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Washington State University (Criminology)
Northern Arizona University (Master's)
University of South Florida (PhD)
I have a blend of academic and field level experience with areas such as sociology, criminology, criminal justice, and research methods. I have an extensive background as an educator including teaching in the classroom as an instructor for universities, colleges, high schools and military installations. I specialize in technical writing and have prepared reports for the Department of Defense, State Department, and the United States Congress. I have a history of providing academic mentoring to students from the high school level to the Master's level.
I have a blend of academic and field level experience with areas such as sociology, criminology, criminal justice, and research methods. I have an extensive background as an educator including teaching in the
Loren teaches the study skills that will make learning criminology easier and more relevant. Loren drove all the way from Arlington, Virginia to our house in Rockville, Maryland to tutor my daughter who is taking her first criminal justice class at the University of Maryland. She was lost about what aspects of the class would be important for the upcoming midterm exam and Loren had her summarize in her notes all relevant court cases and provided her with a table that gives brief descriptions of important criminological theories. He is amazingly patient and helpful and was able to teach her study skills that will make learning the criminology material easier and more relevant. We plan to keep using him as my daughter now feels much more confident about the class and how to study for the important exams.
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I have a bachelor's and master's degree in criminal justice. In addition, I have 4 years of my coursework completed towards my doctorate degree in criminology. I taught criminology courses for four years at the University of South Florida.
I have served as a public speaker for the last thirteen years in many different forums including as an instructor at a university for four years. I have delivered training to a multitude of audiences ranging from Department of Defense Executive Leadership to high school students. I have presented lectures in diverse settings on a great variation of topics.
My minor for my Bachelor of Arts is in Sociology. My Master's Degree in Criminology had an emphasis in Sociology as evidenced by 12 credits or four graduate level courses to include two Sociological Theory classes. I have taught two courses at the University level, domestic violence and gangs, both required a substantial knowledge of the discipline of Sociology.