Thomas Alexander

Lecturer

Dr. Alexander is finishing up his 42nd year with the Hagerstown Maryland Police Department. He has been assigned to patrol, a supervisor in records and communications, a member of the special response team, planning and research, internal affairs, and the research and grants administrator over his career. He is currently a Lieutenant of Police assigned as a Patrol Commander. Outside interests include Tae Kwon Do, where he holds a 1st degree black belt, stick fighting, tai chi, and road cycling; especially the Tour de France.  Dr. Alexander is a Terp 4 Life!

Areas of Interest:
  • Homicide clearances, racial disparity within the criminal justice system, and evidence-based policing practices.
Degrees
  • PhD University of Maryland College Park, Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • MS Shippensburg University, Criminal Justice
  • MA Hood College, Psychology
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
CCJS300 Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods Spring 2018
CCJS370 Race, Crime and Criminal Justice Spring 2018 Syllabus
  • Thomas Alexander
Univ @ Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Phone: (301) 738-6031
Email: talexand@umd.edu