Research Fellow and Professor
Dr. Declan Ihekwoaba Onwudiwe received his Ph.D. degree from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University. Currently, Dr. Onwudiwe is Professor of Administration of Justice and a fellow in the Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University (TSU). His research has focused primarily on community policing, informal policing, police pursuit, race and crime, terrorism, and homeland security. He is the author of the Globalization of Terrorism and co-author of International Patterns of Community Policing. At the CJR, Dr. Onwudiwe's research focuses on police-community relations. Administratively, he has served as both the Director of the Graduate Program and Chair of the Department of Administration of Justice (DAJ) in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at TSU. Dr. Onwudiwe serves as the major professor and advisor of Ph.D. candidates in policing, terrorism and homeland security. He has presented scientific papers at major national and international conferences with his students, and he has published several refereed articles with the DAJ students. Additionally, Dr. Onwudiwe provides strategic security solutions and advice to government agencies and organizations in homeland defense, counterterrorism, and community policing.