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Paul Bowdre

Silver Level Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Lecturer of Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice Program Coordinator
Oakland City University
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Jan 04, 2017
Member Since: Feb 11, 2007

Contributions

Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Oakland City University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, IN, United States)
Secondary Affiliations:
  • Iowa Central Community College (Education, Community/Technical College, IA, United States)
  • State University of New York System - College of Technology at Canton (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, NY, United States)

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Contact Information

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Address:
Oakland City University
Criminal Justice Program
138 N. Lucretia Street
Oakland City, IN 47660 United States
Professional URL: http://www.oak.edu

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Doctor of Business Administration Quality Systems Management (Homeland Security and Defense) (Current)
    The National Graduate School of Quality Management
  • Graduate Certificate Security Studies (Homeland Security and Defense) (01/2016)
    University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Assessment Higher Education Assessment (02/2012)
    James Madison University
  • Graduate Academic Certificate Educational Technology (05/2010)
    Chadron State College
  • Graduate Certificate Community College Teaching (01/2010)
    California State University - Dominguez Hills
  • Master of Science Criminal Justice Administration (05/2008)
    Mountain State University
  • Educational Specialist (08/1993)
    Nova Southeastern University
  • Graduate Certificate Aging Studies (08/1988)
    Lynn University
  • Master of Professional Studies (05/1988)
    Lynn University
  • Certificate Social Gerontology (09/1981)
    University of North Carolina - Asheville
  • Bachelor of Science (07/1981)
    Western Carolina University

Positions

  • Adjunct Criminal Justice Instructor (Online) (01/2007 - Current) Iowa Central Community College
  • Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice (08/2016 - Current) SUNY Canton
  • Lecturer of Criminal Justice (08/2016 - Current) Oakland City University
  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (08/2011 - 08/2016) SUNY Canton
  • Homeland Security Curriculum Coordinator (08/2012 - 08/2016) SUNY Canton
  • Adjunct Professor (11/1999 - 06/2012) California Southern University
  • Criminal Justice Instructor and Program Director (08/2007 - 08/2011) Western Nebraska Community College
  • Adjunct Criminal Justice Instructor/Extern Site Developer (06/2005 - 01/2008) Kaplan College (Thornton, CO)
  • Criminal Justice Program Manager (01/2006 - 08/2007) Cambridge College

Publications

  • Bowdre, P.R.. (2009). The Medieval Prison: A Social History” by Guy Geltner (book review) in Corrections Today ((February) pp. 69-70).
  • Bowdre, P.R.. (1987). An Examination of Factors Affecting the Participants of a Senior Citizens' Center in Proceedings of the Sociological Research XVII
  • Bowdre, P,R. (1983). Counseling in the Later Years - A Review in Missouri Gerontology Institute Report (Vol. 4, No. 1; p. 4).
  • Bowdre, P.R.. (1983). Elderly Are More Susceptible to Heat Problems; First Aid Considered in Missouri Gerontology Institute Report (Vol. 4, No. 1; p. 5).
  • Bowdre, P.R. & Gassaway, B.M.. (1982). Death and Dying," In-Home Care: A Self-Teaching Curriculum. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Bowdre, P.R. & Gassaway, B.M.. (1982). Safety," In-Home Care: A Self-Teaching Curriculum. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri-Columbia.

Associations

  • American Society of Criminology
    Member 01/2016 - Current
  • Protect New York
    Member 10/2011 - Current
  • Police Society for Problem Based Learning
    Member 06/2010 - Current
  • Association for Institutional Research
    Member 01/2010 - Current
  • American Jail Association
    Member 01/2008 - Current
  • Association of Certified Fraud Specialists
    Certified Fraud Specialist 01/2005 - Current
  • American College of Forensic Examiners
    Diplomate 04/1998 - Current
  • American Correctional Association
    Member 10/1997 - Current
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
    Member 06/1995 - Current
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    Certified Fraud Examiner 08/1991 - Current
  • Nebraska Criminal Justice Educators Association
    Member 08/2007 - 08/2011

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire Award (04/2015)
  • 2015 Stellar Advisor Award (SUNY Canton) (03/2015)
  • 2014 MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire Award (04/2014)
  • 2013 MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire Award (04/2013)

Teaching Experience

  • Alternatives to Incarceration (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Research Practicum (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Crisis Management in Criminal Justice (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Intelligence Systems in Homeland Security (Fall 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Fall 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Principles of Security (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Probation and Parole (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Terrorism (Fall 2016)
    Oakland City University - Criminal Justice
  • Legal Issues of Penal Institutions (Spring 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Services (Spring 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Tactical Seminar (Spring 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Public Safety Critical Incident Response (Spring 2016)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice (Homeland Security)
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Fall 2015)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Sciences
  • Law Enforcement Intelligence Systems for Homeland Security (Fall 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice (Homeland Security)
  • Managing Criminal Justice Organizations (Fall 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Fall 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Tactical Seminar (Fall 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Terrorism Response (Summer 2015)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Spring 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigations (Spring 2015)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Spring 2015)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Science
  • Legal Issues of Penal Institutions (Spring 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Services (Spring 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Tactical Seminar (Spring 2015)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Winter 2015)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Fall 2014)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Agency Management (Fall 2014)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2014)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Fall 2014)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Science
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Fall 2014)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Summer 2014)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Terrorism Response (Summer 2014)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Domestic Extremism and Hate Crimes (Summer 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Summer 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Correctional Philosophy (2 sections) (Spring 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Communications (Spring 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Legal Issues of Penal Systems (Spring 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Tactical Seminar (Spring 2013)
    State University of New York at Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Agency Management (Fall 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Communitations (Fall 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Fall 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Correctional Philosophy (Spring 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Legal Issues of Penal Systems (Spring 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Spring 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Police Tactical Seminar (Spring 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Winter 2012)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Technology (Winter 2012)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Winter 2012)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Science
  • Criminal Justice Agency Management (Fall 2011)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2011)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Communications (Fall 2011)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Managing Law Enforcement Training (Fall 2011)
    SUNY Canton - Criminal Justice
  • Courts and the Judicial Process (Summer 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Police and Society (Summer 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Community Based Corrections (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Spring 2011)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Internship 3 (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Spring 2011)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Science
  • Security and Loss Prevention (Spring 2011)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Courts and the Judicial Process (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Organizations, Management & Administration (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Fall 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Gerontology (Fall 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Social Science
  • Police and Society (Fall 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Summer 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Summer 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Summer 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Rules of Evidence (Summer 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Spring 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law (Spring 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Spring 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections (Spring 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Spring 2010)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Winter 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Winter 2010)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Courts and the Judicial Process (Online) (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Internship 3 (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Jail Operations (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice (Blended) (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice (Online) (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Legal Aspects of Corrections (Online) (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Corrections
  • Police and Society (Fall 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Summer 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigations in the Correctional Environment (Summer 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Corrections
  • Criminology (Online) (Summer 2009)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Community Based Corrections (Online) (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Corrections
  • Criminal Investigation (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Corrections
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (Online) (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Special Topics in Criminal Justice: White Collar Crime (Spring 2009)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Investigation (Winter 2009)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Online) (Winter 2009)
    Iowa Central Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Assessment of Prior Criminal Justice Learning (Fall 2008)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Courts and the Judicial Process (Fall 2008)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Internship 3 (Fall 2008)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Criminology (Online) (Summer 2008)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice
  • Reporting Techniques for Criminal Justice (Summer 2008)
    Western Nebraska Community College - Criminal Justice

Presentations

  • Best Practices in Online Academic Advising, 11/09/2015
    Brown Bag Lunch presentation. State University of New York College of Technology at Canton.
  • Implementing Credit Hour Compliance in Online Homeland Security Learning, 02/06/2015
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Orlando, FL.
  • American Jails and the Mental Health Challenge: What Should We Do That We Are Not Doing?, 02/21/2014
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Is Homeland Security an Academic Discipline?, 02/21/2014
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science, Philadelphia, PA.
  • The Use of Simulations in Understanding Critical Infrastructure Protection in Homeland Security Education, 02/21/2014
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Incorporating Implementation Fidelity into the Outcomes Assessment Cycle, 04/08/2013
    2013 Assessment Network of New York (ANNY) Workshop and Conference, West Point, NY.
  • Student Assessment of their Learning Gains and its Role in the Assessment of Student Learning, 03/22/2013
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX.
  • Assessment of Criminal Justice Programs: Incorporating Implementation Fidelity into the Outcomes Assessment Cycle, 03/21/2013
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX.
  • Role of Homeland Security in the Criminal Justice Curriculum, 10/24/2012
    Criminal Justice Educators Association of New York State (CJEANYS) Conference, Poughkeepsie, NY.
  • Introducing Assessment to the Cabela’s University Program” [Assessment Consultation Project], 07/11/2012
    2012 Summer Assessment Institute at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
  • Guards as Criminals: An Analysis of Correctional Officer Misconduct, 03/14/2012
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY.
  • Best Practices and Time Management (in Distance Education), 10/03/2011
    Western Nebraska Community College/Cabela’s Instructor Retreat. Sidney, NE.
  • The Impact of Extracurricular Activity on Student Academic Performance and Persistence, 06/07/2011
    2011 NASPA (NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Assessment & Persistence Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Assessing Students’ Writing Performance at a Community College Criminal Justice Program, 03/04/2011
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Frequency and Time Invested by Community College Instructor’s in Online Course Discussions, 03/04/2011
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Toronto, ON
  • Crime Scene Awareness for EMS Personnel, 11/06/2010
    Presentation made at the Western Nebraska EMS Conference in Scottsbluff, NE.
  • Assessment Alternatives When Using Problem-based Case Learning, 08/16/2010
    Presentation made at the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Project Annual Summit at Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN.
  • Using Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID) for Student Feedback in Criminal Justice Courses, 02/26/2010
    Presentation made at the New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Test Taking Strategies for Criminal Justice Students, 09/09/2009
    Presentation made to the TRIO Student Support Services/Y.E.S. Program at Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, NE.
  • Experts on the Frontier: The Use of Expert Witnesses in Wyoming Trials, 05/28/2009
    Presentation made at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • One Community College’s Experience: Criminal Justice Program Assessment and the Academy of Criminal Justice Science’ Quality Standards, 02/27/2009
    Presentation made at the New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Tulia, Texas – A Discussion of the Implications of Drug Investigations on Small Rural Communities, 01/22/2009
    Presentation made at the Scottsbluff Community Cinema, Scottsbluff, NE.
  • The Importance of Criminal Justice Advisory Boards, 10/03/2008
    Presentation made at the Southwest Association of Criminal Justice meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Jails and Academe, 05/04/2008
    Panel discussion at the American Jail Association's 27th Annual Training Conference & Jail Expo. Panel members also included Kenneth Kerle, AJA; Ronald Helms, Western Washington Univ.; and Richard G. Kiekbusch, University of Texas - Permian Basin.
  • Hate and Extremist Groups of the Mountain West: An Exploratory Study into the Content Analysis of Internet Sites, 03/14/2008
    Research Showcase presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • Teaching a Jail Course, 03/12/2008
    Panel presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Panel members also included Kenneth Kerle, American Jail Association; Greg W. Etter, University of Central Missouri; and John Smykla, University of West Florida.
  • Lesson Planning and Goal Oriented Teaching, 07/20/2006
    Presentation made at the Colorado Association of Law Enforcement Trainers meeting, Estes Park, CO.
  • The Development of Performance Objectives for Law Enforcement Training Programs, 04/14/2006
    Presentation made at a meeting of the Colorado Association of Law Enforcement Trainers, Thornton, CO.
  • An Introduction to Computer Crime, 04/04/1999
    Presentation made at the 22nd Annual Conference of the National Association of Consumer Protection Investigators, Key West, FL.
  • A Computer Crime: High Technology Problems for a Low Technology Police Department, 10/13/1998
    Presentation made at the 6th National Scientific Academy and Retreat of the American College of Forensic Examiners, Naples, FL.
  • Learning Styles in Adult Education and Training: A Study of Police Officers in the State of Florida, 11/16/1995
    Presentation made at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Boston, MA.
  • The New (Old) Approach: Community Policing in a South Florida Town, 11/16/1995
    Presentation made at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Boston, MA.
  • Law Enforcement In-Service Training Needs in the State of Florida, 03/10/1995
    Presentation made at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.
  • Crime and the Elderly of South Florida, 04/25/1987
    Presentation made at the 1st Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • An Examination of Factors Affecting the Participants of a Senior Citizens' Center, 02/27/1987
    Presentation made at the 17th Annual Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Conflict at a Senior Citizens' Center: Insiders Versus Outsiders, 04/15/1983
    Presentation made at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Kansas City, MO.
  • Cross-Cultural Studies, 04/09/1982
    Presentation made at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Des Moines, IA.
  • Exploratory Study on the Socialization of Paramedics, 05/02/1981
    Presentation made at the 11th Annual Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Research Symposium, Blacksburg, VA.