Dr. Michael Jenkins

Chairman/ Professor
Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity & Sociology

Research and Teaching Interests: Dr. Michael Jenkins is chairman of the Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity and Sociology Department. He is also the founding executive director of the University's Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime (CAPoC). He recently served as the Director of Academics on the creation of a Bachelor of Security Sciences program for a foreign ministry of interior. Dr. Jenkins earned his Ph.D. from Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, under the mentorship of famed "broken windows" theorist George Kelling. In 2017, Jenkins served as a Fulbright Scholar with the London Metropolitan Police. He’s published work on police-community relations and police organization, including two books titled Police Leaders in the New Community Problem Solving Era (Carolina Academic Press, 2015) and Policing the World: The Practice of International and Transnational Policing (2nd edition) (Carolina Academic Press, 2018). 

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