CURRENT POSITION:

 

Associate Professor of Criminology (tenured), School of Human Sciences and Humanities, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, Texas. Teaching three courses per semester while maintaining an active research agenda.

 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Springfield.Prior to early retirement taught three courses per semester with periodic release time to conduct writing and research for fifteen years (1998-2002).

 

 

Special Assistant to Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Illinois at Springfield. Marketing state agencies in Springfield and Chicago for academic courses to be offered on site, through compressed video long distance, or through Internet enhanced courses. (1997)

 

Dean of the School of Health & Human Service, University of Illinois at Springfield. Reported to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, member of the University Cabinet and Deanís Council. Responsible for the supervision of eleven academic programs with fifty-four faculty members, the Illinois Vocational Center, Community Access television Office and thirty-three support staff. Taught one course per year in the Criminal Justice Program. (Interim appointment August 15, 1996-November 1, 1997)

 

Associate Professor and Chair, Criminal Justice and Sociology/Anthropology Programs, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois. Responsible for overall administration of academic program offering degrees on campus and Peoria, Illinois. Coordination of nine full-time faculty, part-time faculty and associated faculty in other programs. Reported to the Dean, School of Health and Human Services. Teaching upper division and undergraduate courses in criminology/criminal justice and supervision of individual instruction in graduate work. Responsibilities include counseling, curriculum development, working with Public Affairs Center of the University and criminal justice agencies throughout Illinois. (1987-1996)

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of South Florida. Taught graduate and undergraduate courses. Served on academic committees and involved in planning honors program for the School of Social Sciences. (1985)

 

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Programs, Jackson Community College, Jackson, Michigan. Employed as the only full-time faculty member in program which offered terminal and transfer degrees. Responsibilities were teaching core and specialized courses, academic counseling, working with developmental education personnel, curriculum revision and participation in all-college committees. (1977-1982)

 

Research Assistant, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. Assisted in design of graduate level criminal justice teacher preparation program, conducted research on criminal justice education in Michigan and was actively involved in the schoolís curriculum revision project. (1971-1972)