MA Coordinatior & MPA Internship Coordinator
Office: Butte 723
Name: Matthew O. Thomas
Year of hire: 2001
Year of tenure/promotion: 2006
Official capacity: MPA Internship Coordinator & MA Coordinator
Alma mater: University of Maryland
Courses taught: Introduction to Criminal Justice, CJ Capstone, Introduction to Public Administration, Police Administration , Seminar in American Politics, Seminar in Public Management, MPA Professional Paper, MPA Internship
“Sweating Bullets: Female Attitudes Regarding Concealed Weapons and the Perception of Safety on College Campuses,” with Ryan Patten and Paul Viotti. 2013. Race, Gender & Class. 3:4: 269-87.
“Packing Heat: Attitudes Regarding Concealed Weapons on College Campuses,” with Ryan Patten and James C. Wada. 2013. American Journal of Criminal Justice. 38: 551-569.
“Examining the Roles of Public and Private Security Officers in Urban Social Control,” with Rick Ruddell and Ryan Patten. 2011. International Journal of Police Science and Management. 13:1: 54-69.
“Minority Threat and Police Strength: An Examination of the Golden State,” with Rick Ruddell. 2010. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. 11:3: 256-273
“Does Politics Matter? Cross-National Correlates of Police Strength,” with Rick Ruddell. 2009. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. 32:4: 654-674.
“A new New Orleans? Understanding the Role of History and the State-Local Relationship in the Recovery Process,” with Peter F. Burns. 2008. Journal of Urban Affairs. 30:3: 259-272.