830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
- Research Methods, Urban Inequality, Radicalization and Domestic Terrorism.
Topics of Interest
- De-radicalization & Disengagement
- Extremism in the US
- Homeland Security Education and Training
- Terrorism Trends
- Terrorism Networks
Regions of Interest
- Ph.D. Sociology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. 1981.
Dissertation: An Empirical Investigation into Criminal Behavior and Sentencing in Georgia: 1975-80.
- M.A. Sociology, Emory University. 1978.
Thesis: Indicators of Age at First Marriage: A Marriage Model.
- B.A. Religion/Sociology, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi. 1976. Cum Laude - Honors in Religion.
- Diploma High School, (Honors) 1972, Meridian Senior High, Meridian, Mississippi.
- Director of Sponsored Programs and Director of the Morehouse Research Institute (January 5, 2008-Present)
- Chair and Professor of the Department of Sociology and Executive Director of the Morehouse Research Institute (January, 2001-Dec. 31, 2008).
- Vice Provost for Research and Executive Director of the Morehouse Research Institute, Associate Professor of Sociology and Editor of Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men. Jan., 1996 - Oct. 1998.
- Executive Director of the Morehouse Research Institute, Associate Professor of Sociology and Editor of Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men. Aug. 1992 – Jan. 2001.
- Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty Fellow, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha.1988 - Aug. 1992. Courses: Statistics, Research Methods, Juvenile Delinquency.
- Associate Professor 1986 - Dec. 1988. The Atlanta University Courses: Research Methods, Statistics, Population. Research Associate - The Center on Health and Aging.
- Assistant Professor, 1982 - May 1986. University of Massachusetts/Boston,
Courses: Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency, Deviancy, Research Methods, Demography.
- Assistant Professor, 1979 – 1981.Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia 30314
Courses: Demography, Analysis & Design, Punishment & Corrections, Industrial Sociology, Social Psychology, Sociology of Aging, Social Problems.
- Instructor, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, 39301
Courses: Introduction to Sociology, Marriage & Family. Summer 1978.
Major Recognitions and Honors
- President, Mid-South Sociological Association. 2002.
- The Meyers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America. 1997.
- American Sociological Association's Spivak Award for Dissertation Research American Sociological Association Fellowship. 1979.
- ETA Sigma Phi (Academic Honorary). 1975.
- Omicron Delta Kappa (Academic and Service Honorary). 1975.
- Emory University Fellowship.
Received research funding from START: 2005-2008