Evelyn Garcia

Lecturer, Criminal Justice

School of Criminal Justice, Political Science & International Studies


Education

Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ,(2014)

M.P. A., Policy and Administration, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, (1996)

B.A., Government and Public Administration, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (1987)

A.A.S., Liberal Arts, State University of New York, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood , NY (1982)

Selected Publications and Presentations

Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde, R., Williams, J, (eds.) ( In press 2016). Contemporary Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Cognella Publishing

Garcia, E., (In press 2016).  Policing: Discretion and the Use of Force. In Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde,R., and Williams, J (eds.) Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System.

Garcia, E., (In press 2106) Policing: Community and Police Relations. In Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., Vodde,R., and Williams, J., (eds.) Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System.

Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., (2016) Paper: The Role of Juvenile Justice Workers in Alternative to Incarceration Programs. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference, Denver CO.

Garcia, E., (2015) Roundtable Chair: A Pedogogical Tool: The Use of Experiental Learning for Criminal Justice.American Society of Criminology Conference, Washington, D.C.

Garcia, E., (2015) Paper: An Analysis of Empirical Data Confirming Disparities in Access to Higher Education for Latino Students: Factors Related to College Choice and Need to Foster Attendance at Four Year Colleges. Presented at the Health, Equity, and Social Justice. Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Garcia, E., (2015) Moderator: Black Lives Matter?: The American Criminal Justice System. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metro- Campus.

Garcia, E., (2015) Roundtable: Revoluntionary Dialogue: When Pedagogy and Civil Unrest Meet. Discussion at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.


Short Abstract

Prior to her appointment at FDU, Dr. Garcia served as a uniformed member of the service at the New York City Police Department from 1984-2004. During her tenure there she had been assigned to the Patrol Services Bureau, Public Moral Division, and ultimately to the Office of the Director Of Training. At the Academy she spearheaded the accredidation process for recruit level training,which currently awards college credits to its recruits. Additionally, she was the administrative supervisor at the Department's Leadership Development Institute. She has traveled to the United States International Law Enforcement Training Center, located in Botswana, South Africa where she taught Principles of Ethics to officers from various African nations. She has also worked with the United States Department of Justice  and The Office of Special Programs at John Jay College of Criminal Justice delivering training in Ethical Awareness to law enforcement officers from the United States  prior to their deployment to international peace-keeping missions.

University College

School of Criminal Justice, Political Science & International Studies
Mail Stop: T-RA2-01
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666


Courses Taught

CRIM 1101: Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIM 1102: Criminology and Social Theory

CRIM 2201: Police and Society

CRIM 2205: Research Methods

CRIM 2216: Sex, Deviance, and The Law

CRIM 2240: Criminal Profiling

CRIM 3304: Criminal Justice Ethics

CRIM 4401: Senior Honors Thesis

CRIM 4405: Criminal Justice Capstone Seminar

CRIM 7020: Ethics, Politics and Justice

CRIM 8000: Critical Analysis of Criminal Justice


Research Interests

Criminal justice education, Student educational outcomes, and  college impact on student development.