Advisory Board

The Board of Advisors for the Center for Violence Prevention & Community Safety is comprised of researchers, practitioners, policy makers and academics dedicated to addressing issues of crime and violence in Arizona, the United States and internationally. Advisory Board members serve voluntarily in an effort to guide and support the Center in its mission of community embeddedness and use-inspired research.

Deborah Black
Interim Police Chief
City of Glendale

Secretary of Multidimensional Security at the Organization of American States (OAS)

Professor of Political Sociology
Director of the Institute of Criminal Justice and Security
University of the West Indies

Senior Partner & Managing Director
International Police Training and Consulting Services

Senior Research Scientist
National Opinion Research Center

Crime Analyst
Glendale Police Department

Associate professor of Criminal Justice
Sam Houston State University

Commander, Phoenix Police Department

Professor and Chair, American University

Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela

Assistant Police Chief

Phoenix Police Department

Chief of Police
Mesa Police Department

Mental Health Director
Maricopa County Correctional Health Services

Criminal Justice Project Manager
Maricopa County Manager's Office

NIBIN National Coordinator
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
U.S. Department of Justice
 

Research Faculty
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University

Professor
Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Arizona State University

Assistant County Manager
Maricopa County

Chief, Office of Injury Prevention
Arizona Department of Health Services

Director
Statistical Analysis Center
Arizona Criminal Justice Commission

Executive Director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership
U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 2008-09

Professor
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dean and Director
George Beto Criminal Justice Center
Sam Houston State University

Associate Professor
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
Sam Houston State University