Sheldon Goodrum, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Programs: Criminal Justice, Digital Forensic Science

Phone: 419-783-2522

Email: sgoodrum@defiance.edu

Sheldon Goodrum

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified ALICE Instructor, 2016

TEACHING INTERESTS

Institutional corrections, non-institutional corrections, and police-community relationships

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Conducted a three year qualitative-phenomenological study that examined how direct and vicarious experiences of African Americans with police officers influence their perceptions of African American police officers.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

25 years of experience as a Ohio State Trooper (retired)
Vice Chairman, Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Advisory Board
Defiance County Community Corrections Planning Board
Allen Oakwood Correctional Facility Citizen's Advisory Board
Defiance College Criminal Justice Society
Faculty Advisor, Defiance College Football team
Criminal Justice Subject Matter Expert, ITT-Technical Institute

PRESENTATIONS

"Staying Positive during Times of Uncertainty," Pathstone Corporation, Bowling Green, OH, June 15, 2015

FEMA Emergency Management Courses:
"Workplace Violence Awareness," 2015
"Confronting an Active Shooter," 2015
"Leadership and Influence," 2007
"Emergency Planning," 2007
"Emergency Response to Terrorism," 2006
"Principles of Emergency Management," 2006

Police Instructors Course, Independence OH Police Department, 2007

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing, Ohio State Highway Patrol, 2005 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Ph.D. in Public Safety with a concentration in Criminal Justice, Capella University
M.S. in Criminal Justice, Tiffin University
B.A. in Psychology, University of Toledo