DR. ROBERT P. ENGVALL

Associate Professor, Justice Studies

Office phone: 401-254-3394

rengvall@rwu.edu

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Roger Williams University

One Old Ferry Road

Bristol, RI 02809

EDUCATION:

Graduate Studies: The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Department of Educational Administration (Planning, Policy, and Leadership Studies) Ph.D.

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

College of Law J.D.

Undergraduate Studies: Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota

B.A. in History, Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Associate Professor, (Granted Tenure 2002) Roger Williams

University, Bristol, Rhode Island.

COURSES TAUGHT:

Undergraduate: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Criminal

Procedure, Substantive Criminal Law, Comparative Justice Systems,

Social Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Constitutional Law.

Graduate: Criminology & Crime Causation, Criminological Theory,

Crime & Public Policy, Social Justice.

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

Co-Editor, Roger Williams University Journal of Civil Discourse

Rhode Island Certified Fraud Examiners Speaker of the Year, 2004-05

Roger Williams University Presidential Fellowship Recipient, 2003-04.

Member of Pi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society.

Awarded the "Outstanding Dissertation Award" by the Iowa Educational

Research and Evaluation Association, at the IEREA annual conference.

Elected Co-President of Huron University Faculty Senate.

Review editor for Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Member, Northeastern Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Member, American Society of Criminology.

Member, American Sociological Association.

Member, American & Iowa State Bar Associations.

(Licensed to practice, State of Iowa)

PRESENTATIONS:

"Respect in the Classroom." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2006.

"Mainstreaming Academic Integrity in the University Criminology/Criminal Justice Curriculum." American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2005.

"Inside the Criminal Mind." Piccerelli, Gilstein, and Company, 2005 Management Conference. Newport, RI (invited presentation). June 2005.

"Silencing the Academy: Academic Reaction to Administration Policy Since

September 11th." Mary Washington University, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2005.

"Criminological Theory." Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

(Greater Boston Chapter). Boston, MA, March 2005.

"Public Education, Democracy and the Common Good." Phi Delta Kappa

International Conference. Las Vegas, NV, October 2004.

"Inside the Criminal Mind." Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

(Rhode Island Chapter) 2004 CFE Excellence Awards. Newport, RI, September 2004.

"Maintaining Academic Integrity in the Internship Experience." American Society

of Criminology Annual Conference, Denver, CO, November 2003.

"The Pre-Law Status of Criminal Justice in the Academy." With L. Newcity.

Northeastern Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Bristol,

RI, June 2003.

"Domestic Abuse Involving Police Personnel." With R. McKenna, and P. Menton.

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Boston, MA, March 2003.

"Overlapping the Actual with the Academic: The Education-Training Continuum."

With R. McKenna, P. Menton, and K. Dunn. Northeastern Academy of Criminal

Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Bristol, RI, June 2002.

"Is the Divorce Between Politics and Judicial Decision-Making Purely Rhetorical?: An

Equal Protection Analysis of Bush v. Gore." American Society of Criminology Annual

Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2001.

"Fraternity Hazing, Alcohol Abuse and Sexual Victimization: When Does an Institutional

Organization No Longer Serve its Mission?" With T. Hoffman. Academy of Criminal

Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 2001.

"Review of Recent Supreme Court Decisions." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 2001.

"Criminal Justice Education Today and Tomorrow: Full Academic Inclusion or

Marginalized Existence?" American Society of Criminology Annual Conference,

San Francisco, CA, November 2000.

The Future of Academic Sociology: Is the Academic House Getting More Inclusive or

Simply Less Orderly?" American Sociological Association Annual Conference,

Washington, DC, August 2000.

"Marginalized Disciplines in the Academy." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2000.

"Review of Recent Supreme Court Decisions." Academy of Criminal

Justice Sciences Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2000.

"Baseball, Culture, Criminal Justice, and the Academy." 11th Annual Symposium on

Baseball and American Culture, Cooperstown, NY, June 1999.

"Directing the Internship Experience." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual

Conference, Orlando, FL, March 1999.

"Stand and Deliver." Keynote address at inaugural Mt. Mercy College's Founder's Day

Convocation, September 1998.

"Into the Mainstream: Criminal Justice in the Liberal Arts Curriculum." Academy of

Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, March 1998.

"A Contextualized Understanding of Disabilities and Delinquency." With R. Kaufman.

Council For Exceptional Children Conference. Washington, DC, November 1996.

"Teamwork Across the Disciplines: Addressing Human Service Issues in an Increasingly

Complex World Through Positive Interdependence." With R. Kaufman at the

International Human Services in Crisis Conference, Cambridge, England, September 1996.

"Is Privatization of Corrections Really the Answer?" Academy of Criminal Justice

Sciences Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 1996.

PUBLICATIONS: Books

Engvall, R. (2003). Academic Identity: Race, Place, and Gender in Higher Education.

Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Engvall, R. (1998). All That Appears Isn't Necessarily So: Morality, Virtue, Politics, and

Education. San Francisco, CA: Caddo Gap Press.

Engvall, R. (1997). The Professionalization of Teaching: Is it Truly Much Ado

About Nothing? Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Chapters

Engvall, R. (2004). Too Much Democracy?, In Donovan R. Walling, (Ed.), Public

Education, Democracy, and the Common Good, (pp. 95-100). Bloomington, IN:

Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation.

Engvall, R. (2003). Marginalization and Racial Stratification in the Academic Discipline

of Criminal Justice, In Marvin D. Free, Jr. (Ed.), Racial Issues in Criminal Justice:

The Case of African Americans, (pp. 21-37). Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood.

Engvall, R. (2000). Baseball, Culture, Criminal Justice, and The Academy, In Alvin Hall &

Peter M. Rutkoff (Eds.), The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American

Culture, (pp. 297-312). London: McFarland.

Articles

Pesare, A., McKenna, R., Menton, C., Engvall, R. (July 2003). "Overlapping the Actual

with the Academic: The Education-Training Continuum."

Law Enforcement Executive Forum,3(3): 99-108.

Engvall, R. (August 2002). "I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours: A Brief and

Preliminary Examination of Parental Report Cards."

Education and Urban Society,34(4):477-492.

Engvall, R. (June 2000). "Allies Not Enemies: The Role of Gender and Professional

Segregation in the Historical and Expanded Practices of Allied Healthcare."

The Journal of Cost and Quality,6(2):28-35.

Engvall, R. (September 1997). "Can Justice and Economic Efficiency Coexist

Peacefully: A Look At the Potential Impact of Further Privatization Within

the Corrections Industry."

The Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector,26(3):169-184.

Kaufman, R., Westland, C., and Engvall, R. (March/April 1997). "The Dichotomy Between

the Concept of Professionalism & the Reality of Sexism in Teaching."

Journal of Teacher Education,48(2): 118-128.

Engvall, R. (January/February 1997). "Minimum Standards for Criminal Justice Higher

Education: A Commentary." ACJS Today,15(4): 1-3,27.

Engvall, R. (June 1996). "The Connections Between Poverty Discourse and Educational

Reform: When Did 'Reform' Become Synonomous With Inattention?"

The Urban Review,28(2): 141-163.

Engvall, R. (September 1995). "The Limited Value of Planning in Education: Getting

Back to the Basics Isn't All About Curriculum."

The Urban Review,27(3): 251-261.

Engvall, R. (September 1995). "It Appears the Lion King Has Eaten Robinhood:

Public-Sector Unionization in 1995."

The Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector,24(3): 255-269.

Wanat, C. L., Helms, L., and Engvall, R. (September 1994). "Parents v. Teachers:

Avoiding Litigation in an Era of Greater Community Involvement."

People and Education,2(3): 320-337.

Book Reviews

Engvall, R. (June 2001). [Review, S. VanBurkleo, Belonging to the World: Women’s Rights and American Constitutional Culture]. Criminal Justice Policy Review,12(2): 178-179.

Engvall, R. (Fall 1998). [Review, C. Nelson (Ed.), Will Teach For Food: Academic Labor in Crisis].

Harvard Educational Review,68(3): 422-425.

Engvall, R. (March 1997). [Review, G.L. Mays & T. Gray (Eds.), Privatization and the Provision

of Correctional Services]. Justice Quarterly,14(1): 187-191.

Movie Review

Engvall, R. (September 2002). [Review, The Last Supper]. Contemporary Justice Review,5(3):

297-298.

SERVICE: (To the University)

Co-Editor, Roger Williams University Journal of Civil Discourse

Search Committee Chair, Roger Williams University Justice Studies new faculty searches

Student Curriculum Advisor (approximately 30 students)

Member of Strategic Planning Committee (RWU)

Member of Honors Committee (RWU)

Honors Program participant (provide faculty connection for honors students as

part of "connections" series)

Member and Vice-Chair of Faculty Senate Advisory Committee

Member of University "Civil Discourse" Commission

Member of University Life Committee

Host of "Socrates Café" University discussion venue

Member, Freshman Orientation Committee

Member, NEASC sub-committee

Bridge to Success Mentor, and campus visit participant

Freshman Experience, presenter

Freshman Orientation, presenter

Academic Support Services, presenter

(To the Community)

Volunteer Youth Sports Coach, Youth athletic programs, Barrington, Rhode Island

Elementary School Volunteer, (40/hours per year) Primrose Hill Elementary, Barrington, RI