Member of the Kania School of Management Dean's Conference 2007-2009.
  • Appointed to the PA Board of Probation and Parole Citizens. Advisory Committee for the District of Scranton. Fall 2005-Fall 2008.
  • University of Scranton Task Force on Emergency Notification Development Project. Summer 2008.
  • Faculty Senate (Alternate) University of Scranton 2007-2008.
  • Advisory Committee to the Pennsylvania General Assembly. April 2003-Summer 2005. Assist in preparation of recommendations made to the Pennsylvania General Assembly relative to the issues surrounding geriatric and seriously ill inmates in Pennsylvania.
  • Producer and Moderator of Crime and Justice in Scranton. A public access television show (Channel 61). Spring 2005-Spring 2006.
  • Elected to University Council Committee University of Scranton (Faculty Alternate) 2004-2005.
  • Elected as Faculty Senator University of Scranton (Alternate) 2004-2006
  • Mission Advisory Committee 2003-2005. Responsibilities include chair of sub-committee to assist in organizing faculty participation in Jesuit Heritage Week for the Spring 2005.
  • Member of Search Committee to hire the Director of Continuing Education at the University of Scranton, 2003.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the University of Scranton Homeland Security Institute. Spring 2004 to 2007.
  • Faculty Coordinator of the Law Enforcement Leadership Series (LELS) at the University of Scranton. Fall 2002-2004.
  • Ad-Hoc Board Member, Niagara County Inter-Faith Chaplaincy Program. December 1999 to June 2002.
  • Chair and Member of the Board of Directors, Jesus the Liberator Seminary for Religious Justice. Buffalo, NY. New seminary has been formed to train former drug addicts and ex-offenders for positions in the clergy. October 1995 to June 2002.
  • Elected to the Niagara University Sabbatical Committee. December 2001 to June 2002.
  • Elected to the Niagara University Committee on Investigation and Advice. 1996-1997.
  • Volunteer at Attica Correctional Facility, Attica NY. Responsibilities include conducting a weekly support group for incarcerated males. September 1995 to December 1996.
  • Faculty Assistant to Athletic Department. Niagara University. Responsibilities include: meet with prospective student athlete recruits, and monitor NCAA rules compliance exams. Spring 1995-Fall 1996.
  • High School Boys Basketball Referee, IAABO Board #53. Erie and Niagara County, NY. 1994-2000.
  • High School Basketball Coach 1981-1986; DIII College Basketball Coach 1988-1992.

Awards

  • University of Scranton Faculty Award for Excellence in Advancing Interdisciplinary Study, March 2011.
  • J. William Fulbright Scholarship, Senior Lectureship Award, University of Ruhr-Bochum, Germany. March 2009- July 2009.
  • Awarded Full Professor, University of Scranton, June 2006.
  • Awarded Tenure and Associate Professor (At time of hire) University of Scranton, August 2002
  • Awarded Promotion to Full Professor, Niagara University, June 2002.
  • Awarded Tenure and Rank of Associate Professor, Niagara University, June 1998.
  • Award for the Outstanding Criminal Justice Educator in Western New York. Presented by the Buffalo State College Criminal Justice Alumni Chapter. September 2000.
  • Chosen by the Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ Alumni Association to be among the first two inductees into the College's Alumni Hall of Fame for being a Distinguished Alumni. April, 1996
  • J. William Fulbright Scholarship, Junior Lectureship Award, University of Saarland, Saarbrucken, Germany. September 1993 to July 1994.
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998. Who's Who American College Students, 1977.

References

  • Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J. Former President, University of Scranton. Currently President at Marquette University scott.pilarz@marquette.edu
  • Rev. James Heft, S.M. Former Chancellor and Provost, University of Dayton. Currently President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California. (213) heft@usc.edu
  • Dr. Jay S. Albanese, Former Chief, International Center, The National Institute of Justice, and currently Professor of Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va. jsalbane@vcu.edu
  • Dr. Freda Adler, Program Director, Master's Program in Criminology, University of Pennsylvania. fadler@sas.upen.edu