Faculty & Staff
Areas of Expertise
Public Policy Development
Dr. Renford Reese's current teaching and research focus is on NGOs and Social Service Outreach, Prison Reform, Juvenile Justice, Restorative Justice, and the Politics of Crime.
PhD, University of Southern California, 1996
MA, Vanderbilt University, 1990
BA, Vanderbilt University, 1989
Criminal justice administration concepts, institutions; relationship to legislative functions and issues; interagency and intergovernmental collaboration; politics of crime, Constitutional issues, ethics, white collar crime, prison reform, rehabilitation, and re-entry issues.
Non-governmental organization history, theories, concepts; governmental inefficiency; social service outreach; the need for NGOs; capacity building; leadership; responding to crises; the international NGO perspective.
Reese, R. (2007). American Bravado. Portland, OR: Inkwater Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2006). Prison Race. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2004). Leadership in the LAPD: Walking the tightrope. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2003). American paradox: Young black men. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
For more publications, visit Dr. Reese's website